Mayones Legend vs Skervesen Tamandua

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  1. Kaff

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    Soo.... I have a really bad GAS for a telecaster-ish 7-string which would serve as my "main" guitar. My current main instrument is an Ibanez UV777BK, but I'd like something with a solid bridge and top notch build quality. These two guitars do it for me aesthetically, but unfortunately, I have no way of trying out either one. Tamandua is listed as costing around 2200€ shipped, I'm guessing the Mayo costs about 1000€ more.

    Anyhow, which one would you go for if you had the choice?

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    Go for the Legend. Also since they're both custom shops the spec list doesn't really do much good.
     
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    I like the Tamandua shape/look better
     
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    The Legends always looked a little off to me. I'd go Tamandua for sure.
     
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    Grab both. It's the only way you'll be happy

    You could also go hapas


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    I'd go the tamandua. Either with a more vintage style headstock or the 4AP headstock. The legend just looks off to me and i vibe with the supertele thing the tamandua has going on
     
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    I prefer the tamandua since the body is more tele-esque than the legend.
     
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    I personally think the Legend has a much classier look while the Tamandua is a bit overaggressive compared to a traditional tele, so I'd recommend the Mayo.
     
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    I'd chose Mayones over Skervesen any day...

    (Owned both... only the Mayo are still with me ;)
     
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    Get the legend.I own one and it's just a beast of a guitar
     
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    I would easily go for Mayones, I have first hand experience with both brands (owned Skervesen, played several Mayones).

    Also worth to think about is that Mayones are more expensive - but if u can stomach the price you will get a guitar a few steps above... Mayones is really one of the top notch builders.
     
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    I've owned both brands and skervesen is great but something about mayones just jives with me better.but that's just me
     
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    I'll take Skerv, something wrong with that Legend's shape for me.
    Tamandua looks much more agressive, not like daddy's guitar :>
     
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    Framus Diablo 7
     
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    Thanks for bringing this up! I almost forgot about framus. The Panthera is o freakin' sexy :eek: Definitly a hot contender for my next guitar :shred:
     
  16. Kaff

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    Thanks for your input, I think I'd personally go with Mayones mainly because of their reputation and I sort of dig the "classic" look of the Legend. Tamandua for me looks more metal.

    I found a significantly cheaper way of easing my GAS for a 7st tele (more info on that coming soon on the Luthiery forum).
     
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    I absolutely love my Tamandua so I'm partial :)
     

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