Mysterious Gibson 2016 7 string

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  1. aneurysm

    aneurysm Type o´Negative

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    And does it sound like Ebony ? I don´t care if it looks or feels like Ebony, but i can´t imagine it´s Tone like Ebony ?
     
  2. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    The only thing that is disappointing there is that for this price I'd expect somethign else than a painted logo you find on the studios...
    Ok, the other only thing is drilling the horn for a decent pôsition for the strap. I don't really see the point in NOT doing that from the start.
     
  3. aneurysm

    aneurysm Type o´Negative

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    I think the whole Guitar is a Dissapointment. Like i said, it´s basically this only with a shorter Scale, different PU´s and 7 String !

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    It isn't that I hate richlite but if I'm paying a few grand for a guitar I don't want a fretboard made out of shredded paper and glue.
     
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    Boom! That just happened! :lol: I noticed it the other day when I was looking at the Andertons 2016 SG Standard Demos. The HP model has a fast access heel and they did it on those, so when I saw the 7 has the same heel, I figured that would be the same.

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  6. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    Have you ever played one? I was the same way as you until I actually tried a Rich lite fret boarded guitar and it was as good as ebony IMO
     
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    JD27 ESP Cult Member

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    Yeah I had that White Baritone SG and I thought it was fine.
     
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    Has anyone played the old gibby 7's? How was the feel? Shreddy or jazz guitarist who wants more low range? Just curious about the metal potential.
     
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    These are very cool! 24 fret and no soapbars. :yesway:

    Limited run of 300 each. ..Kinda funny the white one is called "Angel of Death (Metal)"

    This is my first time hearing of Richlite, but I have one of the Washburn WM7s with a Phenolic fretboard and it is very nice to play on.
     
  10. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    It's better, but I like it most on the horn tip. I modded my ESP viper that way and it's the right place for my position, at least.
     
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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    I have one of the LP7s. It's a great Les Paul, just with an extra string. I assume this SG7 will be nice too.
     
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    The correct modification of your Viper would be sending it to me! :lol: I can't even find one.
     
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    Damn, so it wasn't a 7-string Firebird X?! Why do bad things happen to good people?
     
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    I guar-un-tee it'll be super neck heavy, Pftt I'll pass.:wavey:
     
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    That's not exactly the point. It's not so much the quality, but the outlandish price. Cheaper, easy to work with materials should yield a cheaper price, not an inflated price.

    That said, I'd love a white one. If only I had fistfuls of cash. :c
     
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    So someone may have said this already (i just read the first and last page lol), but won't the "standard" Gibson scale length (24.75) kinda make it pointless for a 7? I can barely put a 52 in drop C on my LP without having a ....ton of intonation issues lol
     
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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    :wallbash:
     
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    For some reason I feel these would look a bit better with the hardware colours swapped... Black on the White and Chrome on the Black.
     
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    24 frets on a 24.75" scale? No thx.
     

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