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  1. Captastic

    Captastic SS.org Regular

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    NGD for me. I'm a Caparison fanboy for sure. I've owned a Delinger and a Horus Applehorn HGS, but struck gold when I got my first 1996 TaT. Truly a remarkable instrument. I love everything about it.

    The early Tats are very hard to find. Low number production, and very seldom for sale. Especially rare is the Red Sunset model. I have seen one or two in the past few years, but ridiculously priced. Saw one pop up on Reverb recently...made an offer...and she's mine.

    Absolutely stunning guitar. The colors just pop. Beautiful clock inlays. The early Tats have more of a Jackson "Speed Neck" profile, and are thinner and more comfortable (to me) than the current neck shape. I haven't had a chance to plug it in yet. It needs a set-up (to C standard with 13s). But man I am loving it. The last pic is of my other 96 Tat. I'm taking that one back to passives...please excuse the missing bits.
    Crappy iPhone pics:
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  2. siloshredder

    siloshredder SS.org Regular

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    Congrats, I have the same exact guitar - original Red Sunset TAT in HSS configuration. As you said, a remarkable instrument.
     
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  3. mlp187

    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    That is glorious. Congrats!
     
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    73647k SS.org Regular

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    Beautiful guitars man - happy NGD!! Would love to own an older TaT. Some day :D
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Well.

    Fuck.
     
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  6. 77zark77

    77zark77 SS.org Regular

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    Very nice finish ! Congrats :)
     
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    Kaura evanesencensencenenist

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    Happy NGD! I used to GAS over Caparisons so bad when I was a teenager. They always had such unique finishes. Wish I could test one out someday. :D
     
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    jaxadam SS.org Regular

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    Love it man! Congrats!
     
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    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    Cool finish. Congrats!
     
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  10. guitar_player4_2_0

    guitar_player4_2_0 SS.org Regular

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    Duuuuude.
     
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  11. BlackSG91

    BlackSG91 Loves Black Guitars & Meng Mengs

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    That guitar has some serious Coparisonality.:)


    ;>)/
     
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    mitou SS.org Regular

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    Nice! My first real high-end guitar I bought new was a Frozen Sky TAT. I miss it.
     
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    Wildebeest SS.org Regular

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    Amazing. I have an old Horus, and these old TAT's are grail material for me too.
     
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