NGD! Another new Carvin

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by lurgar, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. lurgar

    lurgar SS.org Regular

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    After a couple months of waiting, my Carvin finally arrived to me. I had to make a couple of adjustments to it out of the box, and I have issues with how UPS does deliveries, but otherwise I am extremely pleased with everything. I'll shut up and show off a few pictures

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    Specs are:

    Maple neck/Swamp Ash body
    Blueburst finish
    Ebony fretboard
    Tung oil back of the neck finish
    Active/Passive electronics
    Stainless Steel Medium Jumbo frets
    Black chrome hardware

    The thing plays like a dream that I never want to wake up from. My only real concern so far is that The 7th string is a bit floppy when you really dig in, but it's not that noticeable.

    I'm so in love. :shred:
     
  2. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Nice score :yesway:

    Also you can always put thicker strings on and set it up to take care of the floppiness ;)
     
  3. Ramsay777

    Ramsay777 Is an A7X fan

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    ^What he said :lol:

    And nice guitar man, always liked that shape :yesway:
     
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    Mattmc74 Contributor

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    Congrats! Thats an awesome looking guitar! Your not helping with the Carvin gas I have!
     
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    ShadyDavey 7ibrarian

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    Very cool - those pickups are absolutely killer in my opinion and it looks even better than it should sound :)
     
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    Congrats
     
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    Congrats!
    A 60 for that B string in standard tuning should help out.
    it looks great, those blueburst finishes are nice.
     
  8. lurgar

    lurgar SS.org Regular

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    I think I will go with a 60 gauge when I change the strings out. I never thought I'd actually be picky about a floppy string, but it is starting to bother me.

    Also, the blueburst looks awesome, but I actually have trouble seeing it in artificial light. Going outside (or taking a shot with a flash camera) brings out all the details.
     
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    Harry Doom man of Doom. Contributor

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    Stainless steel frets, awesome:metal:
    Great score:hbang:
     
  10. renzoip

    renzoip I Am the Table

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    Congrats, it looks freaking awesome!! :hbang:

    The specs are sweet and the blue burst finish looks great too. Just two questions:

    1. What kind of top wood did you choose if any?

    2. How do you like the swamp ash body sound wise and comfort wise?

    Thank you!! :yesway:
     
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    D-EJ915 Forum MVP

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    nice man, congrats!
     
  12. lurgar

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    1) I didn't choose any top wood. I liked the way the ash grain looks, so I decided not to put anything on top of it.

    2) I like the sound it has. I haven't played on any other DC727's, so I can't really compare, but the whole body resonates when played accoustically. The comfort of the body is extremely high to me. It's extremely comfortable to play both standing up and sitting down and that's something I value highly being that I don't have long arms or fingers.
     

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