NGD Harley Benton Fusion Pro, again!

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  1. zarg

    zarg SS.org Regular

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    I was so blown away by the Fusion Pro, that I wanted to get another one as a Backup for playing live etc.

    I didn't really want to make another NGD thread since its really just a different color than the aqua one I got... but theres a cool little detail more here!

    I can feel the frets just a tiny bit, one the aqua one I can't feel them at all, otherwise its just as flawless as the other one. I really like the color and the veneer on this one! looks really nice. A few small setup steps to get it where I like it, action is super low without buzzing - just wonderful.

    When I got the box, it was a bit weird since it has a label I've never seen before on it. I thought its just QC but behold:

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    This guitar was actually used for the product pictures of this model! Really nice gesture of thomann to give you that little information and it even has a picture of it there, so cool! The pictures are not live yet on their website but you will see my guitar when you browse for this particular model :cool:

    oh and this is Serial 00008, while my aqua (blue) one is Serial 00006 :D

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  2. Rizzo

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    Happy NGD! I'm keeping my eyes peeled on these HBs as well. No wonder they used it for the photobook, the top looks great. Let us know how it plays
     
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    They must be great to go out and buy 2, enjoy!!!
     
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  4. BrailleDecibel

    BrailleDecibel I keep my dad jokes in a dad-a-base.

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    Happy NGD! Pretty awesome that they used your guitar for their site, and I can definitely see why, that top is fantastic! Also, a minor detail I noticed, I'm not sure if it's just the way the sun is hitting them in the picture, but the inlays seem to have a tint to them that goes really well with the finish. If it plays and sounds as good as it looks, you scored! :yesway:
     
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  5. zarg

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    yes the inlays are supposed to be clay colored, fits quite nicely. It plays really good with a low action and no buzz. It sounds great unplugged but the pickups are definitely a weak link which is why my other one already has the bridge humbucker swapped to a dimarzio ... which will eventually happen with this one too ;)
     
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  6. I play music

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    I'm so tempted by this even though I didn't want to buy any 6 string any more. Hope that they decide to make a 7 string before I give in and buy a 6 :lol:
     
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  7. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    Don't know if Thomann still do it, but when I got my Ibby bass which was the photo model, they sent me a little booklet with pictures and stuff, that was pretty cool.
    Still planning to get one of those with a pickguard but the axe fx III drained my hobby finances for some time.
     
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  8. BlackSG91

    BlackSG91 Loves Black Guitars & Meng Mengs

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    Now that's a great looking quilted top on that axe...looks gorgeous! Congrats on your fine purchase.


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