NGD: LTD M-1 Custom '87

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  1. mlp187

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    No case at all. That was a tough pill to swallow.
     
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    I missed your question somehow -
    The switch is a 20dB boost. The volume knob can be pulled up for a coil tap though.
     
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    They’re going to sell a lot of these. Checks sooo many boxes for me. I hope they keep these in the lineup for a few years.
     
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    I remember seeing the NAMM video where the well-dressed gentleman advises they will only be available this year. Then, on there website Carl N. states he is uncertain of their longevity.
    I really hope they stick around, I would like to grab a blue one to set up in Eb.
     
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    I wanted to grab a black one for D standard, Death guitar. Wanted to learn all of symbolic.
     
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    Is the one you grabbed made in Korea or Indonesia?
     
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    Korea
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    So wait are all of the 87' stuff Korean or Indonesia? I remember looking into one but saw on the back of the headstock that it was Indonesian.
     
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    My study of inventory yielded mixed results. I'm guessing it was just the initial batch that was Korean, because most current inventories show the country of origin as Indonesia.
    Hopefully these were a bigger hit than anticipated and they are sticking around, because I really want a blue one too.
     
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    They've been shifting their Korean lines to Indonesia. So the MiK ones would've been from early batches, recent production and moving forward will be MiI. I believe they've done this with all their MiK LTD series. FWIW other brands have also been moving production from Korea to Indonesia.
     
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    ...or in the case of Kramer, from Korea to China
     
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    Is there anyone who can compare the MiK to MiI?
     
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    Mprinsje st. anger ain't bad!

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    I have recently bought an 87 mirage deluxe (in turquoise), and that's Korean. Stellar guitar.

    I had my eye on this one too but I do need a neck pickup. Shame they're only made this year.
     
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    Great looking guitar. And great to hear the high praise for it. I am probably going to pick up the Mirage HS version.
     
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