NGD - "V" is for Vicious

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  1. ChrispyFinch

    ChrispyFinch SS.org Regular

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    So after re-reading the "best v guitar of all time" thread for the umpteenth time the V GAS finally got the better of me.

    I ended up buying a Gibson Robot V, which is currently off being refinished in white.
    but while I'm waiting for that to return, I couldn't help but pick up another V.

    So here it is...
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    Specs:
    Mahagony body
    Maple/Mahagony/Wenge Neck through
    25.5"
    Hipshot hardware
    BKP Warpig
    SS frets

    pretty simple, and a fantastic player. I'd put this on par with my older Mayones ('12)
    The neck profile is a definite C shape and strangely thicker than i was expecting but very friendly no less. The fretwork is prestige level if not better. There is an arm bevel which is neat to look at, and provides some relief from the small round over edge. Its very well balanced, but i notice that my nylon straps tend to let it dive just a smidge vs my cotton strap.

    I think i've boiled down my favorite on paper specs now.
    Mahogany body
    Maple or Mahogany neck
    Ebony Fretboard
    Locking Tuners
    SS frets

    and lastly a family photo, sans my Gibson V.
    I'll be doing a NGD for that when it arrives and i assemble it again.

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  2. mphsc

    mphsc http://pyramidguitarscompany.com/

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    Glad you like it. We had fun spec'ing that one!
     
  3. Spicypickles

    Spicypickles Sweeps & Mops

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    Damn. V looks great, but that PRS!
     
  4. Randy

    Randy ✝✝✝ Super Moderator

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    Go home Strandberg, you're drunk.
     
  5. Warmart

    Warmart SS.org Regular

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    Very nice and way to solve the V Gas, it's a real thing (I've had it forever and will be adding something to the ESP thread in a minute).

    Nice herd you have there, lotsa variety! Congrats!
     
  6. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    I thought it was the peavey Vicious (townsend model) !!!!!
    Still, it looks menacing. Great !!
     
  7. mbardu

    mbardu SS.org Regular

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    I still don't know what it is, but it sure looks nice :)
    And T H I C C
     
  8. nightlight

    nightlight SS.org Regular

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    Cool guitar! Happy NGD. What's the make/model?
     
  9. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    FYI :)
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  10. ChrispyFinch

    ChrispyFinch SS.org Regular

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  11. xzyryabx

    xzyryabx SS.org Regular

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    I dig that!
    Congrats!
     
  12. soliloquy

    soliloquy SS.org Regular

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    thats a great looking guitar family! and a great looking V too. Not familiar with that
     
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  13. Dawn of the Shred

    Dawn of the Shred Chugs. Pinch Harmonics. Pick Scrapes. Dive Bombs.

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    Congrats and HNGD!! Love it!!
     
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