NGD: Vola Blaze X EAM DSE

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  1. TedintheShed

    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    It has been a while since I shared a NGD so I thought I'd share this one. Before shipping it, I had the dealer (Chondro Guitars) install a set of Fishman KSE pickups (not in pics), and on voice 2 this guitar just sounds massive while tuned to drop A. It's sporting NYXL's 13-59 which work well, but I may switch to a little heavier gauge. I LOVE me some set neck and neck throughs, and the bridge doesn't other me at all.

    This is a Japanese made guitar, and it is as responsive and can hang with any other guitar I have owned.

    Vola full front.jpg
    Vola Front Close Up.jpg Vola Back.jpg
     
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    Bdtunn SS.org Regular

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    That finish is amazing!!!
     
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    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    Well goddamn now there is another shiny toy I must have. Looks fucking killer. Congrats!!!
     
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    4Eyes SS.org Regular

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    whoa...what a finish! congrats on the axe, looks stunning.
     
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  5. budda

    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    The same vola that makes the vasti?!
     
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    Jarmake Frost Giant

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    Holy f... I'm speechless!

    That is absolutely insanely good looking piece of gear.

    Happy NGD!
     
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    Supernaut SS.org Regular

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    Real sweet guitar, thanks for sharing.

    I'm curious about these Vola's - are they made at Fujigen? Anyone know?
     
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    Holy Wow! That's sick!
    What are those two little push-button-looking doofers between the knobs?
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Rad.

    Looks like a Caparison with a variation of Jackson's Eerie Dess Swirl finish. Awesome.
     
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    IbanezDaemon Raptus regaliter

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    Spectacular finish!!
     
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    Warmart SS.org Regular

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    She's a real unique beauty and if she plays the way you want it sounds like a real winner. I'm going to have to check this brand out, new to me.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    That's really cool, like an eerie dess swirl over ash. Vola has some really unique finishes.
     
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    beerandbeards Majestic Shoveler

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    my thoughts as well SLS eerie dess
     
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  14. TedintheShed

    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    Yep!
     
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    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    They were originally coil splits I think, but they have no function since I installed the KSE Fisrman's in them.
     
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    TedintheShed Retired bassist pretending to play guitar

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    The grain in the ash really does something to make the paint pop.
     
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    AkiraSpectrum SS.org Regular

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    killer finish!
     
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