NGD: yeah sure your Vaders and .stranbergs* are cool...

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by cardinal, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. cardinal

    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    But do they have a built in amp?

    Didn't think so.
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    Fernandes zo-7.

    Ok so it's not headless, but still a small travel-sized guitar. Obviously NOT nearly on par with a Carvin or .strandberg*. I need to get it home at some point for a cleaning and a bit of setup work, but otherwise a neat guitar to have kicking around my office.

    24 3/4" scale. Built in amp will get loud enough to annoy people down the hall. Plays just fine. I think these were Japanese-only release in 2001-02.
     
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    eaeolian Pictures of guitars I don't even own anymore! Super Moderator

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    Wow, never knew they made these. Nice score! :yesway:
     
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    lewstherin006 SS.org Regular

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    a 7 with a built in speaker? You win my friend!
     
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    Alex Kenivel Stunt Guitar

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    Wow, congrats on digging up one of those!
     
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    Aris_T SS.org Regular

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    Great score! 7 strings+travel size+MIJ=WIN!
     
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    mbardu SS.org Regular

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    That looks like a ton of fun :)
     
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    xwmucradiox sweep.tap.sweep

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    Wow! I had a 6 and wanted to make it into a 7 somehow but I never knew they made an actual 7. Built in Zoom 505 FTW!
     
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    Alex Kenivel Stunt Guitar

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    And with that scale, you could achieve a decent high A
     
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    tylerpond05 Mormon Metalhead

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    I remember seeing the Star Wars version of those and wanting one soooo bad. Congrats on your score!!
     
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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    Thanks guys! Brought a few tools into the office this morning and got it cleaned up and set up. Plays pretty nice!

    Here's "Mr. Elephant." (That's what they're called in Japanese. The red LED is the eye, the speaker the ear, and the neck/headstock the trunk).
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    Wow, I never knew they made those in a seven. Friggin' awesome. :metal:
     
  12. CaptainD00M

    CaptainD00M Lungsman

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    That thing is FUGLY


    I LOVE IT!


    But srsly…

    That is a nice score Cardinal, I could do with one of those when I head to India in Dec for research.
     
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    capone1 ss.org-erererererer

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    Yeah me too...would be fun to bang around on.
     
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    pdbeaton87 SS.org Regular

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    Seen these quite a bit at stores here in Japan. Have thought about picking one up in the past but never have. Nice score man! I believe I have seen one with a floyd before...
     
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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    Thanks! I'm tempted to throw a Kahler on it. I'd prefer a Floyd, but I'm not sure how it'd fit with all the amp guts. I'm sure I'll end up taking it apart soon to figure it out.
     
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    So what does the amp on it sound like?
     
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    Chokey Chicken mouth breather

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    After seeing the elephant in it, I think it's phucking adorable.

    Unique little thing, and I'm curious to know what it sounds like.

    Congrats and hngd!
     
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    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    Thanks!

    Some of the six-stringers have overdrive and such, but this is a simple amp. It seems meant to play clean, and sounds like if you've ever plugged a guitar straight into a mixing desk. If you turn the volume all up too much, it starts to distort. Think Neil Young or the Beatles Revolution, not anything like a tube screamer or such.

    It can also just plug into a normal amp, which I haven't tried yet.
     
  19. JohnIce

    JohnIce Singlecoil Enthusiast

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    cardinal, I'm not sure why but whenever I see your username I think: "Hey, that's the guy who always seems to have the same weird taste in guitars as I do!" :lol: This thread is no different, damn that guitar is awesome!
     
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    s4tch SS.org Regular

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    Great to know. Congrats, that's some weird, still attractive sh!t. :yesway: :cool:
     

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