Official XEN Stringed Instruments Thread

Discussion in 'Dealers & Group Buys' started by XEN, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Danukenator

    Danukenator Kane's Bane

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    Nope! It's all natural. I was super lucky to get such a kickass piece.
     
  2. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    That thing is SEXY...
     
  3. XEN

    XEN BEYOND 6UITAR & B4SS Contributor

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    We're about to roll out a "production" line.

    A few details:
    OXC and HDC models, possible HDCH bass as well
    Bolt-on, KTS titanium reinforced
    Hipshot headless hardware (with XEN logo :hbang:)
    6, 7, and 8 string options
    Fanned frets (reasonable scales - no 3+ inch fans, sorry! - standard and extended options, plus an extreme option for the 8, bass will be fanned as well)
    Dimarzio, Lace, and EMG pickup options
    GHS strings (because their new 8 string sets are RIGHT!!!!)
    Limited wood options, choices TBD

    We're going over all of the costs associated with these models and hope to lock in pricing VERY soon.

    XEN will continue to offer semi-custom builds for those who want all of the bells and whistles, but they will be priced accordingly - of course the new feature set will reflect the pricing.

    I know news has been scarce, but I'm doing what I can to ramp things up.

    Thanks for all of your continued interest and encouragement!!!
    Stay tuned!
     
  4. wookie606

    wookie606 Telecaster Fetish

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    Headless multiscale 8? If so you have my money sir.
     
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    Cloudy Pacific Wood Lab

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    Ive been struggling for MONTHS to not order another expensive guitar and you aren't making it easy for me :lol::fawk:
     
  6. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    I'm just gonna throw out there that the Ophelia (I think that's the name...?) should be a production model at some point. :D
     
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    InfinityCollision SS.org Regular

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    The Ophelia is sexy as fuck, though (nitpicking :rofl:) I'd ideally like that upper horn to come back around to the neck. Still considering putting money down on one instead of a CC... whenever Eric finishes the new price/feature list :squint: :wub:
     
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    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    I think I want a CC bass... That or an SC. They look nice as both guitars and basses. 6 or 7 string fretless HCC bass.. :yum:
     
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    I seriously just want to kill myself for not getting in on these runs..
     
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    pott SS.org Regular

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    Hey, I'm scoping a headless guitar as per the OAF fall run (OXCs) and being based in Europe I was wondering who would build it?

    It's nothing too fancy; 1" fan only, Mahog/maple body, Maple/Rosewood neck, and if possible string through as opposed to top-loaded.
     
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    Cloudy Pacific Wood Lab

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    I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure having a string through headless guitar wouldn't work, it has to be top-loaded so you can actually tune the thing :)
     
  12. InfinityCollision

    InfinityCollision SS.org Regular

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    I believe Rusti Guitars is currently handling EU orders.
     
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    Erick Kroenen SS.org Regular

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    TTT !! XEN HDC8 +1 here
     
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    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    Meaning you just ordered one?
     
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    Meaning it's my priority to have one, and i'm waiting for the next run, sorry for the misunderstanding
     
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    Captain Shoggoth literally just vibing

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    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    I talked with Tom over email and it sounds like mine (the OAF 10 Eric designed and the XEN 9) are either already started or about to get started. Whoohoo! We're finally on the way!
     
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    I know mine has been slowing up progress. I was originally hoping to get it by spring break but given that starts in six hours, I don't think it'll happen. Hopefully I'll have it come May/June.
     
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    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    I still hate all of you... Mine hasn't begun yet... :lol:
     
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    Danukenator Kane's Bane

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    When did you place your deposit?
     

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