Post Your GAS

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Scar Symmetry, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. mlp187

    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    Goddamnit it. That’s hard 10 in my book. I want that.

    Also, here is my current insano GAS:
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    I almost pulled the trigger but I have a super dope USA M-II incoming. My fear is I’ll finally get my hands on one and it’ll just be nice but not life-changing. Maybe this is a never meet your heroes type of thing?
     
  2. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Buy it and be disappointed so I can buy it from you when you sell it in despair for a huge loss :rofl:

    Been GASing for a Horizon-I forever just refuse to drop $4k for one...
     
  3. groverj3

    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Since I always have GAS for the unobtainable.

    There are no pictures for it, but as posted in the J/C thread, 7 string Jackson soloist, Eerie Dess Swirl finish, matching headstock, reverse headstock, Broderick/JP control layout (they're fairly similar), oil finished neck, direct mount pickups, reverse abalone sharkfin inlays, floyd rose (with push-in arm, but I can do that mod myself... I can be reasonable).

    This would cost eleventy billion dollars. The custom shop already turned me down once on an EDS soloist 7.
     
  4. r33per

    r33per SS.org Regular

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    Yes and yes.
     
  5. nightlight

    nightlight SS.org Regular

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    Congratulations, welcome to the Caparison club I love the Horus, though mine is just plain black. Which version is that one?


    Saw one of these in a raw finish on Reverb last night. It was a seven too. Price was reasonable but out of my budget, and before I could make up my mind this morning, it was gone :erk:
     
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  6. Captain Shoggoth

    Captain Shoggoth literally just vibing

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    20210224_153142.jpg if we're talking Caparison Horus, my absolute guitar white whale is one of these in the scarab finish/gold hardware, but with a maple fretboard
     
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    nightlight SS.org Regular

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    That's a beauty. As I mentioned, mine is just another black guitar, but it does have a maple fretboard.

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    Swarth SS.org Regular

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    Awesome guitar! Mine is the M3 EF in
    Lapis-Lazuli, been absolutely in love with it
     
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  9. groverj3

    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Honestly, it's not bad for the price. Oil finished neck, passive sized humbuckers, reverse headstock.

    The only reason I haven't bought one is because I have an old MIJ SLAT3-7 in black already.

    The only downside on the SL7 is that the Indonesian pro series soloists are hit or miss for build quality. I have heard that they have been better recently. As long as they have a good return policy at whatever store you buy from there's no reason not to if it checks your boxes.
     
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  10. Glades

    Glades Down in the Everglades

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    I need this ...

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    nightlight SS.org Regular

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    That looks remarkably like an Ibanez Xiphos. You should check those out too.

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  12. groverj3

    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Copy of a Xiphos, which is a copy of a Warrior.

    But, still hawt.
     
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    josh1 SS.org Regular

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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    The GAS here is just 95% the house
     
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  15. Glades

    Glades Down in the Everglades

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    Very aware of the xiphos. I am a big fan of Necrophagist, so I've always wanted an XPIR20, neckthrough, with fixed bridge. Ibanez never made such a model.

    Only issue is that spec'ed like that ends up being a $2.5k MIK guitar, which is hard to justify.
     
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    nightlight SS.org Regular

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    Maybe this, in that case? It's a BC Rich Legacy. One of my favourite guitar bodies, given the artist the body is associated with.

    BC RIch Stealth.jpg


    Also made in Korea, but with a $1299 sgested retail price. This is assuming you aren't averse to BC Rich guitars/MIK/want to spend more.

    There's an "exotic" variant.

    Stealth 2.png Stealth 2.png

    Also consider a Schecter Cygnus.

    CYGNUS JLX-7 NT TBB (DCGL) NECK POCKET.jpg
     
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  17. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    Hopefully getting to order it next week, if not tomorrow.
     
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    Crundles SS.org Regular

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    Believe me I've considered the HECK out of it; the one in the image, though (Trans-black, fixed bridge 7) was an exclusive model for Drumcity Guitar Land, USA, and Cygnuses (Cygni?) appear to be non-existant on the second hand EU markets even for the base model.

    As far as 7-string stars go, though, I like it so much ;_;

    A dude managed to find one after bumping his WTB thread here for literal ages, and I envy hard.

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    I should probably just sell a few things, save up, and get a Kiesel... whatever the headless version of the new thing is called:
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  19. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire only the dead have seen the end of GAS

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    If you want to be pedantic, technically the xiphos and tartarus are derivatives of the Stealth (which also predates the Warrior). Muhammed from Necrophagist literally cited the stealth as his inspiration for the xiphos shape.
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    I do love some good pedantry!
     

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