Reiver Kompakt 7

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  1. Ancestor

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    Pretty horrendous photos, but the guitar is actually beautiful. You can see a better photo here. https://reiverguitars.co.uk/

    Killer guitars built by a great man.
     
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    Sweet guitar, enjoy!

    What was the wait time for that build?
     
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    YESSS!! Was it the in-stock one? I was seriously considering it.
    I have two Reiver Kompacts and while they're not perfect axes, they're built like goddamn TANKS and sound VERY good: one of mine is super heavy and sounds like a brick acoustically, but plugged-in is a fire-breathing monster of tightness and crunch. The other is much lighter and 'wider' sounding, but I don't like the pickups as much. Both are gorgeous.
     
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    I love his work, been seriously contemplating getting one
     
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    Happy NGD!!!
     
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    Always thought these guitars looked absolutely awesome. Nice one!
     
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    Does he make multiscales?
     
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    Thank you! I am really happy with it. There was no wait time as Pott points out below.

    :D Yes that is the one! This guy is also on the heavy side. Those proprietary p/u's and the knob that sits inside the tone knob I guess let's you sweep from either the mids or bass and treble. It's still kind of mysterious, but I have it dialed in with a special sound. I couldn't get that on anything else. It seems to pair up with the Kemper really well.

    Thank you! :D It is a once in a lifetime acquisition for this old guy. Feel like I earned. Haha!

    Thank you, sir. :) Yes it's a handsome strapping lad for sure.

    Probably, but I'm not sure. One thing I can tell you though is that this dude is very cool.
     
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    Nice. I thought about getting an Reiver, but I am not looking for a headless at the moment. He also makes ACG basses which are highly acclaimed.
     
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    They are definitely called "Kompakt" for a reason. It's about 30" long. Very comfortable to play. The headless look is a lot different. But the strings seem to break in fast.
     
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    Awesome guitar! love the Reiver guitars!

    HNGD! Enjoy!!
     
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    Haven't heard of the company before this, but it looks great! I love the look, definitely have to consider picking one up someday.
     
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    Can one of you guys give us an ballpark estimate of the price? I'm looking for a travel Guitar right now and those look really nice.
    I may have the chance to see one on the boutique tour, let's see.
     

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