Semi-Hollow Superstrats?

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  1. kylendm

    kylendm Electrical Mercenary

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    I'm just curious what's out there like this? I like the Ibanez AWD series but is there anything else like that?
     
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    techjsteele Contributor

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    The Schecter C-1 E/A is a semi-hollow superstrat style guitar:

    Guitars : C-1 E/A


    The link above is to the new model. I happen to have the old model, which looks like this:

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    Suhr has made a number of them. The first one I remember seeing was the old Minneapolis based Benedict Groovemaster in the early 90's.
     
  4. kylendm

    kylendm Electrical Mercenary

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    How do you like it?
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    *Insert person who can't read the OP here*
     
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    techjsteele Contributor

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    It's actually a very versatile guitar. I've since upgraded the Duncan Designed pickups to a DiMarzio Super Distortion in the bridge and a DiMarzio Air Zone in the neck, which really woke up the guitar and added to its overall range of tones (the Duncan Designed pickups were a little too dull for my tastes). The Graphtech Ghost piezo system is very awesome too. The tone control for the piezo pickups helps with coping warmer acoustic tones, plus it seems to take to effects really well. I mostly play my 8-strings these days, but I do pick it up from time to time when I'm looking for that awesome piezo clean tone.
     
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    Jarmake Frost Giant

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    Fernandes resona is one, but good luck finding one...
     
  8. Given To Fly

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    This is a Conklin from long ago...a former dream guitar of mine. I normally try not to judge guitars based off appearance, but this guitar looks comfortable and really fun to play. Plus, all I have to go on is appearance.



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  9. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Does the PRS shape count? Because the PRS SE Semihollows might be up your alley.

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  10. feraledge

    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    I've seen one of these in person and a few of them up for sale on forums/sites:
    ESP 48th Street semi-hollow Horizon
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    thedarknightshreds Goregrind Elitist

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    Is it just me or does that look huge in regards to the thickness?
    It does look like an interesting acoustic take on a super strat though. I just hope my eyes aren't deceiving me
     
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    Blood Tempest Eschaton Mémoire Contributor

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    Was thinking the exact same thing. It looks incredibly thick (that's what she said).

    Also, +1 to the PRS SE recommendations. LOVING the two I've recently acquired, but they aren't semi-hollows.
     
  13. BigBaldIan

    BigBaldIan Bald and gribbly.

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    Amfisound do Arcticia variants on their models:

    Arcticia

    So pretty much semi-hollow anything.
     
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    Yes, the body is very thick like an arch-top, but shaped like an RG. :yesway:
     
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