Solar Guitars by Ola Englund

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by zarg, Nov 27, 2017.

  1. MAJ Meadows SF

    MAJ Meadows SF on a tone quest

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    Figured maple binding around the fretboard or go home.... LOL jk those look fantastic! Insta-GAS
     
  2. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I posted about it in the KM7 thread. The dumbass looters in Chicago got into my building and stole a KM7 I had delivered. When I went to my mail room all I was met with was an empty broken into box. Guitar Center won't do anything about it... still waiting to hear back from UPS or PayPal to see if they can do anything about it.
     
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  3. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Sorry, man. Hopefully it gets resolved.
     
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    AxRookie Aspiring Expert

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    I'm a neck though guy myself and no reverse headstock and you'll have my attention...
     
  5. Trashgreen

    Trashgreen SS.org Regular

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    Deep Blue SS.org Regular

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    I'm really liking these bolt-ons with Floyds.
     
  7. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Ola hit the nail on the head. Those things are fucking fire.
     
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  8. c7spheres

    c7spheres GuitArtist

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    It's like Ola himself is reading this thread and starting to listen to us or something. Thank you Ola!
     
  9. trem licking

    trem licking SS.org Regular

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    best looking solar to date ^
     
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  10. couverdure

    couverdure No Gear Day

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    Would be nicer if it had covered pickups.
     
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  11. WillyTheMLGPro

    WillyTheMLGPro SS.org Regular

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    Can always have a technician install them.
     
  12. Soulmate

    Soulmate SS.org Regular

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    Or just replace the meh Solar pu’s with a decent covered set.

    These last two new guitars aren’t doing anything for me, too flashy (in the wrong way) with the super textured veneer and gold hardware. Cool to see them offering new colors and finishes though.
     
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  13. Louis Cypher

    Louis Cypher SS.org Regular

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    I'm seriously thinking about ordering the purple bolt on.... would someone let me know if it's better to preorder direct from Solar or through a shop in your own country, the UK in my case, or if it makes no difference at all. I'm thinking more along the lines of the ease of dealing with any issues with the guitar rather than initial shipping/cost/vat etc.
    Cheers in advance
     
  14. Anquished

    Anquished hhnice!

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    Me: Oh man these look amazing!
    -25.5" scale 7 string-
    Me: Nevermind.... :facepalm::lol:
     
  15. Soulmate

    Soulmate SS.org Regular

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    UK store absolutely, especially if they have a free return policy. Solar won’t compensate return shipping if you’re not satisfied.
     
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  16. Louis Cypher

    Louis Cypher SS.org Regular

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    Cheers mate. I'm looking at guitarguitar which is actually on half hour drive from me anyway so I wouldn't even need to ship it back which only dawned in me shortly after posting my question
     
  17. Soulmate

    Soulmate SS.org Regular

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    Not sure what the consumer right policy is in UK now but I guess if you order online (even if you pick up at the store) you should still get a 14 day no questions asked right to return.
     
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    soul_lip_mike SS.org Regular

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    Are you saying that's a fake top?
     
  19. Soulmate

    Soulmate SS.org Regular

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    All the Solar textured flame and quilt tops are thin veneers.
     
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    Metropolis SS.org Regular

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    It's a veneer, about 2-3mm thick. It's a rarity to have thick over 5mm tops in a price range of 1000€$.
     
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