Solar Guitars by Ola Englund

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  1. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    They do.

    There are large scale amp/effects/electronics OEMs, just like guitar factories.

    Pretty much everything coming out of China is one of three facilities, and look up Boutique Amp Distribution for the higher end stuff.
     
  2. J_Mac

    J_Mac SS.org Regular

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    Pulled the trigger on the A1.6C. Excited.
     
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    myrtorp Jiggywiggy

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    3 new ones, this one looks the best of this model i think

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    ...motherfucker

    My wallet hurts
     
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    LeviathanKiller Knee-shooting Archer

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    Looks Authentic
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    This does not help my GAS for an evertune guitar! I'm hoping to snag one with either a floyd or an evertune. How smooth is the neck? Is it sticky at all? I've found some satin/matte necks to have some slight stickiness to them compared to bare wood.
     
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    Hahah do it! :) I didn’t realise how much I would love the Evertune bridge, it’s amazing.

    The neck is great actually, smooth and thin. Can’t fault it!
     
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    Bearitone SS.org Regular

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    Alex79 SS.org Regular

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    AFAIK they Fame amps from Music Store were made by Laboga in Poland.
    I could be wrong though.
     
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    Merrekof SS.org Regular

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    You could be right, I could be wrong. I am just talking about that specific model I had. Fame also made tube amps. It is not unlikely Fame bought a Chinese built amp design for the solid state combos and had a Polish company build their tube amps.
    Same with the Fame Forum guitars wich are built by Mayones.

    AFAIK Fame is just a brand name that doesn't necessarily build its own products. Thomann has the t. brand, Piens music had Cool, the USA has Trump...
     
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    sylcfh SS.org Regular

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    That headstock belongs on a T-style single cut, not a LP style.
     
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    Yeah, my thoughts exactly. It feels wrong in my head, just like those SG/flying V mockups some years ago..
     
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    Alex79 SS.org Regular

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    I had a look at their website and I think they probably switched to a different manufacturer at some point. I only remember the very first Fame tube amps back before 2007 (?); I considered buying one at one point.
     
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    Keep turning the tuning key until the string goes sharp. Back off 1/4 turn. Done.
     
  16. HeHasTheJazzHands

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    Yup. The tuning keys are used for tension. The actual tuning is done at the bridge.
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Incorrect. The evertune has a finite range where the spring system compensates for pitch. By having it on the limit of it's range you can have it stay in tune and then when you bend you exceed the compensation range and it just functions like a normal guitar.
     
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    Check out our only 4-page manual and the graphic on the first page to understand how to enable string bending. When the string enters zone 3 it behaves like a regular fixed bridge and after the bend, when it returns into zone 2, the bridge will continuously balance it so that it stays in perfect tuning. https://www.evertune.com/manuals/pdf/Evertune__UserManual04.pdf
     
  20. AxiomXIII

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    Anyone got a Solar A1.8 8 string and can share some experience?
    Really thinking about getting one soon
     
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