The Best V Guitar Of All Time.

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  1. Aliascent

    Aliascent SS.org Regular

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    Another underrated V : the Aria XX2. I like that is not as pointy as other Vs, not as round as a traditional V, just an understated, clean design.

    Also like most Aria it plays well, offers a lot of guitar for the money, and can barely be found anywhere.

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  2. TOM4S

    TOM4S SS.org Regular

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    The 2 Vs I own (Schecter Holt & Jackson RR24, both 98% in mint condition) :
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    The one I'd like to have, the ESP MV290 is insane and the green is an custom I've designed, I wish Jackson does that kind of simple but with a little twist.

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  3. SSK0909

    SSK0909 SS.org Regular

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    Silly people. Noone REALLY likes V guitars. It's just a phase you have to go through, like a guitar owners mid life crisis ;)

    One day you just wake up, look yourself in the mirror and say to yourself "I think owning a V shaped guitar would make me real hip with the young crowds".
    Its ok. Happens to the best of us ;)
     
  4. Manurack

    Manurack Nunavut Inuk

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    Yeah okay there, dumbass.
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  5. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    relax !
    that ESP single PU really looks awesome...
     
  6. lewis

    lewis SS.org Regular

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    for me, its this 27 inch, 24 fret, Epiphone Rob Flynn sig (based on his ESP custom shop V made to look like a Gibson) -

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  7. BornToLooze

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    Well it is a phase.

    When you're young, you get a pointy V
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    And then you grow up, have kids and get a real V.

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  8. Turd Ferguson

    Turd Ferguson SS.org Regular

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    This is true. My first "real" guitar was a BC Rich Warlock. Then a gradual trend toward more normal shapes.

    In order of purchase over the last 30 years:
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    King V
    a Strat
    a couple LPs
    Charvel Dinky
    The last two guitars I bought were semi-hollow

    I'm apparently old and lame now.
     
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  9. DrakkarTyrannis

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    Thank God some of us aren't stupid enough to get married and end up with kids
     
  10. BornToLooze

    BornToLooze SS.org Regular

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    I was kinda going back and forth between a Wilshire and a RR/Alexi V, and then came back to this thread and was like....fuck I need a King V.
     
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  11. Seabeast2000

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    [puts on tweed jacket with elbow patches]
    Hey, we are literally discussing the finer points of V guitars. Hmmph.
     
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  12. mbardu

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    And the finer the points, the better the V.
     
  13. Manurack

    Manurack Nunavut Inuk

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    Hetfield actually still records albums with that Jackson V.
     
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  14. Manurack

    Manurack Nunavut Inuk

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    That white Jackson V had Seymour Duncan Invaders I believe and I think it still has Invaders in it.
     
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  16. gunshow86de

    gunshow86de Beef Jerky Time

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    Have you seen this, have you heard about this?
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    The "chop off the tip so we don't get sued" nature of the ESP headstock always reveals itself on a V. I think it looks fine (and even good) on super Strat shapes, but really non-elegant here.
     
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    Ibanez RR II is the V for me. The Bookmarked Flame Maple Top is amazing. Mine plays like a dream.
     
  19. Korneo

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    Damned, amazing one but why does the bridge pickup is so far of the bridge ?
    The sound is too round and lose a lot of the aggresive sound we need for a metal guitar..
     
  20. DIM3S0UL

    DIM3S0UL Dean Guitars

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    Going back to the first post =
    while being a great guitar, the ESP V was never a widely spread model. Hell the only person i know who played this model for a long time is Lee Altus from Heathen / Exodus.

    Regarding Dave Mustaine - his Jackson's and Dean's are way more iconic.
     
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