The Carvin / Kiesel thread

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by soliloquy, May 22, 2011.

  1. diagrammatiks

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    I hate it.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I don't hate it and it does look good in some angles, but is it just me or does it look like the guitar melted and is now drooping when looking at it from the front?
     
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    its mostly because all the junk in the trunk throws off the visual balance.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    :agreed:
     
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    I don’t like it at all. I do like the Delos, though, so I guess it just shows that (for me) simply cutting the headstock off can take a guitar from good to bad.

    BUT, this is a great entry point for someone wanting a headless for not too much cash.
     
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    It's only $50 more than the standard Delos, and all of the specs are the same. Not bad.
     
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    gah what's wrong with me. the more i look at it the less disgusting it seems...

    like maybe if it was multiscale seven.....
     
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    Gah I knew it...

    I recently bought a headless with junk in the trunk and now i'm on a one way train to no taste ville
     
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    I love it
     
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    So it's a fun size delos then. A delos de los poquitos if you will.
     
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    Sounds like I'm in the SSO minority here, but... I kinda like it.
     
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    It certainly looks better than this one, to me anyway.

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    I could go for a Delos-style single cut (TL/Solo). The Zeus lacks symmetry and has a disproportionate upper to lower half of the body.
     
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    Can't argue with that :lol:
     
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    Honestly though my first thought was that strat guys would love it as a nice (9 times out of 10 and god help you if your number 10) travel guitar. Its 3 inches shorter than traveler guitars equivalent the travelcaster and far less stupid looking and guaranteed to be better made. That said I then realized that a lot of strat guys are a bit militant about the whole 6 screw bridge thing so.. headless may not be for the more militant ones.
     
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    Mark Okubo from Veil of Maya has a signature model now. Similar to the Cam Liddell sig model, it's basically na options package for a (mostly) existing model. It's a DC700 with just a bridge pickup, the Kiesel/hipshot trem, black hardware, black pickups with black pole pieces, and a new 7-string "Pointy re-issue" headstock...the one the JB207C should have come with when they model came out...

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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Hell yeah! This world needs more pink guitars and Marc is the guy to do it. A pretty solid price too!
     
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