The Official Agile ERG Thread

Discussion in 'Extended Range Guitars' started by darren, Oct 4, 2006.

  1. Galius

    Galius Mentally Guitarded

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    If I remember correctly the numbers stand for the pickup measurement in inches. 3.5", 4.0", 4.5", 5.0" and so on. So if you take a ruler or tape measure just see how wide your pickups are that should tell you which ones you need. Standard 8 string housings are 4" so my guess is it will be 4.5-5".

     
  2. DancingCloseToU

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    My 82527 has 4.5" routing and they are quite a bit wider than all 8 strings.
    I'd imagine it's the same as mine. Still, just measure the pup that's in there now and you'll have a sure answer. :yesway:
     
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    Hey everyone

    I have a question regarding the (semi-) custom agile guitars (the pendulum models to be precise) since I'm thinking about an 8+ string build. I'm aware of the custom guitar form on their website, but I'd like to know whether certain things could be customized a bit more.

    I just thought I'd first ask here in the forums instead of directly spamming Kurt. So, does anyone know whether options as the following are possible?

    • custom fan, like 27"-30" or even 27"-32" (pretty extreme, I know)
    • other pickups than Cepheus, f.e. the Lace Deathbar or whatever.
    • a single bridge pickup only
    • different bridge and tuners (f.e. ABM)
    • tone & volume knobs, kill-switch
    • fretboard inlays
    • fretboard radius

    This is probably a pretty critical question to ask, but I've heard good and bad things about Agile guitars and thus I'm wondering whether the custom guitars differ in their build quality compared to the stock ones. Does anyone know? I'm not expecting to pay anything below 1k5$ for such a build, but then again I'd still want to make sure the build quality is decent.

    Maybe this is all totally impossible, but I'd just like to know your thoughts on this. Any comments are appreciated.

    Cheers
     
  4. shawnperolis

    shawnperolis 7 String Indie Game Dev

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    Kurt is really reasonable, but they are semi-custom built not fully custom. Email him and ask if the factory can do stuff. He just made my guitar with a 27-30 scale. I know they sometimes offer single bridge pickup configuration, so that is one I'd ask about.
     
  5. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    Just snagged an Intercepter 827 last night with the Floyd Rose... Pics soon... :D
     
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    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    Saw that last night. Looks sweet.
     
  8. shawnperolis

    shawnperolis 7 String Indie Game Dev

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    That 10 string Agile looks legit... I'm glad, because it is very similar to the 10 string fanned fret Intrepid I have coming in April!
     
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    The most adorable NGD I've ever
     
  10. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    Has anyone played both the Floyd'd and Kahler'd Interceptor 8s?

    I'm really digging the Floyd'd one
     
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    Just wanted to say, two years into owning my agile 7 string, and I absolutely love it. I do not want another guitar, ever. I cant imagine anything being more of a workhorse, and it sounds exactly how I want it.

    I spent ten years going through pickups and rigs and it turns out a simple 30" scale 7 string with emg 81/85 combo (like my first Warmoth custom) is all I needed.

    My Agile in action:

    Cant recommend it enough, and Im still thrilled about the price I paid.
     
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    So I was checking this out today:
    Agile Septor 828 MN Tribal Purple - RondoMusic.com

    Pretty good sale, $660 originally on sale for $400? Hmm I wonder if I could fit a real Hipshot bridge on that?

    This one below also on sale for $400... have gas since I'm getting sick of 30" scale...

    Agile Septor 828 RN CP Blue Flame - RondoMusic.com

    EDIT: And there were many others on sale I didn't post. .. ah well, I pulled the trigger on the Tribal Purple Septor.
    Now the only other scale left to purchase is an 8 string 27" scale- that's for the Carvin ;-)

    I heard the stock pickups are surprisingly good so I won't even think about a swap until I try them. But I think any passive would fit if I do decide to swap though.
     
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    Just copped my second Intrepid Pro w/ EMG's earlier. I have a natural finish 828 and coming Monday I'll have an all white 830. Out the door the 830 was $705 including case. Pretty sweet deal, I love my Intrepid(s)!

    NGD pics coming Monday.
     
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    Noob here, they had some 827 septor elites on special last week I picked up a septor elite 827, just put D'Adario EXL 140s (10 to 74). Best investment ever. Especially for only 599. Silverburst, EMG 808. I wanted black outs, but the EMGs aren't bad at all.
     

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