We all got weird guitar hang ups, whats yours?

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by ibanezcollector, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. mike0

    mike0 SS.org Regular

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    i think you forgot to put Ibanezes on that list...

    you reminded me of how much i hate super thin necks. and i forgot to mention that i hate high action and really really really low action. i wanna feel like i'm actually pressing on the strings rather than just touching them
     
  2. BornToLooze

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    My bad...i can't stand Ibanezes....I've tried to like them, but there's just something about them....probably everything....they look cool though
     
  3. mike0

    mike0 SS.org Regular

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    i don't blame you. i've never been able to get along with them either :D
     
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    lol I've got a .64 tuned to B at a 27" scale. But I like chugginess rather than floppy djenty-ness so it's okay for me I guess.
     
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    A bridge that is uncomfortable to rest my palm on is a big negative for me. I generally don't get along well with tune o matics. A Floyd or a a Fender/Hipshot hard tail is much more my speed.
     
  6. robotsatemygma

    robotsatemygma myspace.com/pygar1

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    Headstocks and generally anything BC Rich makes. Except they have a single cut that's ok.
     
  7. Stealthtastic

    Stealthtastic Doesn't play guitar

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    Really the only thing with me is stupid looking headstocks I.E. Deans.....
    Light colored rosewood.
    And stupid ass looking bodies. Like the BC Rich Draco.... Things along those lines, I can handle a warlock or something, but a draco is FUGLY. ALong with Razorbacks and such. haha
     
  8. hairychris

    hairychris Hairy Old Bloke

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    Tune-o-matic bridges, finished necks....
     
  9. ras1988

    ras1988 SS.org Regular

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    Everything usually associated with 7 string guitars. Most guitars do not have a fighting chance when it comes to making me "wow" or "I want that". Tonewoods, neck shape, passive pickups, quality of hardware and craftmanship are all major factors but as far as specs: no floyds or trems of any sort for that matter, no TOMs, no active PU's, NO BLACK PAINT JOBS, no ultra rounded necks, no excessively ornate or unattractive inlays if there are inlays, and the fretwork has to be pretty good I am very very picky about that. That pretty much destroys a very large segment of the market.
     
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    misingonestring Irrelevant Name

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    I hate everything about guitars. :fawk:
     
  11. Mprinsje

    Mprinsje st. anger ain't bad!

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    non-matching headstocks,
    top-heavy guitars, my SG bugs the crap out of me when i play it standing,
    reallllly flat necks (yea, that's you, ibanez.)
     
  12. Zombie13

    Zombie13 XIII

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    Input jack placement is my main one (I'm looking at you SGs and Jagstangs)
    Non-headstock matching guitars that clearly need a matching headstock.
     
  13. Bigfan

    Bigfan sixstringer

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    Guitars that aren't made in Japan.

    Fuck'em. :wub:
     
  14. jarnozz

    jarnozz Let´s Get Wasted!

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    actually not much, all black paint job and poor craftsmanship, though an esp eclipse with gold hardware looks absolutely awesome!! cheap designs. cheap hardware,
     
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    Active pickups. Direct-mount pickup routs. Scale length. Neck width.

    Being raised on Gibson Les Pauls does not prepare one for the world of 7-string shredders, that's for sure.
     
  16. 7stringDemon

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    Don't care if it stays in tune for 10 minutes or 10 years. I will FOREVER hate these. They're ugly and uncomfortable.

    That being said, I fucking LOVE the trems on the EBMM's. I'm aware that they're the exact same thing but with a cover over them but that cover really helps for me in terms of comfort and looks. Well, that and because they're full-floating. I can live with and/or mod my way through pretty much anything else though :).
     
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    The over all idea of a 7 doesn't turn me off in the slightest...hence why my first 7 string was a $2k USA custom shop.:lol: And if I didn't have bills and school to pay for, I would have added quite a few 7's to my arsenal. Hell, I am waiting for my money to magically save up for an 8.

    Anyway, back to the topic. I probably will restate some sentiment in here but here goes:

    1) I wish the 7 string pup market was larger. My 6 has passive X2N's in the bridge that sound fucking amazing as all jesus. My 7 sounds good with the 707's it has but they just lack...something.

    2) Decent replacement pups for active or passive aren't super cheap, especially if you go with someone like BKP...and they are really one of the very few after market 7 string pick up suppliers.

    3) You have a lot smaller market for 7 string V's. I love my RC7 and would not sell if for the world but I started with a V and played a V for the first 3-4 years of playing straight. I don't want to go with Agile or the Nergal signature. That leaves me a lot less options...a lot less.

    4) Unless I go with Ibanez (which I do want to do so this isn't huge by any means), it seems like the only options for bridges are Floyds basically. You can find string thru (Ibanez is easy like I said) but the market is predominately Floyd.

    5) I don't know if it is because few people take pictures of the back of the necks or what but it seems the overwhelming majority of 7's have finished necks and, well, I hate finished necks. They feel sticky and icky.

    With all that being said, I love 7's!
     
  18. Rev2010

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  19. ExhumedShadow

    ExhumedShadow dEUs

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    As a 7strings only player I find d market to fail big time on offering guitars to my preferences.
    I hate sticky painted necks, baseball bats, bolt-ons, floating bridges, basswood bodys and black guitars.
    Not much offer under 2k, and over that means custom shop to me.
    I've owned, schecters, ltd's, ibanez's, prestiges, agiles, carvins, play lots of sutff and still haven't got one completely right (carvin get's really close).
    Mayones would be perfect, and probably will once I fool myself to spend that kind of cash on a semi-custom.
    In the meanwhile I think I fixed what's wrong with d horizon and it should be heading this way in d next couple of weeks.
     
  20. Floppystrings

    Floppystrings No like the floppy

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    For me it has to be:

    - No tune-o-matic, no buy
    - We need more Alder guitars, and less Basswood
    - Real maple tops, instead of veneers
    - More baritone singlecut 7's in the mix, instead of just that Agile an that new ESP eclipse

    Ibanez needs to re-release the RG7621, in a plethora of awesome colors.
     

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