What is your next guitar/gear purchase gonna be?

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Bought a used USA Fender Strat 2014 in Bordeaux Metallic ...Burgandy with some sparkle , maple board...pretty sweet
Also bought a Midnight wine ( Burgandy ) MIM Tele in the package deal....ill post pics later, cleaning them up and doing a go over under the hood

Mike

Update ......pics finally send to my email got to learn the new iPhone ( oh its so slow ), but i ordered new pickups for the tele and a matching pick guard for the Strat, Other pick guard what the Tim Shaw mounting holes and they are like the old Carvin pickups 3 holes , but here's my Black Friday most of the stuff i ordered that came in today.....


Sorry for double pics ....long day guys !
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They are trying to sell me this Les paul...its to blingie for me , not my style or color plus 3 pickups ...ill pass

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^I've been thinking about that one for awhile too, have to take another look if it's lower in price.
 

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^I've been thinking about that one for awhile too, have to take another look if it's lower in price.
Yeah it was like $199 at release. Now it's $159 @ Sweetwater.
But I also have a huge bias towards the Ibanez/Maxon CS-9 that I may just get it or one of it's variants. :lol: I have a CS-5, but I'd like a steroe chorus.
 

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Tried out one of the baritone Classic Vibe series last night, it wasn't bad but it didn't compel me to walk out of the store with it; might try and find a Cabronita and see how those fair, but maybe a baritone isn't what I've been after this whole time?

Regardless I'm still looking for something to drop down to B standard, and at minimum I'd want 25.5" scale but that's why I initially went right to 27"
 

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Yesterday Sweetwater Rep gave me the BF prices on items that were out of stock so still $25 off pickups so i ordered a set of tele pickups...ill take that rain check any day !

These came today for my Trans Amber LP Standard to get those Burstbuckers and that wiring mod out

If the Fortitude doesn't sound good i have a Cream Super Distortion ill swap it with....

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I would say a perfect boomer amp for small spaces. The amp is super compact (13.5 kg) and ideal for the Japanese market. The sound is sparkly clear. The standard version like mine does not have a lot of gain but the sound is better than the clean channels on my Revv or Red Seven. The amp is very well built and easily survived shipping from Japan via EMS. I unpacked it and did a quick check to make sure there was no damage. Turned it on and I was playing.

The amp is well thought out. The power switching from 30W to 3W or 0.3 W really works. It's like a an old Fender or Vox amp with modern features like a master volume. I need to try it with a boost pedal because the examples I've seen on YT shows a nice crunch sound with a little boost.

I can certainly recommend this for someone looking for a clean amp that can crunch with a drive pedal.
 

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Yesterday Sweetwater Rep gave me the BF prices on items that were out of stock so still $25 off pickups so i ordered a set of tele pickups...ill take that rain check any day !

These came today for my Trans Amber LP Standard to get those Burstbuckers and that wiring mod out

If the Fortitude doesn't sound good i have a Cream Super Distortion ill swap it with....

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Mike
The fortitude is a great pickup ime. the super iii is muddy af comparatively
 

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I bought this one off Sweetwater MC
Hopefully 920D didn't lie about what you're actually getting. They were exposed on TheGearPage for lying about the harnesses and parts they sell. For instance, the PIO caps are not PIO. I let my rep at Sweetwater know and he said he was kicking it up the chain to review it. What they've done is awful and if their business suffers for it or goes out of business, then serves them right.
 

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Hopefully 920D didn't lie about what you're actually getting. They were exposed on TheGearPage for lying about the harnesses and parts they sell. For instance, the PIO caps are not PIO. I let my rep at Sweetwater know and he said he was kicking it up the chain to review it. What they've done is awful and if their business suffers for it or goes out of business, then serves them right.

Yea its got Orange drop caps , i wasn't happy with the PIO caps in a harness i put in my Epi Classic , also i didnt like the pots...so so loose turned to easy but that was a different MFG tho

Just fired up the HBE mod in the Syn1....now thats the one there for me !

Mike
 

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I would say a perfect boomer amp for small spaces. The amp is super compact (13.5 kg) and ideal for the Japanese market. The sound is sparkly clear. The standard version like mine does not have a lot of gain but the sound is better than the clean channels on my Revv or Red Seven. The amp is very well built and easily survived shipping from Japan via EMS. I unpacked it and did a quick check to make sure there was no damage. Turned it on and I was playing.

The amp is well thought out. The power switching from 30W to 3W or 0.3 W really works. It's like a an old Fender or Vox amp with modern features like a master volume. I need to try it with a boost pedal because the examples I've seen on YT shows a nice crunch sound with a little boost.

I can certainly recommend this for someone looking for a clean amp that can crunch with a drive pedal.
I was at a shop with @StevenC this week and their focus was high-end stuff, a lot domestic. They had 2 Akima & Neos which seemed larger and nicer than others I've seen. And some Shinos stacks that seemed very stylish, and another premium looking one (500,000Y) with fancy grill cloth. Most of it was not for sale, but raised my impression of the brand just seeing the builds. Didn't hear any of them though. Maybe Steven remembers which shop that was.
 


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