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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-10-2008, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
 
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Custom Satriana shape! 4 piece neck! Check it out!

I just bought this on a whim hoping it would be an incredible guitar, and wow was I right.

Body is half walnut half alder. The neck is an array of walnut, curly maple, and rock maple. Body was handmade by the guy I bought it from. Neck was handmade by Jamerson guitars in New Jersey. Pickups are a PAF pro in the bridge and a Duncan 59 in the neck. This thing sounds incredible. It can do literally any style.

I was afraid of the 10" neck radius because I'm used to my 16" Wizards. But after I got the steinberger setup (amazing trem btw) I realized this thing had action equal to my Iby's. WOW!

Oh. plus it's finished with Danish oil, which gives the wood the illusionary feel of being unfinished. This makes the neck slick as a stick o butter.

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 06-10-2008, 12:48 PM
 
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Re: Custom Satriana shape! 4 piece neck! Check it out!

doesn't really look like it was based off of a js body style at all from the pics. looks like a strat with a voyager (rbm) style cut in the back. js bodies are more rounded.
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Everything but the voyager style cutout is cut to an exact JS spec. kinda throws it off but in person you can tell it more.
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in the pics it looks like it isn't arch top, maybe that is why it looks more like a strat, also the fender headstock
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That thing looks ghetto thick. Looks like someone attempted to round a strat body and gave up. The contour that goes to the neck joint looks sharply formed and not smooth like on a real JS.

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Well, it does say SatrianA and not SatrianI, so shouldn't resemble a JS at all
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Yeah that was a typo...

Lucky mistake I suppose. haha
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Typo? "A" is a h*ll of a lot distant from "I"!
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Everything but the voyager style cutout is cut to an exact JS spec. kinda throws it off but in person you can tell it more.

The headstock isn't to exact JS specs either. I'd say because it has a voyager cut out, different contours and a different headstock it looks nothing like a JS.
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That's why I called it a custom JS shape. haha

Basically the top part of the body was a walnut piece cut to the JS spec. Then the bottom alder piece was added, then the Reb Beach style cutout was added. It looks a lot more Satriani like in person.

The neck is actually a Fender classic style. So that was intended. The whole thing is quite flattering in person. It's my best playing guitar aside from my RG550.
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The neck look nice.

Jamerson guitars is Musikraft for that care.

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The neck look nice.

Jamerson guitars is Musikraft for that care.

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looks nice, I may get one of those if it turns out the tech did F-up my Strat neck as bad as I think he did. Plus my black strat would look better if I got some maple going
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That's interesting. The multi-piece neck doesn't seem to be an option on there. It must have been a custom order.
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Kinda JS-ish. Woody.

/I wanna Donnie.
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