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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-01-2002, 01:39 AM Thread Starter
 
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hey everyone.

I'm new to this forum here. *Just a little background info on me if any of you are interested.I'm 20 and currently my gear setup is an ESP George Lynch guitar (sunburst tiger model), into a boss ds-1 into a Marshall JCM2000 DSL. *Sometimes I play with effects but for the most part it's just a pretty direct sound. *I'm really into the hair band stuff and I'm currently in a 80s rock cover band, we cover everything from my favorite Dokken, to Ratt, Bon Jovi, Winger and more) Yes, I passionately play "Headed for a Heartbreak" about once each week, sad I know, but fun.

Anyway, I'm in the market for a new guitar. I have been writing a lot of instrumental guitar stuff and I want something different to record these songs with. *My ESP is the perfect guitar in my opinion for covering glam rock songs. *But, it is maple bodied which makes it a little too bright and sharp for my tastes when recording instrumentals. *I like the even sound of an alder body and I really would like a 24 fret neck just in case I need to go up that high. *So, after a good bit of research I decided that the JEM7VWH would be the best guitar for me.

A side note, I'm not a huge Vai fan. My instrumental stuff is mainly neoclassical, Yngwie is my hero but I dont really like the feel or sound of Str*ts too much. I love Vai's work in Alcatrazz and David Lee Roth band and even Whitesnake. However I'm not really into the Vai instrumentals, (ducking from the flames). *I just think that Vai's guitar is perfect for instrumental recording, the neck and whammy bar systems are both better than those found on my ESP. *So, hi to all the fellow JEM fans and neoclassical fans out there and hopefully we'll all the guitars we are looking for really soon.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-01-2002, 10:29 AM
 
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Well, you made the right choice in my opinion.....the VWH is by far the best guitar I have ever played. *Kudos to your decision! *And welcome to the club!
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-01-2002, 11:45 AM
 
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your decision.

No need to duck from flames. It is good thing that people have different tastes in music.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-01-2002, 11:57 AM
 
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it's good to know that a 20 years old likes Dokken, Ratt & Co.!
you also have a pretty nice rig, ESP 'tiger' Lynch, DS-1, Marshall... pretty nice!

welcome to the family, dude! enjoy it!
nuno

ps: oh, good choice, of course!
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-01-2002, 01:26 PM
 
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VWH are stunning guitars, no doubt 'bout that! but; have you tried other JEM guitars? A friend of mine bought the VWH, and when i got to try it, I loved it! Then, a couple of weeks later, I had the opportunity to try a DBK, and that just blew me away! *The neck are quite different, so I'd advice you to try them both (all :biggrinBut, you said you've done some research, so you've probably done it already, and if you go for the VWH, you'll not be disapointed!!! It's a great guitar!
By the way, welcome to the forum,!
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-02-2002, 10:43 AM
 
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I've recorded a bunch of instrumental stuff with my Jem77BFP and my similarly equipped (pickup-wise)UV. *Both have EVO bridge and PAF neck pickups.

If you want to hear some stuff, here it is.

http://www.invisibleband.com/kennydoe2.mp3
http://www.invisibleband.com/ctp1.mp3

~Kenny
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-02-2002, 10:56 AM
 
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ESP M-II.
That would be the guitar that would be the match for your style of playing.
Big heavy glam sound, and that twangy Malmsteen single coil neck sound.

J>:thumbsup:
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-03-2002, 01:06 AM
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Welcome to the club. The 7VWH is a fantastic guitar, you won't be disappointed. It's nice to hear others like the 80's too. I play a lot of 70's and 80's rock on my 7VWH, and it just screams! --rvj
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