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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-16-2007, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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7 string sustainer

i haven't been able to find one, but do they exist?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-16-2007, 10:15 PM
 
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Re: 7 string sustainer

They do. Fernandes made a very limited number of 7's that were outfitted with sustainers- I've seen quite a few on the bay, sustainer removed, though. As far as Sustainiacs go, I think they used to make them, but not anymore (no evidence of it on their site). Might not hurt to shoot them an email to see if it's doable, though.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-17-2007, 11:32 AM
 
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Re: 7 string sustainer

Sustainiac used to make them but due to the low demand and high cost for building them they stop the production.

I remember that when i got my sustianiac for my rg 6 string those seven strings sustainers where just $50 more than a regular 6 string.

Lets hope 7 string sustainers be available in the future.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-17-2007, 12:34 PM
 
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Re: 7 string sustainer

I spoke to Fernandes in Japan a while ago about the 7-string sustainer kits and they stopped producing them because:

A: the 7 string market is small &
B: the market for a 7 string sustainer is waaaaaaaaaayyy too small
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-25-2007, 01:08 PM
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Re: 7 string sustainer

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i haven't been able to find one, but do they exist?
Yep, sustainiac custom order/manufacture them, or alternativly find a Fernandes 7 string with sus', discontinued now so cheap; gut it and sell whats left; nice guitars though with S/Ds!

Actually I'm sure I have a sustainer 7 kit in our gear store somewhere.

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