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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2003, 10:23 PM Thread Starter
 
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Who here has a Malmsteen strat?

What is it like? I know the neck has got to be lightning fast because of the scalloped frets but how fast is it compared to say a JEM7V? I heard the clean tone is horrible is that true? I also need to know if the strat has good enough tone to be able to play instumental rock stuff like Vai and Satch or if it is just a shred guitar.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-27-2003, 08:50 AM
 
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In fact malmsteen says that the scalloped frets make it even harder to play fast, just give you a better grip on teh string :/
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-28-2003, 05:57 AM
 
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There are quite a few subjects in the forum about the Yngwie Malmsteen start i believe. Try doing a forum search as well, this may get your information you want alot quicker.

But quite a few people on here have got that guitar.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-02-2003, 04:48 PM
 
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Its by no means a fast guitar because of the scalloped neck. The amount of lacquer on the neck (and its clubby feel) make nowhere near as easy to play as a Wolfgang or RG3120 (I have had both).

It required serious effort to play well, I have had mine for 5 years and its my slowest guitar. I have to put talcom powder on the back of the neck to make it smoother.

I also have a 72 strat thats been scalloped and that is much quicker, only due to the lacquer being smoother and worn.
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-02-2003, 07:20 PM
 
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Yngwie doesn't seem to have a problem playing on them.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-07-2003, 12:53 PM
 
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I own a yngwie strat and is really good for playing blues, and yngwie stuff, but it sounds like a strat non the less. For satch stuff u really need a jem or js, i cant get their sound out of the yngwie. In terms of speed the scallaps allow me to be alittle more accurate on my sweeps and legato stuff but i can play just as fast on any other guitar as the yngwie.
The clean tone is awesome, at least i think so out of my legacy.
Distorted it sounds well like yngwie, if your looking for that journey (neil schon), malmsteen tone. there is nothing better.\

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-12-2003, 02:54 PM
 
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the yngwie strat comes with a gift certificate for free doughnuts and dominoes pizza, so not only can you play like yngwie, you can look like yngwie as well.
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the yngwie strat comes with a gift certificate for free doughnuts and dominoes pizza, so not only can you play like yngwie, you can look like yngwie as well.
please read the rules/faq and DO NOT post like that again. thanks kindly... glen
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