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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    A quesition... I noticed that on my teacher's guitar the frets isn't worn down at all, which is remarkable since he got the guitar (a Parker Fly) 10 years ago. He told me that he hadn't even shared a thought about it until a guitar tech noticed it. On my Ibanez which I got about 1½ year ago, I...
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    Custom Features: - Alder body and maple neck - Floyd Rose tremolo w/locknut - Sperzel locking tuners - Black chrome hardware - 25 1/2" scale ebony fingerboard with no inlays (side dots only) - 24 jumbo stainless steel frets - Direct-mount Classic Series C26 humbuckers with master volume/tone...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm concerned about losing a little warmth with Stainless Frets if I order them on my next Carvin and if I refret my current guitar I'm leaning toward Gold Evo Frets- said to be very warm like Nickel but last almost like Stainless or longer. These gold colored frets are used on Gibson Les Paul...
  4. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I am about to begin my first fret job. I pulled the old ones out and they were either not glued, or the glue didn't hold at all because the removal was quite easy. So my question is... to glue or not to glue? What is the difference (other than gluing being a pain in the butt)? I will be...
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    Just pulled this one out of the box and it's KILLER! Features include a one piece maple neck, direct mounted Aldrich humbuckers, even C slim neck profile, stainless frets, basswood body with quilted maple top and chili pepper red paint job. I ship for free inside the USA, charge no sales tax if...
  6. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Those with experience with Suhr guitars. Are they So good? because are pretty pricey. Please do not talk just by reference but by own experience ;)
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    I love its looks, the pickup options and I am thinking of getting a slightly used Carvin DC400 Anniversary with a Wilkinson trem, stainless steel frets, gold hardware, a nice sunburst maple top, matching headstock and probably some other options I am now forgeting... Apart from its great looks...
  8. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well, the Carvin finally showed. Unfortunately, I now know why it was in QA for so damn long... I appears they most likely put a fixed bridge on it and then had to go back and re-route for the floyd, because the route isn't the best fitting I've ever come across. They also didn't install the...
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    $799. Good price??? A friend of mine has offered me a Parker Fly Deluxe, in excellent condition for $799. Custom dimarizio's, adjustable tremelo...so on. I've heard it, but haven't played it. Any one have advice/experience?
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I really think this is my next purchase, the bolt-t (wilkinson), maple neck, 14" radius, jumbo SS frets, mist blue metallic paint, pearloid pickguard, sperzels. what do you think?
  11. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Here's the deal. I have about $1200. I want to get the best possible 7 for my money, period. I was originally and am still considering a custom Carvin, but I've heard so many bad things about their pickups, and in my mind, one shouldn't have to upgrade the pickups in a "custom" guitar. So, in...
  12. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I am undecided between Gibson LP and PRS standard satin 22. I like the LP tone and burst but scale is too short for me and neck is not very comfortable. PRS wide thin neck is easier to play and not much different from Ibanez. They are about the same price range. What do you guys think?
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm selling my Gibson EDS 1275 and Ibanez RG550 20th anniversery to fund a Carvin DC127. I have 3 questions that you guys can hopefully answer. 1) What's the difference between their "matte satin" and "tung oil" finishes? 2) Since the guitar is neck-thru, will having a maple neck make it sound...
  14. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    My desire to have a custom DC727 built has finally taken over me completely. I can't stop thinking about Carvin! I am planning on buying one as soon as I can afford it (which, unfortunately, won't be for a while), but first I need info. I am even considering selling all my guitars to raise the...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Okay, I was considering ordering from Warmoth, and here's what I've been thinking -Alder Strat Body -Sonic Blue/Alpine White paint job (can't decide yet) -Ibanez Breed Neck and Bridge pickups -Tortoise Shell Pickguard -Fender 6-Screw Vintage bridge/American Fender Bridge -Warmoth Pro halfsawn...
  16. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    ESP EC-1000 or a Gibson Les Paul Studio? And why? Cheers.
  17. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    OK guys, the "Are JEMs overrated" thread has got me thinking, I think the JEM is overpriced (in the UK anyway) but certainly not over rated, in fact I can't think of anything that's actually a better all round rock guitar. So... What do you think is the best all round rock guitar that money...
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Anybody ever order a custom from them? How is there service and stuff? Did you order online or over the phone? Gracias, EliasR
  19. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm going to post up some pics of my 7's (there's only three) and figured if I didn't start the thread I'd never get around to it. So, some pics. This is the front of my Chris Woods 7, which is basically a replacement body and a 7620 neck. Dots in the fretboard are purpleheart, and headstock...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Finally finished up my latest Strat and I am quite pleased. Started out as a 2005 Highway One, however it now sports a Warmoth birdseye maple neck with reverse headstock, Hendrix Voodoo Caster pickguard, custom shop 68' left hand stagger pups, and locking tuners. I polished out the satin nitro...
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