TemjinStrife's Recent Activity

  1. TemjinStrife replied to the thread Dingwall NAMM 2018 Reveals!.

    I really want to try one, as I could use an active version of my ABI (and I don't necessarily want to spend made-in-Canada $$ on it)....

    Jan 22, 2018 at 6:53 PM
  2. TemjinStrife replied to the thread New Suhr model? (Singlecut maybe).

    Interesting. My all-time favorite Strat I've ever played was an Anderson, but I like Suhr's pickups better, and I've played more Suhrs...

    Jan 22, 2018 at 6:52 PM
  3. TemjinStrife replied to the thread New Suhr model? (Singlecut maybe).

    Does Suhr offer Shorty options like Anderson does?

    Jan 22, 2018 at 4:07 PM
  4. TemjinStrife replied to the thread Dingwall NAMM 2018 Reveals!.

    Well, look at the price difference between even the most stripped-down Canadian model (ABZ) and the Combustions.

    Jan 22, 2018 at 12:35 PM
  5. TemjinStrife liked MaxOfMetal's post in the thread My Crappy experience with Kiesel Guitars.

    Yeah, aside from completely kicking customer service to the curb, Kiesel is making a lot of great decisions. They're more active on...

    Jan 22, 2018 at 11:01 AM
  6. TemjinStrife replied to the thread Dingwall NAMM 2018 Reveals!.

    The Combustions have always been built in China (don't know if just CNC'd/finished, or actually assembled) and set up in the Canadian shop.

    Jan 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  7. TemjinStrife liked xzacx's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    I guess that’s just the Kiesel way.

    Jan 22, 2018 at 10:57 AM
  8. TemjinStrife replied to the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    This. Especially given that Carvin had an excellent reputation for customer service.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:58 PM
  9. TemjinStrife liked MaxOfMetal's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    It just makes you think about how little faith they have in the product they let out the door. I can't think of another builder who...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:56 PM
  10. TemjinStrife liked MaxOfMetal's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    So if you don't like your guitar you get the privilege of buying Jeff a set of Fishmans. Cool.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:55 PM
  11. TemjinStrife liked MaxOfMetal's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    Losing all forms of warranty is a cost. Especially if there is an issue out of the buyer's hands, which does happen. I still can't see...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  12. TemjinStrife liked MaxOfMetal's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    There's a Barnum quote for that. :lol:

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:53 PM
  13. TemjinStrife liked narad's post in the thread Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat.

    That's the entire idea... Just the logic of "You got raw tone finish, so we'll have to discount it to sell it" vs. "We produce instocks...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 4:53 PM
  14. TemjinStrife replied to the thread Vintage Jazz bass?.

    Also, if you're looking for something to play, play it first. A bunch of the '70s Fenders can be tone-dead, boat-anchor planks. My own...

    Jan 16, 2018