Cort Guitars 2018 Lineup

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by TheUnknownOne, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. MatiasTolkki

    MatiasTolkki Burn In Agony

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    i know for a fact that PRS has indos now. whether they are cort or not I'm not sure.

    also ibanez has been using that factory for years now. They own part of it.
     
  2. Boojakki

    Boojakki SS.org Regular

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    Yep, the SE "Standard" are Indonesian built.
     
  3. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Everyone uses Cort in some way. If it's not full guitars it's hardware or individual components. Heck, they've even done overflow work for World.
     
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    Cort just teased a new model for Namm

    http://www.cortguitars.com/en/produ...rodTag=&qPack=&qNew=&qKey=all&qWord=&idx=2194

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    ONSTRUCTION Bolt-On
    BODY Flamed Maple Top on Swamp Ash body
    NECK 3PC Maple & Panga Panga
    FRETBOARD Ebony
    FRETS 24Frets(Stainless)
    SCALE 648㎜(25.5")
    INLAY Luminlay Side Dots
    TUNERS Cort® Staggered Locking Machineheads
    BRIDGE Cort® CFA-III Tremolo
    PICKUPS Seymour Duncan® SH2N & TB4 Humbucker
    ELECTRONICS 1 Volume & 1 Tone
    5 Way Toggle Switch
    HARDWARE Chrome
    STRINGS D'Addario® YB EXL120
     
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  5. Wolfhorsky

    Wolfhorsky Regular idiot

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    Fugly RGDwannabe IMHO.
     
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  6. cwhitey2

    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metal™

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    :poop::poop::poop::poop::poop:
     
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  7. lewis

    lewis SS.org Regular

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    if they started doing Kiesel esque models they would get my money because their (kiesel) attitude towards never wanting to do anything outside the USA to help rest of the world customers is a tad annoying (import tax and BS handling "charges"). They get quite hostile when you simply ask them why and if they plan to.
     
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    Lindmann SS.org Rectangular

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    What the hell is that?
    Look at the outlines of these bevels...
    This must be a very poor attempt to photoshop a guitar.
    I really hope that this is not the actual guitar.

    At least the hideous bevels deflect the attention from the colorway.
    Oceanburst top, bright natural bevels, dark brown fingerboard, chrome hardware, white pickups, pearloid dots.
    Aww man...why didn't they take the next step and paint the headstock red to make it perfect...?
     
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    gunch chungus

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    More Keisel Aries to me
     
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    mikah912 SS.org Regular

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    What's worse is that their mockups usually have nothing in common with the real thing.

    They debuted a couple of "modern" trans burst spalted maple models last year. EVERY real life example I could find - including one that I ordered and promptly returned - had dull flame maple tops with not an ounce of spalt to be found.

    So, I fully expect these to have washed out tops that make the obnoxious bezel look even worse.
     
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    diagrammatiks SS.org Regular

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    dude u gotta pay ur taxes
     
  12. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Cort isn't really aiming these for mature markets. These are meant to undercut sales of brands they OEM for in developing countries: parts of Asia, Africa, South America and Eastern Europe.
     
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  13. Mathemagician

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    Yep watch videos from younger people in Brazil, Argentina, Taiwan, Philippines etc. they are usually playing on “less expensive” gear that is still pretty expensive in their country due to tons of import taxes and conversion rates etc.

    A stainless steel fret guitar with a comfortable arm bevel and nice cut for upper fret access with a cool top I would imagine would be popular at the price points they’ll go for.
     
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    KnightBrolaire schadenfreude

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    nah, it's damn near identical to an rgd, especially the horn bevels.
     
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    How is this Kiesel's problem? :lol:
     
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    Looks good to me for what it is even tho I’m not into these newer Kiesel-esque aesthetics on guitars lately. I actually think it looks better overall than most Kiesels or Kiesel by way of Ibanez variants.

     
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    Well it is because if i could buy kiesels in europe and avoid those charges i would already own 2 and they would have around $2500 of my money
     
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    soldierkahn BAD MAMMA-JAMMA Contributor

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    I had one of the first KX custom models they put out like 10 years ago, but it was the prototype for the KX-custom, the KX-1F. Thing played better than more expensive Schecter guitars that were hanging in the same shop. Popped a JB and Jazz in it, and that was my main for soooo long until i finally converted completely to Ibanez.

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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    On the other hand, reading what I have read from them, they can keep their business in the US, really.
     
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    gunch chungus

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    Wood.
     

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