ESP 2018 Preview is up: lots of new 7 models

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by cardinal, Dec 15, 2017.

  1. possumkiller

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    Well I'll be damned. I never knew that. I always assumed it was black anodized aluminum because of the matte finish.
     
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    That multi scale is the first ESP I've wanted in years!
     
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    Please have a sonic blue SRC6 as the ESP 20th anniversary model.. haha
     
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    gunshow86de Beef Jerky Time

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    There it is! Come on ESP!
     
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    As cool as that SC-20 is I wish they would reissue the sunburst SC-607. I cannot find one. That being said, I’m going to have a hard time passing up the chance to buy the 20 since that was really this first signature model I ever dreamed of owning when I was younger. Hopefully this is the first of more Stef reissues, give me a sunburst Sc-607 and a SRC-7 next ESP, please.
     
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    It does look cool :hbang:
     
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    I wish they had just reissued the SC-600 instead of doing the slanted neck pickup. I've always liked the pickup configuration on Stephen's guitars, but I cannot stand that neck position because it messes with the pickup symmetry.
     
  9. Curt

    Curt Where we're going we don't need neck pickups

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    I really want that red sparkle on the 608b, but on a 7 string TE model with a floyd rose and some black nickel fishman moderns. Ah, I can dream...
     
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    The purple sparkle KH, with those skull inlays... Who is it for?
     
  11. Curt

    Curt Where we're going we don't need neck pickups

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    I can only guess for KH fanboys that gotta have everything with his name on it. Or people that really want a purple sparkle MII, but don't want to pay top dollar for their own custom. Frankly, if it had a maple board instead of rosewood and no skull inlays, I would have fallen in love. But yeah, obviously knew that wasn't going to happen.
     
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    Big brass for big toanz
     
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    Dammit was hoping on word if there be a ESP MIJ version of the Ken Susi Blingmachine...

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    I have a few of the old ESP STEF SRC 6-String guitars that came out back in the late 90’s. What do you mean by position of the pickup symmetry?? A lot of people bag on the pickup configuration of these guitars but I don’t get why. The 3 pickup configuration in this guitar is quite unique as you can get a variety of great tones out of this guitar.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Having a middle and neck pickup makes sense. You get a slew of tones like you would on a Strat, but with more beef because of the bridge and middle bucker. Super versatile.

    Having a middle with no neck makes no sense. Not as versatile and you don't get the awesomeness that is the neck + middle combined.
     
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    Where did you get the ESP Japan info? Trying to see what else they will have.
     
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    While there's still time for them to announce a 7 string equivalent of the SC20 I doubt they'll be more Stef reissues on the way as the SC20 is part of their one off artist sig thing which focuses on replicas/reissues of artist guitars such as the Vernon Reid and Page Hamilton sigs or limited edition finishes like they did for Kirk Hammett and Jeff Hanneman.
     
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    All this stuff has been out for a while. You can find it on ESP Japan's website but I generally use something like Ikebe Gakki, Digimart, or Ishibashi
     
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    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    I always have to use a proxy browser for it.
     
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