Kiesel ZEUS Bolt on headless waaaaaaaaaaaaaat

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  1. MrHelloGuitar

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    Guys



    The hype is real
     
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    Does Oakland axe factory and xen get a cut off this thing for the design.....
     
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    I think it looks excellent as a 7-string. Proportions are a little weird as a 6 sadly

    Looks different enough from those models that one shouldn't be confused. It's not like the super modern single cut look is that unique :lol:
     
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    At least it appears someone's already vomited on it...
     
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    I definitely agree, I can see a lot of people getting salty about the shape especially its' proportions relative to how many strings are on the body. I know for a fact that this guitar is going to be more comfortable than most and very easy to play, and that bottom horn is not getting in my way anytime soon. I'm definitely going to order one.
     
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    Not my usual cup of tea...

    But I like it. Might have to think of one for my first headless. This or a Vader. Looks different enough to the point where it works.
     
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    That's pretty good, but by Kiesel standards they knocked it out of the park! Terrible idea making an entire guitar body out of buckeye burl though.
     
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    I was thinking that new Dark Matter / Belaguer thing was a bit closer.
     
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    It's like the much uglier version of a Fast/OAF Falcon. Gross.
     
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    hate junk in the trunk headless guitars.
     
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    Isnt that stuff like really fragile? If so i feel for the bridge studs.
     
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    I think this is the only kiesel that I actually like with the bevel. I actually really like it.
     
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    Some buckeye is probably better referred to as "rot" than "wood", but who knows. I'd like to give them the benefit of the doubt, but I've been advised by a number of luthiers not to have thick burl tops as they felt it was a tone suck. I'm not huge into the tone wood lore, but a whole body of the stuff, and buckeye at that, find that hard to trust.
     
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    edit: such a waste of buckeye, that body is going to be realllllly soft.
     
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    Yes, the bevel seems to actually flow and compliment the design for a change.
     
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