NGD - Kiesel Zeus --- Definitely Again!

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by Vede, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Andrew Lloyd Webber Part-time Elon Musk impersonator

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  2. pott

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    I played this one at the showroom. It's surprisingly heavy! But it played nicely and those frets were smooooth. Enjoy!
     
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    prlgmnr ...that kind of idea

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    It's all fun and games until you wake up in the "guitars" bed and her its "original owner" barges in and demands to know what's going on.
     
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    Vede SS.org Regular

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    Wow. You think so? After only one positive customer service story? I'm not sure I agree, but I'm definitely glad that my positive experience with Kiesel customers service resonated so deeply with you.
     
  5. Vede

    Vede SS.org Regular

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    Thx! It is! Not bad by "full guitar" standards, but definitely heavy for a small headless. I asked about the weight before I bought it. If memory serves, it's under 7 pounds, which feels like a lot when the average for these is apparently 5.75 pounds.
     
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    I'm glad you didn't go with the Osiris that is beveled with what looks to be my old bedroom door. Congrats on the catch.
     
  7. Vede

    Vede SS.org Regular

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    LOL. Man, Kiesel really can't catch a break on this board. Which Osiris is the one that looks like an old bedroom door???
     
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    The one in your post. It's not a Kiesel thing, per se. Someone posted a Ali Express build a few months ago with more or less the same grain and color that also reminded me of my old bedroom door. I saw it every day for 20+ years so that sort of stuck with me.
     
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    ALW is what's colloquially known as a "shitposter". His posts can be, and generally should be, ignored.
     
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    Haha. Crap! I own that one, too.

    Look, that must have been one helluva door to stick with you like that, so I'm proud that my guitar reminds you of it. :)
     
  11. Angel0fshreD

    Angel0fshreD shredaholic

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    Nice!
     
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  12. Spicypickles

    Spicypickles 8 string Warrior

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    Naw, not at all. There is wisdom in between the funnies, you just have to sift a bit.
     
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    Glad you got the guitar you wanted in the end! Now for more successful one-shots and customer care stories! :)
     
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    bnzboy Asian Dying

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    I was always wondering who would buy that guitar. HNGD!!
     
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    Splinterhead Sojourner Contributor

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    The buckeye is epic! Beautiful guitar, enjoy it!
     
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    I’m sure that wasn’t cheap. I’d be pretty upset to get a guitar with issues right off the bat. It’s good that they took care of it, but it shouldn’t have shipped like that.
     
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    That's a sick axe! Although, TBH, I wish they didn't put a top on that amazing flamed Koa body. Anyway, HNGD! ( . )( . )
     
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    I hear ya, and I was a little annoyed. At the same time, I knew it was an easy fix. I also suspect it wasn’t a flaw so much as someone’s (presumably Jeff’s) unique setup preference. After all, this guitar was at NAMM and in their showroom, and plenty of people played it (including someone in this thread), and nobody seemed to notice the issue.
     

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