Recommend me a Baritone please

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  1. GH0STrider

    GH0STrider Resident Gangsta

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    So, I sold my 7-string awhile back. I had an Ibanez RG7421xl. I have been craving an instrument capable of lower tones. I would prefer to go the baritone route this time around.

    I have had my eye on the PRS SE Mike Mushok model. I really dig the Ebony fretboard and every SE model I have played has been a very solid guitar.

    So...any other suggestions?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Triple-J the Experimetalist

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    Apart from Schecter (C-1EX) PRS (Mushok) Ibanez (RGD) there's not as much choice for baritones now as there used to be but if you dig around on ebay there's some great stuff to be found.

    I played baritone 6 for many years before I switched to 7's and owned mostly Yamaha's their RGX420d6/Ty Tabor sig/AES820d6/520d6 models are all pretty cool and can be found used for a decent price if you look around.

    Apart from those I'd recommend Squier's subsonic baritone as it's a great guitar and unusual as it's not a bolt on and feels more like a Jackson tbh, Schecter made quite a few baritones too but imo their best model was the scorpion which was available in quite a few variants my favourite being the version that was in the hellraiser series.
     
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    jymellis Talk To DeWalt

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    get another 7421XL ;)
     
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    daal SS.org Regular

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    ESP do some baritones (viper for example), but they're quite expensive. Maybe the "equivalent" LTD models exist ?
     
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    jymellis Talk To DeWalt

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    yes, my buddy has the ltd viper baritone 6er. i think they have 2. 1 with passives, and 1 with actives.:hbang:
     
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    Also Gibson do some Les Paul Baritone models, but they're quite rare and expensive ...

    One of the Eryn Non Dae guitar players has one.
     
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    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    I have an Ibanez MMM1 and it is a fantastic guitar, might be a bit tricky to get a hold of nowadays but it's well worth hunting down.

    The Yamaha Drop 6 guitar I had was also very cool.
     
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    I love my MMM, paired with some BKP cold sweats it sounds fucking amazing
     
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    rotebass SS.org Regular

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    I love my PRS MM, I have mine upgraded with American pickups (Tremonti set), and PRS locking tuners. Sounds friggen awesome.
     
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    Schecter has the Hellraiser/Loomis at 26.5" scale, dunno if that long enough for you though.

    Or you could buy a Warmoth conversion neck for one of your existing guitars.
     
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    if 26.5 is enough for you, Ibanez RGD 6 strings might suit you as well
    Agile now is a serious ruler of the extended scale guitar market right now IMO
     
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    I'm gonna put and RGCSD up for sale very shortly.
     
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    I have one of the ESP George Lynch Baritones.

    I loaded a Duncan Invader in there, so it is really mean.

    [​IMG]
     
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    sol niger 333 I like stuff

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    What tunings do you plan to use?
    With a .074 on bottom, .061, 46, etc. on up to the 1st string, I've found a 28" scale to work very well in E(2?) standard and even drop D.
     

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