Solar Guitars by Ola Englund

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  1. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    The gloss neck isn't a problem for me. it's the price tag. :lol: It's such a killer-looking and killer-specced guitar.

    And I know it isn't Andre, but still, Marcus ain't no slouch.
     
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    Metropolis SS.org Regular

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    That's pretty big news, and Blind Guardian is one of my favourite power metal bands.

    I think world needs more green guitars. A-type with swamp ash body, moss green finish and maple or ebony fretboard would look absolutely killer.
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire Contributor

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    Side note, trans green with gold hardware is my guilty pleasure at the moment and it's all Wintersun's fault haha.
     
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    p0ke 7-string guitard

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    That's my favorite Solar too, awesome. I haven't listened to Blind Guardian much lately but that's big news for sure. At this rate everyone will be playing Solar guitars soon :lol:
     
  5. Metropolis

    Metropolis SS.org Regular

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    Yeah Jari's Daemoness is a beauty, they are buliding another one for him at the moment. Oh I almost forgot that Teemu and Asim have gold in their Ibanez's too. Another color that goes well with gold hardware is white. It goes even better with green if it's little bit on the yellow side. But many people don't fancy gold hardware, so it's quite specific thing to have in a guitar.
     
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    Fred the Shred Shrederick

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    Excellent addition to the roster - quite happy for Ola! :)
     
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    myrtorp Jiggywiggy

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    2 new models, this and a 7 in the same finish. Kinda bland looking but it fuels my GAS, looks like a solid metal machine
     
  8. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I mean if it was just regular old gloss or satin black, I'd agree.

    But that open-pore look just gives it SUCH a mean fucking look.
     
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    LeviathanKiller Knee-shooting Archer

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    I want the BOP finish 7 so bad
     
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    Bdtunn SS.org Regular

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    Damn I like that one!
     
  11. Spicypickles

    Spicypickles 8 string Warrior

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    That is easily remedied by a bag of steel wool
     
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    buriedoutback SS.org Regular

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    Definitely my favorite solar so far.
     
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  13. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Damn! That new black one is so awesome looking.
     
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    blacai SS.org Regular

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    Only thing I don't like about the solar guitars... I don't want to buy one because I am constantly waiting for a newer cooler model to show up.
    If he were releasing the models every year it would be ok, but he does it every two months more or less. I understand he wants to keep the hype up there but man, some people just don't pull the trigger because of this.

    In any case, I do love all models. Simple metal guitars.
     
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    LeviathanKiller Knee-shooting Archer

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    You're only solution is to buy the coolest of each batch then :lol:
     
  16. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Also quick question, is anyone else getting euro instead of USD? I know it used to show USD for me before, but it only shows euro now.
     
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    Lemonbaby SS.org Regular

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    What's the point of a “stealth“ colour scheme with that inlay killing the whole look?:facepalm:
     
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    Without logo would be pretty awesome, but I can also see getting white pups and tuners for that classy look.
     
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    Ordacleaphobia Can only power chord

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    I think the inlay ties the whole thing together and I totally love it. :shrug:
     
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    Metropolis SS.org Regular

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    Here's a video of Wintersun's Jari Mäenpää comparing Duncan Solar & EMG 81/85 sets which are equipped in Solar S1.6.
     

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