Vik Duality 8 string run *CLOSED RUN*

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  1. asfeir

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    After seing the latest picture on Facebook, i totally regret not going for quilted maple on this run..
     
  2. narad

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    Yea, sort of agree. I debated for a very long time whether the symmetric look of bookmatched quilt maple would work well with the slanted 8-string pickups...didn't think there'd be one-piece tops of that caliber. Then again, you never get quite as nice pieces big enough for a 1-piece, and Vik has a really deeply figured redwood piece picked out for mine...I think.
     
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    Anyone heard the status of this run? Anyone received guitars yet? I emailed Vik a couple weeks ago (had been over a year since I last contacted him) and haven't heard anything back yet.

    thanks
     
  4. canuck brian

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    Well he apparently has a booth at Namm and is bringing a bunch of guitars. Its up on his facebook page.
     
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    Customer guitars more than likely :lol:
     
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    This website needs a "Has anyone heard from...?" subforum
     
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    Just heard back from Vik and he said the run was in the "coating stage" and due to weather conditions and the Holidays/NAMM he hoped to start shipping some guitars out in February. Also mentioned he will be posting so "build stories" from the run on his forum soon.
     
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    Not that they'll actually be delivered to the customers after NAMM is over, of course... ;)
     
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    Much interesting. I'll have to drop him a line. I'm going to have quite a collection of guitars waiting for me next fall after this deployment. :shred:
     
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    Wow, over 3 years ago since I asked Vik about starting up this run…. time goes fast.

    Learnt a lot about the majority of luthiers since then…. :ugh:
     
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    Almost 4 months has past. Has anyone gotten a guitar from this run yet?
     
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    People receiving their ViK group run guitars? It's May 1st, not April 1st!
     
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    the man makes a great guitar, i wont knock that, but the guy does what he wants, how he wants with no regard for the customer unless he deems so. sorry your in this situation. i knew it was bad news when these two runs were announced. elq is still in the dark with his saviour
     
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    Wait, seriously?!? That thing was "done" YEARS ago.
     
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    Weren't other people playing it at NAMM years ago? :lol:
     
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    IIRC it was functional, but flawed at NAMM in relation to the piezo?
     
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    Anyone got any updates? Anyone received their guitar from this run?
     
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    any updates on these or the other 8 string run? he has been posting alot but nothing 8 string that i have seen
     
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    Yea, bunch of guys waiting 3-4+ years for their guitar, meanwhile in some guy's room...

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    I've been on two runs for years but no news. Website has been down for a while too. I'm a bit worried.
     

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