Caparison Apple Horn 'Mattias Eklundh' Sig Photos (~15 pics of Orange Madness!?)

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  1. zimbloth

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    Here are some photos of a customer's Apple Horn I got in today. Not for sale, but enjoy the photos anyways :)

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    I never noticed the adorable little abalone clock inlays on the 24th and 27th fret before, nice touch :yesway:
     
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    Mmm also a nice orange-yellow guitar. I'm still not sure about that whole "Apple Horn" thing, though :scratch:
     
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    doesnt matt have one of these badboys as well?

    :scratch: or at least, he did.. before.. :lol:
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    It's a little goofy but I like it. Supposedly there are tonal benefits from it as well, but who knows. I didn't get a chance to really play it as it's going right out to a customer.

    Yes he did, I think he sold it a month or two ago though.
     
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    I love those. Nice guitar.
     
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    Man, I like the simplistic features of the the IA sig, but that Apple Horn thing (whatever the hell that even means) just kills me.
     
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    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    It's definitely not for everyone, however I do LOVE this one...

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    However, for those who don't like the recessed apple horn carve thing, the Horus is pretty similar without that. :)
     
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    ^now that's what I'm talking about. The finish on that one is cool, swap the neck for an HGS horus one and be good to go, lol
     
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    I'm not to keen on the applehorn routed out 0on the top but the finish color is awesome. Caparison is one of the many guitars on my want list!
     
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    Yeah, I do love the finish though. :)
     
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    Yeah some people love it some people hate it. This guitar is for someone who has wanted one of these for years, so it'll make him happy at least :) I personally would love to own one of these, it sucks I have to ship this tomorrow.
     
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    Thanks for the pics Zimbloth! .. yup .. have to agree the Apple Horn HGS is amazing~
     
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    Great pics !!! awesome color on this one :)
     
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    Yep, but now I have a rig again! :rofl: Woot! It is definitely a nice guitar, but I didn't dig the stock pickups at all and at the new price of those guitars I was hoping to not have to swap them out. It's all down to personal taste when it comes to tone so that's not really Caparison's fault. :) I will say, however, that with an Evo in the bridge that thing sounded 10x better! :yesway:
     
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    I'd love to try one of them
     
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    The old Apple Horn Aurora didn't have the logo carved into the body. It also had an ebony fretboard.

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    man i'd so love to own a Caparison!
     
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    Love that colour, love Eklundh. <3 :D
     
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    The logo cutout is Mattias' thing, kinda like Vai's monkey grip. I think its a neat touch and shows some creativity... particularly cool how the whole route is the same depth as the trem cavity cleanly flowing into it... and making the bridge look like its really floating out there in space. :yesway:
     
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    call me retarded or whatever, but i will never understand peoples affinity with this companies guitars, they don't tell me anything i haven't seen in any other generic company
     

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