NGD! KxK 7DC Bubinga, Pale Moon

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  1. EOT

    EOT I pull over 500 lbs.

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    Got this on Friday. I haven't fully put it through its paces yet. And it still needs the action tweaked a little bit. But so far I LOVE it! It looks amazing! And it sounds just as good! I really feel that Rob is continually improving. I have a couple of KxKs from 4-5 years back that have been my main players since I got them. And while I can't find anything wrong with them, these last two have just seemed to be even better. Maybe it's just because of how beautiful they are. Or maybe it's because they both have KxK made pickups. Either way, I am happy.

    I've got this tuned down 1 1/2 steps Ab-Db low to high. And despite the 25.5" scale it sounds really good. It's a little looser than my 27 inchers, but still better than I have been able to get on most other 25.5" guitars. I'm loving the pickups. They are much lower output than what I've been using the last few years and really do sound great for just about everything. I ran this through my Herbert at volume and I :wub: it!

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    25.5" scale
    Figured mahogany neck/body with bubinga stringers
    Figured Bubinga top with matching headstock
    Pale Moon Ebony fretboard/trussrod cover/KxK logo/pickup tops
    KxK pickups wound similar to the BKP Emerald
    Push/pull coil split on the tone knob
    Clear gloss with oiled neck
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  2. Valennic

    Valennic Many Fingers

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    Jesus christ that thing is amazing.

    You're not helping my Kxk gas :(
     
  3. djpharoah

    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah Super Moderator

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    Awesome KxK bro :yesway:
     
  4. VMNT

    VMNT SS.org Regular

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    That is one classy looking axe! How does the pale moon ebony feel? Is there any grain in it? Are the pickup tops wood or plastic?
     
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    wizbit81 SS.org Regular

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    I'd buy that for a dollar!!

    (Film quote, see who knows it!)
     
  6. GenghisCoyne

    GenghisCoyne im here to party

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    robocop
     
  7. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Absolutely LOVE that ebony :yesway:

    The OP says the pickup bobbins are the same wood as the fretboard / truss cover
     
  8. HighGain510

    HighGain510 Contributor

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    Wow, that looks fantastic! :eek: Congrats man! :D
     
  9. EOT

    EOT I pull over 500 lbs.

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    Thanks guys!

    It feels pretty much like ebony. If you're asking whether or not I can feel the transition between the black and white grain, then no. All the PME pieces were cut from the same board:yesway:
     
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    fps Kit

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    Wow, if we're running out of ebony then I think I can live with it if it means we're gonna start getting ebony boards that look anywhere near as beautiful as that, wow.
     
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    kmanick Contributor

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    Holy crap!
    Robs work is really getting impressive
     
  12. jake7doyle

    jake7doyle SS.org Regular

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    what planet was the tree grown on for that fretboard?? that is truly incredible
     
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    mountainjam SS.org Regular

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    Very nice, congrats! Glad to see kxk putting out more exotics lately.
     
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    Carl Kolchak SS.org Regular

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    Not into natural finishes myself, but that is one beautiful looking guitar. Congrats.
     
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    Another piece of art from Rob right there.
    Awesome mahogny and those pickups looks killer.
    Happy NGD!
     
  16. EOT

    EOT I pull over 500 lbs.

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    Another name for PME is "Asian black and white ebony". I think. So I'd say planet Asia :lol:
     
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    The Uncreator Control The Sun

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    Good god. That is fucking beautiful.
     
  18. skeels

    skeels ..to pay the beels

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    Robo-- Dang!

    Oh well..

    Dude, congratulations! That is one fine looking guitbox!

    That PME is so beautimus it makes me sick.
     
  19. Church2224

    Church2224 Guitar Whore

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    Sweet Jesus!

    Congrats man! All I can say is that thing is a work of art!
     
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    Adam Of Angels The GAS Man

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    This and technomancer's new KxK are two of the classiest and most beautiful guitars I've seen recently.
     

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