James was fantastic to deal with. He shipped the guitar ASAP (tuesday) and it was delivered to my door just after 8 am today (monday). I've heard a lot of horror stories about Parcel Arse, so I was a bit nervous, but the guitar got here really fast and in perfect shape. It was still in tune, actually.
The guitar is flawless. 27" scale, maple fretboard, maple neck, mahogany body wings, stained black (the mahogany has a very deep, chocolate-y colour ). Bare Knuckle ceramic Warpig bridge/Nailbomb (probably Alnico) neck pickups. And it smells nice.
The fretwork is perfect and the neck is insanely comfortable. Very, very thin, but it doesn't fatigue my hand at all. Much nicer for chording (and everything else, really!) than my 1527. The heel (if you can call it that) is ridiculous. The recessed TOM feels great.
It sounds great through the Axe-Fx, though I've only played it through my Ibanez patches. The Warpig is insanely hot, I actually had to bring down the input level on the Axe because it was flashing the red light so much. I'm not sure if I'm going to keep the Warpig or go with a lower output pickup. It sounds brutal, though.
And since the pound is so weak right now, the guitar with shipping cost less than a brand new Hellraiser or 1527!
Thank you, James! I couldn't be happier!
Kick ass dude. I'm eagerly awaiting my KxK's.