Originally Posted by metalheadpunk
Very true, I went through Carvin's guitar builder options and it can add up very quickly. Fortunately, for the most part my tastes are simple, standard woods, solid finish are good enough for me. I changed a couple of minor things and it still ends up at $999.
Originally Posted by Blankplank
That's my thoughts exactly, but considering I have absolutely zero experience with 8-strings I figured I'd better do the research and ask the questions. For me, this is a big chunk-o-change on a guitar, I don't mind that part, I just want it to be well spent.
A huge thanks for all the input so far
At this pont, if all goes well I hope to be placing the order for the Carvin in about a month.