Well I've been wanting a V for a while and it just so happened the store had a new Kramer Vanguard marked down from 499 Canadian to 199 Canadian.
The reason? It supposedly has a flaw with the finish. But I could not tell. The salesperson clean off all the dust and finger prints and we couldn't find a mark.
Plugged it into a Mark V25 (which is really nice) and it felt comfortable to play. Not crazy about the jack being on the inside of the bottom part of the V. But at home my cord is L shaped so hopefully I can get used to it.
Paid an extra 100 for a case
I was always thinking about a Jackson RR but this deal seemed too good to turn down.
I have to say the neck feels pretty good.
A nice touch is that on the back of the head stock are two sets of allen keys which are fastened by screws so that you won't lose them.
Will probably be posting a thread about recommendations for humbuckers.
I have Gravity Storms in my RG, stock for my wolfgang special, D Activators in my 7 string RG. Thinking I want something more classic rock like say Zeppelin or 80s metal.