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  1. #1


    Join Date: Jan 2009
    Location: Bedfordshire
    ME: Warmoth Strat
    Rig: Triple Rectifier

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    NGD: 7 string

    I sold on my Jackson HT6 as the neck just wasn't what I liked anymore. Beautiful guitar but needed to move on.

    Having looked at all kinds of different guitars, I settled on a 7 string. I was trying to find an old Universe (green dot or silver dot) but they were going for too much money or I just missed out on one.

    Then a few Carvin DC747s came up for sale. I remember loving the DC135 I had, so I took the plunge.

    I've got a few mods planned in the future (new pickup's and maybe change out the PING Floyd rose for a real one) but as it is, it's a great player. Really pleased
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  3. #2


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: The GrVm North
    ME: EBMM(s)
    MA: Taylor 214
    MB: Spector Legend 4
    Rig: AFX3 / KPA / MKV

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    I've owned one of these and played a few really great ones. These are really sweet, super comfortable guitars man. Enjoy it, that looks great!


  4. #3


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Somerville, Ma
    ME: Suhr Modern 7
    MA: Martin MC16-GTE
    MB: Squier 5 string P-bass
    Rig: Mark V

    iTrader: 5 (100%)

    Nice! Part of me regrets not buying a Carvin back when they said Carvin on the headstock.
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  6. #4


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Woodbridge, VA
    ME: CS USA Soloist 7
    MA: Ovation Elite Standard
    Rig: Mesa Triple Rec

    iTrader: 10 (100%)

    Hey, Jacksonplayer had one of these (Koa, of course) when he auditioned for Division - though I think his didn't have the Floyd? Nice guitars - I remember Matt Garcia from /7/ having one with Lundgrens in it that might have been the best sounding Carvin I've ever played, six or seven. Good score.

  7. #5


    Join Date: Jan 2009
    Location: Bedfordshire
    ME: Warmoth Strat
    Rig: Triple Rectifier

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    Thanks Mike. The pickups are letting this one down sadly. Not terrible but way too much bass. So I may change out the bridge pickup for a Dimarzio of some kind, maybe the EVO7

  8. #6


    Join Date: Oct 2016
    Location: Corpus Christi
    ME: LTD H7, KM6, 540SLTD
    MB: SR305E
    Rig: Helix

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    That’s gorgeous. Color me jealous. Have any samples? Would love to hear your before/after pup swap tones.
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  9. #7


    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: Southern Maine
    ME: ESP E-II M-II NT7
    Rig: Peavey 6505+->Peavey 4/12

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    Love that color. Very nice. Congrats!

  10. #8


    Join Date: Mar 2020
    Location: Midwest, USA
    ME: PRS S2 Standard 22
    Rig: Headrush Gigboard + FRFR

    iTrader: 0

    Beautiful specimen! Congratulations!
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