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  1. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    NGD: I can't decide to either call it "The Doom Slayer" or "The Master Chief?" I normally don't name my guitars but I thought about naming this one. Either way. I am very thankful to finally have one of these. It's the only 8 String I could play and not have problems with. Ibanez RG2228 (Made...
  2. General Music Discussion
    So Mattias made all these videos with his 8 string and they are some sort of song/break-down instructional video. There is some killer music in these videos. The top two are my favorite and there is some intense playing from a rhythmically along with his technique. It is just nutty how well...
  3. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    A few months back I picked up an 8 string made by a builder on Vancouver island, Joe Egan. I got er pretty cheap from a buddy of mine due to a bit of fretboard shrinkage, leaving some nasty little fret ends poking out. She played pretty sweet regardless, nice low action, 27" scale, and sounded...
  4. General Music Discussion
    i've been absent from this forum for a while, but now i'm back momentarily to offer you... THIS 8 string british progressi-bludgeoners RANNOCH have released a full length album through eulogy media (talanas, Dãm, Beth Ryan, interlock) called 'Between Two Worlds' and it's been doing pretty well...
  5. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Hello All , Figure I give a quick introduction to myself being new to the forum. My name Domino and well , I love lamp... Anchorman 2 came out so I think it's appropriate to use a quote from the first. Also love metal and actually all styles of music. I am audio engineer entrepreneur for about...
  6. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    I currently play a 6 string guitar, and I want to upgrade to 8. Do you guys think I should go to a 7, then an 8, or just straight to an 8?
  7. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    So i grabbed one of these so that i could try my hands at an 8 string before i went ahead and bought a better one at the end of this year. Initial reactions: This guitar is fantastic. It blows Agile out of the water for sure. It plays like a high end LTD (the 1000/deluxe series). It's very...
  8. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    I thought I'd offer this up here first before I go anywhere else or to other forums as I thought this might be of interest to some of you. Looking to sell my 2nd Carvin DC800. I never actually got around to posting this one on here when I got it. I'm keeping my first one as I just don't need...
  9. Matt's Music
    Heads up! Jackson has 8 new models coming out that you guys might be interested in learning about. They all have the same basic specs: alder body, graphite reinforced quartersawn maple neck with ebony board, 2.165" nut width, 12-16" radius, 24 jumbo frets, 27" scale length, black fingerboard and...
  10. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    I am very indecisive on what I want out of a guitar and seeing as I have no time to build guitars any more, so I am heading down the custom route. So I wanted to make this build my main guitar and my current interceptor 828 as my back up and hopefully the new guitar would be easier to play and...
  11. General Music Discussion
    Hey, Guys and if they're any women on here Some friends of mine are getting their ministry band together and what not, They're called Whisper From Heave and they're symphonic/progressive with eastern influences and a female singer. They're working on EP right now and have a cool teaser...
  12. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    The monster is complete and has come home! My KxK Sii-8 is done :woot: 28" scale 27 frets Blank ebony board Mahogany neck through Mahogany body wings Hipshot custom purple anodized aluminum bridge Custom purple anodized aluminum knob and switch tip Purple Sperzel tuners BKP Rebel Yell bridge /...
  13. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: Graphtech Acoustiphonic Preamp and 8 Piezo Saddles for Hipshot Bridge + bridging hardware to use 8 strings. Everything is new in box and never user. Basically to hook up an eight string the only thing you need beyond this is one more BE-5017-00...
  14. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    First, a cross-post of my old NGD, full of annoying pics and silliness. And snakes. On a mothafuckin' plane. NGD - The Strictly 7 Anaconda Slithers Home - Sevenstring.org Second, about my desire for a new build. I don't know what the fuck to do with a low F# string other than CHUG CHUG and...
  15. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Just getting it's own thread, since there may be more people curious.
  16. Guitar Parts & Accessories For Sale / Trade /...
    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: I'm just really not playing 8 strings, so it's time for this to move along. In spite of the drama around the builder, this is a pretty cool guitar with the thinnest 8 string neck I've ever played. Feel free to PM me with any questions. Razar SS 8...
  17. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    hey everyone, ive never posted here before, but ive lurked for a while... i used to do the same on sevenstring.org but its gone downhill lately. instead of an introduction thread im just going to post my new guitar day :) well.. heres the box.. so now you know its obviously a schecter ha the...
  18. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Can you measure the distance from the nut to the high E tuner for me please cuz i am going to order some of Gary's strings for my incoming Interceptor 8
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