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Thats right. What the fuck are some of them thinking they need to tap into the custom guitars and make them production models.

Also I noticed thisDragon - First Act Store for the price it seems like it could be worth at least trying out.

What do you guys think?
 

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First Act actually make some very good 'higher end' instruments, including a cool hollowbody bass I really want to try out.

DO NOT WANT on that Dragon one in the link though.
 

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I want one of these, simply because I love the band and his bass tone is amazing:



And one of these:
 

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Doublepost, yay internet.
 

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nice basses. I saw a few Explorer copys that I would like and a few basses as well
 

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for the price of the guitar in the OP I'd use that money to buy a Jackson SLSMG personally.
 

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Looks awesome... but 23 frets? Strange.
true, but to some people so is anything Higher then 24 frets :lol:

I want someone to have them build a 7 or 8 string guitar though :lol: they already did a 6 string bass for the guy in Los Loney boys, why not an 8 string guitar. :D
 

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Thats right. What the fuck are some of them thinking they need to tap into the custom guitars and make them production models.

Also I noticed thisDragon - First Act Store for the price it seems like it could be worth at least trying out.

What do you guys think?
There's a First Act store downtown in Boston. I was out running errands, stumbled across it, went in, and played a couple guitars.

Surprisingly, their really cheap stuff wasn't bad. I remember a $199 acoustic in particular that was just a fin guitar for the money.

Their $2k+ custom stuff, however, blew. It was awful - part of it was personal taste, I'm sure, but the fit and finish wasn't really inspiring, the fretwork was not even average, it was actually kind of bad, and everything felt cheap.

This was maybe five years ago so maybe they've turned things around, but I wouldn't chance it.
 

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I think I've heard that some of their custom stuff is actually pretty nice. I believe that guy from Mastadon had a First Act that looked pretty sweet.
 

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I've played a first act custom built unplugged, it wasn't a bad guitar by any means. Nice woods, felt good, sounded deadly :yesway:
 

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true, but to some people so is anything Higher then 24 frets :lol:
It is an oddball number. 22 frets are the most common. 24 frets is a double octave. 27 frets gives you another scale position above the double octave. 29 frets gives you the high A double octave you would get from adding an additional treble string.

This is similar to the 25 fret BC Richs. It is just an odd choice.
 
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