This one actually makes sense. HB just released the Dullahan, whose body is pretty close to Kiesel's Osiris. I'm glad I nabbed one in case HB has to stop production. It is interesting though. HB's model has the body of the Osiris but the end of the neck looks remarkably like Strandberg's...
Tbh, I think it was more of an intimidation tactic than anything. They're trying to bully companies into dropping models that probably wouldn't be able to sue over. Kiesel is just calling their bluff. Hopefully Gibson backs down without too much of a fight.
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and I just ordered a Harley Benton Dullahan. I'm super interested in guitars without headstocks, but wasn't ready to drop the money on a Kiesel or Strandberg in case I wasn't into it. Should be a fun time.
Just an interesting note, during some of the NAMM videos, Bryan talks almost like this could become the standard switching on the Custom 24, but that's totally just my interpretation and based in no factual evidence.
Man, what's with all these clickbait titles lately?
Pretty much everything that needs to be said has already been said. My personal favorite SE pickups are the 245 and the 85/15s pickups. Luckily, if the stock pickups aren't to your liking, there's loads of brands making great pickups and...
Ouch, that's a bummer. This thought did cross my mind when they first announced this line. I agree with everyone that humidity packs should help and that a repair should be relatively easy. Might even be worth an email to PRS Customer Service just to see if there's anything they'll do about it.