Did you see it?

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by DreamTheaterRules, May 9, 2018.

  1. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Navin R. Johnson

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    The new Kiesel guitar that they posted on Instagram?

    LOL!!!! That didn't take long. Even used a silver one in the post!
     
  2. Wakester

    Wakester Re Member

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    saw it in twitter a few days ago, I snorted in derision in their general direction.
     
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  3. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Well that is interesting I must say!
     
  4. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    And what a shock....no outrage from the general public nor keyboard warriors
     
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  5. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    You mean the picture of a guitar model they've been making for over 20 years?
     
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  6. Dead&Co

    Dead&Co New Member

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  7. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    The Sketchers of guitar companies.
     
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  8. Elliot

    Elliot Gandalf the Vintage Yellow

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    headstock is different from their usual S-type, right? but yeah I get what you mean
     
  9. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    The headstock shape changed when the Kiesel kid took over a few years ago.
    I bought this one 6-7 years ago...
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    Fabulous guitar.... for well under 1K $......

    So who copies who copies who...??????
     
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  10. markd21

    markd21 New Member

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    They have head that headstock for quite a few years.
     
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  11. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    I think of a scene from a Dan Akroyd movie in the 80s called the Couch Trip - he’s a fake psychiatrist...

    Modified - “PRS envy, come on, who has PRS envy? Go get on this bus over here, we’ll try to cure your illness!”

    Full disclosure- I own a Carvin 12 string electric:D
     
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  12. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I almost bought one of these several years ago. Decided against it for purely "I can't stand Strat" reasons.
     
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  13. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Navin R. Johnson

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    I've gotten every Carvin catalog since 1979 and never seen that headstock on that body. So the combination of that headstock AND the silver color make it VERY clear to me what they are doing here.

    And, I have a Bolt T that was a kit and it's a really good guitar! I'm not a Carvin hater. Just thought it was funny.

    That was a great movie. One of Akroyds best.
     
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    markd21 New Member

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    OH!! Yeah, in that sense I get you.
     
  15. BWV548

    BWV548 Custom Title

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    They are a company, trying to make a buck. If people like the guitar and buy it, then kudos to their success
     
  16. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    Size 38 crazy. Loved that movie, though it was cheesy.

    I have a Kiesel 7. It is a killer axe. I am surprised they went after the SS market though, it's a bit crowded already I would think, and Carvin/Kiesel seems way more of an ugly metal guitar company these days based on what they are posting for sale. Lots of fan frets with crazy finishes.
     
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  17. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Probably because most people stick to the "proper" old school Carvin headstock on the Bolt. I agree it was probably a subtle dig by Kiesel, though.
     
  18. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A Soldier 25, DFZ
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    It's only a matter of time before we see the Ali SS fakes...
     
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  19. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Navin R. Johnson

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    +Donna Dixon aka Mrs. Akroyd ;)

    I don't recall ever seeing it even available with that headstock, unless it's a newer thing. But still haven't seen it even in a catalog form them.
     
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