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Dunkelbrau

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Ive been after one of these bad boys since i sold my Triaxis and 2:90 rig a couple of years ago. Finally caved and got it, had the cab already, and luckily found a buyer for my Peavey 6505 (interim solution to the lack of Mark V after moving away from the rack rig).

Figured i'd post her up and see if anyone else has any cool gear/a love of everything music!

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Is that a Schechter?

I used to be a guitarist in a death metal band and had a Schechter C7 - damn nice axe for the money :super:


Was gagging for a Mesa in those days but never had the scratch - bet it sounds amazing!
 

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It certainly is! It's the C-1 Elite, but I whacked in bare knuckle aftermath pickups a few months back!

She sounds amazing!

What did you run through?
 

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It certainly is! It's the C-1 Elite, but I whacked in bare knuckle aftermath pickups a few months back!

She sounds amazing!

What did you run through?

I took out the EMG707 at the bridge and replaced it with an 81-7. I have an Omen-7 too so I was able to remove the shite coils from that and after buying two 81-7's split the combo across both axes so I have 707-neck, 81-7-bridge in both.

Only had it running through a standard Marshall combo on a 4x12 cab with a GT6 pedal.

I was a poor uni student at the time and couldn't afford what I wanted - a mesa half stack and a set of Bareknuckle Nailbombs :super:
 

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Nail bombs were on my list to buy as well, but now all my guitars have had bare knuckles except for an old ibanez I have, so getting my fill of nail bombs and rebel yells will be pointless!

I wouldn't mind building a guitar, a guess a cnc machinist could cut the body in no time, buy a neck.. Can't be too hard haha!

Any recordings?
 

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Yeah, not on this computer though unfortunately - all the tracks we've recorded are on my old, still in pieces machine.

I was looking at my own build too - mahogany and purpleheart laminated through-body neck, mahogany wings and a stained rosewood fretboard. Would have weighed a ton but had more sustain than Spinal Tap!

There is a website, www.seventring.org. It primarily services 7 string players, but, there are extensive build threads on there that are well worth checking out.

How do the aftermath pups stack up?
 

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Cheers man, I'll check it out!

Aftermaths are tight, focused gain, and rich in the mid and highs. Very articulate!

I also have a set of war pigs in an explorer! That thing is a heavy beast on the mark v! I love the graphic eq, it lets you thicken the tone, without the flub!
 

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Hot damn, that's a nice looking halfstack. But turn the guitar round next time, dude!

Gotta pull my finger out, service my amps and get playing again. They've been gathering dust for years.
 

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I'll post some stuff in that porn thread.. I keep the guitar facing down for balance and to not knock the tuners..

Here is a cover I did of an Amon Amarth track with the explorer!

 
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