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Looks - This guitar is striking. Deeply figured quilt maple top, beautiful finish. It is literally the centerpiece of my living room. It hangs on my wall and has never failed to get a reaction out of everyone that sees it!.
Build - SOLID. This feels as solid as a $3000 PRS. Has some good weight to it. Neck through construction, beauitul inlays, great wood quality. I have never dropped it, since i baby this thing too much, but if i did Im sure there would be no problem with it keeping in 1 peice.
Sound- Seymour Duncan JB/Jazz combo with a coil splitting 5 way switch. That combination speaks for itself. It bites under some gain, play it clean through a tube fender and it will give you that single coil sparkle. Play it hot through a Marshall and it will squeal. My 1 gripe about it is that in my opinion, the sound can get muddy under high gain. The pickups are comparable to a set of PRS Dragon 2 pickups from the Custom 22, The bridge of the PRS have more clarity, a very clean bite under distortion with every string being heard, whereas the duncans can get a touch muddy. The Jazz in the neck is PERFECT!! Butter smooth leads, smooth and sparkly cleans without earpiercing treble. I replaced the bridge pickup with a Dragon 2, and it is perfection for me, personally.
Would i buy this again? YES. even if its just to hang on my wall forever. Paid $600 for this and it is worth double that. If i saw this guitar with a $1K + price tag i would NOT be surprised.