Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

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re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby ferret » Sat May 02, 2015 11:41 am

Ask and thou shall receive. An Ibanez RG on the bottom.

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re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby ferret » Sat May 02, 2015 11:43 am

While I don't think I'm seeing a huge difference in this case, probably important to note Ibanez doesn't typically use actual tops of any meaningful thickness, almost always veneers, which would probably mean it's apples to oranges. This example does happen to have a flamed maple veneer though.

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Postby spudmunkey » Sat May 02, 2015 11:52 am

:applause: :applause: :applause:

I was actually thinking the same thing. Is it my imagination, or is the Vader's body actually wider than the RG?

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Postby ferret » Sat May 02, 2015 12:31 pm

Not by much, if at all. I think I bumped it and they weren't 100% lined up neck-wise. I think overall body thickness is about the same, if you look at the input jacks.

The Vader's thickness is a bit tricky to look at since it's beveled on the back and gives the illusion of being a little bit thinner than it is.

I think I'm going to grab a ruler later and lay both flat on the table for measurements.

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Postby CudBucket » Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:36 am

Surprised this club doesn't have more members. Here's mine.

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Postby Dr.TobiasFünke » Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:06 am

I'll be able to join the fun in about 14 weeks!
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Postby Doctor Turn » Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:19 am

I'd love to see a set neck Vader with a no top one or two piece body made of really well balanced (sonically), premium wood. Like a solid chunk of beautifully figured flame or quilt maple, or a really sweet cut of dense limba. . . or of course koa. Myrtlewood, redwood or some very old eastern pine? A nice rounded neck heel like the 150's of yore or the HH of today. Even the right cut of well figured (Honduran or African, doesn't matter much so long as the piece is right) mahogany.

That would REALLY get my jaws slavering!
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Postby JSG*8 » Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:16 pm

My new VM8. I want another already. If they add the acoustic saddle option on the VM8 I am positioned to purchase another today!Image

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Postby arahobob » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:09 pm

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Postby spudmunkey » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:17 pm

JSG*8 wrote:My new VM8. I want another already. If they add the acoustic saddle option on the VM8 I am positioned to purchase another today!


They can do it on the multi-scale Aries, DCM and K series, if nothing else.

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Postby Doctor Turn » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:47 pm

JSG*8 wrote:My new VM8. I want another already. If they add the acoustic saddle option on the VM8 I am positioned to purchase another today!Image


Whoah WHOAH!! That thing is OMINOUS looking--freakin awesome guitar you have there fine sir!
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Postby Catman10 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:07 am

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Re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby G37-R34DY » Wed May 31, 2017 2:32 am

Here's the build I'm planning to place today. Very simple build. I'd like to have opinions about the neck choice. I'm looking only for neck stability, not looks. So I chose to get a 5 piece neck option but I'd like to understand if 5MP - 5-Piece Maple Neck w/ 2 Purple Heart Stripes $180.00 would be worth it against a 5 piece maple neck.

Any inputs/comments?

Thanks!

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Re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby marzzz » Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:58 pm

So just for fun, I am thinking of a V6X. My only question- Lithiums or Holdsworths for basic "classic" rock tones? No metal or high gain. Decent cleans. I have the Holdsworths in my HH2X, have heard general opinions that the Lithiums are very bright?

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Postby Belewguitar » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:10 am

marzzz wrote:So just for fun, I am thinking of a V6X. My only question- Lithiums or Holdsworths for basic "classic" rock tones? No metal or high gain. Decent cleans. I have the Holdsworths in my HH2X, have heard general opinions that the Lithiums are very bright?





I would definitely go with the lithiums. I play mostly rock, funk, fusion, and jazz. I do all of this with the Vader. I can't say enough good things about the tone of the pickups.

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Postby Chula Vista » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:54 pm

CudBucket wrote:Surprised this club doesn't have more members. Here's mine.

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Stunning!!!!

As soon as my VM7 arrives I'll post some pictures of my kids (I already have a VX6).
VX6 Flamed Maple Deep Honeyburst
VM7 Quilted Maple Deep Umber

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Postby Wilso » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:01 pm

CudBucket wrote:Surprised this club doesn't have more members. Here's mine.

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Dude this thing is beautiful.. I'm speechless! What is the finish on this and what options did you choose?
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Re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby Chula Vista » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:26 am

Just received this yesterday. Happy, happy, happy!

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VX6 Flamed Maple Deep Honeyburst
VM7 Quilted Maple Deep Umber

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Re: Vader Club (All flavors welcome!)

Postby WoodEye » Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:03 am

That is fantastic!

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Postby reports12002 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:10 am

Chula Vista wrote:Just received this yesterday. Happy, happy, happy!

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Nice one mate!


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