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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Sun Jul 10, 2022 11:43 pm

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby wickid » Mon Jul 11, 2022 8:40 am

spudmunkey wrote:Screenshot_20220710-234132_Instagram.jpg


Oooh. Ahh. 8)
(I know the pic wont show up in this quote. Midnite blue / ash.)
This one may just make me go test out the guitar builder … once again.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jul 11, 2022 11:00 am

I can't quite put my finger on why I'm drawn to it...I'll admit, it's a bit goofy, but I dig it. :)

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby helldorado » Mon Jul 11, 2022 11:26 am

The select midnight blue looks a lot better under the spotlights than it does in the builder. I'm not even sure if I've seen them post that color up before.

But I do have a feeling it's probably fairly dark when not under direct, bright light.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:18 pm

A unique pickup config...

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Jul 19, 2022 2:05 pm

Crackle over trans nightburst on ash:

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby UnexplodedCow » Wed Jul 20, 2022 5:44 pm

Nightburst is amazing in itself. As a crackle - it adds that over the top look. I like it. A lot. Wish they'd had this when I'd ordered mine four years ago.
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby helldorado » Thu Jul 21, 2022 5:12 pm

Kiesel: We can't do select stains + antique ash.

Also Kiesel: Look, here's select aurora blue + antique ash!

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jul 21, 2022 7:18 pm

Yeah, I saw that one. At first I assumed it was an Aurora-colored "Rad Ash".

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby helldorado » Mon Jul 25, 2022 11:10 am

It's so hard to capture, it's not on the builder and I've never even heard them mention it before.

I'm really starting to wonder if the guys that handle the social media have any idea what the sales guys tell customers. I can only imagine the headache they create hyping up builds that are non-standard upcharge options or things that aren't even supposed to be allowed to be ordered.

Like if I called up to order this finish, I'm sure it's a custom color with the extra upcharge, but the post makes it sound like it's a standard colorshift option. :soapbox: If they took half the effort they put into social media posts, and made them catalog what the "off-menu" options are every time they post one up, they'd stop with this. :lol:

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jul 25, 2022 1:33 pm

They have posted about it before, and even 3 years ago they said it was "Another one of the color shift finish options we offer." :laughhard:

https://www.facebook.com/kieselguitars/ ... 802093507/

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby helldorado » Tue Jul 26, 2022 11:30 am

spudmunkey wrote:They have posted about it before, and even 3 years ago they said it was "Another one of the color shift finish options we offer." :laughhard:

https://www.facebook.com/kieselguitars/ ... 802093507/


"Jeff stated on last weeks Q&A that you can check out any of the "house of colors" color shifts and we can do those."

They fail to mention it's a custom color charge on top of the color shift charge. Do you really "offer" something when it's special order and there's a special charge for it? IMO it's "offered" when it's regular option, it's a special order when it has a special charge.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jul 28, 2022 12:23 pm

Transparent Color shift over Antique Ash...I'm digging this a lot.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby PaleBlueDot » Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:11 pm

helldorado wrote:
spudmunkey wrote:They have posted about it before, and even 3 years ago they said it was "Another one of the color shift finish options we offer." :laughhard:

https://www.facebook.com/kieselguitars/ ... 802093507/


"Jeff stated on last weeks Q&A that you can check out any of the "house of colors" color shifts and we can do those."

They fail to mention it's a custom color charge on top of the color shift charge. Do you really "offer" something when it's special order and there's a special charge for it? IMO it's "offered" when it's regular option, it's a special order when it has a special charge.


How much on top of the $400 color shift is it?

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby helldorado » Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:38 pm

PaleBlueDot wrote:
helldorado wrote:
spudmunkey wrote:They have posted about it before, and even 3 years ago they said it was "Another one of the color shift finish options we offer." :laughhard:

https://www.facebook.com/kieselguitars/ ... 802093507/


"Jeff stated on last weeks Q&A that you can check out any of the "house of colors" color shifts and we can do those."

They fail to mention it's a custom color charge on top of the color shift charge. Do you really "offer" something when it's special order and there's a special charge for it? IMO it's "offered" when it's regular option, it's a special order when it has a special charge.


How much on top of the $400 color shift is it?


Not sure, because the upcharge for a custom color depends on what type of color it is. But it could easily take the $400 standard color shift cost and double it.


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