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Baritone Electric Guitar

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by santucci218, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
    I think im going to sell my MTD Z6 and buy one of these, but i dont know what one to check out.

    from what i can find theres only like...4!

    Ibanez Signature
    ESP 7 string
    Fender Jag

    None of them seem to fit what i want.

    I want 6 strings, i want it to play great and have a full sound...400-600 dollars hopefully...
  2. The BurgerMeister

    The BurgerMeister musician.

    Apr 13, 2006
    Big Bear, CA
    the Fender Jag is badass.

    also, check out Schecter. the Hellcat VI may be up your alley (though not strictly a baritone), and there's the C-1 EX Baritone Blackjack.

    or, for something vintage and cool and mojo-riffic, look into some danelectros!
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  3. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
    i shall check em out!

    i try to lean away from schecter, after having owned 2 of their instruments.
  4. tkozal


    Feb 16, 2006
    New York City
    RIGHT NOW! The new Guitar Player mag has review of like 6-7 Baritones......I just skimmed it last night, well worth reading! The one with Allan Holdsworth on the cover.
  5. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
    thanks man, ill go pick it up!
  6. bluestarbass


    Jul 31, 2007
    Theres a company, and there name escapes me right now, that does basically knockoffs of guitars and basses that are no longer in production. They make a mosrite copy with a bigsby thats a baritone. Super sexy. I think its in that price range too.
  7. dlloyd

    dlloyd zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Apr 21, 2004
    When you say 'baritone' what exactly do you want?

    There's the 27" scale guitars that are typically tuned B-B or A-A, but there's also the 29" to 30" ones that are tuned either E-E or A-A.

    I've had an OLP MM5 (copy of the Musicman Silhouette bass), which is in the latter category, for a few days now. It's good fun, but is a bit muddy in the lower registers, which I think is down to the pickups.

    I think the company that bluestarbass was thinking of might have been Eastwood.

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