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 Post subject: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:38 am 
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Got trade money at guitar center. I'm debating between a maple super rock, an outlaw, or a Yamaha sg 45. I have a 72 super rock cherry burst. I don't care for the thick neck. The maple sr is a 76 or later. Opinions?


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:20 pm 
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Well as you already have a Super Rock, unless you are doing a fair amount of live playing where you want to be able to switch to the same guitar, I would look at the other two. It looks to me like the Outlaws tend to go for more so if the $$'s are equal. I would go that way. That said the Outlaw is a unique instrument and you people tend to love it or hate it. MIJ Yamaha's are very nice. Not a bad dilemma to have.


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:58 pm 
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The Outlaws are solid guitars in every respect. They do have rather hefty necks though. Grover bullseye tuners, good pickups, 5 position switch and MPC capability would make it an easy choice for me over the Yamaha


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:29 am 
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I'm going in blind. Never bought a guitar online before. But I got the itch to find new love. I'm running out of patience. Its been slim pickins out here in the pac nw


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:33 am 
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What does the 5 way do? Split coils and phase right? Does it play passive without a battery?


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 8:36 pm 
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Yes - the battery only powers the MPC modules.


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:30 am 
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How chunky would you say the outlaw neck is? Bigger than a x420?


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:59 am 
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Five way does not do coil split, tap or any other coils involved switching. You should check out the old page to see exactly what it does.


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:00 am 
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My vote goes for the outlaw. :up:

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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:38 am 
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Where in the PNW do you live? If you are anywhere close to Seattle, you can try out my x710. PM me if interested.


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 7:02 am 
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Seattle. I'd love to!


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:53 am 
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the outlaw.....love mine.. will never part with it...


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:02 am 
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I 2nd the Outlaw. I just purchased a used one and I'm in love with it's thick tone and great playability!


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:20 am 
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I ended up buying an x930 from a forum member! Cannot wait for its arrival


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 Post subject: Re: honest opinion?
PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:55 am 
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So you got it -

Please update when you receive and try it out.

Congratulations!

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