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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby Doctor Turn » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:00 am

wickid wrote:[
Nice. 8)
A full bevy of Hags ... whats that about? :P :mrgreen: :wink:
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Well, I thought I'd expounded on this stuff so much it could escape no one but here goes- the vintage Hags need no real build-up.. but I think the vintage Hags had about the truest and most time-worthy necks in the business in those days, and their humbucker pickups were extraordinary. You know how Mark Kiesel took a PAF, amped up the output (and added poles), and created a PAF-like (or kinda PAF-y) pickup that had a little more oomph behind it?

That's exactly what those old Custom 58's were, about 10 years before-- a 1958 Alnico II PAF taken apart and reingineered with a drop more output, yet they sound fantastic, that classic "Beano" sound pumped up just a touch. So those two vintage Hags, the 1972 HIIN OT double cut (with the coolest headstock) to the right of the DC150 and the 1975 Viking to the left of it, have just dead perfect necks, with about the sweetest vintage/time-dagaussed yet punchy pups, that magic combo.

As for the two modern ones: the second from the left is a fully handmade prototype to sell the idea of the Northen Series to Rosetti in the UK (the big Gibson distributor out there), and their retailers like Andertons, etc, in 2011, the year the line was introduced. The line went on for about 5-6 years, but just not enough people in the US knew of Hagstrom, so that high end line was discontinued. It's a gorgeous guitar, as thick as a Les Paul Custom, a flame top exactly as I like them (not too overdone), with flamed maple binding on the mahogany neck. It was hand built by the same Bohemian luthiery that builds some of the high end Euro made models (like Manson guitars and basses). It's got recreations of those original vintage Custom 58 Swedish pickups, designed by Johan Lundgren (that same guy that Jeff looks up to). The build quality on that guitar and the sound of that Super Swede is easily on a par with 3-6,000 Gibson Les Paul reissues. The second you hold it in your hand you feel instantly how fantastic the build quality is.

The last one I've spoken on ad nauseum-- it's just an amazing value proposition for the price... it's probably my longest sustaining guitar, it probably sustains longer than any other guitar I've played. The P90's are the nicest bumped output custom P90's I've ever played. For 700 bananas it's as unique and satisfying a guitar as you'll ever encounter. Ask anyone who owns this guitar and they'll all tell you it holds its own with guitars 2 to 4 x the price. The action is so low it almost is sinful. (I also heavily customized the wiring in the guitar and junked the old pots and switch).

They're just great guitars, very imaginative and unique, and value wise, unbeatable.
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1985 DC150K (koa) Stereo, M22N/M22SD w/black hardware.
1985 100 Watt X Amp 2 x 12 combo (XV212) upgraded w/ 2 Vintage 30's
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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby wickid » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:10 am


Doc, I was just razzin' ya. :wink: You haven't gushed about your Hags since you got your Carr.
... But then again, this is a good place to sum them all up like that. :idea:
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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby Doctor Turn » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:22 am

O well, you got me :laughhard:

Wouldn't be the first time I went on and on and on for absolutely no reason whatsoever. :mrgreen:
Carvin Weaponry:
1985 DC150K (koa) Stereo, M22N/M22SD w/black hardware.
1985 100 Watt X Amp 2 x 12 combo (XV212) upgraded w/ 2 Vintage 30's
...and other gear.

https://soundcloud.com/the_heavy_clouds

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby Brock » Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:04 pm

Here's an updated picture
On the couch - Fender Black Paisley Tele, MicroFrets Calibra, Carvin CS6, "unbranded" LP style project, Slick SL-52
On the floor - Squier II Strat, Epiphone Les Paul Special 2
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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby ZooHead » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:19 pm

I couldn't get them all together so... I thought I'd do a YouTube vid.
Can't loop it though. Doh!

https://youtu.be/Pytf8gPV3n4

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:46 pm

"This video is unavailable"

Is the link correct? :think:

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby ZooHead » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:24 pm

That's odd, I can see it here. That's only the second time I made a YouTube video.
I saved it as "private", cause I didn't want to share it
with the whole world, maybe that was the problem.

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:47 pm

That could be. Although normally it *says* it's private if anyone else tried to watch it.

Try changing it to "Unlisted" instead. That way, only people with the link can see it, but it doesn't show up in search results, or as a suggested video, etc.

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby ZooHead » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:24 pm

Switched it to Unlisted. How's that?

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby skully13a » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:29 pm

That's a cool little vid. 8)
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Purple Bolt!
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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby ZooHead » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:32 pm

Thanks, it's better if it loops.
In fact now that I know it's working, I can make it loop a couple of times.

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Re: Show Your Full Collections!

Postby ZooHead » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:04 pm

I just found you can Loop a YouTube video, control/click or right click on the window, and there it is. :roll:


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