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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby sean.e » Tue May 15, 2018 5:05 am

any guess as to wood and finish on that zeus?

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Tue May 15, 2018 7:27 am

Black limba on the body, is my guess...maaaaaaybe plain Koa and they got lucky with a stripey piece. Finish could just be cherry burst, but could be a custom finish.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Omsong » Tue May 15, 2018 3:03 pm

spudmunkey wrote:Not bad, Zeus. Not bad.
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Can anyone tell me what the top wood and stain are on this Zeus? It's gorgeous!
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Doctor Turn » Tue May 15, 2018 4:37 pm

Something about that sparse and globby figure tells me koa, I think spud is right. Korina/black limba is usually stringier with a scribbly look, mahogany usually doesn't do weird stuff like that, but koa is all about wacky left and right turns out of nowhere. My guitar is rife with that kind of unexpected figure.
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Tue May 15, 2018 4:42 pm

According to the "official" answer to the question on the original post of this Zeus photo:

Kiesel Guitars Carvin Guitars, on Facebook, as an answer to the question, "Oof, what is that sexy color called?", wrote:Trans Cherry burst over Koa.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Doctor Turn » Tue May 15, 2018 4:54 pm

Ah--well there it is.
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Omsong » Tue May 15, 2018 11:18 pm

spudmunkey wrote:According to the "official" answer to the question on the original post of this Zeus photo:

Kiesel Guitars Carvin Guitars, on Facebook, as an answer to the question, "Oof, what is that sexy color called?", wrote:Trans Cherry burst over Koa.


I was afraid of that! :lol:
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Tue May 15, 2018 11:38 pm

It certainly looks better than my AC375 in the same wood and finish. I believe it's from the early 2000s.

Mine is much more "muddy" in grain and color.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Doctor Turn » Wed May 16, 2018 11:57 am

Also, OMsong mentioned a topwood, but my eyes are probably deceiving me because I'm just seeing a carved slab without a top. Am I hallucinating?
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Wed May 16, 2018 12:21 pm

I think he just mispoke. Definitely looks like a solid body. Likely two piece, but it could definitely be a one-piece. :think:

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Omsong » Wed May 16, 2018 6:19 pm

spudmunkey wrote:I think he just mispoke. Definitely looks like a solid body. Likely two piece, but it could definitely be a one-piece. :think:


I think you are right! I didn't notice that. Holy Cow, solid Koa - that's worth a goldmine (and probably cost one, too)!
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu May 17, 2018 10:01 am

I'm strangely drawn to this koa(koa?)/purpleheart solo...not one I'd spec, but certainly one I wouldn't kick out of bed for eating crackers.
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Not sold on the headstock, though.

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu May 17, 2018 10:03 am

Buckeye K series with trans black burst:
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby Treadplatedual » Thu May 17, 2018 12:17 pm

spudmunkey wrote:Buckeye K series with trans black burst:
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6-string Osiris bass:
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"A record number of guitars in the works right now. Over 800!"
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Goodness...what's the custom shop wait like with 800 in process, 4 months?
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu May 17, 2018 1:04 pm

I imagine even if they are saying 9 to 11 weeks, there will be quite a few at 12-13 not necessarily a high percentage, but a not-insignificant quantity. :think:

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Thu May 17, 2018 10:08 pm

Dc700 (new body shape), in I believe deep outage burst with black edges
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Crescent in Koa with a very subtle burst.
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New "Whiskey" finish option:
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Fri May 18, 2018 3:18 pm

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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Fri May 18, 2018 6:36 pm

"Kiesel Experience" Osiris with a Crescent inlay
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Green Ultra V
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Aqua burst Crescent
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Koa NS1
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby spudmunkey » Fri May 18, 2018 7:59 pm

Iron Man Crescent
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Re: Pics from Kiesel/Carvin's social media

Postby dbone » Fri May 18, 2018 9:31 pm

spudmunkey wrote:Iron Man Crescent
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I’ve been trying to like the Crecent for a while but I just prefer the Fastback on the CT.

That NS1 Koa is pretty smoking though
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