NGD American Professional II Dark Night

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  1. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Most Honored Senior Member

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    ‘I had an Am pro for about 6 months. It was the only guitar that I had, out of many others (including strats) that I had to re-EQ the amp for, in order to sound good. That is why I got rid of it. If I didn’t have to do that with the new pickups, I’d be tempted to try one of these new ones.
     
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  2. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks!
    They do make the HSS version with a black uncovered pickup...I originally wanted that, but I am super happy with the SSS because of the push push pot engaging bridge and neck together...really like that tone.
     
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    Very cool!!! Congrats!!!
     
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  4. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Among the 5 that I tried, 3 of them sounded almost identical...the Olympic white one sounded just a tad darker...and the roasted pine one sounded very different, almost like scooped mids
     
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    D'oh!! :rolleyes: It was an Ultra that I tried with the compound radius, my bad.
     
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    StratoMutt Senior Stratmaster

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    Superb color there!
     
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  7. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks! Its really stunning in person.
     
  8. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm really digging this guitar. For anyone thinking about grabbing one, I highly recommend them.
    I like this one so much that I might pick up another one.
     
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    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    Get one in Mercury. It'll make a nice matched set.
     
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    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    Congratulations.. you’ve done well, what a beauty!
     
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    Tone Deaf Most Honored Senior Member

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    Never have seen that color, not even in a Blue Moon


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    fretWalkr Strat-Talker

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    Nice! That strat is a stunner
     
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  13. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks all!

    Actually, the mercury color didn't really do much for me...neat color, just didn't really catch my eye. I was actually thinking a Miami Blue HSS!
     
  14. guitarman1984

    guitarman1984 Senior Stratmaster

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    Stunning and tempted as well....
     
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    ProSonicLive Senior Stratmaster

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    *starts looking for gear to sell**

    That is absolutely amazing. I would LOVE to create an infinite mirror PG for it. Headstock needs to be black, though.

    EDIT: Correction....Just saw the Tele version. I NEEEEEED IT!
     
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    Never saw an infinite mirror PG...what do those look like?

    I thought the same thing about the headstock. Not black necessarily but needs to match. I never liked that yellowish tint on maple necks/headstocks.
     
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  17. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks!

    A matching headstock would be cool. They're probably saving that for a Limited Edition so they can charge more money, ha.

    Also interested in seeing an infinite mirror PG!
     
  18. Baelzebub

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    Wouldn't be surprised at all if you're right.
     
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    jtoomuch Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    HNGD, Really cool
     
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