NGD - Custom Agile order (yes you heard right)

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  1. PedalOnPedalOff

    PedalOnPedalOff Member

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    So, along time ago i played a Tom Anderson Cobra and loved it; i didn't love the price tag. i was getting married and building a house so there was no way to justify that guitar. well 15 years and 2 kids later i still cant justify it.

    enter the rondo music custom orders....
    i figured why not, i can spec out a guitar how i want and its less 600 with a hard case.

    specs:
    2 pc mahogany body, maple top
    3 P90s
    maple neck w/rosewood board
    24 3/4 scale.
    Wilkinson trem

    the good:
    the neck is stellar, little on the chunky side. more gibson than fender. its alot like my godin summit neck witch i love.

    build is great; no 2 ways about it - it is very solid.

    sound is great too, love the p-90's! they just are flat out rock and roll!

    the bad:
    volume knob and 5 way is a little close for my tastes but is less of a problem than i thought it was going to be.

    the pickups are tilted in there pockets, meaning that they need to have some more foam or a spring to make parallel to the strings - but this is me being very picky

    it will need locking tuners.

    overall its a fantastic guitar and the price is unbeatable for what you are getting. I am very happy. i really don't have any complaints. i can totally see myself ordering another custom with a different model!

    cheers!

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  2. cardinal

    cardinal Member

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    Looks really cool! I have an Agile Sentinel that's a fantastic guitar. Impressive stuff.
     
  3. harperjeremy

    harperjeremy Member

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    wow I really like that!
     
  4. scolfax

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    Sweet!

    I almost custom ordered from them a couple of years ago, but that's when I started to get really picky about weight and I didn't want to end up with a heavy guitar. How much does it weigh?
     
  5. rummy

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    +1. Very interesting.
     
  6. PedalOnPedalOff

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    have not put on a scale, but its not that heavy very comfy....maybe 6-7 pounds. its no LP that's for sure
     
  7. Jonathan

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    Great looking guitar!
     
  8. Triton76

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    Wow, and I thought my custom Carvins were a good deal.

    Love my Agile 3010; I will have to check this out
     
  9. beneharris

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    I did a custom from them when they first had the AL run. Its a great guitar. I think it came out to ~$700. Definitely worthwhile.
     
  10. archey

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    Wow looks great! I didn't realize Agile had a custom shop.
     
  11. scolfax

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    Anything under 8 is fine with me! Congrats!
     
  12. MusicStoreLive

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    Woah that's actually pretty cool!

    Before you go spend the money on locking tuners, check to make sure the nut is cut properly. My guess is that it is not.

    9.99 times out of 10 it's the nut that causes your tuning issues, not the tuners. The strings bite and get stuck if the nut is too tight. I bet you just need to file it down a bit and you can save yourself the locking tuners.

    Nice guitar! HNGD!
     
  13. PedalOnPedalOff

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    the nut is actually cut very well, while i am sure it could some fine tuning locking tuners are more of a personal preference and would help tuning and string changes even more!

    i am really impressed with this guitar and cant wait for Kurt to open the custom orders again!
     

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