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Old 08-14-2014, 03:58 AM   #1
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NGD Seven string Blackat Leon S7

Hi all,

the NGD has been a week ago, but I wouldn't dare to keep this porn from you guys.

It's a Blackat Leon S7. For those of you who never heard of Blackat: Thomasz -founder of Blackat guitars, who used to build bases at Warwick- teamed up with Jarek, a former Mayones master builder.

Specs:
Ash body, burled polar top, rosewood & ebony neck, macassar ebony fretboard, Luminlays, graphtech ghost piezo and blackhawks.

Let's get to the porn itself:











Review:
The guitar came out of the case almost perfectly set up, just a tiny intonation problem and fretbuzz on the 7th string. Nothing worth complaining about.

What I like about this piece of wood:
- The neck is unbelievably comfortable. It's nicely rounded, but remains thin and fast. No flat back of the neck. I hate that, and most seven strings have that issue. It tires my wrist when I play for an hour or longer. Not the case with this guitar.
- luminlays will give me guidance in the dark
- Latest Graphtec piezo technology sounds so much better then the previous acoustic preamps they made.
- Fappable woods give me boner every time
- String spacing and nut width are ideal for me
- impeccable build quality
- Matching headstock
- Satin finish
- Increadably clear natural harmonics, pinch harmonics are precisely located where I expect them to be.
- overall great quality feel
- in your face attack, typical growly blackhawk tone, massive (!) sustain.
- price is not depressing for what you get.

What I don't like so much:
- It's quite heavy
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Old 08-14-2014, 04:37 AM   #2
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Tone woods may or may not matter for electric guitars...but bone woods definitely do- very pretty guitar! HNGD!
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Old 08-14-2014, 05:15 AM   #3
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Stunning, hngd!
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Old 08-14-2014, 06:46 AM   #4
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That's amazing, happy new guitar day
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Old 08-14-2014, 06:53 AM   #5
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looks incredible.

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What I don't like so much:
- It's quite heavy

turns me off every time. i'm so done with heavy guitars.
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Old 08-14-2014, 08:02 AM   #6
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Looks extraordinary. The excellent craftsmanship really shows. HNGD!
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:52 AM   #7
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Nice

I saw Merchant City Music in Glasgow was selling them, and some were at decent prices. I'd never heard of them but that's interesting if they're made by a Mayones Master Builder.
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:07 PM   #8
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Sweet!

How does it sound with a VH4?

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Old 08-16-2014, 02:06 PM   #9
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Blackat guitars aren't seen enough in my opinion. They're really great guitars! HNGD!
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:54 AM   #10
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Thanks for the sweet reaction guys. Sorry for the late answer, it's been too much fun.

@Ippon: What do you think?
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Nice

I saw Merchant City Music in Glasgow was selling them, and some were at decent prices. I'd never heard of them but that's interesting if they're made by a Mayones Master Builder.

Dave, I editted my first post to not spread wild half told stories.
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Holy balls look at that beauty!




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Dave, I editted my first post to not spread wild half told stories.


thanks
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Old 08-19-2014, 10:57 AM   #14
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Damn, dude, and that's your first 7?

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