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Old 08-25-2011, 02:37 AM   #21
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I have never seen any comments on their hardened steel floyd...

IF ANYONE HAS USED A GFS FLOYD SPEAK UP, WE THE PEOPLE NEED A REVIEW!!!

especially that heavy duty one. I've heard the single locker is a piece of crap.
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Old 08-25-2011, 12:53 PM   #22
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Any word on their necks? I bought one of their Xaviere guitars - the hardware is good, and the pickups, surprisingly excellent, but the neck is just atrocious. The fret job done on it is appalling and the neck is set so low (or improperly angled) that the action is too high to play properly.

This aside, ive been looking at their tele necks... and have been considering one for a new project. Worth the money?
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Old 08-25-2011, 01:36 PM   #23
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i believe its worth the money.


seems nicely build to me.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:07 AM   #24
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My buddy has a gold GFS Heavy Duty. Not as responsive as a real Floyd, but looks pretty and hasn't broken yet! I've only used it once, so I that's as much as I remember.
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Depends, I don't know what pickups go good with plywood. EMGs will make it sound like every other EMG guitar though.

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Old 08-26-2011, 12:26 AM   #25
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Stayed in tune OK?
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:48 PM   #26
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As far as pickups go, does anyone have any favourites? Prefrences? Best quality? Talking single coil.
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:23 PM   #27
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how are their guitar bodies and necks cause 64 dollars for a body is cheap as hell man! wauw on allparts tehy sell for about 200+ dollar
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:25 PM   #28
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i've tried the lil punchers, and those were really sweet
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Old 08-29-2011, 09:30 PM   #29
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I suspect the GFS bodies are kind of cheap because they are made of paulownia wood, which is a light, somewhat soft wood. I've got a Dean Vendetta made from that. Sounds OK, but almost feels like balsa wood sometimes

Or because they are made from otherwise cheaper material woods...

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Old 08-29-2011, 11:31 PM   #30
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Bought some stuff there, the only problem with mine was I am working on a LP copy and the backplate size is way off. The LP backplate is way bigger so I have to cut it down because I still want the cream color .
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Old 08-29-2011, 11:42 PM   #31
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IMO Guitar fetish make very low quality products which is reflected by the price. There is nothing "good" about them. If you are trying to go from the cheap low output pickups that a stock guitar came with to a solid high output tone without spending a lot of money then GFS is a good option. They get the job done. If you have crappy low output pickups and want to upgrade your low output tone then don't go with gfs. They are not an upgrade from anything. They are simply an affordable way to get from a certain type of sound to another.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:19 AM   #32
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Stayed in tune OK?

I only used it for ten minutes or so, but for that time, it was very acceptable.
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Depends, I don't know what pickups go good with plywood. EMGs will make it sound like every other EMG guitar though.

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Old 08-30-2011, 01:20 AM   #33
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Anyone tried their vibrola?
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Depends, I don't know what pickups go good with plywood. EMGs will make it sound like every other EMG guitar though.

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Old 08-30-2011, 12:32 PM   #34
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they have one mahogany body that is like 10 dollars more expensive than paulownia that's unreal.. so i doubt it's quality
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Old 09-04-2011, 09:05 AM   #35
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I have ordered a lot of things from them, almost all of it is good. I have a set of their Vintage 59 humbuckers in my Agile LP copy, I gig with that guitar. The only thing I had issues with is their basic cables, the jacks are good but on two of them the cable itself developed a break somewhere inside so they are no unusable. The did RMA them, however.

BTW, they had a nice SG copy under their Xaviere brand a few months back, now it seems to be gone. Anyone know anything about it?
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:56 AM   #36
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I ordered from Guitar Fetish for the first time a few weeks ago. orders some pots, wire switches and a pickguard for a strat build I was working on. Got my stuff in two days and couldn't have been more happier with the products.

forgive any spelling and grammer errors. I'm extremely tired. i'm getting ready for bed and can hardly keep my eyes open.
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Old 09-08-2011, 11:09 AM   #37
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IMO Guitar fetish make very low quality products which is reflected by the price. There is nothing "good" about them. If you are trying to go from the cheap low output pickups that a stock guitar came with to a solid high output tone without spending a lot of money then GFS is a good option. They get the job done. If you have crappy low output pickups and want to upgrade your low output tone then don't go with gfs. They are not an upgrade from anything. They are simply an affordable way to get from a certain type of sound to another.


my room mate swapped their humbucker sized P-90's into his Gibson SG and it sounds amazing, so i wouldn't say they are not high quality. It sounds better than Gibby's SG classic or w/e sg with p-90's. I'd say they're on par with Duncans and Dimarzio's from my limited experience with them. I replaced some stock pickups on an Agile with their PAF's and it sounded awesome. So, maybe you're biased since you wind pickups like your avatar says
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:03 PM   #38
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Ok, I've got some experience with GuitarFetish.com

I bought a new tone block from them a few weeks ago, It was excellent. The Accompanying Tremolo bar, not so much, or so I thought.

I contacted them and complained that the bar bent within a couple days of beginning to use it. Given the price, I expected them to blow me off or give me some sort of run around about shipping or sending it back first.

There was no run around, they responded promptly and sent out a replacement immediately and without charge.

Now, here's the kicker, I think, I'm not sure, but I think the failure of the arm was my fault.

I just ordered more parts from them, they have a customer for life.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #39
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just finished installing 2 little killer and a crunchy rail pickup with 2 push/pull pots in my crappy starter guitar. was well worth the money. im really happy with the results. sounds pretty sweet now. it took like a week or 2 to get delivered.. and for the money its pretty great.im definatly gonna order from there again.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:40 PM   #40
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They're great, except their postage costs (to Australia, at least) are just insane, often $25-$40, which makes a $25 pickup somewhat less cheap. However their eBay store has much cheaper shipping, which helps.
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