#1
Got myself another 7 string finally, decided to splash a little and bought this beauty from a dude in Italy.



















Specs:

Siggery Deimos 7
Hand built in England by Marty Siggery

Body : Ash
Top : Walnut
Neck : 7 piece Bubinga, Wenge and Purpleheart
Fretboard : Ebony
Scale : 25.5" - 27"
Tuning pegs : Gotoh
Bridge : Siggery Custom
Pickups: SD Blackouts AHB1 Phase 2

Pickups and tuners were added by the previous owner. Great job, nice and tidy.

Have had her roughly a week now, and I am in love. I haven't played much to be honest as the previous owner has fitted bass strings... my hands are used to something a little more....floppy (inb4 gay) but the unplugged sound is big, boomy, great attack and really resonant.

Plugged into the Booger 6262, its immense. Really great tight lows, no mud and a pronounced mid range. Treble is lacking clarity but that may be the pickups (will probably replace with BKs) or may just need an a little more tweaking.

Fanned frets take (for me at least) absolutely no getting used to, very easy transition. Quality of the fretwork here probably helps. Excellent all round.

The build quality and attention to detail is superb. Finish all round is natural satin wax, feels very good to the touch but im told is tough enough to withstand a fair amount of abuse (not that she'll be getting any serious abuse, I'm no woman beater).

Headstock is a bit of a Blackmachine rip-off, but really, its a great design (looks a little like a Parker and a BM had a bastard love child) and it looks superb with the body matching walnut veneer.

Comparing it to my old 7621, its thinner and lighter but sound wise, a big improvement. Very happy

Martys website for anyone who wants a further look - http://www.siggeryguitars.co.uk/
Last edited by Wesbanez at Nov 11, 2012,
#2
Awesome

How you finding the fan? That's quite a wide one isn't it?
#3
Very nice. I remember someone on BassChat had a 5-string Siggery bass, he was a bit of a cunt, but it was a nice bass. Enjoy
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#4
I'd love to see that thing in a video. Or a clip. It looks great man! I mean, the cat just looks like it's been really well trained.

... Oh yeah, nice guitar too .
#5
Congrats on the new axe! Its a beaut, and clearly, it attracts...cats.
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#6
I can't say that looks too comfortable. but it certainly seems to be a pussy magnet.

anyways, hngd! definitely more awesome than any of the everyday stuff.
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#7
It looks rather like a Blackmachine. HNGD! Enjoy the hell out of it!
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^ that was my thought!
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#9
Cheers! It always comforts me to see more multi-scale/fanned fretted guitars on here.


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#10
I've always wanted to play a fanned fret guitar. How's it feel?

Plus... that thing is downright gorgeous.
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I've always wanted to play a fanned fret guitar. How's it feel?

Plus... that thing is downright gorgeous.


I would also like to know this... haha. I've never had enough luck to be able to try out a fanned fret guitar for myself, unfortunately.
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#12
Many congratulations man! It's an awesome axe. Very cool specs. Love the blackouts with the ash body.
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I've always wanted to play a fanned fret guitar. How's it feel?

Plus... that thing is downright gorgeous.


Its hard to explain but it feels very natural. Ill get a better idea when I've restrung it and had it setup properly (action is a little high and the neck bow is too severe at the moment).

But yeah, feels good
#16
That is beautiful, HNGD!

What's the advantage in fanned frets, by the way?
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#17
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What's the advantage in fanned frets, by the way?


You get multiple scale lengths on the same guitar. So the low B and E strings are longer than the high E.

The 27" scale length here is basically where baritone guitars start = makes for epic low end.
#19
Still loving this guitar mate.

Looks really good, have to get some clips up for us!
#20
Hot damn.

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Still loving this guitar mate.

Looks really good, have to get some clips up for us!


Haha OK hang on a sec...

EDIT:

Here you go. You'll excuse the sloppy playing and unmastered amp sims

http://youtu.be/9xIKdiIzyFM
Last edited by Wesbanez at Oct 27, 2012,
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Quote by Wesbanez
You get multiple scale lengths on the same guitar. So the low B and E strings are longer than the high E.

The 27" scale length here is basically where baritone guitars start = makes for epic low end.

Makes sense, thanks!

Sounds good too, mate.
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#23
Happy NGD man!
The top on that thing looks awesome.
Sound real tight too.
You are making me want to buy a fanned frett :p
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#24
I love these fan-fretted guitars, would love to own one some day.

I haz a jealous, happy NGD!
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#31
Always a cat in there somewhere


Very awesome man
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#32
Sweet. Not my thing but that's some gorgeous wood.

What is the point in fanned frets? Never understood them.
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Sweet. Not my thing but that's some gorgeous wood.

What is the point in fanned frets? Never understood them.


The idea is that you get different scale lengths across the strings, so for the lower strings you can have higher tension and keep the rhythms tight and the higher strings don't end up with the brittle tone and ease of bending that comes with the shorter scales.

I've also heard people say that it's slightly ergonomically better since the change in angle of the frets follows the naturally changing position of the hand up and down the neck.
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The idea is that you get different scale lengths across the strings, so for the lower strings you can have higher tension and keep the rhythms tight and the higher strings don't end up with the brittle tone and ease of bending that comes with the shorter scales.

I've also heard people say that it's slightly ergonomically better since the change in angle of the frets follows the naturally changing position of the hand up and down the neck.


Thats its pretty much, all about scale lengths.

Hard to say if its more ergonomic really at this point, hands are still used to standard frets but it feels good, so maybe
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