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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:34 pm 
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Two days, two new guitars. I couldn't resist this one when I saw it. It's an F-plate Pacer Custom 1 with a claw neck... which I've wanted for many years and have never had before. It is a bit thicker than my other pointy necks, but I really like the binding.

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Haven't had a chance to see what pups were in it, but I'm pretty sure it's just the stock JB.

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Interestingly, the previous owner added 3 more mini-toggles (as if the stock 4 mini-toggles weren't enough already?). Luckily, it isn't a hack job and the toggles actually line up exactly with the original ones so it looks very clean.

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The 3 new switches are phase switches for each individual pickup. Can make some weird sounds with this, but probably not all that useful. Fun for experimenting though. This would be a good guitar to put a neck/middle mini-humbuckers on, then have coil taps for each pickup individually maybe, idk.

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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:59 pm 
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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:45 pm 
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Nice, congrats!


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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:11 am 
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Nice but too many knobs.

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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:43 am 
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Nice!


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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:12 pm 
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Reverse and a Claw - Awesome Score!

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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:09 pm 
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Kramer Maniac

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Thanks! Now that I've had some time to really play it, I lowered the action a little and the fretboard radius definitely seems flatter than my other block-logo pointy's. It's kind of displaced my large-bodied Custom II, I definitely like the look and feel of this 7/8 type body more than that one. It is a little thinner sounding though, but not horribly so.

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85 Pacer Deluxe Champagne
86 Pacer Imperial Red
86 Pacer Deluxe FF Pink
86 Kline Baretta
87 Pacer Deluxe Trans Blue
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88 Pacer Custom 1 Claw Trans Red
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 Post subject: NGD: Pacer C1 Claw neck
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:11 pm 
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I've had a couple of the 7/8 and they're definitely comfortable. I liked the Big Body ones too though.

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