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    Armada Love....

    I've had my Armada for about 6 months now.... and it's the best of everything, - I can't put it down, it's actually getting me to play more and more every day.

    my question is.... why aren't these in everyone's stable? have you guys tried them?
    86934 - This EVH was completed on August 29th, 1995. Trans Red.
    G50887 - This Albert Lee HH was completed on August 13th, 2010. 1 off- Lake Placid Blue
    N00363 - This Armada was completed on September 27th, 2013. Mint Green
    G47271 - This 25th Anniversary HH was completed on April 27th, 2009. Venetian Redburst

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    Love my Armada! Not your standard EBMM, but at the same time it oozes Music Man and Music Man quality.
    EBMM - AL MM90 White
    EBMM - AL HH Black Sugar Roasted Maple
    EBMM - Armada Black flamed
    EBMM - JP7 White
    EBMM - Cutlass Vintage Turquoise
    EBMM - Stingray Starry Night

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    Never had a chance to try one out. I can't buy something I can't play first. I just can't.

    2010 HH AL
    2001 MM90 AL

    Dr. Z Stingray
    Orange RV50
    Dr. Z DB4

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    Same as Greg, I have never seen one in person. I've purchased EBMM guitars without having played the model, but nothing so different from the others. I've always been intrigued by them, though.
    Axis SS Semi-Hollow in Diablo Blue
    Hunter Hayes Cutlass in Lake Tahoe Blue
    Cutlass RS in Charging Green (incoming)
    Luke 3 HH in Starry Night
    Valentine in Trans Maroon
    Reflex Game Changer HSH with Piezo

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    Ditto. Always been curious, haven't had the opportunity. Terrified that I'll love it and buy another guitar.

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    That's how I feel too. I also think I use my Morse all the time so I really don't need to try it.

    Steve Morse Y2D with Floyd Rose
    Blueburst Steve Morse standard
    Purple Sterling Axis

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    Same as everyone else...just haven't seen one locally that I can try out.

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    I love mine!
    "The more of our stuff you have the more awesomely freaky you become." -- BP

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    I don't own one... however, they are incredible guitars. I've played them at NAMM and fortunately couldn't buy it on the spot and then the Valentine was released... so... there ya go
    Enjoy the Journey - Enjoy the Process
    G27494 20th Anniversary Silhouette
    G53462 Silhouette Special
    SG31073 StingRay
    SG26540 LK100D
    SG23128 AX40D
    SG36060 LUKE
    SG26016 AX40D

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    Quote Originally Posted by beej View Post
    Ditto. Always been curious, haven't had the opportunity. Terrified that I'll love it and buy another guitar.
    haha exactly, +1... canŽt play all that stuff IŽd like to have...
    blueburst Steve Morse Standard, Jan 03, 2005
    pinkburst Albert Lee, Jul 13, 1994
    cinnamon SUB1, Mar 08, 2004
    vintage gold reflex, June 22, 2011

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    High-quality build can be guaranteed, but in the end I believe that it's about the design-shape, finish, and how it looks.
    Last edited by johnnyboogie; 06-20-2017 at 01:47 AM.

    JPXI Cardinal Red G57082
    JP12 Cherry Sugar G59225
    JP12 7 Cardinal Red F29322
    MAJESTY Glacial Frost M08083
    MAJESTY Ferrari Rosso M07113
    ARTISAN MAJESTY 7 Rosso M04775
    NOMAC MAJESTY Timeworn Matte Silver M06246
    MAJESTY Charred Silver Sparkle M08237
    MAJESTY Dargie 3 M08360
    MAJESTY Gremlin Green M0????

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    If an Armada were to appear at a local shop, I'd love to try one and most likely bring it home with me. Especially if it was that blue...

    I've special-ordered each EBMM I own, but many times I've at least been able to try one out before placing my order... I have yet to see an Armada "in the flesh".

    Stores within a 50mile drive of me (so ~8 or so) never have any EBMM in stock. They can always order me one, but *I* can always order me one! If I wanted to order a guitar, I'm not going to drive to a brick and mortar store to place an order, this isn't the 1980's, I have the internet on my phone, ffs. I leave my house and drive to a store to have something in my hands *now*.
    BFR Axis Quilt Amethyst Burst 12/17/2008
    JP Majesty Arctic Dream 04/17/2014
    Stingray 4H Pacific Blue Burst 09/04/2014
    Axis Super Sport Semi Hollow w/Piezo Black Cherry Burst 09/08/2015
    Albert Lee SSS Pacific Blue Burst 09/22/2015
    JP7 Mystic Dream 01/30/2017

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    I've been trying to trade for one for a while with no luck... I'm gonna break down and buy one at some point... hopefully soon...

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    Armadas need more love, wish we still made the MM90 version!
    St. Vincent "Prince Vince" trans purple gold hardware stealth pg roasted bound neck
    Albert Lee MM90 piezo "Silver Surfer"
    Classic Morse
    Luke BFR Koa
    Axis Super Sport Semi-Hollow natural flame piezo
    Silhouette Special
    Stealth Bongo H
    White Cutlass Bass roasted neck

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    At my local GC, I've seen Majesty, Various JPs, Luke, St Vincent, Cutlass, Silhouette and Morse.

    Never seen Armada, AL or surprisingly an Axis. I have seen several SBMM Axis though.
    2014 Majesty - Polar Noir
    2000 Axis - Trans Gold

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