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Thread: [Story + pics] Armada discontinued, you say? I'd better stock up!

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    Those are great looking guitars! Nicely done.
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  2. #17

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUC View Post
    I have that (almost) exact black Armada. It's an amazing guitar.

    Had a similar sitch with the Reflex. Now I have 2 as the Reflex is my main axe.
    I just love the design. It looks so unique yet plays and sounds so familiar. And the playability is just out of this world. I would love to see some backstory on the construction method behind it, because it's the only neck-through guitar I have ever seen with a neck pitch and an angled headstock. I might make a thread about that, actually.

    I love the Reflex too! In between getting these Armadas, I also picked up a mint Reflex HSHP Gamechanger for a flat $1k that I could not pass up. Really, really nice guitar as well. The HSH GC has direct-mounted pickups instead of EBMM's super-adjustable pickup rings so the middle pickup interferes with my pick a bit sometimes, but since this thing is 99% a studio instrument, I'm not too worried about it. It's a better strat I've ever had, haha.

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    Both are awesome, but I have to say I like the black more. Something about a Black Armada reminds me of a chopper (bike). Y'all should have gotten one in the hands of Hetfield :P

    Also a Reflex owner here.. I see a trend here.. do we Reflex owners all love the Armada?

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    I'd like to get my hands on a black Armada, either trans black or all black (and no, I won't give up my blue one!)
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    Silhouette Special SSS in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
    Silhouette Special HSS in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/2002] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/2001] [Just pure awesomeness]
    Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/2011] [BFR]


    Like BP said in the Chapman video "You've got a room full of guitars, and no money!! @ 6:00"

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    Man, Glenn, that Tiger Eye Armada is just gorgeous. Too pricey for me, though.
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    Hunter Hayes Cutlass in Lake Tahoe Blue
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    Quote Originally Posted by jones4tone View Post
    Man, Glenn, that Tiger Eye Armada is just gorgeous. Too pricey for me, though.
    Yah, agreed, but someone might really dig it and they are different than the standard offerings.

    They remind me of the Chapin one off that they made. People drooled over that one.

    Glenn |B)
    Silhouette Special SSS in Fuschia Sparkle (Hardtail) [1/01/2002] [1 of a kind from CLB]
    Silhouette Special HSS in Gold Sparkle (Hardtail) [7/12/2002] [Made for Matchbox 20]
    Albert Lee 3 MM90's in White Sparkle (Hardtail) [8/14/2001] [Just pure awesomeness]
    Albert Lee HH in Black Sugar (Hartail) [1/06/2011] [BFR]


    Like BP said in the Chapman video "You've got a room full of guitars, and no money!! @ 6:00"

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    Yes, I drooled over this....
    Balls are Best!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GWDavis28 View Post
    Yah, agreed, but someone might really dig it and they are different than the standard offerings.

    They remind me of the Chapin one off that they made. People drooled over that one.

    Glenn |B)
    For sure - I wasn't saying they shouldn't have made it, or it was overpriced. I just don't have the scratch for that right now. And Chapman's custom build was the first thing I thought of when I saw it.
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    Axis SS Semi-Hollow in Diablo Blue
    Hunter Hayes Cutlass in Lake Tahoe Blue
    Valentine BFR in Three-tone Burst
    Luke 3 HH in Starry Night
    Valentine in Trans Maroon
    Reflex Game Changer HSH with Piezo

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    Man ... that is really tempting.

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    Wow!

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