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Badlands Guitar Company

Post by jeremyb »

Youtubers The Tone King and Philip McKnight start a guitar company, good grief.

https://www.badlandsguitarcompany.com/

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Phil knows his stuff about guitars. He apparently knows less about design.

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Not playing the link, but from the screenshot it looks like we've gone back to the eighties, and not in a good way.
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Bg wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 9:58 am Not playing the link, but from the screenshot it looks like we've gone back to the eighties, and not in a good way.
Depends on how much credibility you had in the 80's. I had very little, so I love the guitar.
The older I get, the more disappointed in myself I become.

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Bg wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 9:58 am Not playing the link, but from the screenshot it looks like we've gone back to the eighties, and not in a good way.
I watched about thirty seconds and heard the words 'authentic eighties' about four times.

Shit when my era becomes retro. :-(

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Reckon we’re well past being retro. The 80’s are to now what Vera Lynn was to the 80’s!

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Molly wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:17 am
Bg wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 9:58 am Not playing the link, but from the screenshot it looks like we've gone back to the eighties, and not in a good way.
I watched about thirty seconds and heard the words 'authentic eighties' about four times.

Shit when my era becomes retro. :-(
"Vintage" now.
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HackSaw wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:29 am Reckon we’re well past being retro. The 80’s are to now what Vera Lynn was to the 80’s!
Its bloody terrible to think about :(
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Danger Mouse wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:12 am
Bg wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 9:58 am Not playing the link, but from the screenshot it looks like we've gone back to the eighties, and not in a good way.
Depends on how much credibility you had in the 80's. I had very little, so I love the guitar.
I really dig it too :mental:
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Bg wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:43 am
HackSaw wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:29 am Reckon we’re well past being retro. The 80’s are to now what Vera Lynn was to the 80’s!
Its bloody terrible to think about :(
I think about it when I'm driving the kids somewhere, and Led Zep or similar comes up in my playlist, and I wonder what they think about it.

Having similar thoughts watching Tim Burton's Batman movies, and how they try to skew away from the campy TV shows, then the following 90s ones just skew right back around to them. The biggest advantage that Chris Nolan had was that a large part of his audience had no real knowledge of the Adam West Batman, so he was unencumbered by it.
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I dont think I am in their target demographic but even if I were, why would I not just hunt out an original Kramer, Hamer, Guild, Ibanez or Schecter or whatever ? But i loved all the marketing speak in the most droll unexcited voiceover ever.....

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Perfect for those 80s Hair Metal tribute bands.
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Badlands - such a great band!

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vinylguy wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 11:24 am I dont think I am in their target demographic but even if I were, why would I not just hunt out an original Kramer, Hamer, Guild, Ibanez or Schecter or whatever ? But i loved all the marketing speak in the most droll unexcited voiceover ever.....
I have an 80's Charvel, it isn't great. Guitar building and quality control have improved massively since I was a CC DeVille fanboy.
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Someone forgot to trim a bit off the headstock...
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