Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by arri93 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:50 am

s_mcsleazy wrote:
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ok. im sorry but now it's on here, i can say this.

one of my mates in a local guitar shop hinted this was coming but i wasnt aloud to say. he knew i loved electric xii's and simply said "keep an eye out in the next few months for the return of the hockey stick"

now we know a price. im gonna be saving.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by s_mcsleazy » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:59 am

arri93 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:50 am
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:42 am
ok. im sorry but now it's on here, i can say this.

one of my mates in a local guitar shop hinted this was coming but i wasnt aloud to say. he knew i loved electric xii's and simply said "keep an eye out in the next few months for the return of the hockey stick"

now we know a price. im gonna be saving.
Let's get our jangle on!

I'll have you know that Robert Smith played one of these with the banshees
dude. if we ever have a jam together with out full rigs, the volume will be enough to separate scotland from the rest of the uk.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Pacafeliz » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:25 am

https://www.musicstore.de/de_DE/EUR/Fen ... 048332-000

MusicStore keeps pushing the date back and back by the/a week...
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by s_mcsleazy » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:48 am

Pacafeliz wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:25 am
https://www.musicstore.de/de_DE/EUR/Fen ... 048332-000

MusicStore keeps pushing the date back and back by the/a week...
yeah. my nearest music shop keeps saying he was told they would be arriving in june and they've been pushing em back by a few weeks. apparently fender weren't expecting the guitar to be this much of a hit. in pre-sales alone, the guitar sold in less than 2 weeks. so they've been making more just so guitar shops have some to actually have on the shop floor.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by akpasta » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:54 am

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:48 am
Pacafeliz wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:25 am
https://www.musicstore.de/de_DE/EUR/Fen ... 048332-000

MusicStore keeps pushing the date back and back by the/a week...
yeah. my nearest music shop keeps saying he was told they would be arriving in june and they've been pushing em back by a few weeks. apparently fender weren't expecting the guitar to be this much of a hit. in pre-sales alone, the guitar sold in less than 2 weeks. so they've been making more just so guitar shops have some to actually have on the shop floor.
Hahaha I’m glad there’s some demand for when I get it and am not satisfied with the flat 9.5” fretboard and cheap looking pau ferro wood 😂

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by s_mcsleazy » Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:53 am

my big fear is it's going to be like the first few months of the squier vm series where people were buying them for £255 and then selling them on ebay for £300 that day
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by akpasta » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:43 am

Just checked in with Guitar Center who told me mine will ship out at the end of the month.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by BoringPostcards » Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:29 pm

I haven’t been this excited about a Fender release since they brought the Jazzmaster and Jaguar back with the AVRI 62 line in 1999.

I really can’t wait to hear about people’s experience with them and to snag one myself.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Singlebladepickup » Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:33 pm

BoringPostcards wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:29 pm
I really can’t wait to hear about people’s experience with them and to snag one myself.
Same. I probably won't be able to get one for a long while, so I hope they do more than a single limited run.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Ceylon » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:00 pm

Anyone notice that the XII on Thomann's site is meant to be 622mm, or 24,5" scale?
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by SignoftheDragon » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:09 am

NONONONONONONO :wtf: I hope not!

Part of what has me excited about these is the hope of a true long-scale 12- like my surfcasters. The Eastwood copies came in with a shorter scale than expected, and it made it easier to sell off- hopefully they keep it true to the XII scale length.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Jubaea » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:28 am

The scale is probably a mistake, it is very common on the Thomann site.
In the same way, Thomann announces 22 frets, and the picture shows 21 frets... :-[
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by akpasta » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:57 am

Just heard back from Fender via e-mail.

"these are indeed set to ship out in September."

So... Guitar Center said mine would ship at the end of July, Fender says they will ship in September. :fp: oh well.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Stereordinary » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:38 am

arri93 wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:49 am
Stereordinary wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:58 am
Kind of hilarious that they practically traced the bridge plate that I designed like ten years ago.
Didn't they steal your 3 Way switch plate also?
I don't recall.
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