Agile guitars

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  1. BlackSG91

    BlackSG91 Well-Known Member

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    Imagine 15 lbs. of teh baconz eh KitTEH?:yum: I betz yoo r thinking aboutz it ritez now...yum yum in the tum!:yesway::wave:

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    Let's dance V.I.P. Vinny...let's do the shakin' bacon...now no fakin'.:fever::woot:

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    awww S**T time for a baconater
     
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    You're right bro, I gotta mellow out...man.:hippie:
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    i kinda like the zero to 60 sometimes. keeps peeps on their toes...:D

    next time yell at pheof for something. :yesway:
     
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    scat7s New Member VIP Member

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    chinese lead paint?

    ball bearings?
     
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    Vinsanitizer . Double Platinum Supporting Member VIP Member

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    That's enough bacon to give anyone a stroke! As I've already had one, and I can assure you beyond all shadow of doubt, once is enuff thanks. (not sure whether to :) or :mad:) ... maybe both). :D
     
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    I own 2 (pics in my profile page) and will say they are fine instruments, worth every penny.
     
  8. V-Type

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    I had a couple of early Agiles with the more Gibson like lower horn and the closer headstock shape.
    Every bit as good as Epi's and Ltd's,etc..
    Some have really good specs and upgraded hardware,etc...
    When they were $299 for a 3100 I was all in but at $400 plus I see other options.
    Still great intermediated guitars though.
     
  9. jvm210guy

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    Ok I actually own and played an Agile. Yes, I still own it.

    Here's the deal, they are bottom line low end guitars. I got the gold top, which I do not recommend unless you're into vomit green or similar colors. Besides the terrible finish there were no real flaws, maybe just some long fret ends.

    The worst thing about these guitars is the neck on the slim ones. They wobble around, so if you turn your body your guitar goes out of pitch. If you intentionally bend the neck you'll just go out of tune. Not a gigging guitar by any means.

    The pickups, well they are garbage. Very low output, but also bright and lacking in tone control. However, I do know that most people intend to modify hardware when buying these guitars, and the reason is clear after you play one.

    I bought mine, because, like you I was curious. Now I know why I stay away from cheap guitars, because they are pieces of shit....

    You want good bang for your buck? Look at MiM Fender, amazing quality/price there.

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    Here it is, comes in at around 11lbs. It's heavy as ****.

    I'm giving mine to my nephew... Don't EVER expect to get your money back if you buy one...
     
  10. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands Well-Known Member

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    Really? I heard Kurt from Rondo is awesome with returns.
     
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    anybody got any popcorn?...lol
     
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    I remember your original post and you could have returned it but you chose to keep it. Rondo's policy has always been, if you don't like it, return it. Don't know what happened in your case...
     
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    As in selling...
     
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    i knew what you meant jvm. and i was waiting for you to pop in when i saw this thread.

    i was curious how your experience was panning out a few months later. good honest review. you get what you pay for, its a cliche, but its true.
     
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    Bought my sunburst Agile used for 175.00 when Rondo was actually a retail store. I should have bought two more at the time. A great piece of wood, stays in tune. My pots and pickups can use an upgrade at this time as the guitar is approx 10 yrs old. I'm thinking about have the whole thing rewired too.

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    I had an AL-3000 Goldtop with P90s. I bought it in 2006 back when they had a physical store. It was an outstanding guitar in just about every way (the pickups sounded great, the wiring was flawless and the frets were perfect), but after I had back surgery two years ago it was just too heavy to play for any kind of time for me (it weighed over 9 pounds).

    I would definitely try an Agile again in the future, especially a weight-relieved model.
     
  17. belleswell

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    I have 6 one of which should be here Tuesday.
    AL 3200 Tobacco Burst neck thru
    AS 1000 335 copy
    Cool Cat
    PR 900 PRS copy
    Semi Custom AL 3xxx with 24 frets and a Floyd
    And lastly, incoming Tuesday an Intercepter Pro

    I love them. Great prices and excellent quality imo.
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    https://soundcloud.com/belleswell/2012-so-far-to-go-1 Recorded with the AL 3xxx
     
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    An ex-boss of mine ordered one while we were still working together. Had it delivered to the office. Opened it up, looked great, weight over 12 lbs. Stuck it back in the case and box, and shipped it right back.

    NF way. Not at any price.
     
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    I once had an Explorer model which was a lawsuit Agile I believe... It was very close to a Gibson!
     
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    My first one, ( a lp copy, AL 3200 which is the first pic), weighed in at 10 lbs, 2 oz on a postal scale which was a bit more than I was used to. My 2 fav players are in the mid 7 lb range. That's the reason that I ordered the other lp copy with the floyd, with the weight relieved option. It was about a lb lighter at 9lbs, 3 oz on my postal scales. To put this in perspective, my Gibson 60's tribute weighs 9 lbs, 8 oz, and an old 57 goldtop I stupidly sold when I was a lad weighed just over 11 lbs. I did'nt have a postal scale to weigh the 57 but determined that by weighing myself on regular scales with and without the guitar. The difference was just a tiny bit over 11 lbs.
     

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