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tbone6
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« on: June 14, 2017, 01:13:46 AM »

I wanted to throw something out there for opinions. I'm in the process of purchasing a new Larrivee LV-10E which comes standard with the Imix pickup. I'm thinking of opting for the Stage Pro Anthem in lieu of the Imix, as I like the versatility, i.e. more tone control, plus built-in tuner. What do you think? I realize the Anthem has to be cut into the guitar.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 02:02:48 AM »

My preference is for anything that does not involved cutting a hole in the side of the guitar.

Especially on a 10 series.
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 03:47:31 AM »

My preference is for anything that does not involved cutting a hole in the side of the guitar.

Especially on a 10 series.


ANY series. There's just no excuse for those hideous side boxes on guitars anymore.   whistling
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 04:27:46 AM »

ANY series. There's just no excuse for those hideous side boxes on guitars anymore.   whistling

Yes, my bad. ANY series. I would never do that to my L-03 or my LV-10.
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« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2017, 12:43:36 PM »

I custom ordered a J-60 SilverOak that was supposed to come with a soundhole mounted Anthem, but when it arrived it had the side-mounted Anthem instead.  I reluctantly gave it a try and discovered that it has much more adjustability and decided to keep it anyway.  I prefer not to cut a hole in the side of ANY guitar, but in this case I never notice it and it sounds so much better that I just don't care...
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« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2017, 02:11:01 PM »

Thanks for the feedback. I'm going to order it with the Imix as I agree that a 10 series should not be cut.
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2017, 05:17:58 AM »

The (no-cut) I-mix is an awesome system - had one in an SD-50 years ago....
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