Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Jubaea » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:28 am

ludobag1 wrote:
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Hi
For the ones who have this XII what is the specs of the neck ?
nut with ?
thickness at first and XII fret
is the string are not to close at the first case ?
nut with ? 16.95

thickness at first and XII fret 9.25 / 9.61 (with strings)
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by ludobag1 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:47 am

Thanks Mr Bigoudin

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Jubaea » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:02 am

ludobag1 wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:47 am
Thanks Mr Bigoudin
:fp: Je n'avais pas fait attention à ta localisation, j'aurais mis ça en mm à la place des inch…

J'ai déposé la mienne cet aprèm chez le luthier pour affiner les réglages, et elle a besoin d'une planif.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by ludobag1 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:19 am

une plannif ? mais elle est neuve c'est si mauvais que cela ?
from my expérience on mine i have put some relief on the neck for avoid buzzing when you fret chord for example (0.3 mm mini) same as my jazz for example too straight neck don't work for me

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Jubaea » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:44 am

ludobag1 wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:19 am
une plannif ? mais elle est neuve c'est si mauvais que cela ?
from my expérience on mine i have put some relief on the neck for avoid buzzing when you fret chord for example (0.3 mm mini) same as my jazz for example too straight neck don't work for me
Non, elle est très très jouable, mais d'après moi, il y a un chouilla à gagner au niveau de la profondeur des gorges du sillet pour plus de confort de jeu, alors je suis allé voir mon luthier, et il a testé toutes les frettes une par une, et 2 ou 3 méritent d'être corrigées.
C'est toujours comme ça. Une guitare qui sort d'usine, dès qu'on la met dans les mains d'un luthier, il te trouve toujours des bricoles, mais après, le confort de jeu s'en ressent.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by andreuthegiant » Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:08 pm

I returned it. Noisy.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by ludobag1 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:43 pm

ok ,not much terrible ,the quality control are always not perfectible ,but the way the fret are insertin factory normally it is pretty good ,i think it is more fin tuning ,depend how you play but string too close of neck in XII desn't works really well cause wound string have more bouncing than unwood
for the nut it is important to have it cut well to avoid sharp in the first case ;)

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Tafarel » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:43 am

andreuthegiant wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:08 pm
I returned it. Noisy.
Compared to my Jazzmasters, the Electric XII is dead silent. Even the engineer at our last recording session remarked on how quiet it was plugged into a Benson Chimera amp -- which, BTW, is a brilliant sounding piece of kit -- wish I had one. I used it because my AC15 was fairly noisy in that setting.

I must have gotten lucky with my XII as I have none of the issues others have described.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by andreuthegiant » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:44 am

Tafarel wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:43 am
andreuthegiant wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:08 pm
I returned it. Noisy.
Compared to my Jazzmasters, the Electric XII is dead silent. Even the engineer at our last recording session remarked on how quiet it was plugged into a Benson Chimera amp -- which, BTW, is a brilliant sounding piece of kit -- wish I had one. I used it because my AC15 was fairly noisy in that setting.

I must have gotten lucky with my XII as I have none of the issues others have described.
I think it was this specific unit.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by postchrist » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:11 pm

we got a couple of these in at the shop i work at and they have me drooling... the sharp horn was such a weird choice but they play wonderfully and sound killer. kinda want one for the parts :D
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by Jester » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:07 pm

Has anyone in Australia got one of these yet?? I placed a deposit in January and the shop can’t tell me any details of when they should arrive 😡. All I get is “any day now” and that was weeks ago.
Seems like Derringers in Adelaide got one in which was pre-ordered but the next lot will arrive in December.
Oz is a frustrating place to live sometimes!

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by sam » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:19 pm

^ Found Sound in Melbourne got a sunburst in but similarly only have the other colours available through pre-order

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:32 pm

sam wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:19 pm
^ Found Sound in Melbourne got a sunburst in but similarly only have the other colours available through pre-order
I was gawking at that Sunburst Xii yesterday!
I'm amazed at how Found Sound can keep their prices down.
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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by natthu » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:27 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:32 pm

I'm amazed at how Found Sound can keep their prices down.
The Alternate Reality XIIs they have are priced $200 higher than the going rate. I guess those are a hot ticket item you can over charge for at this point though.
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Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:07 pm
...Seems like Derringers in Adelaide got one in which was pre-ordered but the next lot will arrive in December.
I ordered mine from Derringers in May. At that point I was told I was something like 6th down the list, so I was unlikely to get one until the second round of deliveries. The last time I asked they said probably November for mine.... but it keeps getting pushed back so maybe not even this year :(

Olympic White (the colour I ordered) seems to be the one in shortest supply in Australia. I have, like others have said, seen a couple of 3TS examples hit in-stock listings in a few of the usual bigger shops.

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Re: Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII 12-String

Post by ThatGuyOverThere » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:14 pm

More video... some stuff with drive too.

https://youtu.be/5P7E9a4VEUE

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