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Musicvox Space Cadet

September 20, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Musicvox Space Cadet is a beast, and I mean that is the best way possible.

Looking like a Les Paul mated with a Telecaster and created a new species of 6 stringed goodness, the Space Cadet still manages to create an identity all its own.

Made by the wonderful boutique guitar company from New Jersey that gave us the Space Ranger ( Musicvox-see earlier review,) The Space Cadet is a bolt-on, solid body , two humbucker, 6 string slab o’goodness.

I unpacked the guitar, slapped on some new strings and took it to practice. I tuned it once.

Two and a half hours later, I unplugged it and placed it back in its gig bag- totally satisfied with the experience of playing. The bridge pickup through a minimal amount of gain produced a meaty sound while retaining enough brightness to cut through and give my guitar placement in the rather loud room mix.

It is not often that a guitar moves into main instrument status after one playing session, but I am satisfied and trusting enough of this beauty to play it this coming weekend at a rather large festival.

I cannot recommend this instrument enough. If it fits your budget- it will meet your needs.

IfWhen you buy one, and you should- tell ’em we sent ya….

6stringdeals.com review:

For $829.00 you are getting a guitar that hangs with the best of the overpriced American Made guitars, (BUT, the Musicvox is not overpriced…. )Bonus fact: this one looks cooler.

  1. September 22, 2012 at 7:30 am

    I love this blog, there’s always such weird and wonderful stuff reviewed. Thanks, I’ll try to send some people your way. All the best, Simon

    • stratoclay
      September 22, 2012 at 12:04 pm

      Thanks Simon, I only wish we cold present more of the cool, affordable guitars out there!

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