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So I've wanted a caparison guitar for a long time now . Also think it's cool that Andy larocque from king diamond was an product endorser for years . Here's the three I want
but here's the problem the dealer is in Vancouver and doesn't have the pricing on their site on these bad boys and I'm in Pei so it's not like I can go try one out . And the shipping on top of that


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Why not Vancouver? One of the most expensive places to live in North America, if not globally.
I know nothing of these guitars but if they are somewhat "high end" Vancouver makes perfect sense with all of the offshore money rolling in and associated disposable income.
Vancouver has become a place where a Mercedes or Porsche dealer is as common as a Honda or Toyota one.
Anyway, the guitars look cool.
 

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Why not Vancouver? One of the most expensive places to live in North America, if not globally.
I know nothing of these guitars but if they are somewhat "high end" Vancouver makes perfect sense with all of the offshore money rolling in and associated disposable income.
Vancouver has become a place where a Mercedes or Porsche dealer is as common as a Honda or Toyota one.
Anyway, the guitars look cool.
Just because I'm in Pei


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I've only been in Westcoast Guitars a couple of times but they seem pretty friendly. If you're serious about buying one give them a call.
 

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1. Closer to japan
2. Pretty sure a forum acquaintance is the dealer, lives in vancouver
3. Buy a used one. Sell it if you dont like it.
 

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a) if they have no pricing, I bet $5 they have no stock

b) as you're on the east coast, find a UK or European dealer and price it out. Shipping shouldn't be much or any less than from the west coast of Canada. Or US for that matter, doesn't hurt to price it out at least.
 

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Plus the population of Vancouver is huge compared to PEI.



Why not Vancouver? One of the most expensive places to live in North America, if not globally.
I know nothing of these guitars but if they are somewhat "high end" Vancouver makes perfect sense with all of the offshore money rolling in and associated disposable income.
Vancouver has become a place where a Mercedes or Porsche dealer is as common as a Honda or Toyota one.
Anyway, the guitars look cool.
 

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Plus the population of Vancouver is huge compared to PEI.
Shhhhhh, don't let this leak out to Ottawa. They are totally unaware of such facts, lost in the 1860's like they are.
 

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Funny for me to see this thread. I only came across Comparison guitars yesterday. Personally, I didn't think they had a lot to offer outside of what is already available from a few other manufacturers except the headstock and name.
 

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Funny for me to see this thread. I only came across Comparison guitars yesterday. Personally, I didn't think they had a lot to offer outside of what is already available from a few other manufacturers except the headstock and name.
I like the look of the finish and headstock. The store got back to me saying the cheapest is $2000 usd . There's a shop ny that sells the c2 line which is the student line for $1200-$1400 usd approx $1800 cad


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Funny for me to see this thread. I only came across Comparison guitars yesterday. Personally, I didn't think they had a lot to offer outside of what is already available from a few other manufacturers except the headstock and name.
That would be "Caparison".
 

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I like the look of the finish and headstock. The store got back to me saying the cheapest is $2000 usd . There's a shop ny that sells the c2 line which is the student line for $1200-$1400 usd approx $1800 cad


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they must be pretty awesome student guitars for $1800. who's the student? steve vai?
 

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That would be "Caparison".
Oops, The joke is on me, eh?!:confused: I thought "Comparison" was a funny name for a guitar; so funny that it isn't a name for a guitar.:D
 

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High quality Japanese Shred-mobile??
 

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High quality Japanese Shred-mobile??
In a nutshell, yes. They were also doing different finishes to everyone else, though I'm not sure sponge-produced cloud finishes are on any other guitars now either.
 

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Yes they are handmade guitars from Japan. I guess they would be similar to the "Technical House" built ESP's. Michael Romeo from Symphony X is another guy who plays Caparison after he left ESP. I just can't get over the headstocks, a little much for me... and I like pointy guitars!!!
 
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