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HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:09 am


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HARUNA (Vocals & Rhythm Guitar)
Pick of choice: Custom Fender "Rock On" Touring Picks - 1.00mm [Has the band's emblem on it]

Currently Using:
Squier (Fender) Telecaster HH HARUNA MODEL
(Used from March 2012 - present; considered to be her main guitar)
Nickname: Skullsilver

Has silver sparkles and a skull design on the body with a black pickguard. Since it's based on the original HH, it has an alder body, maple neck, and maple fretboard. In the summer of 2014, it was sold for 60,000 yen (MSRP).



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Fender Telecaster Thinline Deluxe
(Used from Shunkan Sentimental era - present; can be considered an alternate guitar)

Yes, my friends, the mighty Telecaster! This baby is a Classic Player Tele Thinline Deluxe. This guitar has a humbucker in the bridge position whereas the Classic '72 Custom has a single coil.



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Fender American Standard Telecaster
(Used from DOLL era - BEST★SCANDAL era; nowadays, can be considered an alternate guitar)
Nickname: "Shun-kun"

HARU primarily used a Fender Telecaster with a maple fretboard for live performances and PVs between the DOLL and Yumemiru Tsubasa days. The pickups are most likely the standard Fender American Standard Tele stock pickups. She also customized it with a pearloid pickguard.



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Fender Pawn Shop Mustang Special (Lake Placid Blue)
(Played on the first stop of the SCANDAL LIVE TOUR 2013 "SCA wa Mada Honki Dashitenai Dake" in Sapporo)

Specs:
Body Material: Alder
Body Shape: Mustang®
Body Finish: Polyester

Neck Shape: '60s "C"
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Dot
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Urethane
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Scale Length: 24" (61 cm)
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Truss Rods: Standard
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment

Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: Enforcer™ "Wide Range" Humbucking with Downsized Wide Range Covers
Neck Pickup: Enforcer™ "Wide Range" Humbucking with Downsized Wide Range Covers
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Middle Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: Coil Selector Switch for Each Humbucker
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone; Pickup Toggle Switch; Coil Selector Switch for Each Humbucker

Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Strat® Strings-Through-Body Hardtail
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style

Strings: Fender® USA Super 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Double Humbucker Configuration, Hardtail Bridge, Unique Pickup Switching with 15 Options, Short Scale, Offset Mustang Body Shape

Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green

Price: USD $1,047 / 95,650 yen / £638



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Guild M-75 Aristocrat in Antique Burst
(May 2014 - Present)

Debuted on the Kyuu ni Kite Gomen. in Kita tour in early May. More info can be found here: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]



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Not Used Anymore/Used Rarely:
Click here to see gear that has been used rarely:

Yamaha Pacifica 112
(Shiroten era)
HARU used a Yamaha Pacifica back in her early shiroten days: a common one with a rosewood fretboard. She attached a CANTA sticker to the body as decoration.



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Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster
(Used during indie days; Space Ranger - Kagerou)

She also has a Fender Strat with maple fretboard, used more often during their indie performances and PVs like Space Ranger and Koi Moyou.The stock pickups are Lace Sensor pickups, as stated by the people at jphip, so it looks like she didn't change the pickups to suit herself. Eric Clapton model with the special signature.

Below, you can just barely make out the Eric Clapton signature on the headstock.

Here, you can see Mr. Clapton's signature better.


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Fender (most likely Squier) Telecaster
(Shoujo S PV & BEST★SCANDAL PB only)

HARU had another Fender Tele, but this time with a rosewood fretboard. Since it was used in the Shoujo S PV, it most likely was not used anywhere else. She probably used this for the PV and PV only, since they had to get soaked with their guitars and she wouldn't want to risk her guitar being ruined. They don't have to actually play their guitars in the PV anyway, so she used this as a prop. This is also the guitar she smashed in the BEST★SCANDAL album photobook. On the week of 03/25/2011, this guitar along with the other two guitars used in the Shoujo S PV were [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]. The winning bid for this guitar was ¥251,001.

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Fender Mexico '69 Telecaster Thinline - Surf Green Color (2002 Limited Ed.)
(Used during First One-Man Live Tour in 2009)
This guitar is a Fender Thinline Series Telecaster, but more specifically the Classic '69 Series Telecaster Thinline with a maple neck. As expected of Haruna-chan, the pickguard is a pearloid pickguard and the body paint is surf green. The '69 Thinline Series provides a lightweight body and a warmer and rounder tone, but I think what caught her eye was the light blue/green colour...and the lighter weight as compared to other Teles. She has used this guitar during their First One-Man Live Tour in 2009. Songs performed with this guitar include Ring! Ring! Ring! and S.L. Magic.

Here's the pic of her in the studio(November 29, 2009):

And here's one from jphip of her trying out the guitar in a shop.


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Fender Telecaster Classic Series '72 Custom
(~2009)
Another Telecaster. Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom. The only real difference with this guitar is the humbucker in the neck position; it's no longer a single coil.


This pic below has both the Thinline and the Classic '69.


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Takamine 1991 Limited Edition
(October 2009)
Her previous acoustic choice was a Takamine 1991 Limited Edition. It's discontinued and her model used is of a different colour than that on the Takamine website. This guitar was used during their first anniversary live on October 25, 2009. Songs perfomed using this guitar include Koi Moyou, SAKURA Goodbye, and the Sadistic Mika Band cover, "Time Machine ni Onegai".



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Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Thinline
(Date of debut unknown; featured in volume 3 of the SCANDAL MANIA photobooks)
Another Thinline Tele! Of course, as the name gives it away, this guitar's appearance is more classic. It has a natural mahogany-wood body with white pearl pickguard. There's an obvious "f" sound hole and the fretboard is maple as usual. HARU says that she likes this guitar because it is "lightweight yet affordable." No other appearances of this guitar have been found except for the article in the photobook.



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Guild GAD-30R
(Used only once so far: ESY Live Zepp Tokyo DVD - "Sayonara My Friend")
This was first seen in the EVERYBODY SAY YEAH! DVD when the girls were performing "Sayonara My Friend." Top and bracing of the guitar are made from spruce wood while the back and sides are rosewood. The neck is 1-Piece mahogany and the pickguard pattern is tortoise shell. More info and specs can be found here: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]




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Pedals, amps, accessories, other gear, etc.
Last update: January 2016

Effects:
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EVH 5150III 50 watt head with a 2 x 12" cab

EVH 5150III website wrote:It’s a three-channel amp; channels one and two share EQ, with gain, low, mid, high and volume controls; channel three has gain, low, mid, high, volume and master presence and resonance controls. Other features include selectable impedance (4, 8 or 16 ohms), dual parallel speaker output jacks, effects loop, headphone jack, line out and black hardware. Included four-button footswitch has 1/4” input jack; also accommodates MIDI footswitching.

The Luck 6V appears to be handwired and is a 40-watt amp.
It's powered by 3x ECC83, 4x 6V6 and 2x GZ34 (rectifier) tubes/valves. The 12" speaker is a British-made [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].
The price tag is (according to Ishibashi) is about 560,000円 (roughly USD5grand!). 



OCD Setting:

Amp Setting:


Wireless Headset Microphone: Shure WBH54

In-Ear Monitor:
Mainly FitEar ProAudio 334. ProAudio 222 is chosen depending on the size of the ear canal.

Credits to jigoku79 for the "Etc. Gear" info from recent GiGS magazines.

As always, please keep forum rules in mind and direct any non-HARUNA gear talk to the other topics. Thanks. Happy



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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:46 pm


G36C

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dont forget this...
Fender Blacktop Telecaster 
she used this guitar before she got her Squier Telecaster
Haruna's Squier Telecaster is build base on Fender Blacktop


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:32 pm


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G36C wrote:Haruna's Squier Telecaster is build base on Fender Blacktop

People have said that but I don't actually think it's true - it has specs that are similar, but there are significant differences even from far away. For example, the neck on Haruna's guitar has 21 frets like a vintage or American Tele, whereas the neck on a Blacktop has 22. The staining on the maple is also very different - the Blacktop is a lot lighter.

I am sure her guitar is full Fender Custom Shop, not just a Blacktop with special paint. We don't really know the internal specs (in GiGS, the one time I've seen her really talk about it, she just talks about the humbuckers, mostly), but we know that at least it has a different neck than the Blacktop, so it can't actually be a Blacktop.

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:03 pm


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dont know about Haruna Squier specs...
one thing for sure, all Telecaster have the same basic layout 
except Blacktop

all (normal) Telecaster use metal knurled knob
only Blacktop use skirted amp knob like Fender amps (beside Thinline with 4 knob)

control for all Telecaster (except Thinline with 4 knob) --> master Tone / master vol / 3way switch
only Blacktop Telecaster use --> 3 way switch / master tone / master vol

and...
i dont think Haruna Squier Telecaster is a full Fender Custom Shop level
i believe it has the same specs like Squier Classic Vibe series
all Fender Custom Shop is made in America
all American Fender has trusrod hole/cover (?) made by wood (i believe it rosewood)
in Haruna's Squier Telecaster the trusrod hole/cover (?) not made by wood (has a black solid color)


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:31 pm


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G36C wrote:dont know about Haruna Squier specs...
one thing for sure, all Telecaster have the same basic layout 
except Blacktop

But all Blacktops have a 22 fret neck. Haruna's has a 21 fret neck like her Thinlines. So it literally cannot be a Blacktop. It's whatever specs she asked them for, which were probably her favorite features from all the Telecasters she's ever played. (I'll bet it's a lot lighter than a Blacktop too, because that's what she likes.) It's clearly a custom shop guitar because of the finish, so given the finish and the different neck, I think it's more accurate to say that it's a custom shop HH Telecaster with a 21 fret Thinline neck and a Blacktop control plate.

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:34 pm


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I'm holding off on the consideration of adding the guitar G36C mentioned. For now.


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:07 pm


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first...
sori for my bad english (not good at writing)

for fret number...
i dont know how to said it
in the past, 22 fret its only exclusive for American Fender (specialy for Standart en Deluxe series)
so the fret number in this case its not count (considere)

Fender Blacktop (Telecaster) its a very unique en different guitar
its look like a Telecaster, but dont have a...? (dont know the words) trademark...? signature...? of a Telecaster (beside a body shape en look)

first, Blacktop has totaly different control plate
and Blactop use ...? (dont know the words) electrosocket...? jack input...? like Gibson Les Paul (square plastic with 4 bolt) not jack cup (like all Telecaster)
Blacktop has heel cut like Stratocaster (in the back)
Haruna's Squier Telecaster just like Blacktop

for custom shop...
i dont think so, because Haruna's Squier Telecaster do not have American Fender characteristic
clearly visible :
- plastic trusrod hole/cover
- non offset block sadles


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:05 am


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is the holy fire custom?

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:34 pm


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Lexian wrote:I'm holding off on the consideration of adding the guitar G36C mentioned. For now.
why...?
Haruna realy use this guitar in many live performance
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start at 10.10
in taiyo to kimi ga egaku story and everybody say yeah, Haruna use Fender Blacktop Telecaster

Tim_E.D wrote:is the holy fire custom?
no


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:06 pm


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@G36C:
I'm not doubting whether Haruna has used it or not.
Since she used it ~2 years ago, I'd like to see some kind of solid background info about it. Just like the other older guitars oh hers.


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:17 pm


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I think I can see where @G36C is coming from, although some bits appear to may have been lost in translation, so to speak.

The bottom line here, I guess, is that when the girls were given their 'signature' Squier guitars (why Squier and not Fender is anyone's guess, especially prior to receiving these they were already playing American Std Fenders), these 'signature' Squiers are custom-made according to how the girls want them, in this instance, HARU wanting her Tele to have the knobs/pickup selector akin to that of a Blacktop yet retaining the number of frets as her other Teles, as alluded by @Spacecadet.

Personally, I can't see why the Fender Custom Shop based in Corona would make Squiers (which I see why @G36C is somewhat persistent in making a point). However, we all know that they still make Fenders in Japan for their own market - perhaps these 'signature' Squiers were custom made (possibly at the factories where Squiers are made wherever they are these days, or even in Japan) under instructions from Fender Japan. I wonder if there had been any articles anywhere (GIGS, Go!Go! Guitar etc) that  may perhaps mention where these Squiers were made (or prolly not, as we would not be discussing this matter right now. heh).


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:10 pm


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About Haruna's OCD settings, do you know if she uses LP or HP mode ?


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Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:11 pm


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babaloued wrote:About Haruna's OCD settings, do you know if she uses LP or HP mode ?

Shall we attempt a calculated guess?



From this (very bad, thanks to the iPhone) close-up from the small photo in my copy of GIGS, it looks like its flicked upwards ie towards the HP setting.

The HP setting on the OCD is geared towards a more British-sounding overdrive (think VOX) and HARU's overdriven tones are kinda in that direction. There is a blurb (in nihon-go, obviously) and I can barely make out a description of her boosting her tone on the Shinos (likely via the metallic footswitch on the left that says HARUNA MODEL). Again, this suggests that it's pointless to have the OCD in boost (ie LP) mode if HARU's amp's tone can be boosted intrinsically via the amp's footswitch.

As I said, a calculated guesstimate Happy

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:31 pm


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maharizm wrote:
babaloued wrote:About Haruna's OCD settings, do you know if she uses LP or HP mode ?

Shall we attempt a calculated guess?



From this (very bad, thanks to the iPhone) close-up from the small photo in my copy of GIGS, it looks like its flicked upwards ie towards the HP setting.

The HP setting on the OCD is geared towards a more British-sounding overdrive (think VOX) and HARU's overdriven tones are kinda in that direction. There is a blurb (in nihon-go, obviously) and I can barely make out a description of her boosting her tone on the Shinos (likely via the metallic footswitch on the left that says HARUNA MODEL). Again, this suggests that it's pointless to have the OCD in boost (ie LP) mode if HARU's amp's tone can be boosted intrinsically via the amp's footswitch.

As I said, a calculated guesstimate Happy

PS: You own one of these babies? They cost a bomb on eBay!
Yeah, I have ordered one and  I think it will arrive soon Happy Thanks for your guess, I will see which settings she plays on but as I don't have Shino's amp (a little bit expensive Sweating) and  my current amp sucks it's going to be difficult... I have to buy an other amp this summer !


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Posted on Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:41 am


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i think...
Haruna use in LP mode in 18v
(yes you can run that OCD in 9v - 12v - 18v)

my wild guest :
because Haruna use 2 very different guitar, i think the key point of her guitar tone is in her guitar master volume
i dont know about her Squier, the Thinline Deluxe use Fender widerange pickup
when you roll-off the volume halfway down, and use OCD to boos hot ch in. your amp = incredible sound


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Posted on Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:31 am


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G36C wrote:for fret number...
i dont know how to said it
in the past, 22 fret its only exclusive for American Fender (specialy for Standart en Deluxe series)
so the fret number in this case its not count (considere)

As I mentioned, Tele Thinlines have 21 frets (including American, Mexican and Japanese versions that Haruna has played).

You can't look at any guitar and not consider the neck.  I don't know if that's really what you meant, but if the Blacktop doesn't come with a 21 fret neck, then it's automatically not a Blacktop.  You can't buy a Blacktop with that neck; it doesn't exist.  The neck is not a small part of a guitar (and she didn't change it herself; it always had that neck).

for custom shop...
i dont think so, because Haruna's Squier Telecaster do not have American Fender characteristic

Fender Japan has been making their own custom guitars for almost 30 years (the oldest I've seen was a 1986), and they also contract with the Corona custom shop for many guitars specifically for Japanese artists. The Corona shop will build guitars to any spec, they don't need to have American characteristics. But Kanda Shokai (Fender Japan) is perfectly capable of building a one-off guitar themselves.

Squier does not have a custom shop to do custom finishes or make special Jazzmaster pickguards with no rhythm circuit and cutouts for Strat pickups.  These really almost have to be custom shop guitars with Squier decals, who Scandal obviously has a marketing deal with.  Outside of the United States, Kanda Shokai is really the only company that has the capability and permission from Fender to do it.  And Squier is just a label Fender owns.

These are not off the shelf guitars.  They have some off the shelf parts because every Fender custom guitar does, but I'd say it's just inaccurate to call Haruna's Strat a Blacktop.  If Haruna's guitar is a Blacktop, then Mami's guitar is a J Mascis Jazzmaster, and I've never heard anyone say that.

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Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:08 am


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At last, a photo of HARU with her new Fender Mustang Special (thanks to the heads up on the SH Gallery thread and the numerous shares on FB!) first mentioned by SH member cherryblossom550 in the now locked Instruments thread.



It's from the Pawn Shop series which comprises guitar designs from the 60-70s, evoking the kind of rare models that you can only find in a, well, pawn shop.

The specs for HARU's Lake Placid Blue Mustang Special from the Fender official site are as follows:

Body Material: Alder
Body Shape: Mustang®
Body Finish: Polyester

Neck Shape: '60s "C"
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Dot
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Urethane
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Scale Length: 24" (61 cm)
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Truss Rods: Standard
Truss Rod Nut: 3/16" Hex Adjustment

Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: Enforcer™ "Wide Range" Humbucking with Downsized Wide Range Covers
Neck Pickup: Enforcer™ "Wide Range" Humbucking with Downsized Wide Range Covers
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Middle Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: Coil Selector Switch for Each Humbucker
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone; Pickup Toggle Switch; Coil Selector Switch for Each Humbucker

Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Strat® Strings-Through-Body Hardtail
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style

Strings: Fender® USA Super 250L, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Double Humbucker Configuration, Hardtail Bridge, Unique Pickup Switching with 15 Options, Short Scale, Offset Mustang Body Shape

Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green

Price? In the UK it is priced at £638 (USD978 / 95,650 yen) but bear in mind it could well be cheaper in other countries as UK prices include 20% tax.

One thing I gotta love about this model is the strings-through-body hardtail. Offset shaped Fenders like the Mustang and Jaguar tend to not have this (which gives them their unique 'tinny' 60s sound of course) which doesn't allow a more fuller sound.

Lexian - you may wish to complete this in the sticky above? Happy


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Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:58 am


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wow ! nice new photo of haru-chan !!


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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:47 pm


meow-chan

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that blue mustang and stussy shirt of haru Smile anyway thanks for all the info about haru's equipments..very useful even if i don't know that much about electric guitars.

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:17 pm


Tim_E.D

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Guys good news, I started conversation directly to the boss of these FitEar Custom in Ear Monitor, Named Keita Suyama



and that's how you got information from the source directly

Note: Moderator Lexian please see this post and update the information of the gear

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:21 am


cherryblossom550

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im confuse about HARU's effects, the labels are there for which effect pedal? full drive crunch octave and backing

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:01 am


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What you see here is a programmable effects controller which connects to all her separate effect pedals, creating a "multieffects" pedal made up on individual pedals. For example, 'crunch' is made up of, say, her Fulltone OCD in combination with a couple of other pedals. So as opposed to try press all 3 in the middle of a song, she just steps on the PEC button marked 'crunch'.

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Sun Sep 08, 2013 12:53 am


cherryblossom550

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maharizm wrote:What you see here is a programmable effects controller which connects to all her separate effect pedals, creating a "multieffects" pedal made up on individual pedals. For example, 'crunch' is made up of, say, her Fulltone OCD in combination with a couple of other pedals. So as opposed to try press all 3 in the middle of a song, she just steps on the PEC button marked 'crunch'.

Hope this helps.
thanks  for the info i'm planning to get the effect pedals that HARU uses & the effect controller as well since i'm more of a rhythm guitarist like her, to me power chords are easy for some reason

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:46 am


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Haruna has what looks like a white blonde Cabronita Telecaster Thinline with Filter'trons on the cover of the latest Go! Go! Guitar! magazine. (I have the mag; it's easier to see it in the pic inside, where she has it more straight on.) The photo's obviously from the STANDARD shoot so she's had it at least that long. Interestingly, the album cover shows her with the black Thinline she's always had, so she obviously had at least two guitars at this shoot.

I'll be curious to see if she uses this guitar anywhere in the future (I haven't seen her actually use it yet, unless I missed something), but it seems like she's back to the Thinlines again.

I did notice that her tone on STANDARD is a little different than it has been on the past couple albums (and different in the way that Filter'trons are), so I wonder if she used it on the album. But it's impossible to say for sure by listening.

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Re: HARUNA'S GEAR
Posted on Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:15 am


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spacecadet wrote:The photo's obviously from the STANDARD shoot so she's had it at least that long. Interestingly, the album cover shows her with the black Thinline she's always had, so she obviously had at least two guitars at this shoot.
Are you talking about the official STANDARD shoot for the album? I haven't gotten my albums yet (they're arriving tomorrow) so I haven't seen all of the pictures inside the booklet and such, but up until now I haven't seen any pictures of HARU using that guitar in the album shoot; I've only seen her with the black Thinline. I might be incorrect, but it looks like the GGG shoot was the first shoot she's had with this new one.

I'll be curious to see if she uses this guitar anywhere in the future (I haven't seen her actually use it yet, unless I missed something)
She's used it in most of their recent TV program appearances they've done to perform "OVER DRIVE" (MUSIC JAPAN, CDTV, MUSIC DRAGON), though obviously she didn't actually play it. She might have already used it at an actual live, but of course we don't know that for sure since there haven't really been any pictures posted from those events. If she hasn't yet used it live, she most likely will on the upcoming STANDARD tour.


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