Mitchell Md400 Electric Guitar

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  1. slaveunit

    slaveunit Well-Known Member

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    slaveunit Well-Known Member

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    I think I actually like all of the colors with this one. Even the purple.
     
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    I was in the Tallahassee Guitar Center last November and noticed them. I asked one of the sales guys about them and they told me that Mitchell is basically a GC house brand. I didn't pick it up and check it out. For 249$ what have you got to lose?
     

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    it specs out nicely w/locking tuners & coil tap

    FEATURES
    Body
    • Body shape: Double cutaway
    • Body type: Solid body
    • Body material: Solid wood
    • Top wood: (AAA quilt maple veneer on some finishes)
    • Body wood: Carved mahogany
    • Body finish: Gloss
    • Orientation: Right handed
    • Neck
    • Neck shape: Shallow C
    • Neck wood: Bound mahogany
    • Joint: Set-in
    • Scale length: 25.5 in.
    • Truss rod: Dual-action
    • Neck finish: Gloss
    • Fretboard
    • Material: Indian rosewood
    • Radius: 15.75 in.
    • Fret size: Medium jumbo
    • Number of frets: 24
    • Inlays: Dot
    • Nut width: 1.656 in. (42 mm)
    • Pickups
    • Configuration: HH
    • Neck: Mini-Rail Humbucker Alnico V
    • Middle: Not applicable
    • Bridge: Rail-Style Humbucker Alnico V
    • Brand: Mitchell
    • Active or passive pickups: Passive
    • Series or parallel: Series
    • Piezo: No
    • Active EQ: No
    • Special electronics: Push/push tone control
    • Controls
    • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master tone
    • Pickup switch: 3-way
    • Coil tap or split: Coil tap
    • Kill switch: No
    • Hardware
    • Bridge type: Fixed
    • Bridge design: Tune-o-matic-style fully adjustable
    • Tailpiece: String thru body
    • Tuning machines: High-ratio locking
    • Color: Black nickel
    • Other
    • Number of strings: 6-string
    • Special features: Electronics
    • Case: Sold separately
    • Accessories: None
    alot of bang for the buck with this git

     
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  5. kungphugrip

    kungphugrip Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    saw an open box earlier today at MF,not sure about the condition but it was around 200 bucks
     
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    Woah... actually might visit a GC just to try one of these out.
     
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    I played the 300 and the 400, both for quite a while in the store. The 300 with the bolt on neck actually had more going for it. The 400 just felt dead by comparison. The 300 had plenty of tones and tone options with the coil tap, but the whole guitar just vibrated and resonated better than the 400. I played the 300 with the walnut finish. However, the 400 sure is pretty.

    EDIT - I just noticed that the 300 is down to $209. Looks like I'm buying it...in walnut. Oh ya! Just found out I have $23 in points as well - so $186. Suhweeet!
     
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  8. slaveunit

    slaveunit Well-Known Member

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    That's either the lower model or a blemished one. I think that is 3-4 down on their damage level.
     
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    The Mitchell electrics look to me like they could be branded ESP LTD guitars.
    I am pretty neutral about them...eh.
     
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    FYI - The pickups are very clear sounding. Some nice bite and bright in between sound for funky stuff, A N D - the pickups stay bright when rolling off the volume.
    The neck finish on the 300 is satin. The 400 is gloss.
     
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    Mitchell are strictly for beginners.

    Mary Had A Little Lamb and stuff like that.:D

    And if you believe that, watch this video and your mind will
    be blown

     
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    $189 at Guitar Center.

    I have noticed that my basswood guitars have amazing resonance. I just wish the wood was not so soft. I always have to use toothpicks and Elmer's glue when I put the straplock strap buttons on.
     
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    slaveunit Well-Known Member

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    Yea guys ... if you are looking to buy one of these look at both GC and MF. The prices are a bit odd and all over hte palce between both of the sites.
     
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    The MS400 is a really sweet looking ax as well...

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    (The black one is $249 at GC)
     
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    fullonshred Well-Known Member

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    Dat Purple.......... And Johnny A is the shit.
     
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    Frankenfretter Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    What does "Used Grade 2" mean? I can't find a guide to their rating system.

    Btw, thanks for the completely unnecessary GAS, Ryan...like I need another guitar...
     
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    Weekend nudge

    Real life pictures although they are not mine.
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    Moogster66 Well-Known Member PREMIUM Supporter

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    Nice looking ax at a nice price. If I didn't already have 2 Schecters that fit this mold I would be tempted.
     

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