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  • Original Mahogany version w/ Old Birds (24-fret)

    8 22.22%
  • Original Mahogany version w/ Hollow Birds or Moons (24-fret)

    7 19.44%
  • Maple Top version (24-fret)

    1 2.78%
  • LTD in Jet White w/ Gold Hardware (24-fret)

    5 13.89%
  • LTD w/ Santana Headstock (24-fret)

    2 5.56%
  • Korina (24-fret)

    3 8.33%
  • Mira X (22-fret)

    1 2.78%
  • 25 Anniversary w/ Soapbars (22-fret)

    3 8.33%
  • S2 Mira (22-fret)

    4 11.11%
  • Private Stock or 1-off (Show it!)

    2 5.56%
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Thread: Poll: Which was/is your favorite Mira?

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    Poll: Which was/is your favorite Mira?

    There sure were a lot of variations. Which is (or was) your favorite Mira?
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    The very first inception excellent guitar

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    I always wanted a maple top, but couldn't find the right one at the right price. I love mine, though it will never be my main guitar. It kills at what it does, and every time I see a cool LP Special or similar guitar, I come back and play the Mira and pass on the other!

    Pups are early un-etched 57/08s and are glorious! It also now has a rosewood pickguard and knobs, and a Forum TRC.
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    This one's mine -



    I've never seen another one in that colour! Most were trans finishes, there are a small handful of white ones too, but this seems to stand alone!
    PS Starla (burnt orange smokeburst), Starla (vintage cherry, IRW neck, birds), HBII (faded gray black 'double' 10-top), HB12 (black gold), NF3 (antique white/birds), 25th ann. Mira 245 (frost blue metallic), KL1812, 2011 'Stripped' 58 (goldtop)

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    I'd like one of these in a different color.
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    I agree with Egads, I was drawn to the LP Special vibe, especially the current model. Though I may have to add an original next year as I'm hooked on these.

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    I had one just like Egads' but with uncovered pickups. So that's my favorite in the voting.

    As with so many guitars I no longer have...what was I thinking when I sold it (oh yeah, get the money and put it toward something else I no longer have)?

    Since I remember seeing a video interview with Knaggs that the whole idea was based on a pickguard-loaded guitar, I have no problem at all with the pickguard; I found the blade switch and mini-toggle very ergonomic and easy to deal with. They're great guitars. I liked the pickups a lot; they sounded as good as PRS' more expensive offerings, and split well, too.
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    I had no idea they had so many different versions.
    I once owned an all Mahogany, original non-S2 Mira with moon inlay with a trans-vintage-dark cherry finish of some sort which was very nice.
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    I voted "Original Mahogany version w/ Hollow Birds or Moons (24-fret)". That's what my wife got me for our 5th anniversary in 2008. Both are keepers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Egads View Post
    I always wanted a maple top, but couldn't find the right one at the right price. I love mine, though it will never be my main guitar. It kills at what it does, and every time I see a cool LP Special or similar guitar, I come back and play the Mira and pass on the other!

    Pups are early un-etched 57/08s and are glorious! It also now has a rosewood pickguard and knobs, and a Forum TRC.
    Covered pickups is where it's at!



    I voted for mine of course. 07 with old birds, all 'hog. Haven't played an S2 yet. Would like to try a Korina one someday.
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    I gotta vote for my current S2...my since-traded 2008 maple top and I just didn't bond.

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    I don't blame you! It's a great looking guitar.

    I am trying to find a clean '07 in orange with birds and tortoise shell pick guard to replace the one I sold in 2008. I've found a few but the condition has been rough.
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    I voted for mine of course. 07 with old birds, all 'hog. Haven't played an S2 yet. Would like to try a Korina one someday.
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    Glad to see the original Miras winning!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ]-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! View Post
    I don't blame you! It's a great looking guitar.

    I am trying to find a clean '07 in orange with birds and tortoise shell pick guard to replace the one I sold in 2008. I've found a few but the condition has been rough.
    Our drummer has this great sounding DW kit. However, the wrap is this blue/purple/red/pink swirl thing, it is SO 90s. He has been talking about re-wrapping it in orange sparkle. I have said I would have to get an Orange Mira with an orange sparkle pickguard to match it if he ever gets it done (it's ridiculously expensive to re-wrap a kit, just like refinishing a guitar). Our bass player would never give up her bass but she would get an orange sparkle pickguard.

    So, maybe someday, I will join you in the hunt for an orange one. They seem to be pretty uncommon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whitecat View Post
    I've never seen another one in that colour! Most were trans finishes, there are a small handful of white ones too, but this seems to stand alone!
    Cool Mint? It's got a sister...

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    Can I vote for original and Ltd?


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    Quote Originally Posted by alantig View Post
    Cool Mint? It's got a sister...

    It's frost blue metallic actually! But I love yours too, I'd have that.
    PS Starla (burnt orange smokeburst), Starla (vintage cherry, IRW neck, birds), HBII (faded gray black 'double' 10-top), HB12 (black gold), NF3 (antique white/birds), 25th ann. Mira 245 (frost blue metallic), KL1812, 2011 'Stripped' 58 (goldtop)

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    I never heard of the LTD, is that the white and gold? Major guitar lust for that!

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