Interesting. I've never noticed the backplate thing. I don't believe I've owned a KH-2 or Vintage Plus that had a recessed back plate. I see my dolphin RRR is recessed, but it's nearly LP thickness. I always leave......MORE »
I own a late 80's ESP that plays and sounds great, so I'd say keep the Mirage. But it probably would bring in more money if you sold it vs the M-I. What a bummer that we could never have the non-trem M-I with a neck pup.......MORE »
Had to go back to photos, but my old KH-2 with the Mummy graphic was non-recessed. I never took a photo of the back of my KH-3, but that was in the 2000ish era, and I didn't have a lot of access to digital......MORE »
Alright, you made me curious. Neither of my KH guitars have recessed plates (including the CS moon and star KH-2) but my 1990-ish The Mirage Custom and my 03 LTD MH-301 are both recessed.Pecular. I'll have to......MORE »
Or you just assumed it came with a recessed plate being a Custom Shop order?
This. Although from discussing with some people, I think if you want it recessed, best to specify. Apparently a lot of orders come out......MORE »
I opened up the backplate and I do believe it is a clearance issue as to why the plate was not recessed. I measured it and there is only about a 3mm clearance max to the claw so surface mount seems to make sense. That......MORE »