BLACK Agile Interceptor Pro arrived, Pix

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  1. 4nkam

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    Here are a few pix of the black interceptor pro :) Sorry for the quality, the lighting isn't that great right now. I will get some better pix up soon along with some thoughts.

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    I also received one the the al2000s :)
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    how is the neck on that
     
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    Nice score on both guitars. I really like the Interceptor, very nice. Congrats! :hbang:
     
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    *Drool* Man, is that Interceptor gorgeous!
     
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    Beautiful guitar. Congrats! :metal:
     
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    Good lord, that Agile is sexy... I know they're of mediocre quality, but 27", ebony fingerboard, trans black over figured maple, archtop body... a Floyd and EMGs... soooooo tempting to buy as a holdover until I get my RG2228. If you decide to sell it anytime soon, PM me.
     
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    Well it sure does look nice!

    Is yours 81-7/707? It's kind of hard to tell.
     
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    Good question :) As far as I can tell, it's the same as the previous blue/original Interceptor that I recently sold. Kinda feels a bit different, but maybe that's just cuz of the finish...? Anyway, here's how it compares to a 1527 at the first fret:
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    Man that looks awesome, how do you like the trem?
     
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    They're 707s and I haven't used the trem yet. The 7 is actually my brother's, maybe he will post what he thinks of it :) But so far, he really likes it a lot better than the original Interceptor :yesway:

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    oooh...that's nice.
     
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    oh man that thing is screaming to buy it for the money it shure tells me to go from carvin and buy 2 of those just wish that they could do a hardtail version like RG7321
     
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    Nice one! I'm glad I got the blue version, but that trans black looks very cool in the light.
     
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    Wow.....just wow. That is really nice. Congrats.

    I wouldn't say "mediocre" even for the old Interceptor, it was very decent for its price point, even with the trem issues, which I hear are resolved on the Pro.

    I'm just glad they lowered the scale length to 25.5", I was really starting to miss that tension.
     
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    Like psyphre said, i don't think there's many people out there thinking it's mediocre.
    Especially regarding its price range.
     
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    I love it, for the price that's an amazing guitar.
     
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    Thanks for teh GAS. :scream:
     
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    That looks far better than how I thought it'd look in black. Congrats! :yesway: They really need to some out with a fixed bridge, 27" scale version of the Pro! :D
     
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    For $600, you're getting a LOT of guitar with this monster. Here are the specs:

    Mahogany body/flame maple top
    Neckthrough 5 piece maple neck
    Licensed Floyd
    EMG 707 pickups
    1 volume, 1 tone, 3 way toggle
    25.5" scale
    Ebony fretboard
    24 extra jumbo frets
    No inlays
    flamed headstock
    Grover tuners

    So how does it play, sound, and feel? It honestly gets two huge thumbs up all around. The cosmetics are great and I can find no flaws or anything that stands out as a potential negative. The ONLY thing would have to be the licensed Floyd instead of a real one...BUT it feels better than the last Interceptor's and it seems pretty stable so far.

    The Fretboard is verrrrrrrrrry smooth and great ebony. It has/had the same type of slightly glossy/shine to it that other new guitars have but it wears down with playing. The frets are very nice, well shaped, and feel very smooth.

    You may notice that the cutaways are a bit sculpted and provide a little better access around the neck too.

    The EMGs are pretty sweet, very crunchy and a great balance for the mahogany/maple combo.

    Also, the other change from the prior version is the scale length. The Pro is back down to 25.5" and is VERY comfortable to play on. The neck profile seems a bit better than the original Interceptor too. It's still thick, but not uncomfortable.

    This really isn't a "good guitar for the money guitar," it's just plain great. If you're looking for a cool seven string, definitely give this one a look.
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    Here's how the neck profile compares to an Ibanez 1527 prestige profile at the first fret:
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    droolworthy pics man!
     

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