Does this look cool? (aka Should I do this?)

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Regor, Nov 8, 2007.

Which kind of inlays would look best?

  1. Ibanez Shark Tooth

    1 vote(s)
    1.4%
  2. Prestige Dots

    18 vote(s)
    26.1%
  3. Sevenstring.org

    10 vote(s)
    14.5%
  4. Blank is best

    40 vote(s)
    58.0%
  1. Regor

    Regor Double Edge FTW Contributor

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    Even though most of you prefer blank fretboards, I definately want to get inlays on my Japanez. I have a hard time playing stuff on higher strings/frets without them. So I was thinking of going with either Ibanez style shark tooth inlays (which will cost a lot), or just going with continuing the small dots at the edge of the fretboard (Kinda like the old JPMs and other Prestige guitars).

    But then I just got an idea...

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    Mind you, I'm not a great photoshopper. But I'm figuring starting the "t" on the 12th fret, and spacing everything out evenly, 1 letter per fret.

    So which do you guys think I should go with?
     
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  2. ohio_eric

    ohio_eric Contributor

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    Personally I'd leave it alone. It's a groovy guitar and messing with it just seems wrong.
     
  3. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    If you're going to do anything do the offset dots (I guess what you referred to as 'Prestige inlay'). Personally I'd leave it alone :agreed:
     
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    Apophis Banned

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    Blank looks the most "profesional" :) But I like this SS.org inlay so I vote for it :)
     
  5. Sebastian

    Sebastian Poland CEO / RHLC ©

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    Blank - always rules
     
  6. Shawn

    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    I don't know....a guitar like that, which is rare, i'd leave it but if I were to inlays, i'd go with the prestige dots. :yesway:
     
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    cow 7 sig AU director / RHLC ©

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    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah Super Moderator

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    Bro - personally with a 2127 I would just get those fretboard stickers or something - dont want to mess around with that rare a guitar.
     
  9. Seedawakener

    Seedawakener ouh...

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    You should get the K-7 inlay. Those are wicked!


    Nah, but I'd leave it alone or get the prestige dots.
     
  10. yevetz

    yevetz I am a COCK!!!!!!!!! Contributor

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    Yeah...it's a good idea....but not for this guitar :D

    But I think I will do that someday with some of my guitar
     
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    I thought some time ago to get a tattoo of sevenstring.org but then I forget it.

    I think that will be cool to see a guitar with that inlay in abalone.
     
  12. Emperoff

    Emperoff Hasta la vista, Baby Contributor

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    As much as I love this forum, I'll never put a website "ad" on my guitar :scratch:

    I'd go with small dots (abalone, maybe?:idea: ).
     
  13. yevetz

    yevetz I am a COCK!!!!!!!!! Contributor

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    No dude really it's a really good guitar to do something with it.

    EDIT: I think that ESP LTD MF-207 or Jackson RR-7 will be better for some experemets like that :D
     
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    Yep. That would really be "too much".

    Keep it blank.
     
  15. Leon

    Leon {##[====:::. Contributor

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    it's hard to say. if you never plan on selling it, go for it! rosewood fretboards are pretty replaceable if you ever want to change it back.

    thinking of resale value, going with stickers seems a good idea. but really, do you play that one out at all? why not do it to your RG7420?
     
  16. Regor

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    1. I never plan on selling it
    2. I don't play it out
    3. The RG7420 already has inlays. I was thinking of doing it to the 2127, cuz it doesn't have any inlays, and I'd like ot have inlays on it. I'd play it more if it did. But in any case, I think I'll prolly end up going with the offset dots.
     
  17. xwmucradiox

    xwmucradiox sweep.tap.sweep

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    That ss.org inlay idea looks terrible and its not going to help you reall high up like you say you need. Offset dots sounds good. Doesn't the neck have side dots though? I dont even see the face dots when I play.
     
  18. Nats

    Nats SS.org Regular

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    bad idea. leave it blank

    i wish they had more guitars with the shark tooth inlay
     
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    with a blank fretboard, does it take a while to get used to knowing it without the the dots? i know there are side dots, but i'm so used to looking at the ones on the board itself.
     

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