Fixed bridge RG1527

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  1. shredlord

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    Hey guys, i was wondering, is it possible to get a Ibanez prestige RG1527 with a fixed bridge? i am thinking of getting one but i change tunings way to much to have the hassle of a floyd. Also whats the difference between this and a RG7321?? Thanks in advance:metal:
     
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    Good news: it does exist.

    Bad news: It's Japan-only, so you have to order it from someone like Ikebe.
     
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    The 1527 is just higher quality, they have the same woods so it's not like I can say "......" is the reason why. Just more detail goes into the production and better quality wood, I guess.
     
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    Yup, that's pretty much it. The RG1527s are made in Japan by team J-Craft (very good) whereas the RG7321s are made nowadays in Indonesia (not so good). The quality between the two is on totally different planes.

    RG7321s are hit-or-miss. You can either get a really good one or a really bad one, so if you decide to take that route, make sure you actually try the specific guitar you are considering to buy.

    Another option is to try and track down a used RG7621.

    A third option is to buy an RG1527 and a tremol-no. I don't use my trem at all, and I have an RG1527 on which I change tunings all the time. Plus, if you ever decide you do want to do some dive-bombs/trem tricks, you can do that too:

    http://www.tremol-no.com/
     
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    Thanks guys! i think i'll go with the tremol-no option, it really does look like the answer of my prayers! I was actually interested in the schecter C-7 hellraiser at first but was put off buy having to import from america (theres only one dealer over here in britain and they charge £150 to import one specialy:noplease: ) so importing from japan isnt really an option.
     
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    tremolno is the best option IMO, because you never know.. one day you might want to work on some trem stuff.. Plus IMO I love the feel of trems over fixed bridges on my palm ;o
     
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    I'd say save yourself a lot of money and get the 7321. Then buy and new bridge PU and it will be better than the 1527.
     
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    The 1527 has an amazing bridge on it, so best thing would be to get one and get a Tremolno.... Eventually, I'm sure you'll want to use it! :cool:

    Just change the pups to PAFpros or something similar....
     
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    would fitting emgs work?? or wouldnt they go with the tonewoods???(to the 1527)
     
  11. InTheRavensName

    InTheRavensName Dog says yes ^.^ Yes

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    you could buy my C7 blackjack and fit EMGs :p
     
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    Or a C7 hellraiser, which is both fixed-bridge, and comes stock with EMGs.

    I know you said that they'd charge you a lot to import one, but surely some music store somewhere in the UK must have some Hellraisers in stock... :scratch: The only thing to watch out is for the beefy neck.
     
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    InTheRavensName Dog says yes ^.^ Yes

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    >.< thanks for that, dude :fawk:







    *Ross is merely shitting, have you tried soundcontrol?
     
  14. shredlord

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    afraid not, stupid i know but there is only 1 place in the whole of the uk that does schecter and they hardly ever have any in stock. Let alone the one i want.
    I mean soundcontrol.
     
  15. InTheRavensName

    InTheRavensName Dog says yes ^.^ Yes

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    ah cool...tbh for that price you could buy my C7 and change the pickups if you didn't like the stock duncans

    ...I'll stop pushing now :p
     
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    i dunno, i've really got my heart set o the 1527 now, ive never really considered buying a floyd equiped guitar, but since finding out about the tremol-no.........
    Plus its a prestige RG!! I didnt think i would be able to afford one of those for years....
     
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    InTheRavensName Dog says yes ^.^ Yes

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    :yesway: go for it, if I ever get another 7, it'll be a Ibby
     
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    Then again if i do get the 1527 i'll end up fitting emgs which will probably bring it up to about the same price as importing the schecter.

    Right people, decision time, what do you think, Schecter C-7 hellraiser, or ibanez prestige 1527 with emg 707's??
     
  19. InTheRavensName

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    I'd say RG, I prefer Ibby necks
     
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    haha my bad dude, I didn't see that you wrote 'my C7 Blackjack', I was skimming and only read 'Blackjack.' :lol:
     

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