NGD: Ibanez Guitars J Custom JCRG20126 RG Series in Brown Garnett Shadow. I bought this guitar as a gift to myself to commemorate a quarter century of living on this Earth. 1/30 in the world, it is simply a beautiful instrument and piece of art. I think it is best to quote Ibanez to shed some light on what this guitar truly means to me: "Envisioned to be "the finest Japanese-made guitar in history," U.S. guitar connoisseurs waited for over decade to access the ultimate made-in-Japan guitar domestically. Built by some of the most masterful luthiers in the far east, the J.Custom designation represents every advance in design and technology Ibanez has developed over the last 20 years: the best woods, neck, and fret treatments, perfect pickup combos, and tremolo systems that are the envy of the industry. The J.Custom Tree of Life inlay is the designer's symbolic testament to the importance of continual growth. Availability is extremely limited." Continual growth has defined me, and anyone who truly knows me realizes just how far I have come to live the life that I lead today. I have worked tirelessly to grow and pursue all my dreams and ambitions. This guitar is simply a dedication to the continuation of this philosophy through life. Thanks for reading and checking out my post! It's truly an honor to own such an impressive instrument. My 8 strings are going to be sidelined for a few hours today.. As for the guitar review, its amazing. Period. I think this will be a guitar that I will cherish forever. I could type for days about the entire story behind my passion for not only Ibanez, the Tree of Life inlays, and the guitar itself.. but instead, let's get to the pics!