NGD: A Very Special Birthday

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  1. trayenshreds

    trayenshreds sweep tapz brah

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    NGD:

    Ibanez Guitars J Custom JCRG20126 RG Series in Brown Garnett Shadow.

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    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! :cool:

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    Cbutler SS.org Regular

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    sweet 6! hngd!
     
  3. fortisursus

    fortisursus SS.org Regular

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    Dang man! She's purty!
     
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    J Customs are the epitome of beauty!

    Congrats and HNGD!
     
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    lewstherin006 SS.org Regular

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    Congrats bro she is amazing!!!
     
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    That thing looks killer... and bet she plays amazing too:) congrats man!
     
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    Leuchty Previously CYBERSYN

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    Congrats and Happy Birthday mate!
     
  8. Black43

    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    She looks incredibly, incredibly good. HNGD! You have the right to cherish such a fine machine :)
     
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    I think that's as close to perfection as it gets. HNGD!!!
     
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    A M A Z I N G ! ! !
     
  11. trayenshreds

    trayenshreds sweep tapz brah

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    Thanks for the kind words guys!
    I will be posting some play throughs as soon as my GoPro arrives!

    :) cheers
     
  12. mphsc

    mphsc lover of fine woods

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    That's beautiful. I have the same one in an 8'er, if yours become too jealous...
     
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    Happy B-Day and congrats on an amazing present! J-Customs are beautiful instruments.
     
  14. Jason2112

    Jason2112 I'm old school

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    Nice! Sometimes the best bday gifts are the ones you get yourself :D HBD, HNGD!
     
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    I love how they recess the knobs for the volume and tone. It looks so sharp. Beautiful guitar man, congrats! :D
     
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    trayenshreds sweep tapz brah

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    I easily agree that the attention to detail on parts such as the hardware (volume/tone knobs, bridge, etc.) is one of my favorite j custom features!
     
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    GRIZ djentleman

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    i have played one of these before. they are SUPER nice. probably one of the best playing instruments out there.

    randomly, you don't happen to live in minnesota do you?
     
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    HNGD and happy birthday dude. I'm glad you found something that means so much to you.
     
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    Shes pretty, and so is the guitar



    (Joke about pic of Vai)
     
  20. trayenshreds

    trayenshreds sweep tapz brah

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    I don't! I actually live in California :).

    Also, the Steve Vai joke was on point :lol:
     

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