NGD: Foreclosure of a Dream-Guitar [Ibanez LACS content]

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by narad, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. OliOliver

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    Grats, man! Thing of beauty right there! SO much nicer than his Jacksons. The body shape is just weird to me, but this is just right :)
     
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    Beautiful.
     
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    I was wondering where this one ended up; I was sure Chris would've sold this at some point.
    Super congrats on the score, that's one of my fav LACS! :agreed:
     
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    Its got to be an eye opening experience and maybe partially why he left Ibanez? Imagine being an artist who has been a fan of Ibanez for years and years, playing Prestiges and thinking 'man this is great, but someday I'll have a LACS that will be my holy grail of guitars' and it being any less than stellar. I've had that happen to me a couple times now with various higher dollar guitars, but they weren't hand made for my by that company haha.
     
  5. narad

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    I think this isn't quite what I mean. I mean to say that no guitar is a significant improvement over a j-custom, not even a made-for-mega-star instrument. Not anything particular to Ibanez, more something about our general perceptions regarding instruments and quality and unicorns.
     
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    One question that's on everybody's mind:

    But does it djent?
     
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    I have an LACS RG7 and it differs significantly from my other made in japan ibbys. I mean, it doesn't necessarily play better but it feels WAY different. Better fretwork, hardware, better wood quality etc. I feel like its built to withstand a lot of abuse, its a solid heavy instrument for sure.
     
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    Amazing guitar, congrats!
    What makes you say the shape is more comfortable than RG's?
     
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    great guitar and hngd. Your Daemoness and the broderick LACS inspired me for my custom guitar last year.
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    Quite possibly my most favorite thread ever. I came out of SS.org retirement to tell you congratulations. One hell of a HNGD.
     
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    DeathbyDesign Whof arted?

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    That guitar is simply amazing.
     
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    ::slap::


    Hmm, are you jp ibbys prestige or j-custom line? For me 90% of j-customs are aesthetically atrocious, but build-wise, especially for the limited runs, I just find them to be really stellar guitars -- right up there with any boutique whatever.

    Mostly with body width -- I like a wide guitar. The part that rests on your leg isn't so sharp an angle either.

    That looks great! Glad I could be of some help in that case :)
     
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    That hurts a lot. Thanks.
     
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    That is the nicest Ibanez I've ever seen. Congrats. I wish Chris would alter his Jackson sig to have pointier horns. Imagine combining the unique body shape of his Jackson sig with Misha's sig to have the pointy horns and deep cutaways.
     
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    I'd just grab Misha's sig in this one's color-combination if possible. That's be pretty ideal, and they already know how to do it!
     
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    Power2theMetal The deal was rigged

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    That is one of the most beautiful Ibby's I've ever seen. HNGD, and I'm glad that you were able to find the culmination of your dream.
     
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    Damn, it's gorgeous!
     
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    Dude, that's quite the unicorn right there! Congrats!
     
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    man, I may sound stupid but do you own this guitar now?
     

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