NGD: Ibanez J Custom RG8527FX

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  1. Forkface

    Forkface Feast on this.

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    I bought this on my trip to Tokyo. I'll share some pics and do a full review sometime in the future.
    Needless to say, the craftsmanship is immaculate.
    Still needs a cleaning and some minor adjustments 'cause it seemed like it had been sitting on the wall of the store for a very long time.


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    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    :cool:Nice!

    Like the vintage sunburst more than the trans black on this model, the top looks great on this one. Great pic's also.

    HNGD!
     
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    77zark77 SS.org Regular

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    I had no reason to go to Japan till I read this thread :eek:

    Congrats ! :yesway:
     
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    AkiraSpectrum SS.org Regular

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    That is a beauty!
     
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    s2k9k SS.org Regular

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    DAMN! That is near perfection. :eek:
     
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    yeah i honestly was eyeing the black one but in the store they had both and this one looked soo much better, i ended up buying this one.
    It seems that in Japan 7 strings are not very popular, both were pretty dusty and unplayed, and there was a total of 3 sevens in the whole store, out of 4 goddamn floors.

    And thanks for the compliment on the pics! the new samsung galaxys have pretty epic cameras, not really much skill involved :lol:
     
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    Lorcan Ward 7slinger Contributor

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    Happy NGD!!! It's great they finally released a fixed bridge 7.
     
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    Metropolis SS.org Regular

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    J-custom with a hardtail bridge :bowdown: never knew these even exist.
     
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    gujukal SS.org Regular

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    This must be the nicest Ibanez I've ever seen, and 7-string too :O
     
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    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    Very nice! Congrats!
     
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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    A Tight End 7 JCustom. Not baaaaaaaaaaad.
     
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    I think the model is fairly recent, from last year or something

    After multiple hours of playing this, i am legitimately confused as to why ibanez doesn't use this bridge more. It is definitely the best fixed bridge ive ever tried.
     
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    JohnTanner Derpin' on the guitar since 2003

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    now that's a pretty lady
     
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    Rachmaninoff Amateur porn actor

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    Me neither! :eek:
     
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    PBGas SS.org Regular

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    A new J Custom day is a great day and yours is a beauty!

    Many thanks congrats!
     
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    Ordacleaphobia Can only power chord

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    For real, I wonder why the Ibanez crew over there are so in love with trems.
    I mean, trems are cool but....sooo in love with trems.
     
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    Congrats! that guitar is gorgeous! :yesway:
    I have the version with the trem on in.
    As many others have said, I also did not know these existed without a trem.

    How do you like that PAF7s?

    you live in South Korea now? wow!!! Didn't you use to live in Texas?
     
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    kylendm Electrical Mercenary

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    It's perfect. :wub:
     
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    Guamskyy Hwat you call me?

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    Beautiful guitar!

    Taniguchi Gakki has the trans black version of this guitar but left handed (it is a curse) and because I'm left handed, I'm still pretty hesitant on picking it up because I've never owned any sort of ibanez before.
     
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    Yeah i moved here around 7 8 months ago for work.

    And regarding the paf7s, they're ok. Not great. They are very nice for medium gain stuff and they have pretty good string definition when hitting like, full 7 string chords and such, but they lack in tightness and attack for heavy riffing. I'll probably replace them down the road.

    The neck one clean is amazing though. I might leave that one, now that i think about it.
     

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