NGD: Ibanez LACS RG7

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  1. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Please note: I am not saying their name on purpose. While he did confirm his sales rep knows about him selling his guitars, I still would like to keep his name off this post. If you know who this belongs to, please keep it to yourself.

    Over the weekend, one of my dreams had come true. I was fortunate enough to meet up with one of my favorite guitar players and buy one of his Ibanez LACS guitars. This is basically an RG1527z, spec wise. The pickups were replaced with a set of Seymour Duncan JB/59 which surprisingly... sounds phenomenal! I might have to try this combo in another guitar.

    I will say it is a bit beat up, and definitely needs some cleaning when I get the time, but this guitar does have a lot of history to it. It was toured a lot and used on previous records. He also signed the backplate which I took off for now. I need to find the right way to keep it in tact. Maybe put a clear coat over it?

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  2. zarg

    zarg guitar nerd

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    Sick guitar man! Love the simple look.

    I got the backplate on my RG signed as well and simply put clearcoat over it, about 4-5 coats to make sure it'll last. Been there for almost a year now, no signs of them fading or wiping away at all.
     
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    cardinal Strat 7 Guy

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    Love it. I especially like the maple veneer over the headstock. Easily one of my favorite RG7s that I’ve seen.
     
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    Dumple Stilzkin Special needs member

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    Yup. This is pretty cool looking. I really dig the look with the pick guard.
     
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  5. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Did it cause any issues with it not fitting anymore? Wont the clear coat make the sides too thick?
     
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    BrailleDecibel 55.0r6 R36ul@r

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    Hory sheet!!! :eek: Happy NGD on that epic fiddle!! :D
     
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    goobaba SS.org Regular

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    Nice! I have mixed feelings about Ibby's with pick guards but this one looks great.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Tape off the sides before you spray.
     
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    Aaron SS.org Regular

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    Congratulations and welcome to the LACS club! Im always hunting for one.
     
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    Aaron SS.org Regular

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    Here is the one i got.
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I used to be, but I've recently started to like them a lot more. I just bought an RG655 and I might plan on doing my own project with an RG1527 with a refinish and pick guard.

    That's beautiful! Love the white and 3 piece neck.
     
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    noise in my mind SS.org Regular

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    I am pretty sure I know who's guitar this is. Awesome looking axe for sure!
     
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    pretty sure I've seen this one played live, congrats man
     
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    Ordacleaphobia Can only power chord

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    Not big on pickguard Ibanii but LACS is always cool. Looks like it's in great shape for having some miles on it, too.
    HNGD! I can only imagine the mojo that comes with having a custom from one of your favorite artists. I'd be jamming all day.
     
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    love the colour, looks almost like an old white les paul thats yellowed with age, sweet score.
     
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    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    congrats on the epic ngd
     
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    tylerpond05 Mormon Metalhead

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    That looks amazing. Love the cream with white pg.
     
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    Is that bridge recessed? From the pics it looks like it would be hard to adjust the height.
     
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    Its recessed but I've never had to adjust it. Its set up just how i like it. This is honestly my favorite bridge, i find it the most comfortable and simple.
     
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    I've seen that one somewhere before and it always catches my eye I love that classic strat look on the ibanez
     
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