NGD!! Ibanez Prestige RGA321

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  1. morbider

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    So I saw this guitar for sale yesterday morning and I just had to get it. So I went and picked it up yesterday afternoon :)

    This is my first high end Ibanez and I was a bit unsure at first, however it is a great guitar, the neck is super thin and it plays and sounds great (only played it for about 2 hours so far).

    I think I'm going to replace the pickups soon, and I was wondering what you guys would put in it? I think it's between the Dimarzio CL/LF, BK CS/PK or a BK aftermath set. I want to stay away from EMG's on this one. I've read good things about both the dimarzios and the bareknuckles in this guitar. Suggestions?

    Here are some pictures!!


    Haha, ignore my toes and my spongebob PJ's that my girlfriend got me XD
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    It's BLUE!!
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    Beryyyy Niceee

    This is the exact guitar I want for my first hardtail :agreed:

    Love the wood colored headstock top!
     
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    This is my second hardtail and IMO the bridge is a lot better than the tune-o-matic on my Jackson COW.

    I didn't actually notice the headstock until I got it home, it looks great.
     
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    BucketheadRules Fuzz pedal hoarder

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    You lucky bastard! :D I want one of those more than I can begin to explain.

    Seriously, that guitar is incredibly sexy. If you don't mind me asking, how much was it?
     
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    It is nice. £400, which I thought was alright.
     
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    BucketheadRules Fuzz pedal hoarder

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    That's a fantastic price! They go for well over a grand on eBay...
     
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    Very nice! Congrats!!!
     
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    Congrats man! I've got EMG's in mine but I've heard great things about the Painkiller.
     
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    I've got EMG's in all my other guitars, thought I would opt for something different this time, I think I'll have more luck asking in another thread.

    Thanks :)
     
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    I was watching this very one. I believe it was in North Yorkshire? Was thinking about putting a bid on it myself, but decided I don't need another 6, and I'm very happy with my RGA121 anyway. I can't believe these things go for £1100+ brand new in stores.

    Congratulations, on getting an awesome guitar at an awesome price. :yesway:
     
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    wow awesome man love the rga321 one my fav guitars ever :)
     
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    Haha yeah it was, I woke up and it had about 5 minutes left and I placed a bid and ended up getting it.

    I then dragged my girlfriend on the train to york and got a bit lost trying to find the shop. And on the way back the trains were delayed for over an hour and we were out in the cold, but anyway...

    Have you still got stock pickups in your rga121?
     
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    :yum: says I. The only way these could be better was if it came stock with maple fretboards and real Dimarzios
     
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    fookin ace maing!
     
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    No, I replaced them immediately with a D-Sonic and Air Norton, and have sinced replaced them with the Crunchlab and Liquifire.
     
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    My favourite RG :yum:
     
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    ^ RGA ;)

    Good score man, I should be getting one of these real soon, all being well :agreed:
     
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    Thanks, I'll check it out now.

    How does the CL/LF combo work for you? That's one of the options I'm considering, and it happens to be the cheapest :)

    Hope you do, it's a great guitar to play. Would you be getting this colour?
     

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