NGD: Mega Pimped RG7421!

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Stealthdjentstic, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Stealthdjentstic

    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    Here's a vide if you h8 text.




    Here's what changed since last May:

    - Super sparkely purple finish instead of boring black

    - White Dimarzio Liquifire in the neck

    - White DiMarzio Crunchlab in the bridge

    - White knobs, purposely flaked to make them look kind of like they have bits of purple in them so they look like they sort of match the body

    - White switchtip

    - Installed Planet Waves Autotrim tuners

    - Faux binding using pinstripe tape (screwed up a bit...)

    I really love this guitar, I got it originally for $200, then added the auto-trim tuners, and CL/LF combo. The pups were like $200 and the tuners around $70.

    This thing sounds MUCH better than my $1100 loomis! It has a ****ton of growl whereas the loomis sounds thin.

    In my opinion you will not get more bang for buck with any other guitar when it comes to 7 strings. These are high quality, they're made in Japan, come with Gotoh tuners, and the bridge is solid too. Highly recommended.

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    What it looked like when the retarded gentlemen before me owned it:

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  2. ibanezcollector

    ibanezcollector Gear Junkie

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    looks fantastic.
     
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    7stringDemon SS.org Regular

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    Very nice! I'd only make the bridge pickup match the neck pickup. Everything else it 10/10!!!
     
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    Skitzoification Randall Die Hard

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    lol A blackguard Sticker? that skullcandy one made my stomach turn to Ice. :noplease:
     
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    Shawn Ibanez Guitars Forum MVP

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    Very cool. :metal:
     
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    that faux binding looks so nice againist that purple
     
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    Robby the Robot The President Bits

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    Mega Pimped indeed sir. That binding against the purple looks awesome. HNGD and welcome back. :yesway:
     
  8. brutalwizard

    brutalwizard Pretty Your Petunia

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    "Hey man I will trade you my rg2228 for it" hahahaha

    still a neat guitar Mehtab
     
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    Awesome mods!! Looks very classy, well done.
     
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    brutalslam SLAMZ

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    Looks good man :metal:
     
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    MFB ExBendable

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    :metal:

    Who did that refinish for you? I'm thinking of redoing my Apex in Metallica Lake Placid Blue but finding someone who does finishes at a reasonable cost is near impossible.
     
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    MFB ExBendable

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    Nice :yesway:

    I'll have to see the finish on my Apex first before I make any decisions, but I'm not HUGE on the look of the Shadow Green + rosewood, while I LOVE the look of Fender's in Metallica Blue with Rosewood so it's calling me. Dat metallica blue with some white pickups? DAMN.

    ...but alas, Distortion 7's also don't come in white so that's another flaw in my plan :lol:
     
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    Refinish it sparkly orange, dye the fretboard, profit :D
     
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    Tones Red paperclip trader

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    very tasty looking! good find man
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Looks leagues better. Nice work, dude.
     
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    Empryrean Undecided forever

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    Marvelous Mehtab! I am thinking of modding my rg7 now :cool:
     
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    Lovely. Just fantastic.

    P.S. ..... Blackguard is the shit.
     
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    That is awesome! I might be getting a 7420, first sevenstring! Would have loved a 7421 though
     
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    Goatchrist Jebus

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    Great job! Looks wonderful!
     

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