The 2027 Showed Up, I'm Shocked

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  1. zimbloth

    zimbloth Nick // Axe Palace Vendor Forum MVP

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    First of all, I had no idea how gorgeous the Ibanez 2027 would be. Pictures just simply don't come close to conveying the class and 3d beauty of this thing.

    Secondly, everything I've heard about DiMarzio Evolution pickups has gone right out the window. This thing sounds AMAZING. Maybe it's because this is a mahogany guitar, but the Evo7 in the bridge sounds incredible...for rhythm or lead! Superb articulation, very hot but still very toneful with loads of dynamics. I love this thing. The Blaze in the neck of course is superb too. I haven't tried the piezos yet but I'm sure it's nice.

    It's surprisingly heavy. It weighs more than my Schecter C7 Blackjack. Still very comfortable though.

    I could not be happier with this guitar. It's cheered me up, making me forget the fact I just had $900 robbed from me :p

    :hbang:

    (pictures soon, I'm off to bed).
     
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    You know it was coming. :lol:
     
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    You'll have to compare it with the K7 - pickups especially.
     
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    You know, actually, my basswood RG1077 is heavier than my mahogany blackjack, interestingly enough. then again there is a lot of variance in mahogany.

    Soudns cool though. Be sure to put a fat B string on the thing ;p ;p
     
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    Cool that's the same pup combo in my mahogany/maple custom (which I don't have yet) good to hear a glowing review like that :yesway:

    Congrats on the 2027. They're nice.
     
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    The Evo7 KILLS in mahogany - glad to have another convert. :D it cleans up nicely, too.

    Wait till you see that grain in direct, bright sunlight - it just catches fire.
     
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    If you're playing through a regular guitar amp (i.e. head->4x12) when you try out the piezos, you're not going to get a real good appreciation for it. Trust me on this one. You'll need to somehow get it hooked into something with a tweeter for a full-range sound. I went and bought a Roland KC-60 keyboard amp when I got my 2127X, and recently traded that in for a Crate acoustic amp (cuz it has sweet FX to add, like chorus and reverb and shiznit).

    Take it to a store and plug into an acoustic amp. You'll be amazed. I was playing mine at a GC thru a Trace Elliot 4x5" amp, and people kept opening the door to come in and see what I was playing, cuz everyone thought it was an acoustic that sounded that damn good. (and they were surprised to hear a low B on an acoustic as well!)

    And here's another hint too... as good as my 2127X sounds thru the acoustic amp... try recording it on your computer just plugged directly in, with nothing else. Sounds best that way IMO.
     
  9. zimbloth

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    Yeah anyone worried about an Evo in mahogany needs to remain calm, it's amazing. At least, with the Triaxis into a 2:90 it is. Maybe in a Marshall or something it would be too bright.

    As for the piezos, I'm a veteran of Parker guitars so I know the deal. Personally I think the peizos on those sound better upon a first test through the clean channel of my amp. I will try it through a PA or direct or something at some point though to give it a further workout.

    As for the "this thread is worthless without pics" thing, I thought I put a disclaimer bitch! Anyways I'm going to take some now.
     
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    Sweet shit! Now post some damn pics!!! lol As for weird guitar weights, my "ash" H-207 is like 9 pounds, how's that for freaking ridiculous, lol.
     
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    eaeolian Pictures of guitars I don't even own anymore! Super Moderator

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    Not to derail the thread, but what is the difference between a 2027 and a 2127?
     
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    RG2027X-VV: Vintage Violin / U.S. Market :yesway:
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    RG2127X-TKF: Transparent Black Flat / Japan Market :metal:
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    eaeolian Pictures of guitars I don't even own anymore! Super Moderator

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    Heh. I love it. Thanks.
     
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    Pictures really never do it justice, and I'm glad you like the evo7, for me it was just too clean in mine, and never had enough guts, but then again, i readily admit that I am not a particular fan of evo's anyway, so that's probably why!

    Are you going to keep those ugly ass pickups in it?

    And on another note, how lijkely is it for you to keep it/ Mine has remained a keeper as I love the sound and flexibility of it.

    Is it bye bye K7?

    And as a last question: on a scale of 1-10, how bad has this place been for fueling your gear aqcuisition? ;)
     
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    I don't know James, the Evo7 in my 2027 has loads of guts. But I'll say again, I've only tried it through the Triaxis. I'm happy though.

    1) Yes I'm going to keep the pickups. It doesn't look nearly as bad in person. It's a bit goofy but it has character, and I really love the tone so I don't feel the need to change. I can always put bobbin toppers on there.

    2) The K7 is still one of my most treasured items. I have no plans of selling it. I'm still loving it, as well as my S7420FM and UV777BK. If anything would be sold it would probably be the UV just because of it's worth. But I don't plan on selling any of them right now. I just sold my Schecter C7 Blackjack to my bandmate, to whom it fits far better than I.

    3) Yeah SS.org certainly hasn't helped, but it's given me great information on things, so it's all good. I'd give it a 9. :)
     
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    Sounds good now where are the pics at??
     
  17. Ibanez_fanboy

    Ibanez_fanboy I want a 1527!!

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    PICCCCCSSSSSSSs
     
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    Ya did. I couldn't resist using that. Just messing with ya, gear whore! :fawk:

    j/k
     
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    Congrats! I love the sound I get with the piezos & sure you will too.
     
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    Man, all power to you :) Those 2027's are just great, they really are! And besides all that, you now have an excuse to go off and buy more rack gear for the piezo's.... ;)

    But good score man :)

    And all this new gear everyone is buying is really making me want to go and splooge some cash i don't have! hahahahaha!
     

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