With All This Talk Of Iceman 7's...........

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  1. GazPots

    GazPots Is A Complete Idiot.

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    ..........here's my take on it. GOt the body the other day and placed a random maple 6 string neck i had there to show a kind of idea ive got for a custom neck. Body isn't without its flaws but it's looking quite nice i think.

    Either going to have an ebony board/ maple neck with white headstock or it'll have a maple board bound in black. Headstock design will just be the usual ibanez 7 inline style or perhaps reversed.



    Decisions...........


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    Thoughts?



    Gaz
     
  2. shoot2thrill

    shoot2thrill Matthew 16:26

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    That guitar looks fuckin nice...:hbang:

    You'd think that Ibanez would catch on and make a 7 string iceman.:scratch:
     
  3. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master Contributor

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    they won't make it for another 5 years... and it won't come with a floyd and it'll only be available in black or some random color that no one wants.
     
  4. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Must admit, maple does look really good with that, and I'm not normally one for maple fretboards.
     
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    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master Contributor

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    sorry for the previous rant... your guitar looks fuckin' sweet. it's just making want mine even more. mine is going to have the old school iceman headstock :hbang:
     
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    vortex_infinium Asian Women Fanatic

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    Very nice. I don't know about you but when you say 'Either going to have an ebony board/ maple neck with white headstock or it'll have a maple board bound in black' it means I won't deicde and will have to buy both.

    Nice stack of pennies you got there. (If that's what i'm seeing there.)
     
  7. GazPots

    GazPots Is A Complete Idiot.

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    yes, pennies are propping the bridge up so it looks normal. :lol:


    As for the necks ive just shot a pm off for a rosewood boarded one so lets see what that comes to.


    Anyone got any good suggestions for a rosewood style board in sound but looks quite fancy grain wise?
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Where is the body from and who's building the neck? :D
     
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    GazPots Is A Complete Idiot.

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    Body is from Nate Perle on ebay (random finding) and i just pm'd Jaden on here who's ibanez style necks look the business.
     
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    Konfyouzd Dread-I Master Contributor

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    oh nice... well it looks like your neck pocket might be done better than mine was. it looks like its def too big for that 6 string neck. i was pissed to find out mine wouldn't fit. let me know if you find a neck that fits that thing straight up. i tried to use a 7620 neck and had to do some modifications. and i think the 1527 neck is even wider. but yea let me know how that all turns out.
     
  11. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Wow that is going to be sick, hopefully Jaden can hook you up with a nice neck for it :metal:
     
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    Cocobolo! Cocobolo is a bit like rosewood, but it looks very very nice. Also I never really liked the inline headstock on the Iceman, its OK on it reversed (im a reversed headstock lover) but I think just the traditional Iceman headstock looks best.
     
  13. GazPots

    GazPots Is A Complete Idiot.

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    I really love the iceman headstock, my rg2228 has it and it's glorious. But im not sure it'd work too well as a 7 (it works fine as an 8 as it's filled out on each side with 4 pegs).


    As for inline or reversed, compare and contrast.

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    I'm still stumped. :lol:
     
  14. Wi77iam

    Wi77iam Ibanez fanboi

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    Nice !! Normal looks more balanced with the lower horn.
     
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    punisher911 blah blah blah

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    damnit, the more I see these the more I want one. I really like the white w/black binding too.
     
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    Bocote
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    Madagascar Rosewood

    Not entirely sure sound-wise, but these are darker boards with a lot of grain activity on them that would be great-looking alternatives.
     
  17. GazPots

    GazPots Is A Complete Idiot.

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    Those examples are pretty much what i'm after.

    Thanks for that. :)
     
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    i got a 7 with the regular headstock. i'll post pics when they come around. i don't think 4 and 3 would look that bad but we'll see... :shrug:
     
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    Cocobolo :D

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    This is giving me GAS for an Iceman 7
     
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    that looks sick. Congrats
     

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