7 string

  1. techmetalshred

    NGD - Blue Crackle Ormsby Metal V7

    Hey gents, I picked up this Ormsby metal V 7 string a few months back. This guitar rips! I'm super hyped on it. It sounded good right out of the box in B-standard but it was a little buzz-y due to the minimal truss rod tension during shipping. I had my guitar tech set it up to drop G and it...
  2. M

    Ibanez RGA7 with EMG's for $500 - Worth it?

    Hey, I've been looking at some entry level 7 strings recently, because of some metal albums I really want to be able to play. Today I discovered an Ibanez RGA 7 with a set of EMG 81-7 and 85-7 pickups swapped in. Price converted to dollars is about $500 (keep in mind that used gear tends to be...
  3. S

    My main problem with 7 string guitars..

    Don't get me wrong, I love my 7 string. But, due to its size, it makes 6 string guitars feel like a twig. After months of playing my 7, going back to a 6 just feels uncomfortable. Does anyone feel similar about this?
  4. A

    Why are there no 7-string guitars with a pickguard?

    good night to all, it’s my first publication and I want to ask Why are there no 7 string guitars with pickguard? guitars with pickguard is the type of guitars I like
  5. orion

    What are your favorite 7 string guitar scales?

    I searched the forum but didn't find a poll with this question. My favorite 7 string guitar scale length is 27" and I use it for standard tuning. 30" is my second favorite scale and I used it for lower tunings such as A standard (A D G C F A D). I didn't include fan fret scales in this poll...
  6. B

    NGD Vandermeij Magistra 7

    It's arrived! My first custom guitar! Some of you may have followed the build update thread, so check out the progress and the initial specs/rationale here https://www.sevenstring.org/threads/just-ordered-my-first-custom-with-vandermeij-guitars.342603/ But thought I'd post a NGD thread with...
  7. K

    I got a 7 string guitar, I want to drop lower than drop F. Pitch shifter good enough?

    Hello. Uber newbie in the forums here. Just wanted your opinions about Helix's polycapo feature. How good is it for you to actually consider not getting an extended range anymore? For context, I've got a Harley Benton Amarok 7 set to Drop A and I couldn't really ask for anything more with how...
  8. jkspawn

    WTB Jackson SL7Q 7 string Alien Burst

    Hey everyone, I'm looking to buy a Jackson SL7Q 7 string Alien Burst. If anyone has one for sale hit me up!
  9. Ulvhedin

    Intet - Of Wolves and Snakes (Drop A Black Metal)

    Hi guys! Wanted to share my experimental black metal project Intet with you. There's a couple of dj0nts in there as well! :yum: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intetofficial/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intetnorway/ Bandcamp: https://intet1.bandcamp.com/releases Spotify...
  10. jbaxter

    Hipshot locking tuner size for an Ibanez RG7EXFX

    I've recently acquired an Ibanez RG7EXFX from a member of this forum, and am looking to get some Hipshot locking tuners installed in it. My only problem is that I'm unsure what string post length I should order. These are the tuners I'm looking at...
  11. Duraesu

    NGD: Solar A1.7FBR

    Hello everyone! So, long story short: I was considering getting back into the 7 string game but with a multiscale guitar... Since Solar does not make those I went for a Legator N7FP because it seemed nice for the price. It was a mistake. The guitar had poor QC (even had a QC Passed sticker by...
  12. landmvrks

    WTB Ibanez RG752LWFX-HAB, ESP E-II M-II NT-7, Ibanez RGD2127FX, Ibanez RGD7UCS

    Looking for the guitars mentioned in the title. Specifically looking for the Dark Brown Natural Burst for the ESP. Cheers!
  13. Sgt.Mooseknuckles

    Evertune Bridge String Spacing is too wide

    Hello! So I am a total newbie to Evertune bridges. I recently acquired an LTD EC-1007 ET. It's a wonderful guitar but it throws me off when playing it because the spacing is off between the A and D strings. How can I adjust the bridge where it aligns correctly? The nut itself is fine. Just the...
  14. zeppelinrock34

    FT PRS SE Custom 24 seven string *Axe Palace custom order* w/Mods

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: Bought this at the Axe Palace, they made a custom order of the 7 string customs with mother of pearl inlays and nicer quilted maple tops. This one was from 2016. It's in overall great condition though it has one ding by the jack that I filled...
  15. techmetalshred

    GOTOH 510FX-7 fixed bridge

    So I noticed that Gotoh came out with this new 7 string fixed bridge, and it looks comparable to the hipshot fixed bridge. Has anyone on here tried it? Looks real clean. I haven't seen this 7 string version on any guitars. https://g-gotoh.com/product/510fx-7/?lang=en
  16. A

    Meshuggah on a 6 string guitar | Demiurge cover full instrumental mix

    Gear: Charvel Joe Duplantier signature (the cheap one) w/ Seymour Duncan SH11 (Custom custom) on a bridge. Tuned down to drop B Digitech the Drop. -6 pitch shift Fractal FM3: Xotic RC Booster, EVH 5153 red channel. Unfortunately the FM3 doesn't have the Fortin Satan Drums: Toontrack Superior...
  17. G

    "Hell, There Could Be Worse" by Annapurna. Used my new Vola Vasti 7 string!

  18. A

    EMG Retro Active 7 String Sets - Experiences/Thoughts?

    Hi everyone I have been very intrigued by the EMG Retro Active sets lately. Curiosity is starting to get the better of me and I'm thinking about ordering a set. I've watched many reviews, videos, etc. (based on what I've heard so far, I'm leaning towards the Hot 70-7 set a little bit), but I...
  19. slan

    NGD: Ibanez S7420FM!

    I owned one of these a few years ago and I've been kicking myself ever since I sold it. Picked this one up from a forum member a few weeks ago and I couldn't be happier! Just got it back from the shop with a fresh setup and a new set of pickups (D-Sonic in the bridge and Steve's Special in the...
  20. Crash Dandicoot

    Gotoh GE1996T-7, coming 2021

    Our prayers have been answered: Finally! I'm pretty excited, the GE1996T is my absolute go-to for any Floyd guitar. Here's hoping these continue the trend of a quality, inexpensive alternative to the German made variants (that are honestly better units overall).


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