rg8

  1. zerofocus

    FS UK Ibanez RG8PB Sapphire blue

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: Ibanez RG8PBB sapphire blue This guitar plays great, no real use, never gigged, just lived in studio, can Provide hard shell case. Modifications (if any): None Accessories (hardshell case etc): hard case Location (City,State or City,Country)...
  2. Exchanger

    FS Ibanez RG8-PB (blue)

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: it's your basic RG8 but with a nice poplar burl stained blue top, mahogany body and walnut fretboard. It's in good shape, apart from some local wear on the finish. Modifications (if any): I upgraded the pickups because who in their right mind would...
  3. DrSadisticPhD

    8 string newbie string gauge thread

    Hey everyone, I bought my first 8 string recently and like a lot of people, I've discovered that 10-74 on an RG8 just doesn't do the trick for me. So. I use 10-52s on a 25.5" in standard down to drop C# (sometimes drop C), then I play a 27" 6 string from drop B to drop A with 12-68s (which...
  4. L

    For my first 8 string guitar...

    I've been thinking of getting an 8 string for a few months now, but being back in school I did not have the budget to simply jump in. I may be able to get one now, but my budget is still low. It's just that I don't really want to wait another year. Right now I play with a Jackson JS22-7 and I...
  5. S

    Ibanez RG8 vs Fender Squire Jazzmaster Baritone

    I am wanting to go lower with my guitars. Currently have a Fender Squire Vintage Modified Telecaster Deluxe. I was looking at the Ibanez RG8, and then also came across good reviews on the Fender Jazzmaster Vintage Modified Baritone. With the 8 string, will obviously have more range, but man the...
  6. B

    rg8 modding questions

    got an rg8 i like the neck and stuff, aaaaand... i got fishman abasi's in it. so i wondered how bad does the tuners bridge and nut effect the playebility of the guitar? i am just starting to try more string gauges and idk, i always want to improve on my hardware. so i thought to swap to hipshot...
  7. Kripa

    NGD - Ibanez RG8 - My first 8string

    My new RG8. I've owned a few 7s in the past but sold them off and used only 6strings over the last two years. I was actually looking for a cheap 7string axe but I got a good deal on this one and went for it. The store also had a Jackson js32-8 dinky. I played both and chose this one. Feels good...
  8. Masoo2

    LOW TUNED Helix Native Mix Test (GGD Drums)

    LINK: // https://drive.google.com/file/d/12u_Woq6x7SWlBCzRmFITVEC8O0g1Sz_q/view (download for higher quality) I've been out of the metal game for a minute and decided to make a quick mix test to sharpen up my fading skills. It's a short cover of this (joke) song that I found a few years ago...
  9. R

    RG8 pickguard help

    so I'm looking into getting a pickguard made for my RG8 but I dont have the tools to do it and all the websites I've been looking at need a scan of one. Anybody who's made one before (with normal humbuckers not the fugly soapbars they come stock with) have a scan or able to make one? A scan of a...
  10. CLONE

    FS Ibanez 8-string lacs Dino Cazares L.A custom shop

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: Black Ibanez LACS 8-string that used to belong to Dino Cazares from Fear Factory. Is one of the first 8-strings that Ibanez ever built (The Meshuggah guys got one each and also Rusty Cooley and Dino). I blurred out the serial but it's from 2005...
  11. T

    Long split shaft or short split shaft Pot?

    Noob here, which type of pots do I need if I'm planning to switch out the pots in my RG8 for a coil split sound with new pickups? I can see one is longer/bigger than the other, or is there more to the difference than meets the eye? I'd greatly appreciate any help.
  12. Stockfoot13

    Finished RG8 Custom Build

    Here is my custom 8 string guitar. I modeled it after the Ibanez RG8 but made lots of little tweaks like a thinner body, greater cutaway, etc. It took me quite a while to finish but it is finally done! Solid Bubinga body with a Wenge accent stripe. Maple and Wenge laminated neck with a matching...
  13. BangandBreach

    In search of Ibanez FR body template/shape

    I've got my donor neck(RG8), hardware(hipshot tuners/bridge), and humbucker(passive route), and all I need now is the body. Does anyone have the specs/diagram of the FR body? I've searched high and low and am unable ot find them; I'm pretty close to just buying a body on ebay and modifying it...
  14. Lemonheadfr

    My modded Ibanez RG8 !!!

    Hi everyone ! I'm proud to show you the result of my hard work on my RG8 ! I really like this guitar, it's well made, the stock playability is good, but it looks and sounds really boring. So I decided to turn it into an 8-string that could be used in every kind of project (other than metal)...
  15. L

    Strings for RG8

    My best friend just ordered an RG8 and I want to buy him some strings. (I owe him for getting me a personally signed copy of Parkway Drive's newest album when he met the band.) It's a brand new RG8 and I'm not sure how large he can go without having to file the nut. I was thinking of getting...
  16. Tortellini

    Legator 100 PE 8 or Ibanez RG8

    https://legator.guitars/product/n8-100/ http://www.ibanez.com/products/u_eg_detail17.php?year=2017&cat_id=1&series_id=1&data_id=166&color=CL01
  17. B

    Maintaining the Axe

    Hello everyone! I just put down the payment for a new RG8. My previous guitar was a GRG170DX that I purchased about 8 years ago with everything still stock. (Learnt to play everything from Nirvana to periphery to jazz on that) However, I never took care of it. I used to dust it with a cloth...
  18. Discoqueen

    Pickup suggestions for RG8... but there's a twist!

    Hey, y'all I am getting a used RG8 in from Guitarcenter online this coming week, and really am planning on throwing some new pups in there, simply because I just want to upgrade a few things on the guitar for a nicer sound. I am planning to use a lot of right hand finger picking on the...
  19. C

    CheeseCvlt reporting to you live from my shred station

    https://theimmortals666.bandcamp.com/ ^this is my self recorded music. I'm into many kinds of metal. Mostly prog(the contortionist), deathcore(Humanity's Last Breath{i guess thats deathcore..}, technical death metal(the faceless/the zenith passage), metalcore(Singularity era Northlane...
  20. guitaardvark

    RG8 (Heavily Modified)

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: This has been my project for years. Unfortunately I'm trying to consolidate my collection and I just lack the creativity to play 8 strings. Had it set up about a year ago, plays wonderfully and sounds incredible. Zero damage, only gigged once where I...


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