AZ 7 Strings are (pobably) on the way

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by ICSvortex, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. Merrekof

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    Sure, why wouldn't it? It still has a humbucker in the bridge. It might not be as hot as a PAF or so, but your amp "does the heavy lifting" anyway..
     
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    The PAF7 that come in the Ibanez K7 is a low output pickup anyway, rumour is that Korn used to switch the neck and bridge pickups on their Universe guitars to have a lower output more treble focussed pickup at the bridge.

    Like Merrekof said the amp does the real work and the lower output pickups helps keep things from going to mush
     
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  3. Carl Kolchak

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    Rather that 7 string Iceman than anything else. Make that, and that'll be the last guitar I'll have to buy.
     
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    I would really like a HSS 7...if these only had locking trems.
     
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  5. Merrekof

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    Oh don't lie :p
     
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    Because of the maple fretboard.

    PAF isn't hot at all, BTW.
     
  7. MYGFH

    MYGFH Music your GF hates

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    Not that I necessarily want one, but after having tremolo bridge guitars with and without locking nuts. I feel like non-locking nut guitars are constantly out of tune.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I don't see why a maple fretboard would stop you from doing Korn-like stuff. Not like these AZs will have anti-power-chord DRM or anything.
     
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    I can’t tell if this is a joke about the maple board.
     
  10. Carl Kolchak

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    Fixed bridge 7 string MIK/MIJ Iceman w/ a 27" would be the permanent cure for the GAS.
     
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    WANT.

    Curious to see how they do the neck carve, the 6 is pretty chunky, so I'm guessing they are probably going to slim it down a bit for the 7.

    Interested to see what the finish options will look like. The 2 pre-production/protos don't have finishes that 'do it' for me.
     
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    Welcome back year 2000!
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    A Lo-Pro Edge and stainless frets would these AZ's awesome..but it won't happen.
     
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    Yesssssss I will buy instantly.
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    These (and all MIJ AZs) have stainless steel frets.
     
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    Tasty. Needs a lo-pro ;)

    I know, I know, different demographics. Can't say I'd be opposed to seeing a reverse headstock or Edge on a one-off, though.
     
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    Now I know, I never really gave it much thought but I always assumed those were hot pickups.
     
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    Same.
     
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    Maple fretboard just doesn't give the necessary type of slow attack and deepness to the chords. Rosewood is a staple for Korn type chording, Ebony can do it with a faster attack, but I highly doubt Maple ever can. Perhaps Baked Maple is different and the body is Alder rather than Ash, but the Maple fretboard RG652AHM I tried last year sounded as much anti-Korn as it could.
     
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    Have you taken a repeatable blind-folded fretboard tonewood test?
    Either way you should totally try pan-seared wenge. It's really bubbly but with a sort of crunchy vibe.
     
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    Not even funny, the extent to which people are sometimes tone-deaf towards simple things.
     

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