Ibanez 2015 - New Models & NAMM Thread

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Xaios, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. Sparkplug

    Sparkplug Limp Bizkit Lover

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    the only things that would catch my attention is a reversed headstock 7 and recalculated price politics for their signature series. as jwade mentioned, a Jake Bowen 7 would be great but probably not affordable. >2000$ is just ridiculous.
     
  2. Sepultorture

    Sepultorture Murder Machine

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    didn't see any RGD's cept a Komrad in that vid

    different market?
     
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    Marchip SS.org Regular

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    I'm a bit dissapointed with this year's line, still hoping that Ibanez will bring back RG7 XL series some day. Also, I don't understand that pickup choice for that blue/maple RG8, IMO I think that D-activators would be better than PAF 8s.
     
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    Dude, that xiphos caught my eye. Mahogany body and ebony fretboard? If it's neck through like the other Xiphos models I may have to get one of those.
     
  5. cardinal

    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    I suppose lots of folks will be happy that it's a hardtail, but that's disappointing to me. Also, what's with the big dot inlay on the new RG Prestige? It's old school, I guess, but I preferred the tiny dots from the 1527(M).

    They also are releasing mahogany-bodied RG742X guitars without the burl tops, which is kinda cool. Looks like a new color for the S5527FX as well.

    Should hopefully placate the fixed-bridge crowd a bit. But I'm very surprised not to see the 26.5" Bowen Titan 7. I had been assuming that it was going to be a production guitar. Pretty bummed about that. Also very bummed that it looks like the RGD2127 continues to be stuck with the Edge Zero. Keep hoping it will move to the Lo Pro like the RG Prestige stuff.

    Anyway, sorry for complaining. Ibanez is releasing some cool stuff, so yay!
     
  6. cardinal

    cardinal F# Dive Bomber

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    The Bowen sig has a lot of up-market features (arched maple top, ebony fret board, three piece bubinga/maple neck). The price of the six string is high but seems in line with Ibanez prices generally. Presumably a 7 string would be about the same uncharge from the six to seven strong Jem.

    Too bad it's all moot since the Bowen 7 isn't in that catalog. Maybe Summer NAMM?
     
  7. Sparkplug

    Sparkplug Limp Bizkit Lover

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    do you guys were expecting a Jake Bowen 7? I can remember that he told us in an interview that a 7 is unrealistic atm because most of Periphery's songs are played on six string guitars. stupid question but I'm not really into Periphery and do not follow the stuff they are saying in interviews.



    Otherwise, last year's lineup also was pretty lame until a prominent Ibanez guru accidenticaly uploaded the dealers only catalogue :hbang:
     
  8. RickSchneider

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    That RG652KFXKB looks god damn beautiful at 3:30. Gotto love Ibanez and their catchy names!
     
  9. Lorcan Ward

    Lorcan Ward 7slinger

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    I posted in the other thread but if anyone wants to read the specs of some of the 7 string mahogany body models:

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    Here is what I'm guessing is finally a production 6 string version of what they were experimenting with when they built my Koa Protoype. The marbled rosewood sounds interesting. I do wish it had a mahogany body so it sounded like mine.
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  10. Pikka Bird

    Pikka Bird Vaya Con Cornholio

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    Yeah, and it's got a mahogany body and wenge top as well. Adventurous.
     
  11. USMarine75

    USMarine75 The man who is tired of the anus is tired of life Contributor

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    My wish list:

    1. Reverse headstocks
    2. Neck thru, ala the RGT3120
    3. More carved tops like the RGA
    4. I like the direction they're going in with more maple and ebony fingerboards, hopefully they keep this going.
    5. More models with the original lo-pro trem design
    6. REVERSE HEADSTOCKS !!! :shred:
     
  12. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    Remember though, that Ibanez has been using BKP as of late ;)
     
  13. Mr GriND

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    AELBT1 baritone 27" acoustic
    AEL108MD 8 string acoustic
    AEL108TD 8 string acoustic

    Premium rg927wzcz 7 string
    Iron label six27fdbg paf7 gibraltar 2

    srff805 fanned 5 string bass 34"/35"5 bartolini's pups
    srff806 fanned 6 string bass 33"6/35"35 bartolini's pups
    prestige srff4505 fanned 5 string 34"/35"5 norstrand pups

    No new Rgd's on my European catalog...
     
  14. Jameslewis777

    Jameslewis777 I am the Overlord.

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    Any word on any thing non-8 string higher than 25.5" scale?

    I'm itching for a better baritone 6 or another RGD
     
  15. jwade

    jwade Doooooooooom

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    That looks gorgeous, birdseye maple fingerboard, burl top, PAF8 pickups, headstock matching the body and a hardshell case included for $1,700?? Ho boy, really hope Canada gets that one!
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    That makes me moist.

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  17. Decipher

    Decipher Ibanez Enthusiast

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    8 string acoustics you say.... :yesway:
     
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    I don't follow Periphery; in fact I've never even listened to one of their songs. But I saw that Bowen Titan 7 posted here and just thought it'd be a production model. Guess not.

    Any idea what the "Std. DL 7 bridge" is on the RG7420ABCBBQ? Hoping that they're moving on from the Edge Zero II stuff. Even if this new trem is horrible, if it has Edge or OFR post spacing, that's a step up IMHO.
     
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    I believe they are 6 string with two strings doubled. One guitar has the high e and b doubled, the other the middle two strings.
     
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    Whyyyyy couldn't they put a trem in the s5527????
     

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