Ibanez vs schecter vs agile?

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  1. alecisonfire

    alecisonfire SS.org Regular

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    im off to college soon and looking for a first 7 to take with me. basing the decision solely on playability (a pickup change is most likely imminent anyway) which would be the best way to go? i played the entry level schecter and ibanez models today with ibanez impressing me slightly more:hbang: . after all the things ive heard, i cant discount agile either though. any input?
     
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    Ibanez for sure so long as you go into it knowing that you need to change the pickups. Ibanez FTW!
     
  3. alecisonfire

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    okay i was kinda leaning that way anyway. im more the type of person to save and go after a mid range model but working for $7 an hour just isnt going to get me there fast enough. i think i played a 7321.
     
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    With that in mind, try to grab a used 7620. You cant beat that much guitar for so little money.
     
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    Schecter has the best bang for the buck IMO.

    I have no experience with Agile... But the EMG Interceptor is mighty tempting... I wish Agile made an EMG sceptor with an extended scale... So i could get it without the trem.

    I'd say, since you live in Jersey, that you could come try mine out. But Nutley is quite a drive from the atlantic city area.
     
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    If you want a new guitar - then your best bet is a schecter as it is mentioned above, they are amazing bang for the buck.

    However I would still say - get a used Ibanez RG7620/RG7420 (trem) or RG7621/Rg7421 (fixed). They are really nice guitars.
     
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    I vote Schecter, but it's all about preference.
     
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    as an Ibanez and Schecter user i can say that my Hellraiser kills my Ibanez with dimarzio blaze custom in the bridge position hands down:agreed: (and about neck thickness:nono: is just a lame talk:noplease: )
     
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    Bro - your comparing your schecter to a 7321 which has the thicker profile Wizard II neck. If you ever play an RG74/RG76 series guitar you will immediately feel the difference in thickness. Wizard I is thin.
     
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    :agreed: I had a "Holy shit!" moment when I picked up my RG7420. I thought my LTD's neck was thin, but holy crap the Ibanez is thinner. :lol:

    Either way, Schecter necks and Ibanez necks are really comfy. So is the LTD.
     
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    Used RG7620 FTW
     
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    :agreed:
     
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    i havent played many 7s but the 7321 i picked up is really impressive for the price range..especially in the used crowd. the bound neck was a big selling point for me which i know is totally a visual thing. im gonna pop some new pickups in it as soon as i decide on some. probably gonna go with the blaze series. ive never been too much for trem model guitars. my usual preference is a tune o matic setup like on my esp eclipse. i say get a 7321, throw some good tuners on it, a set of good pickups, and maybe throw some strap locks for good measure and i will have a sweet guitar on a budget.
     
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    I don't like the tremolo system (Edge Pro seems cool, I love leaving the ball ends in) and Schecters normally don't have it on there. Plus, I like Schecter's high-ish action and necks and overall.
     
  15. ShawnFjellstad

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    really no votes for agile?

    i thought there would at least be a few...
     
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    I would vote for the Agile baritone, but I have never played one.
     
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    ShawnFjellstad hates womanizers.

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    i've never played an agile, either. i just thought that one of the resident agile nuts would chime in.
     
  18. alecisonfire

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    ha neck profile doesnt really make or break it for me. im 6' 4" and have hands like....i dont know. something with big hands. ha so no profile is really uncomfortable for me. im thinking of going the used route as i actually prefer guitars with some wear so i dont need to worry about it as much. as for the trems, i have little experience with them so im kinda nervous to venture into the flloyd/floating territory since i have no idea how to perform matenience on them
     
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    ShawnFjellstad hates womanizers.

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    then it sounds like schecter ftw.
     
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    You don't need a schecter just because you have large hands.... Ibanez fixed bridge models in a decent price range consist of RG7321, 7421, 7621.
     

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