Iron Label S8 real life photos (bubinga and ebony content)

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  1. simonXsludge

    simonXsludge (((Ω)))

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    I couldn't find a post yet, so here goes...

    This was posted at the Axe Palace Facebook.

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    Looks pretty decent to me.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. MatthewLeisher

    MatthewLeisher Ghostmaker

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    It looks beautiful. I trust Ibanez with ERGs, so I'm most likely going to buy one of these.
     
  3. simonXsludge

    simonXsludge (((Ω)))

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    And here's the RG:

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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    Love the top and fretboard, but the binding and hardware are repulsive imo.
     
  5. yellowv

    yellowv Turd Ferguson Contributor

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    Looks pretty damn nice, but it would look fantastic without the abalone and with a Hipshot.
     
  6. BIG ND SWEATY

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    they both look great. the only thing that bugs me is the ferrules on the back being all wonky on the low B and F#, i get why they did it but it really wasn't necessary.
     
  7. BrailleDecibel

    BrailleDecibel 55.0r6 R36ul@r

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    Gawud dayum, dem guitars doe!! Get rid of the gold hardware, and we have a couple winners here...hell, I'd even overlook the hardware, those axes are stunning!
     
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    Pro: Ebony FB.
    Con: Everything else.

    I don't know why, but that just doesn't look good to me. But I do like the ebony FB. The irony is a rosewood board would have looked good with the bubinga. :lol:
     
  9. darren

    darren Decibel Guitars Forum MVP

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    I see Schecter's abalone purfling supplier has landed a contract with Ibanez now.
     
  10. Origin

    Origin Rainbow In The Dark

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    Jesus christ, why the abalone?

    Gorgeous other than that imo. I'm relieved they're moving outside gloss damn black so consistently nowadays. :lol:
     
  11. kevdes93

    kevdes93 Sassy

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    i like the bubinga one. i dont mind the abalone on it but i really really hate it on the red one
     
  12. jwade

    jwade Doooooooooom

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    That binding, guh. Not into it at all.
     
  13. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    I think the abalone fits the bubinga one really well... But I really hate bubinga. :ugh:
     
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    Fathand Tube Snake Boogie

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    Maybe a bit too much bling for my taste, but they are still nice looking guitars. Is there any indication that these are going to be available in Europe or just in the US?
     
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    More proof that schecter and Ibanez are becoming one

    I'm going to need to find another rivalry to partake in haha
     
  16. BIG ND SWEATY

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    i really have a thing for red guitars, i want it badly:ugh:
     
  17. AliceLG

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    I despised abalone on everything, but the S looks amazing, even with the golden hardware I'm GAS-ing for it real hard.

    And now I wait, until it appears on stock in thomann/music-store/session/eBay.de
     
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    not a fan of abalone usually but that s8 looks delicious.
    at least ibanez is doing something new for them.
    with the new ones added they have a nice variety of options by now
     
  19. DanakinSkywalker

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    I know all the jokes about Schecter's doing Ibanez and vice versa now, but that literally looks like a prime example of that.
     
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    I think the S would look spiffy if it didn't have a horrible black plastic switch cover there. I mean, at least make it gold to match the rest of everything. Put your finger up to the screen and cover up that thing up and just look how instantly more better looking the guitar becomes. I don't even understand, why would a guitar have this part? Are those D'Activators in there? because that's pretty cool.

    I don't like the RG at all though. Not even a little. We cry and beg for something that's not black, so I guess the only alternative is a mismatched gaudy eyesore?


    How much are these badboys gonna go for anyway?
     

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