Km-7 mkiii vs RGD3127

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  1. Tzinskis

    Tzinskis SS.org Regular

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    I pick up both of from guitar center to check out and decide which one to get. The Ibanez was on sale for great price price. I got the Schecter for about $300 off GC’s price. I thought for sure I’d like the Ibanez more. I love my prestige 6 string. But I can get into this neck at all and the pickups do not sound good. Is it crazy to spend over $1500 on a Korean made guitar? I’m really struggling with that. I almost want to keep the Ibanez because....well ... it’s a prestige. Thoughts?
     
  2. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Now a days, I'd honestly put a lot of current Korean made guitars next to Prestiges. If you have both already, and enjoy the Schecter, then keep the Schecter... It seems silly to keep one guitar over the other based solely on where they were made even if you enjoy the other one more.
     
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    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    If you don't like it, well... you don't like it. Especially if you really don't like a neck. If you like the schecter, no shame in aquiring an indo guitar. The important thing is that you like it.
     
  4. Tzinskis

    Tzinskis SS.org Regular

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    Yeah. It’s more of a mental thing. Much more prestigious to own a prestige than a Schecter.
     
  5. benny

    benny Ibanez RG Addict

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    Keep the Schecter if that's what you're enjoying. While I certainly buy up more than my own share of used prestiges, I wouldn't turn away a guitar I enjoy for being perceived as a lower tiered guitar. All instruments aren't made equal!
     
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    Tzinskis SS.org Regular

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    i hear ya on that. Schecter it is.
     
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    bzhang9 SS.org Regular

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    or just get a km I/II for like 600 bucks and don't feel bad for spending that much on an indo

    Despite the specs and quality of the KM7 III artist, it is stupidly expensive for an indo import, just donating to the keith merrow fund I guess
     
  8. mbardu

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    Well i mean some of those Prestiges that are hardly finished at 2.5k are not necessarily much better value than a 1.5k Schecter...
    But yeah, if you can grab one of those remaining KM-IIs , it doesn't get much better than that.
     
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    bzhang9 SS.org Regular

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    why make up numbers...

    KM7 artist is 1800, RGD3127 is 1600, RG752 is 1700, RG2027XL is 1800

    not sure what you are referring to hardly finished, most would disagree
     
  10. mbardu

    mbardu SS.org Regular

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    Up to you if you want to pick the absolute cheapest Ibanez Prestige models and compare to the absolute most expensive Schecter (by far).
    I'm not making numbers up, the OP literally said in the first post that he could get the KM for 1500.

    As for well finished or not, that's a small quip based on a number of Prestiges I've seen recently. But everyone is free to check both out and have their own opinion!
     
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    love my KM7
     
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    Here : the Schecter 7 string KM7 Mark 3 with Keith Merrow Fishman Fluence signature set!

     

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