NGD: ESP EII MII NT7

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  1. Shawn

    Shawn ESP • Ibanez Forum MVP

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    I’m still an Ibanez guy at heart, I’ve been playing Ibanez for over 23 years. For years, I just wanted to keep increasing my Ibanez collection. But, I just couldn’t help but notice how sexy these guitars are and I just kept eyeing them over and over for months and months, feeding my GAS to no end. Well, I hit up Nick at Axe Palace A couple months ago and pulled the trigger.

    Here are some pics (next post)
     
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    I'm really tempted by these EIIs man, great buy :tmm:
     
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    Yeah, I HIGHLY recommend it. They are pricy but worth every penny IMO.

    Some more photos-

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    Very nice :)

    I've got a pretty similar E-II Horizon NT-7B Hipshot and it's my favourite guitar.

    Those ESP cases are lush as well. The catches feel so smooth. Sort of adds to the experience of getting an ESP out :lol:
     
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    Yeah, I noticed that right off, such a sexy case too. :agreed:
     
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    absolutely gorgeous!

    if I had the funds for a 7-string, this one (or the purple fade finish) would be my first choice.
     
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    Damn
     
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    That is totally killer looking! Everything works perfectly from an aesthetic standpoint. Love the group shots too...really great line up of axes!!
     
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    Thanks guys!

    I played it for a good solid hour and I must say that I’m blown away how great this guitar plays and sounds. I love the Bareknuckle Warpig pickups, especially the neck (clean channel on 6505+) -some really nice, crystal clear “Strat” tones. Sounds better than my Ibanezes.

    Also, the neck is super comfy and I love how nice and smooth it is from not being glossy like the rest of the guitar, it just feels natural and plays like butter. :yesway:
     
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    Gorgeous guitar. Enjoy!
     
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    Oh damn. Ooooh damn.
     
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    I’ve been super curious about this model. I generally only play 27” at this point, but was thinking about giving this one a try. It’s stunning, congratulations!
     
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    Nice!
     
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    I used to think UV7PWHs were the most boring Universes. Now when I see them...I probably still think that, but I also think I want one.

    Back on topic though, I this E-II is really cool, especially the finish.
     
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    There’s just no way to really describe how special the UV7PWH is, I’ve owned 3 and they were all that something special. Once you see and feel that, you’ll never think otherwise. I will never get rid of that guitar.

    That said, I really think ESP made the best 7-string when I play this new guitar. I can’t put it down.
     
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    Rad
     
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    That looks pretty stellar man. What is the ESP E-II series all about? This is the second time I’m seeing one.
     
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    Looks great!

    ^ @jaxadam the Eii's if i remember rightly are the top end of Japan production line stuff before you get to the American line/custom shop or japan custom shop
     
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