NGD: Ibanez UV777 (calling MaxOfMetal...)

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Opion, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Opion

    Opion Sir Mattafer

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    So I just recently graduated high school, and have been yearning for my first real, no frills, high-quality axe. I'd searched up and down ebay for Rg7420's, spec'd out awesome Carvins, and all sorts of different guitars that I thought would be great things to keep on to...but they all never really *clicked* when I thought about the prospect of me owning it for a long period of time. I've been an Ibanez player for about 2 years now, so when this deal came up on the classifieds, I could not for the life of me turn it down.

    (Yep, MaxOfMetal, this is your old Universe. :lol: She plays wonderfully!)

    It came with a black Pickguard, and also with the black pearloid one that is currently on it which I think sets off the mother of pearl binding very nicely. After a wiring nightmare that made me have to take it to the shop for them to rewire I dropped in a BKP Aftermath courtesy of Nick @ The Axe Palace and...okay, i'm gonna shut up now, check out my pride and joy. :shred:

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    First and foremost I want to thank forum member arkohors for meeting me in Charleston for this beauty - he has plans to fund a custom Daemoness guitar which from what he told me is going to turn out fucking killer when it's all done. :yesway:

    I've only had this guitar for about 2 weeks now, but I can already tell that this guitar is going to stay with me until pried from my cold, dead hands. :lol:

    I've played prestige ibanez guitars before (but back then I sucked, haha)
    but the playability and craftsmanship had never been on par with such a guitar as this. Chords ring out evenly, harmonics are clear as day, no fretbuzz unless I'm making it get buzz from strumming too hard/not fingering my notes correctly. In other words it can be a very unforgiving guitar if you're a sloppy player. I have relative pitch, so if something is out of tune I go insane - all my indo Ibby's feel like they're fighting against me when I play them, and they all seem to me like toys compared to the Universe.

    I swear to god this thing has made be a better player - my legato has significantly improved, and sometimes I pick this thing up and some of the jazziest tunes just flow through my fingers. :bowdown:

    The aftermath sounds punchy as all hell when EQ'd right - it has that signature "on fire" sound BK's have. I have a blaze custom in my 7321, similar to the Blaze this came stock with, so I needed something different, and a Bare Knuckle was only appropriate. Much props to Nick for getting this to me in a week's time!

    I hope you like my new guitar - soundclips and possibly a video once I install a Tremol-no to drop tune it to show how angelic and yet demonic this thing can sound at the drop of a hat. Now, back to your regular scheduled gear-oodling. :yesway:
     
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  2. Erick Kroenen

    Erick Kroenen SS.org Regular

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    caskettheclown Sexytime!

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    I'll be there to pry it from your cold dead hands very soon :)


    I don't see any flaws on that! She could be in magazines and not just dirty ones either!
     
  4. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Sorry about all those scratches and dings. :lol:
     
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    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    Surprised its not sticky, I remember max pouring a can of this on it!

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    Just kidding though, nice NGD!
     
  6. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    You don't even want to know what's been on that UV. :ugh:




    J/K:lol:
     
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    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    Oh you use the nutsack rub to give your strings a nice slippery feel too!?!?
     
  8. HighGain510

    HighGain510 Contributor

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    Very nice man! :yesway: Congrats on the graduation too! :wub:
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Nice, congrats :yesway:

    Apparently Max used the "special polish" on that one :ugh: :lol:
     
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    poopyalligator Dr.Poopyalligator

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    You can never go wrong with a UV
     
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    stevo1 ClearTrack Studios

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    I love graduation guitars! congrats! I just graduated too.:hbang:
     
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    Opion Sir Mattafer

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    Thanks everybody! It's very much appreciated. :)

    @Max - no biggie about it bahaha, pre-loved doesn't mean a thing to me...unless you're talking about something else... :lol:

    @HighGain - Thanks a bunch man, it means a lot :)
     
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    apiss SS.org Regular

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    Sweet score, man.

    I'm jelly.
     
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    AcousticMinja String Theorist Contributor

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    Ultimate GAS.
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    Congrats!
     
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    I'm second to it!
     
  16. HighGain510

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    I bet that Aftermath kicks all sorts of ass in this one too, seems to work well in basswood! Mine is so hot that it was clipping the POD on the bridge! :lol: Might need to drop the pickups down even further! :eek:
     
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    +1
     
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    I love it! You're making me want a UV so bad! I've been trying to push it to the back of my mind, but I just keep coming across them, haha
     
  19. simonXsludge

    simonXsludge (((Ω)))

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    sweet! these have been growing immensely on me, i just wish they came with black chrome hardware instead of classic crome.
     
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    Static Metal Meister

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    i need a universe. that thing is SESKY.
     

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