Stephan Forte's 27 Fret 7 String Reverse HS Ibanez

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  1. PunchLine

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    Stephan Forte has a new custom guitar from Ibanez that he unveiled in NAMM 2015.

    Stephan Forté’s New Custom Ibanez | I Heart Guitar

    It is an S series body with reverse headstock which is awesome! It has 27 frets, Seymour Duncan 7 string SD Pegasus in the bridge and Rail Humbucker in the neck and locking trem. There's no tone knob. Cool finish too...

    He also posted a photo on his fb page:

    https://m.facebook.com/stephanforte/photos/pb.205466072806102.-2207520000.1426508324./908632185822817/?type=1&source=54

    I wonder why Ibanez does not offer more reverse headstock models to us mortals... :scratch:
     
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    That's such a nice guitar. Love the colour. Just wish the SD hot rails didn't have to be custom shop only.
     
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    That's really really nice ! :yum::yum::yum:
     
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    I love every bit of it - except the bridge. With a Lo-Pro, it would be a 10/10.
     
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    Stephan must have chosen this bridge, right? I assume he could have whichever bridge that would fit on the S body he wanted on an LACS guitar. But I ask anyways as I learned not to assume anything...
     
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    Not bad at all. Looks a bit weird with 27 frets, but that's it. I'd tap that.
     
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    I love it minus the inlays. Hopefully it becomes production at some point.
     
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    It's pretty damn cool! Looks like it says prestige on the headstock! Interesting...
     
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    IIRC the artist can choose whatever Ibanez logo they want on it. I've seen LACS with the check mark, ones without Prestige, and ones with Prestige.

    Damn that sexy, but I wish they extended the cutaway all the way to the 27th fret. But then again that's his guitar and not mine.
     
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    Oh my lawwwwwd. I NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEED IT.
     
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    Damn thats nice! Not enough guys play S series.

    I can't help noticing a few aesthetic similarities between this and Dino's production sig, however 2 very different guitars. Does anyone know if it is neck thru or bolt on?
     
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    Cool thanks for the info, I did not know that but it makes sense as there is no standard Ibanez logo for the LACS guitars...
     
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    I was curious about that too but could not find anything on that. I have feeling it is a bolt on neck but we'll see. Stephan says he'll post more photos and a video...
     
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    Sigh, another guitar to never see production lines :(
     
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    I would literally kill someone to have a guitar like that!!:wallbash:
    I would be SO grateful if Ibanez would offer a 27 fret 7. Any style.

    Damn
     
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    So stephan left Lag? How sad.
     
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    Really? Another purple guitar from Ibanez? They've got a couple models that I like right now but they only come in purple or green. That's a deal breaker.

    Ibanez, fire your fashion designers and start offering some standard colors.
     
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    Death to pick-up rings
     
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    Like black? :lol:
     

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