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Suggestions for buying a 7-string guitar and other equipment

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by horacexgrant, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Meedleyx10

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    I apologize that you are reading into that so far and being so dramatic:rolleyes:. Your ability was never in question until you brought it up, just now. You clearly (and by your own admission) have practically no knowledge of gear, so based on your description of "soft" vs. "firm" combined with your ignorance of gear and use of cheap, low-end gear, I just offered one of the more logical and obvious explanations. Another possibilty is neck relief. If I had wanted to be condescending then believe me, you gave me more than enough to work with in order to do so without even factoring in your "soft vs. firm" description, which I didn't see anything wrong with in the first place, actually. You are very welcome for taking the time to give you advice and good luck with your search. Now, if I may, I suggest maybe next time you google some of this information first, thus avoiding the threat of taking personal offense to solicited advice. :)
     
  2. CantoX

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    horace.. just imagine spock when you read meedley's post. Thast what I do, and it seems a lot more okay to read his posts.
     
  3. antonis

    antonis junior member :D

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    i don't think you can find a 500 bucks 7 string that plays great

    i just got the dunlop Zakk Wylde wah, it's so awesome
     
  4. HackerX

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    Getting a second hand 7620 would definitely be a big step up from a 7321. The quality of the 7321 just isn't there.
     
  5. CantoX

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    You can def. find one man.. you just gotta look real hard!!!! A couple months back a LOCAL guitar place that doesn't even sell Ibanez guitars had a used Ibanez 7-string year 99 made in japan that RIPPED!!! Dimarzio pickups, mirror pickguard.. they were only selling it for $400. :headbang:

    There is a HUGE market of used instruments and theres deals all around. I've found that Ibanez guitars are the cheapest for great quality guitars, and a lot of that has to do with people not knowing how to setup the trem, and people not wanting to take it to a "guitar tech" who will just level your trem floating level for $150. :lol:
     
  6. antonis

    antonis junior member :D

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    i thought he didn't want a used one
     
  7. Horus

    Horus and his imaginary friend

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    HAH!! You're wrong. I bought my 7 string Ibanez used from Guitar Center for $300, and it plays amazing. For $300, it had a vintage version of the Ibanez tremolo (which feels better than the new one imo), a kill switch (that's not grounded properly :p) and it already had Dimarzio pickups in it (which I switched out for better Dimarzios; X2N7 and PAF 7).

    Point is my 7 is awesome and only cost me 300.
     
  8. Kenneth R.

    Kenneth R. Cináed

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    lol guitarcenter
     
  9. The Emptier

    The Emptier t3h b3aSt0rZ

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    Agile has great 7 strings for a cheap price

    the 400 dollars ibanez 7 string is realllyyyy good as well i forget the model name
     
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    I'm use a modded Ibanez 1527 and I'll probably get one of those badass flamed 7 string RG customs from Japan. My backup axe, however, is an Agile an it rocks. The build quality is not as good as an Ibanez but for half the price ($500 for mine), you get blue transparent finish, ebony board, active emgs, 7 strings, neck thru. Insane feature set for such a budget guitar!

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    Disclaimer: Thats not my pic, but I have the same one with emg's.
     
  11. Anonymous

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    Fuck shred. Get an Orange half stack, a Big Muff and a pair of shades.

    But on a more serious note, I picked up this guitar for 900$USD a few years back. Schecter Loomis model, solid buy.

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    Yeah, not saying you should buy it, but just to solidify the statement that 'Schecter guitars are sweet'.
     
  12. Phanto

    Phanto Alalalalalalalala.

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    Very Dracula.
     

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