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Ibanez RG 8 String Electric Guitar - Black

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The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. Whether you favor a hardtail (fixed) bridge or our industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.

Neck Type: Wizard II-8 5pc Maple/Walnut neck w/KTS TITANIUM rods
Body: Basswood body
Fretboard: Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
Fret: Jumbo frets
Bridge: Fixed bridge
Neck pu: IBZ-8 (H) neck pu
Bridge pu: IBZ-8 (H) bridge pu
Factory tuning: 1D#, 2A#, 3F#, 4C#, 5G#, 6D#, 7A#, 8F
Hardware color: Black

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ok ill start by stating that this is my first 8 string so i dont have anything to compare it to. all i can do is comment on this guitar alone. with that said ive been playing for about 20 years, though for about the first half of that time i didnt care at all about technique or the technical side of guitars. ( i was playing with a punk mindset). OK...the guitar. i bought mine brand new and unused. i am loving this thing. it completely stays in tune despite the lack of a locking nut or bridge. (i use standard tuning and play death/black/tech metal). my only complaint is that their is quite a lot of fret buzz all over the place. but im pretty sure a full pro set up will eliminate that. the guitar feels really well made and solid for such a low price. as you have probably heard the neck is amazingly smooth and thin. ive gone from a 6 string to 8 pretty much without incident. feels great. though i have always tried to condition my fingers to long stretches and chords etc. anyway even with the fret buzz, for the money i LOVE THIS THING. i almost got the 2228 but im really glad i settled for this (for now). i picked up some new gear with my extra money (mxr 10 band eq, messa throttle box). with my traynor custom special things are sounding great. thanks long and mcquade.
Posted by Gmork on Feb 21, 2014
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