Ibanez RG1527 Prestige 7-String Electric Guitar (with Case)

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Highly regarded as the premier 7-string guitar by customers, this rosewood super wizard guitar from Ibanez continues to impress it’s owners.
The Ibanez RG1527 Prestige is a rosewood Super Wizard necked 7-string electric guitar precision-made in Japan by Ibanez's best luthiers.The Ibanez RG Prestige series models, introduced in 1987 and still thriving and evolving, are world famous for their characteristic thin, fast necks, and hard-edged rock and metal tones. The RG Prestige models are now all made in Japan by Ibanez's finest luthiers, with Wizard necks with Prestige finishing, Edge Zero and Edge Pro bridges, and a broad range of intense pickups in different configurations. Watch these diabolical creations turn heads and warp minds with colors and specs inspired by the originals.

Ibanez RG1527 Prestige Guitar Features

- Super Wizard neck features the legendary ultra-thin, ultra-flat Wizard 17mm neck dimensions, but with 5-pc construction and KTS(TM) Titanium reinforcement rods for even greater strength (RG3000 series models)
- RG Prestige fixed bridge models feature Tight-End bridge for maximum string vibration
- RG3000 series models feature genuine made-in-USA DiMarzio(R) pickups

Ibanez RG1527: Edge-Zero Tremolo

The Edge-Zero, Ibanez's newest generation of knife edge tremolos, deploys all of the unique features of the ZR trem. Locking studs contribute to tuning stability.
- Neck Material: 5-piece Maple/ Wenge
- Neck Type: Wizard-7 Prestige
- Body: Basswood body
- Frets: Jumbo frets
- Fingerboard: Rosewood
- Inlay: Pearl dot inlay
- Bridge: Edge Zero 7 bridge w/ZPS3
- Neck Pickup: V77
- Bridge Pickup: V87
- Hardware Color: CK
- Finishes: Black
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used products are not under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
(40 ratings)
Submitted March 6, 2008 by a customer from yahoo.com
"between heaven and hell!!"
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I go back to my 6 stringers when i want to rock, but when i want to explore or challenge myself with something new, this is the one i grab.

Sound
This one does it! I totally got sick and tired of having all these guitars in altered tunings so I said ****-it, and bought this rg 1527. first off it is a beautiful shade of deep-dark metallic blue. Great finish on all parts and the low B string gets all the "heavy" you could ask for.

Features
Just enough of the good stuff without going over board with abalone binding and signature endorsements, one volume, one tone, low pro trem, best of the best tuners, and it is a prestige model with case. I haven't really come to any conclusions about the pick-ups yet, there good, they work. This is the first time i had to turn down the bass on the amp even at low volume.

Ease of Use
It takes some getting used to the wider neck and having that extra low string, but I've never played a 7-string before. I bought this for something different and challenging. I play RGT's exclusively and this guitar feels right at home with them.

Quality
QUALITY!! Ibanez prestige, what more is there to say? Flawless paint, super smooth neck. The tone rings out from this guitar even before you plug it in. This is the first guitar i bought that exceded my expectations.

Value
yea, a 10 for value read more too. was going to get the RG 7321, but wanted something that would retain some kind of value in case i didn't like it. I also was looking at the K-7 and universe but those were just too expensive. RG 1527 is right in between those. Glad i got this one.

Manufacturer Support
gave this one a 10 because the best factory support is the type you don't have to use.

The Wow Factor
Didn't NEED it, but had to wait to pick it up for an extra month and it was all i could think about. Royal blue is a very deep color and it is very pleasing to the eyes, black chrome or "cosmo" chrome is also a nice touch. MOP inlay logo says something special and sets it apart from run of the mill Ibi's

Musical Background:
hobbyist/collector

Musical Style:
rock metal blues classical
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