#1
I've been looking to buy an Ibanez for my next guitar. I've been looking at the RGA72TQM, S770PB, S570DXQM, RGT42DXFM, or possibly some other RG model. I wanna make sure I get a good guitar so I have some questions.
Should I get one of these models? Would you recommend a different model?
I heard the Edge III trem sucks, should I even bother getting a guitar with one?
Should I get a set-neck or bolt-on neck?
Thanks in advance.

EDIT: I also found a 2006 S2170 prestige on craigslist for about $500. This model only has 22 frets but I'm really looking for one with 24. Should I check it out?
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#2
well ive heard that RG's arent that good. i reccomend a prestige if you can afford it and yes the edge III sucks ass. set neck is my opinion is better.
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#3
Get the S770

I just bought it, and it blows the RG out of the water

Mahogany>Basswood

ZR>Edge III

Its sexy, its thin

The only thing I would do is take out the ZPS, because it sucks
#4
Im not exactly sure what my budget is going to be but I'm pretty sure a prestige is going to be too much. I like setnecks better also but I heard that Ibanez necks snap a lot because theyre so thin.
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Im not exactly sure what my budget is going to be but I'm pretty sure a prestige is going to be too much. I like setnecks better also but I heard that Ibanez necks snap a lot because theyre so thin.

Where did you hear that? I've had four Ibby's, still have two, and I've never had any problems with the neck even having a serious bow, much less breaking..
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Get the S770

I just bought it, and it blows the RG out of the water

Mahogany>Basswood


WRONG!!! Basswood=mahogany=alder(not tonal characteristics)


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Im not exactly sure what my budget is going to be but I'm pretty sure a prestige is going to be too much. I like setnecks better also but I heard that Ibanez necks snap a lot because theyre so thin.


Lmao.....who told you that?
#7
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EDIT: I also found a 2006 S2170 prestige on craigslist for about $500. This model only has 22 frets but I'm really looking for one with 24. Should I check it out?


those are korean prestiges but definitely check them out,they're sweet guitars(specially for that price)

sorry for the double post
#8
You should really try them and see what feels good for you. If your budget is on the lower side i think the S-series are better than RG. But that is just because of the edge 3. Mahogany is not in any way better than basswood, it depends on what you you like when it comes to feel and tone. S-models and cheaper RG's has the wizard II neck and it's really different in feel compared to the wizards found on the higher end RG's.

Try them all out and pick the one that feels best. I think it's really important that the guitar feels comfortable from the start.
#9
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t I heard that Ibanez necks snap a lot because theyre so thin.


whoever told you that is the village idiot. i`ve seen more gibson and epiphone necks snap than any other guitar and thats only `cos peeps can`t handle the weight and drop them and they`re 75% thicker than a ibby.

go to a dealer and play every ibanez in your budget, whichever one appeals most buy it.
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whoever told you that is the village idiot. i`ve seen more gibson and epiphone necks snap than any other guitar and thats only `cos peeps can`t handle the weight and drop them and they`re 75% thicker than a ibby.

go to a dealer and play every ibanez in your budget, whichever one appeals most buy it.


So I guess i should get a setneck then? I'm definitely gonna try out every single Ibanez but can any of you recommend a high quality RG? my budget is probably going to be $1000 or so max.

EDIT: I briefly tried out an S770PB the other day and I might wanna buy it. I guess at this point I'm stuck beween an RG or an S series.
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So I guess i should get a setneck then? I'm definitely gonna try out every single Ibanez but can any of you recommend a high quality RG? my budget is probably going to be $1000 or so max.


1570,1550,2550
#12
I bought a slightly used 1570 prestige for $700 with pup upgrade as well. worth your time to shop around.
#13
rg1451 it`s the cheapest prestige available and is a hardtail, if you are so falsely paranoid about snapping a neck then get a bolt on.

the hierachy of RGs is GRG,non-prestige, prestige, of the non-prestige the quality is reflected in the average price. of the prestige it is reflected in the hardware...as a rough guide and my personal observation of the catalogues
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#14
if you can pay 1000$ try and find a prestige somewhere that you can afford
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