#1
Looks like a rather astounding deal.

7 String
Mahogany body Maple neck
Quilted top
Ebony Fretboard
Official Floyd Rose
$599

Are there any 7 strings out there that are more bang for your buck?
#3
^This..
Try look into some Agiles too?

Just looked through at some schecters and dam, that price looks really hard to beat!
I'd say try it out..
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#4
It truly does look like a great guitar, but there is one thing about it that gets on my nerves. The 24.5" scale. If it were a six string, it wouldn't bother me as much, but on a 7 it just seems like it's too short. Seems to me that the low B string would flop around like a wet sock unless you went with some extra heavy gauge strings.

It's something I'd personally rather try in a shop before I laid down the cash for one.
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#5
For the same price range you could get a number of 7-strings if you're willing to go used. Ibanez, LTD, Agile, etc.

Just for reference, I picked up my RG7620 (used but in just about flawless condition) a few months ago for $400 including a hardshell case.
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#6
Yeah Ibanez' are a no go, I cant stand the shape haha.
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Its 25.5 dude
#7
Quote by act31
Yeah Ibanez' are a no go, I cant stand the shape haha.
@mogar
Its 25.5 dude



Then Musician's Friend REALLY needs to update their damn site. This is directly from the product page for this guitar. Kind of a pain in the ass to research guitars in one's price range if you hit conflicting info. Oh well, the JRV7 is back on my list for a 7 .

* Construction: Neck through
* V body shape
* Body: Mahogany
* Top: Quilted maple
* Neck: Maple
* Tuners: Grover Mini Rotomatic
* Fretboard: Ebony
* Frets: 24 Jumbo
* Scale: 24-1/2"
* Nut width: 1-7/8"
* Bridge: Floyd Rose Original 7-String Tremolo
* Pickups: B.C. Rich B.D.S.M Humbuckers
* Controls: 1 Volume, 1 tone, 1 three-way toggle
* Black hardware
* Gloss finish
AMP:
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GUITARS:
ESP LTD M-255 w/ SD Full Shred
Kramer Vanguard w/ JE-1000 active preamp
Douglas WF-150sn w/ GFS "Hot Lead" set

EFFECTS:
Bos SD-1 (boost)
AMT DT-2

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#8
Hey, i know this is a really really really old thread but can anybody who has the jrv7 upload some pictures of the neck from the side so i can see how thin it is.
#9
Don't necrobump three year old threads. Christ.
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#10
The neck is thin thickness wise. Widthwise you can fit 2 picks across the neck. That seems to be the hardest thing for me to transition from 6 to 7 strings is the spacing of the strings. All in all the Bc Rich JrV 7 is a great guitar. I have new pups in mine and am quite satisfied. Wish the purple was a bit brighter sometimes but I am cool with dark guitars.

I do not apologize for bumping an old thread either because my post was both entertaining and informative.

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