Tango616
UG's Death Metal Terran
Join date: Jan 2008
1,081 IQ
#1
Hey guys, I found this in my Long & McQuades down the road. This guitar would normally go for around $1,100 or so if I went direct from rondo, so I got this used for just under $800. I think it was a good deal, this thing feels awesome, Review later, but for now, PICTURES!!! (Sorry for the massive pictures btw took them from my phone)

PLEASE IGNORE THE SHITTY FILTERS

Didn't have time to figure them out before I lost sunlight to take the pictures











Well here's my review.

First of all here are the specs:

Super Strat basswood body and flame maple top
5-pc Maple neck
Ebony Fretboard w/no inlays
24 jumbo frets
Seymour Duncan blackouts
Hipshot bridge
1 vol, 1 tone, 3 way toggle
7 in line Grover tuners on obviously an agile headstock


So, I walked into my local music store and just browsing along and I saw a body I've never really seen, I looked to the headstock only to see "Agile". Wanting one of these for quite some time but never had the chance to play one. So someone bought this from Rondo and decided to sell it for whatever reason. So sitting down with this for a few hours and fell in love with it. The neck was chunky, not as thin as I figured they would be, BUT, I don't mind at all really, I like the feel of it, it feels very natural, reminds me of a Schecter neck. So I threw it on layaway and started chipping away at it for the past month or so, and she's finally all mine.

Now, I'm more of a passive pickup kind of guy, BUT, these blackouts are awesome, I'll be doing the 18v mod on them whenever I can, but for now, they're actually very impressive compared to the countless EMG's I've tried. I really like the tuning stability with this thing, and it balances perfectly when standing with a strap. I have great upper fret access, and the heel is super comfortable.

So anyways, just wanted to share my new baby, as it's replaces my prototype schecter omen extreme 7, but I'm very happy with this thing, and I would highly reccomend this to anyone looking for a killer 7 string, but willing to step up their budget a little. I've had basically no experiece with Agile, or rondo at all up until this point, and I was worried the craftsmen ship would be a little iffy. But after very close inspection, the craftsmenship is quite top notch, I'm VERY impressed with how well this is built, and constructed. Flawless. So hope you guys enjoy the pictures, I'm off to go play this some more, Can't seem to put it down.

Cheers guys!
ಠ_ಠ
- Yes, My name is actually Terran -
- Not just a Starcraft fan -


Terran > Zerg and Protoss
Last edited by Tango616 at Nov 7, 2012,
GazzaCee
Tyrion is da bomb.
Join date: Sep 2011
837 IQ
#2
That is one sexy 7 string.

HNGD!
Your flesh means more than you.
No profit...
For once no profit...


Quote by She
That's what.




CHECK IT OUT NOW
FUNK SOUL BROTHER
jeleopard
Jackson Fanboy!
Join date: Apr 2011
1,720 IQ
#4
The filters you used make it very hard to... actually look at the guitar....

HNGD, none the less.
Legion!
Original 1969 Fender Jazzmaster
Ibanez RG8
Jackson JS32R Dinky "Curry"
Schecter KM7
83 Gibson Explorer "Kimmy"
MiM Fender Jazz Bass "Pancho"
Ibanez SR485
Peavey 6505+ 112
Line 6 POD HD500
lemurflames
Ronnie
Join date: Feb 2009
188 IQ
#5
Quote by jeleopard
The filters you used make it very hard to... actually look at the guitar....

HNGD, none the less.

Agreed.

HNGD.
Ibanez RG652KFX Prestige
ESP E-II M-1
LTD AW-7
EVH 5150 III 50
PRS 212 DB
NosralTserrof
Damned
Join date: Feb 2010
1,752 IQ
#6
Btw, you can't do a 18v mod on Blackouts.

HNGD though!
NT

BE QUICK OR BE DEAD SON
Dave_Mc
Chirp and Swirl
Join date: Mar 2005
2,967 IQ
#7
Quote by jeleopard
The filters you used make it very hard to... actually look at the guitar....

HNGD, none the less.


+1, what colour is it?

it's actually very nice, though
Quote by classicrocker01
Only on UG would I say I got engaged and bought a jet city and get congratulated on the amp


dannyalcatraz
Black Cherry Jello
Join date: Dec 2008
3,265 IQ
#8
HNGD!

And, filters aside, nice composition on the last shot.
Sturgeon's 2nd Law, a.k.a. Sturgeon's Revelation: “Ninety percent of everything is crap.”

Why, yes, I am a lawyer- thanks for asking!


alhaq369
It is very impotent to success a business.
Heideck
Registered User
Join date: Jun 2010
719 IQ
#9
I love that finish, HNGD
Jackson DK2FS
Fernandes FR-65

Morley pro series pedal
BBE two time Delay
Empress Nebulus
Subdecay Quantum Quasar
Solid Gold FX Nitro

Blackstar HT stage 100
Marshal 1922 2x12 (V-30, Greenback)
Tom 1.0
Hot For Teacher
Join date: Jun 2007
6,308 IQ
#11
Very cool mate

HNGD!
Quote by Lemoninfluence
I'm not familiar with police procedures.




1977 Burny FLG70
Tango616
UG's Death Metal Terran
Join date: Jan 2008
1,081 IQ
#12
Sorry for the filter, couldn't figure it out in time before the Sun got blocked. Haha, the guitar is black though guys sorry thanks though everyone.
ಠ_ಠ
- Yes, My name is actually Terran -
- Not just a Starcraft fan -


Terran > Zerg and Protoss
Last edited by Tango616 at Nov 6, 2012,
SYLrules88
I Play Drums!
Join date: Jul 2009
1,273 IQ
#13
nice pics, and that flame veneer is killer!! how lucky to come across an agile 7 in a store too! congrats man, enjoy her!


7 String+ ERG Legion!!

LTD Snakebyte
Agile AL-727
ESP Horizon
Warmoth Swirled 7
Schecter C-1 Classic
Frankentele
Laney Ironheart 60w + Avatar Cab

Tango616
UG's Death Metal Terran
Join date: Jan 2008
1,081 IQ
#14
Thanks guys!

EDIT: Oh yeah, yes you can do the 18v mod to blackouts, you can do it with any active pickups.
ಠ_ಠ
- Yes, My name is actually Terran -
- Not just a Starcraft fan -


Terran > Zerg and Protoss
gregs1020
Hi mom!
Join date: Dec 2007
10,786 IQ
#15
very nice!
Quote by Roc8995
I don't think I've ever played anything in black walnut. It's a great ice cream flavor, so I assume it works well for a strat too.

Quote by JustRooster
The slugs in the pickups for telecasters are from old winchester rifles, which is why they sound so country.
VVolverin3
Caparison Enthusiast
Join date: Apr 2009
868 IQ
#16
Awesome man! It would be awesome if the back of the neck was actually purple, looks sweet. I'm also very fond of blackouts, would be very interested in hearing your impressions on the difference the 18v mod makes.
. . ▄████▄ . ▄███▄
. █████████▀ . . . . . . . . . . . . ▄▄
.███▌█|█|█|█|█|█|█|█|█|█▐███▄▄
. ████████▄ . . . . . . . . . . . . . º º º º º º º
. . ▀████▀. ▀██▀
Tango616
UG's Death Metal Terran
Join date: Jan 2008
1,081 IQ
#17
Quote by VVolverin3
Awesome man! It would be awesome if the back of the neck was actually purple, looks sweet. I'm also very fond of blackouts, would be very interested in hearing your impressions on the difference the 18v mod makes.

Yeah man, I'll get some clips later on when I'm ready to do the mod of the before and after clips.
ಠ_ಠ
- Yes, My name is actually Terran -
- Not just a Starcraft fan -


Terran > Zerg and Protoss
Last edited by Tango616 at Nov 7, 2012,
Dave_Mc
Chirp and Swirl
Join date: Mar 2005
2,967 IQ
#18
Quote by Tango616
Sorry for the filter, couldn't figure it out in time before the Sun got blocked. Haha, the guitar is black though guys sorry thanks though everyone.


thanks
Quote by classicrocker01
Only on UG would I say I got engaged and bought a jet city and get congratulated on the amp


griffin888
Registered User
Join date: Jun 2011
65 IQ
#19
Quote by Dave_Mc
+1, what colour is it?




I thought it was just me. lol

It is a nice guitar man, congrats.