#1
I'm probably going to buy the Ibanez Prestige RG3727FZ below, but before I do that I've noticed there's a few nice looking used Prestiges floating about, some up to 10 years old.

Is it worth saving the cash and going second hand?

#2
Go used. I have four prestiges. I think they are all mid 2000's. They are some of the best superstrats you can find for the money. Period.
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#3
Absolutely. Some great deals can be had on older prestiges, not to mention some of their predecessors.
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#4
Excellent - will have a look around, might pick up a couple as I've seen older ones for £500 which is a bargain.
#5
unless you justr can't live without a new guitar (or have piles of money and don't care) then going used is always the plan. plenty of great deals out there and your cash will buy you a better axe. Ibanez Prestige models have consistently been good guitars so i wouldn't hesitate to buy one.
#6
I have a 2002 Jem 7vSBL which i paid £700 (MIJ prestige) the guitar is excellent best I've played feels perfect for me and sounds great
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Excellent - will have a look around, might pick up a couple as I've seen older ones for £500 which is a bargain.

If you can snag a used RG3727FZ for £500, do it! They're almost as nice as the JCustom 7s. Make sure it comes with the hard case.
#9
Used Prestiges are the best bangs for the buck, hands down. You'll end up seeing a lot of cosmetically challenged RGs, but that's the nature of the sharp body edges. Almost like they were designed to have chips flake off if someone looks at them funny.
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Is it worth saving the cash and going second hand?


Always, shop around for a used one in excellent condition and get way more for your money, I have 13 guitars and only one was purchased new. Unless you have loads of cash and just want to buy new then by all means go for it! Personally I am happier buying used.
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