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My interest has been piqued by the 7 string now i (loosely) understand it. What are some good brands i should look at? At the moment this is all specualtive as im broke but what are some good models to look out for in guitar stores?
FYI: Im not planning on playing Nu-Metal with it
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In the Ibanez range:

RG7320; pretty cheap and it has a hardtail bridge. If you're on a budget, look into this one.



http://www.ibanez.com/eg/guitar.aspx?m=RG7321


S7320; comes with a ZR bridge, but for a seven string. I've never played one, but they seem well recieved and they get good reviews.



http://www.ibanez.com/eg/guitar.aspx?m=S7320


Xiphos 7; non-Prestige, but it does have DiMarzio pickups, a neck through construction and a hardtail bridge.



http://www.ibanez.com/eg/guitar.aspx?m=XPT707FX


Apex II; the budget (not that cheap, though) signature for Munky.



http://www.ibanez.com/eg/guitar.aspx?m=APEX2


RG1527; Japanese RG with a great trem. In terms of value for money and overall quality this guitar is amazing.



http://www.ibanez.com/eg/guitar.aspx?m=RG1527


Other than those, there are the Universe models plus there are the older Japanese ones like the RG7620 which can be found on Ebay.
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