GSZ120 review by Ibanez

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  • Sound: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 8
  • Features: 8
  • Reviewer's score: 9.2 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.3 (91 votes)
Ibanez: GSZ120

Price paid: $ 194.99

Purchased from: Musicians Friend

Sound — 10
This a very good sounding guitar. It's perfect for rock and metal. I own an Epiphone Les Paul and a Gibson SG Special Faded, and this guitar sounds better than both.

Overall Impression — 10
Overall this was a good buy. It's perfect for my style of playing which is rock and metal. I love everything about this guitar. The look of the body, the finish, and it's fast neck. If it were stolen of lost I would probably replace it.

Reliability & Durability — 10
I think this guitar could withstand the live show. Every thing appears to be well built and looks like a very dependable guitar.

Action, Fit & Finish — 8
The neck on this guitar is one of the fastest I've ever played. Perfect for shred and fast metal riffs. The finish is very well done also. I love the silver finish on mine. The only flaw with the guitar was fret buzz on the first four frets of the A string.

Features — 8
This guitar features an SZ body with silver or black finish, two humbuckers, and a three way selector Switch. It has three knobs, two volume knobs and a tone knob. It also has a standard bridge.

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    i got one. i want a better guitar...ive played all sorts of guitars and this is crap.
    Aussie Ghost
    Im planning on getting the GSZ 120. My main reason for buying it is so i have another guitar besides my Fender Strat for live shows. So i need a reliable guitar, which can hold its tuning evenif i beat it around and still have a good sound on it. The GSZ seems to fit the bill.
    i have a black gsz120, and ive been playing it for 2 years now,... this is a reliable guitar...