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post #1 of 77 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 03:09 AM Thread Starter
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2008 NAMM Report

I've forgotten all day to post this. I got done at 7am this morning [err, yesterday now] but of course it was rolling on the whole weekend. Just in case anybody that cared missed it. It's as done as they ever get. I just get to those Artcores and give up!

http://www.ibanezrules.com/namm/2008/index.htm
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post #2 of 77 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 03:18 AM
 
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great report, as always, thanks Rich! i was blown away from China-made Artcores quality a year or two now, but i didn't know how to have people trusting me
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Hopefully there's no way I can break the new EZ bar, since the bushings are in the trem arm holder now! And the new nut without the string tree is a much needed improvement.

I really need to get an S, SV, or SZR. Too many choices.

I agree about the Giger models, they need to make a japanese one!

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The RGR1570 is looking like a PRIME customisation candidate. A swirl, clear pickguard and new pickups and that could be one nice looking axe.

(Maybe some pyramids too on an ebony board )
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Excellent as usual! Thanks Mr. Harris.

grüße (:

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Read it last night and the pictures were Trip A+.
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Yes, some very nice stuff in there this year. As always though, I'm more impressed by the options in the S line than the RG line. After I buy my JS, I'll have to think about getting the S5470TKS, as it looks great.
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Well, least they had a use for one of those Fantastic Four-Rise Of The Silver Surfer moviehouse promos.


Hmmm...no PGM's.

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Thanks for your dedication Rich ! Übercool as usual
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Thanks!
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Rich, was the SV a Steve Vai creation? I read some speculation on the net about it and wanted to find out if that was true?

Jimmy
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Excellent pics. Very comprehensive. Thanks Rich!
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Thanks it was really informative. I was really tired of NAMM reports that focused on recording software (and hardware), not that that stuff is useless. I just wanted to know about the guitars!
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I looked at the pistures now and I have GAS for the SVs and the new Iceman. Especially the Iceman I love those.

Being poor sucks!!!!

I gotta apply for some overtime!
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Thanks Rich!

Very nice report.
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