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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-28-2007, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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Guitar World graciously provided 119 words to describe the 20th Anny 550 in the up-coming Guitar World on page 204.

This is the second "write-up" of it's kind that I've seen. It's like, they're trying to acknowledge the fact that these guitars are special, but down played enough so that it only gets a paragraph instead of a Gear Review feature that it deserves.

I guess Ibanez doesn't line this publications pockets well enough like the other guitar manufacturers do.

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guitar world is utter trash. 119 words for the reissue 550, but a 9 page infomercial disguised as an 'interview' for van halen. even with vai and satch on the cover, i'll never by that rag again.
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Here in Italy i'm having a lot of problems for that guitar...
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That is exactly how it works. Not one article gets written unless they get paid to do it. This is not journalism, it's advertising. It's garbage and they should be paying us to read it.
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Guitar World graciously provided 119 words to describe the 20th Anny 550 in the up-coming Guitar World on page 204.

This is the second "write-up" of it's kind that I've seen. It's like, they're trying to acknowledge the fact that these guitars are special, but down played enough so that it only gets a paragraph instead of a Gear Review feature that it deserves.

I guess Ibanez doesn't line this publications pockets well enough like the other guitar manufacturers do.

in which month??? i have until september and only the Xiphos got a review... just wondering... but if it is like that it should get a good review like some other gear...
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October.
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October.
last year or this year???
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2007. You won't see it yet unless you're subscribed to it.
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I'm just playing devils advocate here but isnt there only so much you can say about a guitar with a different paint job?They must have reviewed an RG a million times...
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I'm just playing devils advocate here but isnt there only so much you can say about a guitar with a different paint job?They must have reviewed an RG a million times...
You mean a prestige RG with an original wizard neck and edge bridge? Improved stability and satin finish neck?

Who cares what GW or GP say, only idiots and kids read that crap anyway (although I was tempted by the SWTA issue.)

It's worthless to them because it is a limited model that is already sold out, and no advertising revue is available to promote it. We are lucky they mentioned it at all. Plus all the Emo idiots and progressive rock wimps are scared of metal axes. They might cry and cancel their subsciptions...

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You mean a prestige RG with an original wizard neck and edge bridge? Improved stability and satin finish neck?

Who cares what GW or GP say, only idiots and kids read that crap anyway (although I was tempted by the SWTA issue.)

It's worthless to them because it is a limited model that is already sold out, and no advertising revue is available to promote it. We are lucky they mentioned it at all. Plus all the Emo idiots and progressive rock wimps are scared of metal axes. They might cry and cancel their subsciptions...
Ok,I stand corrected!
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Ok,I stand corrected!
Perty colors, too.
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*slits wrists*

SHOCK that GW is all ads now.... dude thats primarily what i look at anyways
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Guitar Player and Guitar Techniques are the only guitar mags I read
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As much as I dislike GW, I love the betcha can't play this articles when my self esteem gets too high.
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