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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-31-2007, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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ESP and Edwards guitars

I know this is a forum dedicated to Ibanez Guitars, but seeing as a bunch of you guys are pretty helpful i figured i wouldn't get flamed for anything here.

Recently i've taken an interest in ESP and Edwards Guitars (same company, just different headstock stuff). I've only played one ESP guitar (and LTD EX400 in white, which is amazing btw), so i don't have a good overview of their guitars. First, I'm curious if any of you guys own them. If so, which ones and what do you think of them. Secondly, i'm interested in a few models (some of these are japanese models, so take that into account):

- ESP Horizon-CTM
- ESP M-II
- ESP Jerk
- ESP EX280 (not the LTD one)
- ESP Eclipse II
- Edwards E-CY-165CTM


Any input from you guys would be much appreciated.

Sincerely,
RG_FANMAN
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-31-2007, 10:03 PM
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

I have an Edwads LP Junior knock off, its a pretty nice guitar. I dont have any complaints about it
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post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-31-2007, 10:16 PM
 
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I've never tried it, but the Edwards E-CY-165CTM is damn sexy. I've been GASing for it for more than a year. In fact, I wouldn't mind any of the models you suggested.
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I have many ESP, LTD and Edwards guitars!!! they are awesome but they are at different quality levels and prices ESP being the top of the line!
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

Yeah, I've been eying up the Edwards, too. I'm craving a black LP, and theirs look quite nice.
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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-31-2007, 11:33 PM
 
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

i have ECY130D, pretty much the same with ECY165.
27 fret with 25,5 scale, the neck feel almost the same with WII Ibanez, only the satin finish on the ECY is somehow 'softer' than ibanez.
the ECY equipped with original floyd rose, make the tone more tight than with any edge/lo pro/ edge pro whatsoever.
the duncan TB5 on it is bassy, not aggresive enough, the cool rail on neck is OK.
maple top is only a veneer, not real wood.

overall : it's a good one, I think every RG player won't find any difficulty transition to the ECY, it's not built for metal, unless you want to change the TB5, it's too 'wet' for metal IMHO, but it's one kind of thing that shredders will look for. 27fret, fast neck, whammy bar.
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

the edwards u mention is a cool one
i m not a fan of the ex guitar but horizon and m-ii are not bad, i still perfer the old horizon with pointy headstock
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

I have an M-II and a Mirage. Had an Edwards LP-CTM. The gibby clone was nice, just sold it to free up some cash but, the M-II and Mirage are both REALLY, REALLY nice. Sound great, thicker necks than Ibbie's (which is not a bad think for me). Killer guitars.
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

I had an Edwards Les Paul copy. It was OK, so I got rid of it.
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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-01-2007, 11:15 AM
 
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I was gassin' for the tamed-down version of the Edwards E-CY-165CTM ~ it was neck thru. I actually tried to buy it but they were out, and it was soon after removed from the website.
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

Well I'm gassing for a Kiko Loureiro model, but that wont happen anytime soon
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

ESP = ESP
LTD = LTD

you wouldnt call a squire a fender would you?

get an m2 deluxe
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There's a purple M II on Ishibashi right now.
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-01-2007, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

Thanks for the info guys.
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Re: ESP and Edwards guitars

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you wouldnt call a squire a fender would you?

A lot of schmucks do. Of course these are the same people that say the have a Gibson Epiphone Les Paul.
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