Getting my feet wet...
So lately I've been gasing for a 7 string, and it seems there's 2 people in this world who know 7's :
So far the only real downside to the Schecter's seem to be their necks, and I know from first hand experience as I've owned an Omen 6. Now, I've played a Hellraiser and a C1 and the necks, while painted, were still pretty thin; compared to what I had owned/player previously. Now, that's on a standard 6 string mind you, so of course this would be a bit different when taking into account the extra string.
Now for Ibanez.
So far, there's two types of 7's that I could get. One would be the S7320 and the other would be an RG7---. Now, the S7320 isn't bad by any means but it doesn't wow me in anyways, and neither do the RG's. The color scheme as well is very, very boring. They're all gloss black. The very last color I would now pick for a guitar. I mean, I could get an RG7--- for cheap, repaint, add a new bridge, new pups but thats a hell of a lot of work; more than I care to do anyway. Or pay for for that matter.
I looked into some other things as well like the ESP Viper 407, which is just a Viper 400 with an extra string. I'll be playing one of these this weekend hopefully to test it out and it may be the right thing for me. This will also be the first ESP I play. Following the 407, I was also considering an M-207 and just changing the bridge from an OFR to maybe an Edge Pro if compatible (I think they are).
Anyone care to shed light on a possible 7 stringers finds?