My Iron Label 7 String - Jemsite
All Other Guitars (including Prestige) Discussion about other Ibanez Guitars not covered in the above topics. Includes J-Custom, USA-Custom, Prestige subforum.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-21-2018, 11:04 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 61
My Iron Label 7 String

So now i have this 7 string i bought on a whim. Im not really into 7 strings at all but again as a kid i thought i wanted one but when i finally had the chance to play i found myself just completely stumped by the extra string... oh well... so i saw a youtube video of a guy playing this very model and playing clean of all things and i thought "wow that sounds beautiful. Maybe its time..." then they went to explain that Ibanez would no longer produce that model in the gloss black but were going to the all satin finishes. After that i felt i should get one but only if i can find a glossy model. I always wanted a black guitar with it being fully bound in white and thats what this Iron Label was. So i found one on ebay in great shape for right around $400. Cha-ching! Sold. It was completely stock with EMGs 7 string version of the 81/85 combo. It sounds good like any other Ibanez 7 string with quality pickups and plays like an ibanez. As far as playability goes, im not really the one to rate it as I suck anyway and suck even worse with the extra string. Heard someone say just ignore the extra string. Play it like a 6 string until you need the extra string amd you'll get used to it soon enough. So thats what i do with the caveat that i play it like a 6 string tuned to either B Std or Drop A and pretty much ignore the high E string...

So if there were anything i would change about this guitar it would be the addition of some sort of fingerboard inlays. My favorite is the sharktooth inlays. So i found these decals and slapped them on here. I know thats kinda of lame but i need something on the fingerboard to help me out. So thats why they look kinda funny. They dont interfere with playing so I'll leave them on until i figure something else out.

lowmanjason is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-22-2018, 06:00 AM
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: michigan
Posts: 169
Re: My Iron Label 7 String

I use 2 different tunings


BEAD Gflat BE

and


AEADGBE
LACS-plus is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-22-2018, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 61
Yeah i use the G flat one too
lowmanjason is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ibanez Iron Label RGIF7 Fanned Fret 7-String joeydego All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 5 10-23-2015 04:20 AM
FS/T: Ibanez 8 String Iron Label RGIR28FE RickSumerz Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 0 07-21-2014 02:26 PM
Ibanez Iron Label RG 6 String vs. Jackson DK2M Pro Series Dinky 6 String ? Riley Macdonald All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 6 06-16-2013 12:35 AM
New Guitar Day: Ibanez Iron Label 8-string RG Petie All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 4 05-24-2013 05:03 AM
Ibanez Iron Label Series 7 String FS/FT patrickburnsred Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 0 04-20-2013 08:27 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome