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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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rg 20th vs gibson explorer

hey guys im looking at these two guitars, just curious what you think. i would like to hear from gibson owners as well as rg owners. pics are welcome!
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 04:14 PM
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

Well, you couldn't get two guitars that are so different! That's an odd choice to have to make, and I guess it really depends on what you want out of a guitar.

Floyd-equipped super-strat with bolt neck vs. a fixed neck non-whammy weirdo shape?

I have loads of pics of my 20th if you want them, btw.

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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

well i got a couple super strats the only thing i have like the xplorer is my paul.
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post #4 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 05:09 PM
 
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

Chalk and cheese

I own both

Explorer is a beast Great for different tunings. Looks evil, people will be scared Sounds like a monster!!! THE guitar to kick some ass with

RG20th, fantastic player, once you pick it up you just don't want to put it down. Road Flare red is THE colour to have. You just can't stop looking at it!! Best trem ever. Truly awesome.

Get both
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

ok just help me on the funding. i already have 3 superstrats
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post #6 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

can i have some info in the neck of the explorer. i know it cant be a wizard but is it a baseball bat like a paul?
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

As pics are welcome........ (excuse the fact that my camera turns the RG orangey, it's a genuine 20th )



...i thought i'd oblige
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

I haven't played a Les Paul in years, but the neck is certainly more like one than the RG!!! I find it very comfortable though.

As Dee said, you couldn't get more different guitars
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

ok cool
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

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As Dee said, you couldn't get more different guitars
well i have an upgraded rg, an upgraded js100, and a jackson king v. so i have the whole superstrat thing going. i like the simplicity of my les paul but i really am turned off by the neck.
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post #11 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-25-2008, 08:17 PM
 
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

Two completely different guitars.
You should decide by style, not by guitar itself.
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

20th's are for Ibanez fanboys only. You have to know what is special about it to truly appreciate it's superiority. Someone "off the street" just picking up an Ibby for the heck of it would be much happier with a modern Prestige model.

Only one thing can be said about the Explorer:
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20th's are for Ibanez fanboys only. You have to know what is special about it to truly appreciate it's superiority. Someone "off the street" just picking up an Ibby for the heck of it would be much happier with a modern Prestige model.
Good point Dino. Same goes for the new 770's

If you 3 super strats, I'd go for the Explorer because it is different.
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Re: rg 20th vs gibson explorer

yeah thats what im leaning towards
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I own a Gibson Flying V and a Ibanez RG20th RF, and i would say...Pick the Ibanez! I like it much more than the V, and the trem...just RULEZ!!!tell us what ur choise will begreets!
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