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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-08-2001, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
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RG 7680 LTD1 - me gusta la gitarra

OK guys here is the review of the new aquisition to my still growing family
first of all the color, looks like the paint has a texture but is undere the clear coat so everything is smoth and nice, I got the grey one eventhough is a kind of blueish grey, the guitar sounds incredible the 1 1/2 inch more give to the strings a smothness never felt on any other Ibanez I ever tried, I found myself speeding on the frets so fast I couldn't believe my eyes even if the action is a tad high but still is totally impressive how broken in is the neck.
the pick ups I do not know if are Dimarzios Blaze2 or Customs or whatever else but they sound very close to my specifications(bright but not too much)
The neck is the 5 pieces Maple/Bubinga
The guitar binding (body,neck,headstock,dots) is glowing in the dark and the hardware is the powder cosmo black like in other hi end Ibanez imported here(in Italy even a 550 had this hardware)
The only thing that I can say is buy it because this is the first bundle and usually our favorite brand makes unbeliaveble first runs but thensomehow something change, little things but they are a fact.
I'll try to post some pictures but don't have a Digital Camera yet so be patient
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-08-2001, 06:04 PM
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Cool! I can't wait to see some pics.
What tuning are you using on this baritone?
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-09-2001, 12:21 AM
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Congrats on the new guitar man! Judging from the purple one we saw here a while ago I'm sure it looks awesome. Can't wait to see pics! How does the baritone neck feel??
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-09-2001, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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OK here I am
The guitar is tuned like a traditional 7 string at the moment and I think I'll keep it this way because it's totally comfortable the neck feels like the regular seven but I haven't take any mesurament yet
today I'll buy some film and take a few shots so in the next days I'll be able to post some

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What string gauge is on the guitar?
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-09-2001, 11:33 AM
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The strings must be pretty light then
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Actually if I had a baritone I'd use the regular gauges used on most 7's. Because with my 7's I cant use the "standard" gauges cuz I think their waaayyy to light. I CANNOT use .9's. Never have. Theirs NO tone to them. With my 7's, which are tuned up a half step to C (with the rest tuned up even further to G,C,F,A ect ect.) I use a .58 for my low C. I cant use a .56. its still to floppy. I can get tone out of it but only with the .58's I can get enough tension. With the baritones I might even use the same gauges (if i got one). but i dont have a problem with tension and I think that is the ONLY thing the baritones are for. if you need to go down lower...I think if you were going to A then a baritone would be a good investment because I use to play in A and even with a .60 it was WAY to floppy.
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Heres whats going down right, my old name was RG7dude.-the artist formerly known as RG7dude
You must have been signed on as "rg7dude" all lower case going to hotmail. I just deleted that account so it's free... glen
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-09-2001, 12:55 PM
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I tune my Universe and Rg7621 down to A with string sets skinny top-heavy bottom 10-13-17-30-42-52+62 and I have no problems with Intonation or tuning.

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