Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Canberra, Australia
some 7 string questions
i think my next guitar will be a 7-string, they just seem too badass for words and that lower end chunk is really appealing as well as the heap of other things they let you do.
i went to my good ol' local music shop a while back because i wanted to actually try a 7-string. one of the guys there said "oh, we only stock the non-prestige level ibanez 7 string, but we don't have any 7-strings in stock, i mean, come on, they're kinda 80's right...nobody needs a 7 string..."
uh-huh. if i've learnt one thing from my experiences at guitar stores (about 4 years worth) is to NEVER, EVER trust anything any one of those bastards tells you. seriously, the amount of times i've been told something and later found it out to be completely incorrect is huge.
anyway, i was wondering, does that extra 5mm on the neck affect you that much? does it make it noticeably harder to play certain things? i have small hands but i've never really run into any lick that i've found hard to play because of the size of my hands.
also, is the universe the only ibanez 7-string with a single coil? i'm kinda bummed if it is because i actually use the single coil (especially split with the buckers).