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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-17-2008, 10:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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xiphos or rg1570

which one do you think is better and the xiphos il be changing the bridge to an OFR?
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

Get the RG, it's a better guitar and you'll still like it after your 16th birthday
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Get the RG, it's a better guitar and you'll still like it after your 16th birthday
huh i dnt get it im 17 :S
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

1570 for the win
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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-18-2008, 04:31 AM
 
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

1570 hands down.

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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-18-2008, 05:35 AM
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

I've never played a Xiphos before. But love the looks, so if it plays nice, buy it.
On the other hand, you can't go wrong with a RG1570 and a set of Dimarzio pickups.
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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2008, 12:20 PM
 
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RG 1570
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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2008, 04:40 PM
 
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Isn't the Xiphos one of the MII models? I'm sick and tired of RG shapes, so I'd go for the Xiphos if they made a higher end model.
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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-20-2008, 07:09 AM
 
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

I bought mine rg1570 on when I was 17.
(i still am lol)
damn such a nice guitar, change the pickups though, but that neck, and the bridge, whoohoo
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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-01-2008, 12:38 PM
 
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RG1570... Change the p-ups and you have a guitar for life...
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-02-2008, 08:58 AM
 
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

I prefer the Xiphos. Being a long-time Charvel Model 6 player, a bound, neck-thru guitar just feels like home to me. Plus, you don't have to change the pups. One negative I found is when you stand up, it nose-dives pretty bad. I've read that some people move the upper strap button to fix this though. The RG has a better bridge, but you've already said you would swap to a OFR. Get something different, go with the Xiphos!
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Has to be the RG. Versatile. Well made. The Xiphos looks like a metal guitar and that's all it'll ever be, plus of course MII quality isn't up to MIJ Prestige level.
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I bet he got the Xiphos :P
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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-02-2008, 11:22 AM
 
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Re: xiphos or rg1570

I'd go Xiphos. I dont understand this whole "Xiphos guitars are for 15 year olds" thing. It's a great metal guitar. Several of my buddies who are a decade or more past "teenager" own 'em and love 'em.
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