Become a member
Become a member
Continuer avec Google

or
Log in
Log in
Se connecter avec Google

or
Add this product to
  • Mon ancien matos
  • My current gear
  • Mon futur matos
Ibanez JCRG6CST
Images
1/1
Ibanez JCRG6CST

STC-Shaped Guitar from Ibanez belonging to the J-Custom series.

Price engine
Classified Ads
Forums
< Return to the list of user reviews
Hatsubai Hatsubai

« Beautiful looking J-Custom »

Publié le 08/10/11 à 13:40
J-Customs are usually known for their flame maple tops. However, Ibanez decided to do something a bit different while building this guitar. Instead of the normal maple top, they now use a swamp ash top, and the grain really pops. The guitar has a mahogany body with an ash top, a maple neck with an ebony fretboard, no inlays, 24 jumbo frets, a Double Edge piezo trem, two humbuckers, two volumes, one tone, one push button for the piezo, a switch for the magnetic/piezo selection and a five way switch.

UTILIZATION

Ibanez's J-Customs are consistently some of the best guitars to come out of Japan. First of all, their fretwork is really unmatched. Not only are the frets perfectly level and smooth, but the ends are balled. It makes it a lot easier on the hand while moving up and down, and I'm not sure why more companies don't try to employ this technique. The tremolo on this is the best that Ibanez has ever made as it has a built in piezo. That means you can get that acoustic-esque sound out of this with the flip of a switch. The neck joint on this is also awesome. It's the Ibanez All Access Neck Joint, and it makes soloing so much easier as there's not a huge mass of wood there.

SOUNDS

The guitar is equipped with a DiMarzio Tone Zone in the bridge and a DiMarzio Air Norton in the neck. The Tone Zone is generally known for being pretty thick, and it is. It also has lots of mids. However, with the ebony fretboard and swamp ash top, it helps even the pickup out a bit to really make it roar. It's not the most dynamic pickup in the world, but for those looking for an awesome shred pickup, it really delivers. The Air Norton is just heaven in the neck spot. It's warm, fat and smooth. You can get some of the sickest sounding lead tones out of this, as well as clean tones thanks to the 5 way switch on this.

OVERALL OPINION

If you can find one of these at a good price, I recommend jumping on it ASAP. It's an awesome guitar that just delivers tone for days. The J-Customs are some of my favorite guitars ever made, and every one continues to deliver in terms of tone and construction.
cookies

We are using cookies!

Yes, Audiofanzine is using cookies. Since the last thing that we want is disturbing your diet with too much fat or too much sugar, you'll be glad to learn that we made them ourselves with fresh, organic and fair ingredients, and with a perfect nutritional balance. What this means is that the data we store in them is used to enhance your use of our website as well as improve your user experience on our pages (learn more). To configure your cookie preferences, click here.

We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

Our cookies

Cookies not subject to consent

These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine and allow its optimization. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Website preferences

We store your preferences so that you do not have to re-enter them every time your come back (forums options, dark or light theme, classifieds filter, standard or buzz news, newsletters popups...).

Log in

This one makes sure you don't have to re-enter your credentials every time you visit Audiofanzine.

Analytics

This data allows us to understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it.

Advertising

This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :)

We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

Our cookies

Cookies not subject to consent

These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine and allow its optimization. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Website preferences

We store your preferences so that you do not have to re-enter them every time your come back (forums options, dark or light theme, classifieds filter, standard or buzz news, newsletters popups...).

Log in

This one makes sure you don't have to re-enter your credentials every time you visit Audiofanzine.

Analytics

This data allows us to understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it.

Advertising

This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :)


You can find more details on data protection in our privacy policy.