This is one of the first guitars that Ibanez released with a double edge bridge, if I recall correctly. For those who don't know, it has a piezo in the bridge saddles, and it creates an acoustic-like sound when you select it. The guitar has a mahogany body, a maple neck with a rosewood fretboard, 24 jumbo frets, dot inlays, a Double Edge piezo bridge, two humbuckers, two volumes, one tone, a piezo switch and a five way switch.
The guitar had one major problem to it. The back of the neck had some very faint cracks where the locking nut attaches. I could fix that with glue, and there are tutorials online to follow in order to properly fix these, but it's something to look out for when buying these older Ibanez guitars. The rest of the guitar was perfectly fine. There were no issues with the frets at all, and they were perfectly level. The switches, pots and all other electronics functioned just like they sound.
The guitar had some aftermarket pickups swapped in it. It had the DiMarzio Evo 2 in the bridge and the DiMarzio Evo in the neck. The Evo 2 is a very cool pickup. I find it to be a lot more responsive and harmonically richer than the normal Evo. You can get all kinds of cool harmonics and blazing riffs going on, but you can also back it off for some nice lower gain complexity, unlike the Evo. The Evo in the neck is an onslaught of power. It's very direct and responsive. The smallest touch will allow for notes to jump right out. The piezos on this are really fun to play with, as well.
If you need a piezo equipped guitar with a double locking trem, this is probably worth getting. They're very high quality guitars, and you get a lot for your money. The stock pickups in them suck, but they're pretty easy to replace. Watch out for the neck being cracked. Aside from that, they're great.
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Anonymous 's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
It is made in Japan
24 round boxes
with piezo floyd rose ibanez
i knob tone, one volume for mics (v7 and v8) and a volume for the piezo pickups and a selector switch to select the pickups and the piezo
run fast fine
Handle very nice to play,
Acute easily acessible compared to other handle 24 cases
the weight well distributed ESTT ery level head body, any imbalance top
the sound is very characteristic with its metal notament v8 I likened to a SH6 Distortion (Seymour Duncan)
its a great lens with the piezo, and a well with the blues-jazz v7, then it depends on the quality of his amp
I play metal and this one very well conveint
I play with a marshall jcm 800 and a peavey 5150
the setting of metal, especially the c v8 solo with a tone background, now for the pop rock rather v7. and its very clean with very good quality piezo
I use it for 2 years
I really like the handle very fast, very comfortable to handle and grain aporte the v8 which I do unfortunately is because I only play metal
Gessayé models of market lag, jackson, esp for the same price (I do not exactly souveins more leskels) me nivo quality price ratio ct most advantageous with the least possible defects
na ki a guitar in any way require a change in pickups, on the c, to fit any style polivalente, a very sober look =) in short a very good guitar for just under 1450 euros new.