Mishas Sig?

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Thorerges, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. katsumura78

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    I have a matte blue USA HT7 and Pro HT6. Both are super solid guitars but obviously the USA sounds better. My red satin ht6 comes in tomorrow and if I didn’t get a good deal on it I doubt I would’ve ever bought one. Carbon fiber pickup covers look sick and roasted woods are baller so that made the decision a little easier too. NGD this weekend.
     
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    I second this, tried a USA HT7 vs my Pro HT7; ended up deciding the 'upgrade' is not worth 2500 euros. It cost me less than 500 euros to upgrade to a set of Ragnaroks, graphtech nut, sturdier hipshot volume knobs and a full setup by a pro luthier.
     
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    I have a HT6 and HT7 Pro. The 6 has Juggs in it and the 7 still has the stock pickups. I'm sure the USA models are a little nicer in terms of build quality and some of the hardware but I cant justify the price difference with these guitars. Upgrading the Pro's is where its at for me.
     
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    I think comparing a new Pro to a used HT6 from last year's model is a definite value worth upgrading to given how much more the USAs would cost.

    My buddy is selling a Silverburst HT7 for $1800 right now, and I'd say it's worth the extra cost in that sense. But comparing a new HT7 ($3700??) is fucking nutty to say that they are nearly 3k better than a Pro Jackson.

    I can definitely say the USA ones feel nicer, but yeah a used 2016/17 HT for under 2k is about where I'd draw that line. Crazy how pricey these new ones are.
     
  5. Vyn

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    Used for sure, I was comparing the brand new options with each other. Although even then, a used Pro that someone's thrown decent pickups in is an even better deal again.
     
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    Or find a used prestige RGA... even better deal
     
  7. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    I guess that's my problem with the pros. You can literally get a used prestige Ibanez for the same price and that prestige will blow the pro out of the water.
     
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    Yeah you really have to want a Jackson to buy the Pro HT6 in this kind of market. There are countless maple/ebony/basswood options available in the mid range now. The Pro is a solid guitar though, played one over the weekend at a Guitar Center. Felt in line with the new Premiums from Ibanez they had in too.
     
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    agreed when the only actual "features" that are true to the US models are the body carve and choice of headstock, it's a pretty tough sell to overpay for it.
     
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    I have an HT-7Pro. I put Nazgul/Sentients in her and shes flawless now. Might change out the bridge idk. Too bad it didnt come with a battery pack. Id put Fishmans in.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Why not throw the battery into the back cavity? That's what I did with my Mayones. I just velcro'd it to the inside.
     
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    Thats a good idea
     
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    Hey man, would you mind showing me a pic of how its placed in your Mayones, so i can get a better idea?
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    It's just velcro'd to the wall, that's all. It honestly doesn't have to be in a specific spot, it can be anywhere.
     
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    Its been a few days but the guitar is a keeper. Sounds mean as heck. Roasted maple ftw.
     
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    Gorgeous! And I’m glad you dig it, I actually need to get myself one of the solid color 6s, maybe I’ll do Daphne Blue.
     
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    I almost went with Daphne Blue but I've never owned a red guitar so I said screw it red it is. Plus the pickup covers really give it the Ferrari vibe you went for on this.
     
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    No you did good, I think it’s my favorite color of the Solid bunch which is weird because Blue is my favorite color. I have a red 7 so it makes sense to do Blue for the 6!
     
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    I blame it on the OCD but I did kinda the same thing. My ht7 is the matte blue frost lol! Either way both guitars are so sick! Juggernauts and Ragnaroks couldn’t be more different too.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Awesome looking! Red is definitely my favorite even though funny enough my favorite color is blue too.
     
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