Mishas Sig?

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

  1. Jonathan20022

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    I don't know about cheaper easy to break neck woods being a thing, truss rods potentially. But the neck on these guitars is visible so I think they're using quartersawn rock maple on both. I may be wrong here, but can you really judge and separate maple supply accurately based on their density and how do you measure how "stable" one is?

    The neck wood bit of that is a conspiracy I don't agree on, but I'm sure there are corners cut elsewhere like potentially the truss rod and other parts.

    The neck on the 2 pro's I played reminded me of the USA models I had before for what it's worth.

    Ibanez also has dozens of neck profiles at this point, which probably don't differ too much other than in name.
     
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    I loved it in every way, it was a great guitar. I traded it for a Mayones Regius because I had to try the Hannes bridge for an extended period but in terms of playability they felt very much in the same league, but my hands miss the Jackson. I'll be getting the satin tiger eye at some point and possibly jamming a hipshot trem in to have what may as well be my perfect guitar.

    I don't really get the big trolly circle jerk on these things.. When these were released in UK sub £2500 I was impressed.
     
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    Just have fun with the hand that feeds?
     
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    Hahahaha man I love being the polar opposite, where I get hit up for people wanting to buy MY guitars that I hang onto and never post. So far only did that with a Holcomb USA (needed money in a bad way, total ragerts), and a Daemoness... but just to fund another Daemoness. And I still wish I hadn't let that one go.

    FWIW: finally jammed on a Pro series 6 at a Sam Ash. The guitar and I did not get along. It was friendly, but sadly not even close to flirtatious. She just didn't have the type of neck I like to caress. Fretboard was joyfully flat to shred, which I did love. But yeah as other's have stated it needed fretwork. Pups and bridge were fine as is. But the width and feel of the neck wasn't my thing. I'd really love to try the USA models though, especially a 7. For the money, she's not a bad deal. I guess I like them high maintenance. Good job Misha and Jackson.
     
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    Tried one ht7 pro unplugged at my local store,the most comfortable 7 string neck I've ever played. The narrow neck really makes the chord work easier for my small hands, 44.45mm, just like playing a 6 string, appreciate the body curve, too.
    It feels so good, I even forgive no volute and scarf joint that I used to hate about jacksons.
    The only one thing that stopped me from getting one is it has the smallest pickup tabs ever, those tiny triangles lol, afraid of extra routing to change pickups.
     
  7. Albake21

    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Glad to hear you like it. Personally it's the big shoulders on the neck that get me every time. I just can't play big chords with that neck, I have big hands too...
     
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    Really? I compared RGD, ebmm and other jackson at the store, the ht7 pro is not the thinnest but also not the biggest shoulders neither, it just feel good in my hands.
    Maybe have to consider the quality inconsistency
     
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    Really? I compared RGD, ebmm and other jackson at the store, the ht7 pro is not the thinnest but also not the biggest shoulders neither, it just feel good in my hands.
    Maybe have to consider the quality inconsistency
     
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    Any ht7 pro owners?how do you change your pickups?
     
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    Pretty easy - either get the triangle tabbed version of the pickup you want or if it doesn't come with triangle tabs, use a dremel to make the tabs fit. If you're confident and you've done it before you can do a baseplate swap with the stockers.
     
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    Does SD offer this option? In the SD site, they shown their active models with triangle tabs but passive models with square tabs. Little bit confusing.
    Or maybe stick with Dimarzio? Seems all Dimarzio are come with triangle tabs.
     
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    Tin snips or fret-nippers will cut the square tabs into triangles in a cinch. If more guitar owners were involved in basic maintenance, they would approach the instrument as if it was the tool that it is; and have no need to hang their ambitions on scoring points in tonewood threads.
     
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    Can't smash the like button enough there. Mouse is broken, sending you the bill <3
     
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    Kiss me, you fool.
     
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