NGD: Ibanez Prestige Dark Shadow

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by rifftrauma, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. rifftrauma

    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    Been a while since I've had a NGD! Got this off evil bay for a steal the other day, quite smitten with the finish but it's killer to photograph, pics below.

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    I know I probably should have waited for the S5570QDPB to come out with the low pro edge but I hate trems anyway and have already blocked this one off.

    Dropped a set of Blackhawks in her and so far I dig them. I've had to pull all of my setting back after using Aftermaths for so long that it was nice to be able to just plug in and play. The finish is one of my favorite that Ibanez has put out, absolutely love it.

    I won't bore you with the standard NGD flowery adjectives. It plays like it should for a guitar in it's price range and the Blackhawks, especially the neck (which I found surprising) are refreshing after the onslaught that are Aftermaths, really nice cleans on the neck. :metal:
     
  2. IbanezDaemon

    IbanezDaemon Raptus regaliter

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    Wow!! Very cool Ibby you scored there. Love that finish, great
    looking flame!!
     
  3. pushpull7

    pushpull7 Banned

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    I've never seen that model before :hbang:
     
  4. SpaceDock

    SpaceDock Shred till your dead

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    Definitely one of the best S guitars out there, congrats.
     
  5. AkiraSpectrum

    AkiraSpectrum SS.org Regular

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    beautiful!
    love how it looks purple in certain light!
     
  6. Horizongeetar93

    Horizongeetar93 maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan

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    Man i thought the RGA version of this finish looked killer, but this thing is just sleek and stylish! I love it. Congratulations on the sweet guitar.
     
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    Jonathan20022 Engineer

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    Dude. Dude.

    I can't.

    I, just cannot.

    Flawless NGD, also seriously calling dibs on this if that ever crosses your mind.
     
  8. rifftrauma

    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    Yea I'm quite happy with the way it turned out, it looks good and plays well.
     
  9. JEngelking

    JEngelking Gravity is Shifting!

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    Everything about that is beautiful. :holy: Congrats and HNGD, great playing in that video too!
     
  10. constepatdyak

    constepatdyak yes

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    that finish is dope man, awesome :)
     
  11. WSchaferJR

    WSchaferJR Stef B7

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    Reminds me of Paul Waggoner's recent LACS! Congrats, it looks seriously awesome.
     
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    Taylord SS.org Regular

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    Beautiful axe man!
     
  13. GSingleton

    GSingleton Sleep on, Fly on Vendor

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    ITS NOT PURPLE!
     
  14. Daf57

    Daf57 5 7s in 4ths

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    Beauty!! Such a cool guitar, man! Congrats! :)
     
  15. yuvioh

    yuvioh The G.A.S. is real..

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    Congrats! HNGD! I've been Gas-ing for this for quite sometime now. The only thing that bothers me is the middle pick up, it always gets in the way of my picking but still a great ibby you got there. :)
     
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    Alex_IBZ SS.org Regular

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    So much win!
     
  17. rifftrauma

    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    Yea I lowered it as much as possible to try to get it out of the way. Don't really need it but I don't want to pull it out just because of the aesthetics.
     
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    lewstherin006 SS.org Regular

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    congrats bro! Nice top with kick ass pickups!
     

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