I just received my Ibanez RG1527M today, also my first 7 string haha, played a few Ibby 7s before though but still I'm a bit disappointed because it sounds muddy and not tight at all. Do you think it's because of the stock pickups?
Indeed, honestly, when I saw yours with the Dimarzio activators in them, my GAS for an RG1527M suddenly went through the roof, haha. But I've just wanted it because of the maple fretboard instead of all the RG 7s with a rosewood fretboard.
Hey again! Thanks for the quick answer! Nice pictures, the body always reminds me of a Blackmachine which is cool, I really love that finish. So, I asked my local music store to order one so I can try it out before I decide whether I buy it or not, but I have to wait 3 more weeks though before it comes in.
My interest currently goes out to 2 guitars: Ibanez RG 3521 Prestige (with the same fixed bridge as the Ibanez RG 721) or the Ibanez RG 721 with decent pickups. But the RG 3521 costs twice as much as the RG 721. Decisions, decisions!
Hey man! I stumbled upon your page when I saw you bought an Ibanez RG 721 a bit more than a year ago. I'm considering buying one so I wanted to know if this guitar is worth it (apart from the stock pickups, will probably replace those then). Is the neck as small as a regular Ibanez Prestige? And I just noticed you play in WFAHM, I was a huge fan from them like 7 years ago! I've seen them back in '07 in Antwerp on a tour with Skinless and a few other big names if I remember, haha.