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    Default Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Hails guys
    Holy crap.. i thought this guitar is Worse than what i expected.
    it has an awesome neck grip speed and confort. good body, not too much Thin, and Not heavy at all... The exact weight .
    I loved this. the frets are ok, the guitar is NEW. except from some dings on the BOdy, but no major ones.
    Now the bridge : it is better than what i´ve expected. i didn´t use it too much, and it detuned a little... not that much i expected.
    and the pickups.. Hummmmmmm, the bridge one has tigh bass , medium middles and acid, dry, moderated and Overal highs/sound . the middle one alone is more or less.. a fake WARM/HOT feeling in, but combined with the other pickups, sound like ****.
    no output level enough at all.
    and the neck one... pretty LACK os sustain . disliked it completely. not enough bass at all, not enough mids, and not enough Highs. no sustaiun and a dry sound. medium output too.
    it will need SERIOUS PICKUP SWAP
    ahahahahahah
    ****.
    MORE $$$$ That i have to spent on
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    ****ING HAILS FELLOWS
    i´ll talk more about the pickups and the bridge later
    i´ll PLAY with the polepieces. but i´m pretty sure it will not worth
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Any Pup recomendations are apreciate.
    i´m thinking dimarzios . the ones that i supposed to install on the FENDER.
    Q:/
    or maybe the super distortion i´m trying to buy from Rush Of Blood.
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Ibanez pickups suck, plain and simple.
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Go with a Duncan Distortion or Invader. Both sound killer in baswood Ibanez guitars.
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    i have a clip Here
    Pure FUzzy/harsh/Shril/DRY Sound without sustain at All
    i played a little with the polepiecies adjustments and it gets a little better. i said, A LITTLE.
    i have a dimarzio question...
    should i get a dimarzio with not so pronounced HIGHS? thinking that when i install them on this ibanez the wood will compensate the highs? or all this harshness and fuzzyness and dryness are solely from those crap Pups?!
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Quote Originally Posted by WITH FULL DISTORTION
    or all this harshness and fuzzyness and dryness are solely from those crap Pups?!
    I think it is the pickups, my Ibanez sounded pretty awful intil I changed pickups.
    "What frequency are you getting? Is it noise or sweet, sweet music?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by rinse_master
    I think it is the pickups, my Ibanez sounded pretty awful intil I changed pickups.
    Hails man, i´m planning to put the same dimarzio combo on mine.. but i can´t find a used Super 2. Q:/
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    You may wanna consider using Breeds, if you want DiMarzio ...
    I have em in my Jem, and I love 'em!!
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    I can recommend the "AirNorton + Steve's Special" duo - that's the one Petrucci uses (at least used in his Ibanez). It has great humbucker sounds and the outer coil from each pup in series sounds really beautiful. The give you a very clear sound...
    (I currently changed the set 'cause I play the LP more and that needed a good neck. As soon as the replacement arrives, I'll have the other dmz set back alive)
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    i still prefer Duncans in Ibanez. my latest acquisition is the RG321MH (pictured above), with the Duncan Distortion (N) & Custom (B).
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Thank´s for the Options Guys
    the steve´s special i didn[t like
    it has the scooped middles . Q
    And the duncan distortion.. i´m not sure because it has A LOT OF OUTPUT
    hahahahahahaahahahah
    i want a well balanced pickup, with moderated/high output. no lack of highs, no lack of mids, no lack of bass.
    Q:P and a SOLID/TIGHT Ammount of bass of course.
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Quote Originally Posted by WITH FULL DISTORTION
    i want a well balanced pickup, with moderated/high output.
    JP, you're getting soft on us!
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    AHAhaHAhaHAHAhHH
    Sorry man,
    Q
    I didn´t understand
    HAHAHAHAH I was rude with you guys? or am i getting SOFT in my tona Tastes?
    AHAHAHAHahaHAH
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    congrats bro! knowing you, i should have said livewire metal buckers. but i will politely request you to check out the custom and jazz combo. it sure kicks some goat's ass for metal and yet versatile enough for other stuff.
    the mind is willing, but the flesh is weak...

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    i see that you've mellowed down- kinda...

    then consider the Alnico II Pro (n) + Custom Custom (b) which i have in my Ibanez SZ- a very well-balanced tone, even sound impressive under lots fo gain, without being high output
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    i can see your name changing to

    WITH NO DISTORTION, A TOUCH OF REVERB AND THE NECK PUP WITH THE TONE POT ROLLED BACK


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    Yah, thank´s both of you, Dani and bloodswords and also to JB FROM HELL(HEAVEN AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA) and Twillight .... here´s the answers
    Twillight, i´m affraid the Breeds has to much middles and bass and not enough highs!?! Can you Clear this to me?
    Dani.. Humm, wel, i heard the Duncan Custom and i´m not sure about that, because it seem not HOT enough . iguess, i mean, not hot enough like the custom custom.
    Dani, ahahah i want a passive one with this guitar, since, in a Near future i´ll try to get a 5150 head and emulate Carcass Tone. BUT NOT NOW, eheheheh so, i want to keep passive on that Ibanez.
    BloodSwords, ahahahah that is the best mayhem song on wolf´s lair abyss.
    well, i thought a Full shred neck and a Maybe a JB with ceramic Bridge.
    but really don´t know... Alnico II pro has those scooped or reduced middles? it has Almost the same eq as the 59, Q:/ that i don´t like too much exactly for the scooped middles REASON. and... a custom custom bridge is OK, BUT... i´m wanting a More Focused and a completely TIGHT bass. i guess i´ll have to think more on this.. can you clear things to me here?
    or throw in some soundclips of your personal combos with FULL DISTORTION?
    i can only see Dimarzios in my search, because of the tight bass(required essentially for the bridge, not so tight, but not flabby bass to), moderated/high output, HOTNESS(super distortion, paf pro, Fred) and NOT scooped middles. a good Dose of Highs(not too much to not Turn thing into HARSH/FUZZY/Shrill highs sounds) and grinding hot Middles like custom custom,
    Hails and thank´s for the help and sorry for my Excuse for my demand/excuse for my exotic taste in pickups....
    but this is due to i´m never worked with Bass body. and i´m still figuring out how is it´s Bass/middles/highs and overal Output Volume
    if you can help me with that, i´ll appreciate. i know two things about Basswood.
    1 - it matches VERY well with high output pickups
    2 - it has good or a lot of Middles in it´s sound. How about the highs and the bass? and the Output of it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Imp
    i can see your name changing to

    WITH NO DISTORTION, A TOUCH OF REVERB AND THE NECK PUP WITH THE TONE POT ROLLED BACK


    AHahAHAhaHAhaHAahAhaHAhaHAhaHAhaHAha
    NO f§cking way... WAIT... it can be possible... if i find a distortion with ENOUGH sustain and volume... cause always when i reduce the distortion on my metalzone, sustains are reduced Equally. and i totally dislike that.
    but i guess it has to something to do with your fingers. so, i realize that i am not a man that has SUSTAIN in my fingers, ahahah as the example, guys from NECROPHAGIST has.

    yes, i´m changing a little, but not expect TOTAL fagness and homossexual tone from me. ahahahahahahahaah
    now it´s time to LAUGH YOUR ASSES ALL from me... i´ll say something strange. i authorize you to laugh from me .. here comes the fiesta :
    I´m ALSO searching for a POSSIBLE MIDDLE pickup, HAhaHAhaHA AHahAHAHahaHAHAHAHAhaAHahAHahAHaHAhaHAHAAHAHahahah ahahahaha
    i want a middle pickup to match with the neck and bridge.
    i want a Crunchy,Hot, Warm, creamy(think a Custom custom Single coil sized humbucker. that´s exactly it) E.Q. : Bass - 3 or 4, Mids 8, Highs 9.

    Any opinions on that Guys?!!!?
    Hails
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    Ah... i also think in a Jazz Neck for the Ibanez, but not a clue about the bridge. and i´m still undecided if the neck has enugh bass (not too much) to keep the things nice , clear and smooth in the neck. not being Thin and not being Harsh.
    Q:P Maybe a custom custom B should do the trick in the neck
    anyone ~?!
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    Quote Originally Posted by WITH FULL DISTORTION
    Humm, wel, i heard the Duncan Custom and i´m not sure about that, because it seem not HOT enough . iguess, i mean, not hot enough like the custom custom.
    actually, the duncan custom and custom custom is the same pickup with different magnets.
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    Default Re: Ibanez Rg450 Ltd Japan. Arrived! Review

    I still say check out The Breed by DiMarzio ...
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