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post Dec 27 2008, 10:00 PM
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Hey GMC! After a year and a half of playing and advancement, my parents and teacher thought I should get a new guitar. I searched store after store and I finally found one.



It is an ibanez sa. I cant afford anything more expensive but for the buck, this guitar is very good. It is known to be extremely versatile and can accomedate any type of playing. I play all types of msuic so i picked this bad girl up and she screamed. My only problem is that the pickups are not eally my style, they seem really light...not a lot of thump, they might need to be changed but the guitar is just perfect for me. It was cheaper on the internet so i decided to stray from the store. Once it comes in the mail thugh, ill post a demo haha!

it has 2 humbuckers TDB custom, coil splitting knob,three way selector switch, 22 medium frets, singlebody, stainless steel fretwires, customized tuning lock system, SAT pro II bridge, bordered inlay, and a really light mahagony body

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post Dec 27 2008, 10:04 PM
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Nice guitar, congratulations mate smile.gif
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post Dec 27 2008, 10:12 PM
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post Dec 27 2008, 10:14 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Dec 27 2008, 04:12 PM) *
What styles do you play? Well find some Pickups for YOU!


my main style is metal/hard rock, buut sometimes i play classical, jazz, blues, funk, fusion, everything haha


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post Dec 27 2008, 10:19 PM
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QUOTE (sigma7 @ Dec 27 2008, 10:14 PM) *
my main style is metal/hard rock, buut sometimes i play classical, jazz, blues, funk, fusion, everything haha


Sounds like a set of Seymour Duncans to me! A sh-4 Jeff Beck in the bridge will cover everything from Blues over Rock to Metal and a Sh-2 Jazz Neck pickup has a great clean tone and works for almot every genre. And those pickups aren't even that expensive! Here they are in a set:

http://accessories.musiciansfriend.com/pro...Set-?sku=300030

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post Dec 27 2008, 10:41 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Dec 27 2008, 04:19 PM) *
Sounds like a set of Seymour Duncans to me! A sh-4 Jeff Beck in the bridge will cover everything from Blues over Rock to Metal and a Sh-2 Jazz Neck pickup has a great clean tone and works for almot every genre. And those pickups aren't even that expensive! Here they are in a set:

http://accessories.musiciansfriend.com/pro...Set-?sku=300030

Yep both great pickups, seymour duncan has great pickups
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post Dec 27 2008, 10:46 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Dec 27 2008, 05:19 PM) *
Sounds like a set of Seymour Duncans to me! A sh-4 Jeff Beck in the bridge will cover everything from Blues over Rock to Metal and a Sh-2 Jazz Neck pickup has a great clean tone and works for almot every genre. And those pickups aren't even that expensive! Here they are in a set:

http://accessories.musiciansfriend.com/pro...Set-?sku=300030



ohhh they are for great price..actualy...they be can also help me improve sound on my Ltd viper 50 ???? actualy i'm like the sound of my pickups but on Hi-gain they dont't sound well somethime

litle question ...i'm not sure if thats tru but i'm heard 1 guy on youtube something like that-> he was change the SH-4 bridge pickups from his Ibanez 2550z and put the Sh-6

the reason why he do that was here->
Well, I made a mistake when buyin' these ones. Namely I should have TBs instead of SHs ones 'cause SHs are NOT designed for tremolo briges (different placement of magnesium dots).
SH2 is a great pickup (NECK!) for cleans and mild solos. SH4 is a monster when soloing but lacks power and is muddy at the bottom (probably due to the TB-SH issue). I have replaced SH4 with TB6 and I must admit that the new one DOES kick ass!"


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post Dec 27 2008, 10:46 PM
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I tried this sa series and I have to say they're pretty good budget guitars but also you'll have to consider buying some decent pickups if you plan to choose this as you main axe for a longer period smile.gif Those seymours are a good choice...


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post Dec 27 2008, 10:55 PM
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nice man!
the SA is a cool guitar, could be an awesome guitar after a slight modification of the pickups. smile.gif
as for the pickups i don't have any specific recomendation, I think dimarzios suits my needs. if you check their page you can watch their pickups and listen to some samples of songs where thoose specific PUs have been used. Just a tip! you might find what your searching for. smile.gif

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post Dec 27 2008, 11:18 PM
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QUOTE (besip @ Dec 27 2008, 10:46 PM) *
ohhh they are for great price..actualy...they be can also help me improve sound on my Ltd viper 50 ???? actualy i'm like the sound of my pickups but on Hi-gain they dont't sound well somethime

litle question ...i'm not sure if thats tru but i'm heard 1 guy on youtube something like that-> he was change the SH-4 bridge pickups from his Ibanez 2550z and put the Sh-6

the reason why he do that was here->
Well, I made a mistake when buyin' these ones. Namely I should have TBs instead of SHs ones 'cause SHs are NOT designed for tremolo briges (different placement of magnesium dots).
SH2 is a great pickup (NECK!) for cleans and mild solos. SH4 is a monster when soloing but lacks power and is muddy at the bottom (probably due to the TB-SH issue). I have replaced SH4 with TB6 and I must admit that the new one DOES kick ass!"


can he be right???


The Tb stands for trembucker (fits in floyd rose guitars) and if he had a sh-4 in his guitar before it would have been a tb-4 for sure. The point is: The sh-4 Jeff Beck is an Alnico V magnet humbucker, it has less output and isn't as tight as a Ceramic magnet humbucker (such as the Sh-6 Distortion Humbucker), but on the other hand the sh-4 sounds warmer and is more versitaile. The person you've quoted propably is a metal player and he needs a hotter and tighter pickup but the Sh-4 can do Metal as well - Lamb Of God use them and Arch Enemy's Michael Ammot plays Death Metal with the Sh-4 so it's your own preferance...


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post Dec 27 2008, 11:35 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Dec 27 2008, 06:18 PM) *
The Tb stands for trembucker (fits in floyd rose guitars) and if he had a sh-4 in his guitar before it would have been a tb-4 for sure. The point is: The sh-4 Jeff Beck is an Alnico V magnet humbucker, it has less output and isn't as tight as a Ceramic magnet humbucker (such as the Sh-6 Distortion Humbucker), but on the other hand the sh-4 sounds warmer and is more versitaile. The person you've quoted propably is a metal player and he needs a hotter and tighter pickup but the Sh-4 can do Metal as well - Lamb Of God use them and Arch Enemy's Michael Ammot plays Death Metal with the Sh-4 so it's your own preferance...



yeaahh i'm see lot of good review for the sh-4 and sh-2 set

maybe i'm also be can improve my sound if i'm put them onto my Ltd viper 50...until i'm buy nex axe
i'm also looking for Ibanez or jackson so the set can be usefuel later anyway
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post Dec 28 2008, 11:10 AM
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Is that the SA 120? It's a really nice guitar but i chose an RG to buy


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Very cool guitar, love the black finish. COngratulations, and post some samples when you get it mate! smile.gif


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