Trouble deciding between Ibanez 7 Prestige vs Premium :(

Discussion in 'Sevenstring Guitars' started by Speedy!, Feb 23, 2019.

  1. ekarinsm

    ekarinsm SS.org Regular

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    If you've got the cash to spend, Prestige all the way man; it will play great for as long as you want to keep it around. Premium has some sick looking finishes, but like the others have said, the quality control is so-so. Then again, if you have a trusted luthier, a Premium can be buttered up to play awesome as well.

    Good luck!
     
  2. DeathbyDesign

    DeathbyDesign Whof arted?

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    I would agree to go with a prestige. I have tried some of the premiums when they pop up at GC and I haven't found one yet that felt complete to me.
     
  3. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd certainly uncertain Contributor

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    Oddly I've had more Prestiges with issues than Premiums but I've owned more Prestiges than the 2 Premiums I've had which I may have just been lucky with. Playability, I feel the Prestiges play better out of the box but if you're down to tinker, then the Premiums play great after a set up.
     
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  4. Speedy!

    Speedy! Active Member

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    Thanks everyone for your opinions!

    In the end, I didn’t want to get a “bad” Premium, so I ended up getting an RG752 from Rich Harris at Ibanez Rules.

    He worked on the fret edges for me, and I ended up getting an awesome guitar!

    :)
     
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  5. noise in my mind

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    You have chosen wisely.
     
  6. Type_R3387

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    You can’t go wrong with Rich!!:yesway::D
     
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