That thing looks awesome! I've never seen one but will check it out and see if I can get my hands on one to hear the tone. Thanks for sharing.
you should see the vintage ones from the alte 70s and early 80s, they look really good in vintage white or classic burst colors.... and check out the even nicer mid 70s Greco MR and MX guitars the artists were based on, I have an MR1000 from I think 77 that is literally my favorite guitar.
my vintage one is not neck heavy, by the way, has great balance sitting or standing
I had heard that the new artist series are reissues from around 30 years ago that's what inspired me to buy it. And yeah, I'm sure there are some differences between the 70's models and the most recent ones. The neck heaviness on mine is not that bad, it's not unbearable.
its just SGish? you get the wrong SG and it just wants to flop to the floor, I hate that.... I won't buy an SG that does that even if it has good sustain, resonance and playability.... took years of shopping to find one I liked to play standing up that wasn't a dog
the artists from back in the day Ibanez branded Greco MX series guitars I think, the MX1000 is the Greco to have though they are thin on the ground even in tokyo, and in Ibanezes you want an AR1000 or better, the older the better, though the Ibanez models are mostly finished in poly and don't have fret edge binding while higher end Greco MR and MX models are lacquered and have really superb binding work. The Grecos also have better pickups, electronics and tuners
if you wanna see a really nice example of a vintage one go to my 'gear porn' section and blow up the third picture, captioned family photo
ok i'll check it out
and yes, it's a bit SGish neck wise, haha. Not as bad as most SGs. though.
@jimmarchi1 it looks sick! Love the sunburst finish on it.
my SG has a huge baseball bat of a neck, really sturdy and fun to play.... but mine's kinda odd for current production standards, that's why I bought it
Ah. I will agree that the necks are fun to play on.
would you believe I got it from a guy for under 500 bucks? he had an mr800 in tobacco too that I wish I woulda bought at the same time because I've enver seen another 70s Greco MR or MX that cheap again.... alas, coulda woulda shoulda
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