Incoming NGD - Ibanez Fireman

Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by joe_cpwe, Jul 6, 2021.

  1. joe_cpwe

    joe_cpwe Senior Stratmaster

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    I bought this one on eBay, looks to be in real great shape, plus it has a form fitting hard shell case. All a a very good price. Should arrive mid/late next week. Pics are from the ad.

    So, I finally pulled the trigger on an Ibanez FRM150. The Paul Gilbert signature Fireman has been through a few iterations since being introduced about 10 years ago. First SSS, the HSH, now its white with mini humbuckers. I've wanted the HSH model and it's no longer in production.

    I played a SSS quite a while back...big fat neck and real tall frets. Really different guitar and now that I've got some extra cash coming in from summer gigs I had to grab this deal.


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  2. PonyB

    PonyB Senior Stratmaster

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    Cool guitar! I always loved the flipped-over Iceman design.
     
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    joe_cpwe Senior Stratmaster

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    yeah, it's flipped alright :) Flipped body and flipped name, ice/fire

    Lots to like about these. I also like how he used zebra humbuckers and from a distance it still looks like a SSS

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    of this world Senior Stratmaster

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    well aint that a badass guitar! congratulations!
     
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    Stonetone Most Honored Senior Member

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    Very Nice Axe Joe HNIGD :thumb:
     
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    Elvis v Strat-O-Master

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    I love it. I also love this one.

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  7. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Nice find! That's a really cool looking model. Gonna work the metronome to play like Paul?
     
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    joe_cpwe Senior Stratmaster

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    The seller has a couple Iceman guitars, and other Ibanez for sale. Looks to be liquidating a mostly Ibanez collection. The Iceman aren't fractured glass like your picture though.
     
  9. joe_cpwe

    joe_cpwe Senior Stratmaster

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    I can not play like Paul. I think it looks awesome and am always a fan of mahogany body, set neck, humbucker guitars.
    Did I mention I can't play like Paul?
     
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    joe_cpwe Senior Stratmaster

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    Since this signature guitar is mostly unrecognizable to average people I think expectations will remain low for me, as a opposed to playing a EVH Frankenstein for instance :whistling:....
     
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    0h my, i thought we're in a Strat-Forum ... but: errare humanum est.
     
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    Exhead Strat-Tinkerer Gold Supporting Member

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    Very very nice guitar. HNGD!
     
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  13. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Folks talk about all types of guitars on ST, especially in this "Other Guitar Discussion" forum. Some contributors don't even own a strat, just like the forum. It's pretty friendly, informative, and welcoming--compared to other guitar forums, from what I hear.
     
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    DIYrocker Senior Stratmaster

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    Nice! Love those guitars :thumb:
     
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    Handsome McClane Senior Stratmaster

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    That is cool. Congrats!
     
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