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Hi i want to by a new guitar and I just want your help for this one.

Is 700$ CAD is a good price for a Ibanez Prestige RG1570z , coming with a Prestige case and in excellent condition?

The RG1570z is made 2010 to 2013?

Does anyone know the retail price of that guitar ?

Just want some advice because it make a while I bought a guitar.

Thx for your help.
 

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Yes the 1570Z was made from 2010 to 2013, the only difference if I recall from the 2009 models was they changed the bridge to an Edge zero from the Edge pro. Everything else should be the same, pickups neck, etc. Is it $700 with or without tax? $700 is a decent price if taxes are included. Is it a steal... no, are you being ripped off no. There are deals to be had for less but you might be waiting a while.

The only thing you might want to consider is the Edge Zero system. I personally do not like them since you can't flutter with the ZPS , and vibrato is not natural on it. I find the system to be very stiff.... and jarring when it snaps back to zero position. However, if you don't use the trem then the Edge zero is the perfect floating bridge. String changing is easy, and setting up the guitar is far easier than any of the other Edge models. For me, I would pass on it because I don't like the Edge Zero, but it might be what you are looking for.

I'd try to see if you could get it for $650, bring cash and go from there.
 

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Used MIJ Ibanez don't sell all that high. Ten years ago a Friend bought a 550 LTD which was well over $1000 new for $400 bucks. I have a MIJ Roadstar bought at a garage sale for $50.
 

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The only thing you might want to consider is the Edge Zero system. I personally do not like them since you can't flutter with the ZPS , and vibrato is not natural on it. I find the system to be very stiff.... and jarring when it snaps back to zero position. However, if you don't use the trem then the Edge zero is the perfect floating bridge. String changing is easy, and setting up the guitar is far easier than any of the other Edge models. For me, I would pass on it because I don't like the Edge Zero, but it might be what you are looking for.
If it's like the Edge Zero II, you can yank the ZPS, and then it becomes like a normal floating bridge.
 

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If it's like the Edge Zero II, you can yank the ZPS, and then it becomes like a normal floating bridge.
You are correct that it can be removed. But the Zero is inferior (my opinion) to both the original Edge and lo pro Edge in floating application. Plus after the patent lawsuit it will be more difficult to get replacement parts on the Edge Zero should things break down.
 

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You are correct that it can be removed. But the Zero is inferior (my opinion) to both the original Edge and lo pro Edge in floating application. Plus after the patent lawsuit it will be more difficult to get replacement parts on the Edge Zero should things break down.
Agreed on the Edge being better, but if one doesn't care as much, the Edge Zero is still a perfectly OK bridge. Heck, it even has an intonation tool built in.

It's a Prestige Ibanez, so it isn't likely to be a pile of crap guitar for $700.
 

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Agreed on the Edge being better, but if one doesn't care as much, the Edge Zero is still a perfectly OK bridge. Heck, it even has an intonation tool built in.

It's a Prestige Ibanez, so it isn't likely to be a pile of crap guitar for $700.
Very true, that is why I gave the OP my own experience using the Edge zero vs the Edge and Lo Pro. I think it's a perfectly good bridge with several excellent selling points, but it also has it's drawbacks. Everything comes down to playing style and personal preference. I didn't along with it but they might.

I wonder if the OP ended up buying it since they haven't posted anything other than the original post.
 
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