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The Ibanez UV77SVR Steve Vai Signature Passion and Warfare will ignite your inspiration, having been expertly crafted in Japan for the ultimate build quality. Only 77 of these unique and higly collectable guitars were made worldwide. Due to the complex process of how the finish was applied on each UV77SVR every guitar is different and completely unique. This is a fabulous example with a very diverse and deeply varied swirl pattern.
Utilising expert craftmanship, this mystical guitar is loaded with features of the highest quality, and was built to facilitate a magical playing experience. With two Dimarzio Blaze humbuckers and one DiMarzio blaze single coil, its tone has to be heard to be believed, offering exceptional definition and note clarity, as well as complete sonic dynamism. The highs soar, the mids are tight and punchy, and the lows are rich and full.
The extended range of this seven string gives it greater capabilities, offering lower note access and range of musical possibilities. The sleek, finely crafted maple neck provides the foundation for an impeccable playing experience, allowing your music to soar with precision and articulation. A beautiful rosewood fretboard gives the guitar all the powerful resonance and smoothness it needs. This guitar is both an impeccable instrument and a work of art, and it is filled with fiery passion.
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Please note that this guitar received a small ding in the paint work near the bridge. This was repaired by touching up the area with grey and black lacquer by one of our luthiers. Please look at the close up images of the bridge area to ensure you are happy with the guitar prior to purchasing this unique instrument. Actual guitar photographed, guitar sold as seen
He's more than a musician. Steve Vai is both a guitar virtuoso and an artist, having made some of the most impressive and celebrated music ever. He has also contributed towards guitar design, with the signature UV77SVR representing his innovative and creative mind. Vai's quality and expertise combined with Ibanez's incredibly high standards of guitar manufacturing have yielded this beautiful limited edition model, which is a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Passion and Warfare, one of his most iconic albums.
Titanic tone. DiMarzio Blazes offer incredibly high quality, crisp tones, with slightly scooped mids and boosted bass creating a finely balanced, dynamic sound and sonic range. The bridge position imbues chords with a full, fat quality, and will make them ring out powerfully. Clarity, punch, and definition will spring forth from each note you play, and give it a warmth and character which will go straight through to your heart.
The middle single coil gives you even more sonic variation, bringing a crisp, clear, warm sound which will sing with twangy brilliance. Switch to the neck humbucker and a world of lead possibilities opens up. Whether you're planning to shred like Steve or play some beautiful feel-based licks, this DiMarzio Blaze will sound astounding. It has a slightly reduced bass response to bring out more bright mids and treble, so you'll make each note shine with saturation and sustain. Equipped with these specialist pickups, you can let your creativity soar and your music sing with emotion.
Unlock a universe of notes. Maple is a wonderous wood, which possesses immense quality when it comes to playability and resonance. The maple neck on this musical innovation has been crafted to accommodate the fastest playing imaginable. If you have an artistic vision, this guitar will give you every tool you need to achieve it, as you'll find switching between notes feels unbelievably natural and swift. Your sustain will endure, and the maple creates a bright resonance for you to play with. Make no mistake, this is a guitar which facilitates excitement and flair in music making.
Resounding resonance. Rosewood is a luxurious material which gives this guitar's fretboard its premium feel and smoothness. It has a beautiful, ringing resonance which brings out the fullness of each note you play, and its unrivalled smoothness will have your fingers freely gliding along each fret. It is the perfect addition to this guitar, and works in unison with all the other components to bring you the best playing experience possible.
A shrine to Vai. As the signature of a true guitar god, this guitar is unsurprisingly equipped with industry leading hardware for the ultimate durability and playability. It has a Lo-Pro Edge 7 tremolo bridge for absolute tuning stability, as well as unlimited use of the whammy bar. In addition, the locking nut will support your strings and keep your tuning steady for as long as you desire. Steve Vai's UV77SVR is in a different universe of guitars, with its unique finish representing his outstanding artistic talent and uniqueness as a guitarist. As such, it is a masterpiece which will leave you breathless every time you play.