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post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2017, 12:10 PM
 
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Re: Any other American Master owners still here?

Here's my MA2, which sits in my JEM7VWH case never being used. The strings are probably more than twenty years old, lol. At one point, I must have gone overboard with the scotch-bright pad on the back, as you can see. Haha. Guess I should have just stayed on the neck with that.





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Here's my MA2, which sits in my JEM7VWH case never being used. The strings are probably more than twenty years old, lol. At one point, I must have gone overboard with the scotch-bright pad on the back, as you can see. Haha. Guess I should have just stayed on the neck with that.





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post #33 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2017, 01:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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Since we've got some images going in the thread, may as well show my baby off. She actually has a set of Suhr Aldrich pickups installed now, but out of the hundred or so Ibanez I've owned over the years, including Jems, J-Customs, Prestige, and golden era 700 series, this one is hands down the best playing and sounding of any I've ever played. It'll go to the grave with me.

I love the inlays on these so much I've had them duplicated for a couple of custom builds I have in the works. Classiest inlays ever IMO.







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Since we've got some images going in the thread, may as well show my baby off. She actually has a set of Suhr Aldrich pickups installed now, but out of the hundred or so Ibanez I've owned over the years, including Jems, J-Customs, Prestige, and golden era 700 series, this one is hands down the best playing and sounding of any I've ever played. It'll go to the grave with me.

I love the inlays on these so much I've had them duplicated for a couple of custom builds I have in the works. Classiest inlays ever IMO.
Nice guitar for sure. The best thing about the American Master guitars is how easy it is to use the higher frets. Other than that, I actually prefer the JEM7V.
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Re: Any other American Master owners still here?

Agreed on the inlays. Unusual for an Ibanez but love them as well. Have the same ones on my UCEW.

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Agreed on the inlays. Unusual for an Ibanez but love them as well. Have the same ones on my UCEW.

Nice! They're the same inlays as my 82 AR300 as well. I think they originated on the higher end Artist series back in the day.
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post #37 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-20-2017, 07:38 AM
 
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Agree on the inlays they one best looking features on the guitar.
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