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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-13-2005, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question 2005 JEM/UV Neck Profile Changes?

I was just browsing around the Japanese Ibanez site and i saw this page, http://www.ibanez.co.jp/japan/frame_japan.html (click on the last bullet point an scroll down), showing the current neck dimensions for JEM/UV and in the same table what looks like new dimensions for both models. K7 and UV same dimensions? This kind of adds up due to the new 5 piece neck configuration or am i way off base?
If this is correct, it seems like they're really cutting back on any overproduction, with common platforms for the high end guitars they would save a lot of dosh.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-13-2005, 08:43 PM
 
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Re: 2005 JEM/UV Neck Profile Changes?

does this mean the uv will have a 5 peice then?
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2005, 09:10 AM
 
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Re: 2005 JEM/UV Neck Profile Changes?

Ibanez Japan still ID's it as "one-peice maple." It lists a nut thickness of 20mm- I could have sworn he old one was 21. I'm not sure I'd want the UV neck profile any thinner, but I'll wait until after I get my hands on one to judge.

Course, it could just be a faulty memory...

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-14-2005, 09:22 AM
 
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Re: 2005 JEM/UV Neck Profile Changes?

Universe Neck Measurements

Thickness:
20mm at fret-1
21.5mm at fret12

Width:
48mm nut
65mm at fret-24


Source: Jemsite, don't know if they are reliable though.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-16-2005, 11:44 AM
 
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Re: 2005 JEM/UV Neck Profile Changes?

I just saw at http://www.musicianforums.com/forums...d.php?t=288604 links to another site with pics of both the '05 BRMR & '05 VWH having different necks. Looks like the '05 jems will have j-custom type necks.
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