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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-13-2020, 10:17 AM Thread Starter
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Hi. I found an Ibanez JEM 555 for 400$ and i really like it but i don't know if it's real. I dont think there is any fake JEM 555 but im not 100% sure. It has a Lo-Pro Edge and Dimarzio Evolution pickups in it. I really hope someone can verify it.😀
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-13-2020, 10:43 PM
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Re: Fake Ibanez JEM 555?

The neck is a JEM 555, body I can't tell due to the bad pictures. Could be a modified RG body, or a JEM 555 body.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-30-2020, 03:09 PM
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Re: Fake Ibanez JEM 555?

I agree on the neck. Zooming in on the trem route, I think it may well be a real 555 body. Maybe somebody dropped in an RG black pickguard(can't see the DiMarzio logo on the pickups) when they dropped in the Edge LoPro bridge. I did the same trem swap on an early 555(with Evolutions) and it was a very nice guitar(sold it years ago).
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-30-2020, 03:51 PM
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Looks like a 555 to me I have one in front of me! The pickups don’t say anything on them.. so most likely a 555 with an edge
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