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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 10-18-2007, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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JEM 20th

Anyone care to voice their opinion on the new jem? I haven't seen it in person yet, but I think with all the luthiers out there they could have come up with a more unique guitar. Ampeg made that clear guitar going on 40 years ago, yeah its got color in it, but its still virtually the same.
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This guitar has been discussed to death, maybe you could look for some of the older threads.
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This guitar has been discussed to death
True, but I think the RG 20th anni must have the honour of the most talked about guitar here
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True, but I think the RG 20th anni must have the honour of the most talked about guitar here
Probably because more people could afford it
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Come on, it was only a couple of quid cheaper than the jem
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excuse me for taking up bandwith.
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Hey mate, sorry if I came across as being rude. It wasn't my intention. I am not sure what else there is to say about the JEM 20th, though. There seems to be a perfect 50/50 split of people who like it and those of us who detest it.
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Anyone care to voice their opinion on the new jem?
Very soon, I shall voice my opinion in Depth (including tone clips - YAY )

Man I hope the ~Tranz-Jem~ tone doesn't suck
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Damn!! the group shot of your jems is going to be awesome So how many does that make it now?
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I love mine, hence the name. I will say this about it. Pictures do not do it justice, it is an amazing guitar up close.

Sound? Love it. It is a lot different from my other Jems, and I like that.

Is it heavy? Only if you are a wussy with man boobs who plays with dolls . No, it's not heavy unless you are a pure weakling. My soup can weighs more.

Is it worth the money? NO!

That's right, NO!

I love it, but I'm a player/collector. If I were a player, there are many Jems that play as fine if not better for far less money. The 20th is the only AANJ Jem in my collection, and I must say I LOVE the neck. It feels, looks and sounds different from all my Jems, so I dig it.

Basically, owning more than 3 or 4 Jems is insane. Only 2 of my 10 Jems are different. The 20th has different pups and a different neck, and my 777VBK is set-up to E flat (by Rich), the rest I couldn't tell the difference between them if I was blindfolded. Aside from the PBK and Root Beer because of their grips.

If you are in the market and have the means, skip it unless you are like me and have fallen in love with it. You can get 2 Jems for the price of one basically.
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Damn!! the group shot of your jems is going to be awesome So how many does that make it now?
Um.....7 Jems (magic number ) an IbanED and an Ovation Accoustic (thanks to my friend and partner in crime, Jim)


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Pictures do not do it justice,
I'll give it a hell of a shot


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Very soon, I shall voice my opinion in Depth (including tone clips - YAY )

Man I hope the ~Tranz-Jem~ tone doesn't suck

No way!! Did you buy a 20th Jim??
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BTW - where's your avi, Gurj??
I don't know where it went!! I logged on one day and it was gone. I still haven't got around to put it back on.
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I stole it!

And ate it!

It tasted lovely!

*Burp.
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I knew it was you!! When in doubt, blame Dee
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