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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-11-2003, 01:40 AM Thread Starter
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Jem 7VSBL Hardware Finish

Is the hardware finish on the Jem 7VSBL the same that is on the RG3120, or is it like the finish on the RG2020? The reason I ask, is I want to know if the finish will come off on the bridge from where my palm rests like it has on my RG3120. I didn't have this problem with my 2020. I'm trying to decide to buy one or not. Thanks for the help everybody.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-11-2003, 01:45 AM
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Since Vintage Silver is unique to the SBL then you'd have to ask somebody that's played one a few years how his hardware is holding up
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-11-2003, 01:55 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the reply Rich. YOU are the expert, however, what have you seen as far as the hardware finish holding up on these guitars? Thanks. Everyone else PLEASE feel free to chime in.
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I've never seen one that's been played more than a few times. I can tell you it's similar to BSB hardware and that seems to be very durable.
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I've had my 7VSBL for nearly a year now and YES the finish is beginning to fade on the trem where the heel of my hand rests. Then again I have radioactive corrosive sweat! . Doesn't bother me though, kinda adds to the vintage look imo.

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