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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Yesterday, 11:10 PM Thread Starter
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Jem Premium vs RG550

The Jem premium cost a lot more, but are made in Indonesia and probably cheaper material than the $1000 Genesis made in Japan

Its hard to justify buying a jem premium for $1700-1800 when is not even made in Japan. At these prices they should at least be made there.

So basically the $1800 jem premium is equivalent to a regular rg premium which is about $750-800 with Steve Vai $1000 tax on it lol
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Today, 01:03 AM
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Re: Jem Premium vs RG550

Vai's royalty rate is no joke.
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