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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-23-2009, 10:32 AM Thread Starter
 
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JEM, RG550... spacing

Jems, and RG550s, are F-Spaced right? If so... for both neck and bridge or just bridge? I have a Jem, its stock... are both its pickups f spaced?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-23-2009, 12:33 PM
 
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Re: JEM, RG550... spacing

yes.

Refer to the Dimarzio FAQ, which explains this by looking at the bridge spacing for the bridge pick-up and the neck width (24th fret spacing) for the neck pup.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-23-2009, 12:59 PM
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Re: JEM, RG550... spacing

Ibanez come stock with both pups F spaced, but you can use a regular spaced pup in the neck and the poles line up fine.

You can actually use regular spacing in the bridge if you want, and it will sound just fine.
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Re: JEM, RG550... spacing

Yeah, it's all purely cosmetic.
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Re: JEM, RG550... spacing

Agreed, I just put a new bridge pickup in one of my guitars, regular spacing instead of F spaced. Aside from it looking a little askew, it works just fine.
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