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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-02-2008, 05:18 AM
 
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Re: Which JEM should I buy/or not? And what to pay?

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For under £800, I highly recommend the RG2550 or RG2570 (and you'll have about £200 change). The stock pickups are good IMO, I found them better than the V7/V8 on RG1570's.

Thoroughly agree, if you can live with the sharkfin inlays, though

My personal opinion is this:

New RG1570
Used JEM BSB (generally cheaper in the UK)
Used RG1570/2570 on the bay

Cannot go wrong with any of those
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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-02-2008, 06:51 AM
 
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Re: Which JEM should I buy/or not? And what to pay?

dbk's usually go for around £600 in the UK.

it's a bit marmite but I love mine.
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-02-2008, 07:38 AM
 
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Re: Which JEM should I buy/or not? And what to pay?

I got my 20th RG550 from a french website totalled to £603 with the shipping (on site for £585). Also the 7vwh can be seen on UK websites for £1400. I dont know if i'm allowed to mention which sites so you can PM me if you like
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Re: Which JEM should I buy/or not? And what to pay?

Have you talked to Rich?
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post #20 of 20 (permalink) Old 07-03-2008, 02:20 PM
 
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Re: Which JEM should I buy/or not? And what to pay?

Yes, I'll echo that 570's are awesome. Poor man's jem without a pickguard.
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