Re: Jem555 Wizard neck?
i have a jem555 (jem jr.) and have played japanese made JEM necks. The first difference that i notice is that at the top of every prestige or JEM wizard, the neck sort of juts out where it meets the headstock; the JEM Jr. does not have this and is pretty much straight back there. Also, the frets on the Jr. are not the same dimensions as the Jap. Jap necks are also 5-piece as opposed to the 3 piece construction on a 555. Finally, and most interesting is that the 17-24th frets are scalloped out on a real JEM, where the 555 is just straight. Also, new Jap JEM has an ebony fretboard vs. the rosewood of the Korean. Those are all the big differences that I have noticed in the two.