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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-09-2010, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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Jem7v or RG550 reissue

Guys I'm faced with a tough decision. I have the choice to choose between putting a down payment on a Jem7v or a RFR reissue RG550. The 550' is about $700 cheaper, but in the long run I'm wondering if the jem would be better. I love the playability, sound, and beauty of both guitars (The Jem a little more.) I'm wondering if the $700 is really worth it.
Thanks for the help.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-09-2010, 10:29 PM
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Re: Jem7v or RG550 reissue

I vote rfr550 but I'm not a Jem fan so the Jem didn't get a fair shake.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-09-2010, 10:58 PM
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Re: Jem7v or RG550 reissue

The Jem7V is nice and all but id go for the 550 and use that extra money to buy some pickups to put into it. Or you could always take the extra money and put it towards a used Jem and get the best of both worlds!!!

As M. Knight Shyamalan would say, "What a twist!!"
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-09-2010, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Jem7v or RG550 reissue

Haha thanks guys. They're both used so we don't need to worry about that. I'm leaning towards the RG550 at the moment.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-10-2010, 10:52 PM
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Re: Jem7v or RG550 reissue

i had a jem7v and i just got the 550 reissue , minus the evos your getting the same guitar , but with a thinner faster neck.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-11-2010, 12:24 AM
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Re: Jem7v or RG550 reissue

I vote 7v. Simply because the 550's neck is too thin for my liking, but again, personal preference, your call.
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