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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-11-2002, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
 
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Putting a JEM neck on an RG body

Howdy-

Can you slap a JEM neck on a RG body (550,570,770)? Of course if the neck was AANJ the body would be too. I just can't afford a JEM and love the neck. So I was thinkin'..."Why don't I put the best part of the JEM on my RG". Any input would be great. Anybody know where I can get a JEM neck? Not a replacement.

Thanks guys!
-Chris
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-12-2002, 02:28 AM
 
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You cant buy jem necks new LEGALLY. Ibanez is really strict about the warranty. U can either buy one thats been salvaged off a junker (not gonna happen) or have one custom made. (or buy a 555 to take the neck, and all hardware (cept the trs trem) off of. Ive debated this myself. Id love to slap all the hardware from a 555 onto an rg520. Way better than doing a trs conversion and I want a guitar in blue anyways
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-12-2002, 09:12 AM
 
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Try eBay, or Rich Harris.

These are few hard to find without a body, so good luck!

Your best bet is to buy a JEM, swap necks, and off the body.

~d~
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-12-2002, 10:32 AM
 
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But there's noone willing to buy a Jem with the wrong neck, and if you've read correctly he posts that he hasn't got enough money for a Jem...
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-13-2002, 01:35 AM
 
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Keep an eye on E(vil)bay...it happens occasionally that a Jem neck shows up on there...one was just a few weeks ago. I seem to see them maybe every month or 2. Might have been the same one...lol
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