rear of neck profile change? - Jemsite
Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models For discussion of Ibanez JEM, Universe and JS (Satriani) guitars only.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-10-2004, 01:15 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 3
rear of neck profile change?

I played a 2002 Jem7VWH and a 2003 Jem7SBL. The SBL had a rosewood fretboard whereas the VWH has ebony.

My concern was that the 2002 neck seemed perfect. But, the 2003 seemed almost square-ish. both necks were the same thickness at midline. However the 2003 felt as though it were thicker than the 2002 as I moved away from centerline towards the low E string.

Was this just an anomaly or was there a change in profile of the back of the neck? I am strongly considering ordering a 2004 Jem7VWH. However, the neck issue has me concerned. If the neck has been changed, then I suppose that I will buy the 2002 and live with the ebony fretboard.
Klax is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-10-2004, 09:41 PM
Vendor
 
Rich's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 25,582
I've never noticed a difference on any sbl or vwh neck in either 02' or 03'. Either they screwed one up or you percieved it wrong.
Rich is offline  
Reply

Tags
ebony fretboard , rosewood fretboard

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
89 Jem 77v vbk VERY dirty rear of neck Moorland Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 8 05-13-2009 01:59 PM
JEM neck profile rguser Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 1 12-27-2005 07:15 AM
Jem neck profile? goth_fiend Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 1 05-06-2004 04:19 PM
Getting a cheap strat, can i change the neck profile?!? Swirly Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 7 07-02-2003 01:42 PM
rg2027x neck profile sam669 All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 9 05-09-2003 11:31 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome