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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-29-2006, 04:07 AM Thread Starter
 
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I am planning to buy an Ibanez JEM555 for playing Steve Vai stuff. Do you guys think its worth it? If not, what would be in this price range... Thanks
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-29-2006, 04:11 AM
 
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Re: Should I Buy It?

Many here will say get a used 550 instead But I think the jem 555 isn't really that bad as many have claim
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-29-2006, 04:21 AM
 
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Re: Should I Buy It?

i would just get a RG550 or RG570,

while a JEM555 might not be all that bad a good RG is always gonna be a better choice in both price and playability
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Re: Should I Buy It?

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i would just get a RG550 or RG570,

while a JEM555 might not be all that bad a good RG is always gonna be a better choice in both price and playability
That's what most people, including myself, would advise.

But I think the hook for you, and alot of people, is the monkey grip and vine inlay....right?

If that's not the case then go with a used RG550 without further hesitation.
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Re: Should I Buy It?

Thanks Guys
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Many here will say get a used 550 instead But I think the jem 555 isn't really that bad as many have claim
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