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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
 
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What???

Dude posted jem states bought from samash few months ago as custom jem never seen before any input
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 06:41 PM
 
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Re: What???

Not a real Ibanez, he musta got it off the used rack.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-13-2019, 12:59 PM
 
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Not a real Ibanez, he musta got it off the used rack.

looks like a Chinese made copy. They have some cool looking fakes, even have an Abasi Larada copy already.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-13-2019, 01:55 PM
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Re: What???

That's note even remotely an actual Ibanez, and I seriously doubt Sam Ash would have bought or sold that.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-20-2019, 06:32 PM
 
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Look at the huge size of the monkey grip
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-21-2019, 06:45 AM
 
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someone goofed. I hope you did not pay much for that POS...
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-21-2019, 09:53 AM
 
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Re: What???

I took a look at your pic. There are 3 pretty dead give-away's that make this guitar a very possible Chinese fake. #1: the monkey grip is way too large. #2: the tremolo looks like the cheap trem's the Chinese use on all their floyd rose type guitars. #3: From what I can see on the headstock, the Ibanez rule line (for lack of a better term) does not reach the tip. It looks like is falls quite a bit short. You can compare yours to the photo I attached. If you are happy with the way it plays and cosmetic inconsistencies are not important with you, than keep the guitar. I used to own a few Chinese fakes, but wasn't happy with the play-ability. Cosmetically, they look pretty darn nice, but I just couldn't play them to my standards...that's just me.
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