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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-24-2017, 02:18 AM Thread Starter
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1989 540PII Customized

I bought this guitar on the cheap, fixed her all up, got a chameleon paint job, routed a middle humbucker pickup. It's crazy how much BETTER the guitar sounds now. (probably all in my head). Put in my last Lace Custom Shop single in the neck, an F2 in the middle, and of course the infamous F3 in the bridge. I chose to have Volume on 10 all day, and used the pot as a Tone Control.

My previous 3 540PIIs all got sold..... as much as I loved the styling, the tone was thin garbage. This one is beefy thick... Well, I'm redoing a couple of my ibanez' and slapping chameleon on them, and rerouting some custom stuff. Also gonna be recording my album soon! Been tinkering around.. but finally committed to getting it done in 2017!!









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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-24-2017, 10:13 AM
 
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Re: 1989 540PII Customized

Nice!! Middle humbucker... Is it just how you'd think it would sound? Like right in between a bridge and neck humbucker? Great job on the guitar though!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-24-2017, 03:02 PM
 
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Re: 1989 540PII Customized

Looks really nice; kind of like a Nightswan with the humbuckers location. Well done.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-24-2017, 05:40 PM
 
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Re: 1989 540PII Customized

Sick! I've always loved and wanted a 540PII. Great work!
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