540s Neck and Bridge Questions...
OK, this is my first post, as I am new to the forum and I already screwed up and posted in the wrong forum once, so please be gentle. I have searched in an attempt to not ask a question that has been beaten to death; however, I have come up with so much overwhelming information, yet not exactly what I am searching for. I am hoping one of you can help.
I have an RG321MH that I love. That being said, I was in a friend's music store the other day and picked up a 1988, 540s that has the best neck I have ever felt on any guitar (and I worked in a music store for 5-years). It is 17mm at the 1st fret and 19 at the 12th, has 22-frets and is 25 & 1/2 scale. This isn't that far off of the Wizard II neck on my R-Series; however, what is most impressive to me is how narrow the neck is. This neck is really nice.
I would buy the guitar except that the body is thrashed, it has a Floyd Rose-type tremolo (I prefer either a fixed bridge or a semi-fixed tremolo that does not give the option of pulling up), and most importantly, the price is very high for how thrashed the body is (it looks like someone painted it with a rattle-can after beating it up).
Is this neck a Wizard neck? If not, what is it?
Does this neck come in a 24-fret version? (I know the same thickness is offerred, but is there a model that is as narrow as well?).
Was there a guitar available with this neck, but with a fixed bridge or semi-fixed tremolo?
Are there any current models that have what I am looking for (mainly the neck, it does not necessarily have to have the saber body)?