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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-23-2008, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
 
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Hi all

I had an 02 RG2550 however sold it - was in bad nick and needed a lot of work. So I bought an ESP, needless to say that was a mistake - hated the thing. Played nice in shop but I think the neck was warped or something, couldn't get rid of horrible horrible buzz after trying everything!

So now I've sold that and am looking for a nice new Ibanez. I loved the RG's playability etc, however I've seen a gorgeous JS1000 that's taken my eye.

Would it be worth getting a JS or just going for a mid-ish range RG Prestige and upgrading the pups?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-23-2008, 07:30 PM
 
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Re: Buying advice please!

The JS1000 is a very nice guitar and they are going for reasonable prices at the moment in the UK (used) Other than that, any MIJ RG in good condition would be good.
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What model of ESP was it?
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-30-2008, 04:02 AM Thread Starter
 
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it was a ESP LTD EC1000.

worst purchase I made. Might have just got a bad one but its put me off those models for life.

I used to have an explorer and it was ace, this was just poor.

Really looking at the JS - its the blue and black one
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I kind of fancy an ESP explorer, there's a used on in a used guitar shop near me but I don't think I can afford it. I was equally if not more tempted by a 200ish Tokai Explorer copy. Black with cream pickups and mounting rings. Very Judas Priest.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-02-2008, 10:18 PM
 
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I like esp guitars and edwards guitars. However I dislike Ltds.

The new S models are very nice too.
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