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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-14-2002, 01:39 AM Thread Starter
 
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Ibanez Paul Gilbert Model PGM 30

Hi everyone! I'm new to this site and, let me start off by saying that I think it's great. But, on to the point of this post. I'm looking for a new guitar, and I have about 650.00 to spend. I was gonna get a PGM 30, but then I read( on the Racer-X site) a post which said the PGM 30 wasn't that great. Can someone please help me. I own a Rg 470 in sangria, and I like it alot. Would I just be paying the extra money because it has Pauls name on it, or is it a good guitar. Should I invest my money in a different Ibanez model. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Dan
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-14-2002, 03:18 AM
 
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Get an rg 500 series or a gilbert model with the edge tremolo system. Its simply a better higher quality guitar, due to the fact that the edge is the best tremolo made by man.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-14-2002, 03:36 AM
 
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Problem with the PGM30 are the pups and the bridge. The Infinity pu's and the lo-trs are only fitted there to reduce the costs for the guitar but they're NOT WORTHY!
The looks are killer, but if you want to turn it into a decent guitar you will have to put Dimarzio ToneZones (Pauls favorites...) in and at least a Edge Bridge....

IMO a higher end RG is more value for money, you can try a secondhand nice guitar too....
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