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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ibanez rg550

this damn website wont let me post links
its the ibanez rg550 pricing on ebay
it says rg550 before 1990 are rare
so is the 1990 rg550 laser blue rare? or the 1991 im not sure which year it is ill know when i see it at my dads this week.

what im pretty much asking is a ibanez rg550 1989 dy
better than a ibanez rg550 1990 or 1991 laser blue

cause my dad has both of those guitars and he said i can have one of them and i dont know which one to pick!
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-14-2011, 03:51 PM
 
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Re: Ibanez rg550

whatever colour you like better, pretty much.
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whatever colour you like better, pretty much.
I agree in that I think you need to go with the guitar that you like better and will ultimately connect with and like looking at everyday...but it seems to me like dy 550s show up less often than blue ones...I also think they made changes to RG production after '89 in that after ’89 all 550s came with maple boards for awhile…so I’m thinking that the ’89 dy might hold more ‘collectible’ value than the ’90 or ’91 laser blue one….but I think it's hard to go wrong with a 550...I don't think that either is necessarily ‘better’ than the other (assuming they are both in good condition with good hardware & electronics) so if you're not a collector and you're just looking for a nice guitar that you can connect with then even if the dys are rarer I would probably go with the colour you like better cuz part of what attracts us to guitars is how much we like lookin at 'em ;o) with all that said, I would go with the ’89 dy….just an opinion… =)
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They're all built the same! You just have to choose which color you like best. Also, you can't put pics in threads until you have 10 posts...



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yea, theyre the same specs and everything. accept maybe pickups. but theyre both equal quality. pick the better color. i would pick the laser blue
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Ask your Dad which one is the best, then pick the other one.

It is a win-win. He will probably lie to you so he gets to keep his favorite, so when you pick the other one he can't be mad and you don't have to feel bad for taking his favorite.

"Everyone Lies" - House.
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lol
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Ask your Dad which one is the best, then pick the other one.

It is a win-win. He will probably lie to you so he gets to keep his favorite, so when you pick the other one he can't be mad and you don't have to feel bad for taking his favorite.
...lol...that's 2 funny...that is the perfect plan!!!
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Ask your Dad which one is the best, then pick the other one.

It is a win-win. He will probably lie to you so he gets to keep his favorite, so when you pick the other one he can't be mad and you don't have to feel bad for taking his favorite.

"Everyone Lies" - House.
unless Dad is being honest (We always are right??) then you just screwed yourself!!!......lol
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To be honest, I've seen a LOT more Dy's than any other color lately.... it seem's every one ever made has been sold in the last month or so............

Neither one is "rarer" than the other, and since Ibanez never puts out production totals on regular line guitars, I'll never be able to prove that.

BTW Cheese..... you should make mention of how COOL your dad is for giving you this gift......... A lot of us would do very bad things for a good condition 550...............lol
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To be honest, I've seen a LOT more Dy's than any other color lately.... it seem's every one ever made has been sold in the last month or so............

Neither one is "rarer" than the other, and since Ibanez never puts out production totals on regular line guitars, I'll never be able to prove that.

BTW Cheese..... you should make mention of how COOL your dad is for giving you this gift......... A lot of us would do very bad things for a good condition 550...............lol
I let my 9-year old daughter pick one of my old RGs when she was moving up from her 3/4 sized Hello Kitty Strat.........she picked a purple one! Bwaaaaah haaaaaaa haaaaaaa! Then, when my RG920QM Premium showed up last week--she wanted that one. It figures--my wife took over my Jem 77VBK last year...



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I let my 9-year old daughter pick one of my old RGs when she was moving up from her 3/4 sized Hello Kitty Strat.........she picked a purple one! Bwaaaaah haaaaaaa haaaaaaa! Then, when my RG920QM Premium showed up last week--she wanted that one. It figures--my wife took over my Jem 77VBK last year...
If you adopt me.... do I get one???? (Thinking I need a Destroyer REAL BAD LIKE)....lol
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If you adopt me.... do I get one???? (Thinking I need a Destroyer REAL BAD LIKE)....lol
That's funny! You know--I posted that WTB Destroyer ad, found one that week, then you pointed me to another. I almost pulled the trigger on another last week--a Dt-420. It was sweet, came with HC and was about $400



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I wouldn't pass on too many 420's, not that we have unlimited GAS money......... but that's a helluva guitar. If I ever find a white DT450, I'm selling Damien to the circus....lol
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Just pick any of them to find out, where he keeps the others too. Steal all of them, then sell them and buy drugs and alcohol on the money! Old people can collect guitars, lets have fun, while we are young!! )
Your upset dad wont give you anything ever again, but we all make mistakes, hehh?? )
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