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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-24-2016, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
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Ibanez RG550

I think that:

1. this was made in 1994 because the guitar carries the later V7 neck and V8 bridge pickups
2. it has a Wizard neck
3. the bridge is a Lo Pro Edge Floyd Rose Locking Tremolo
4. the neck is maple
5. the body is basswood

but perhaps someone can confirm on all these points.

There are a couple of small dings on the body, but other than that the guitar is in good condition, minimal fret wear and everything appears to function correctly. Subject to that, has anyone got any idea how much this is worth as i'm looking to sell the guitar.

Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-24-2016, 02:16 PM
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Re: Ibanez RG550

What's the Serial on back of the HS? Looks nice and classy/classic in Black. Very nice.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-25-2016, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Ibanez RG550

It's F406933.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-25-2016, 06:38 AM
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Re: Ibanez RG550

nice guitar. F4 SN indicates that it was made in 1994. My opinion is that it's worth somewhere in the 500-600 USD range.
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Re: Ibanez RG550

Thanks, much appreciated.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-26-2016, 08:38 PM
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Re: Ibanez RG550

I bought an RG550 very similar to this recently for 550 ($880) in the UK, which was in mint condition. There were no dents, the frets were unplayed and the neck was dead straight. Only differences are that mine is an F01 and has a 3pc maple/bubinga neck. Considering that a used mint Fender Am Std Strat sell for about 700 ($1050), the RG550 was totally worth it to me.

I'd say 400-550 for an MIJ RG550 in mint condition seems reasonable. 350-450 in excellent condition.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-20-2016, 10:24 PM
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Re: Ibanez RG550

Very nice, love those.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-09-2016, 01:19 PM
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Re: Ibanez RG550

This is much like my very first Ibanez, same color, neck and pickups. Mine had the traditional heel, and a "Licensed by Floyd Rose" trem unit that looked nothing like any of the more advanced Edge units I see. I bought mine in '96 and I regret having ever sold it. I was too young and inexperienced to appreciate what I had at the time.

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Re: Ibanez RG550

Never had a RG550 in your hands ? you don't know about Ibanez !
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