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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-13-2002, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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Ibanez S540 LTD - Did I get a good deal?

Hi everyone!

I recently made a purchase on a new guitar, an Ibanez S540 LTD. I already own a 7DBK and I love it, and I have always wanted an S540, but I have never had a chance to play one. I say this one, black in really good shape, EMG 81 (bridge) SA (middle) 85 (neck) and an Ibanez hardshell case, all for $465.00 (including shipping). Is this a good deal? What are anyones opinion of the S540 LTD guitars from the 90's? Thanks for any input!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-13-2002, 09:06 PM
 
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Ibanez S540 LTD

Considering those EMGs are probably worth half of what you paid, i'd say you got a really good deal! Congrats!
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-13-2002, 09:46 PM
 
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If the neck's in good shape, that's a good price. *I like those guitars a lot.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2002, 09:29 PM
 
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Ibanez S540 LTD

IMO, i think you got your $$$'s worth. i own an SOL finish S540ltd, i like this guitar a lot, i was gonna buy another but it was discontinued. i'm still dreaming of the flame maple topped version which i could have bought... the S series today aren't up to scratch, unless you go for the Prestige models... *sob*

once again- GOOD BUY!!
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-15-2002, 10:20 PM
 
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Ibanez S540 LTD

a friend of mine used to have one of those. I loved it. It had the best action and unique tone of any guitar i had ever seen. It was the guitar that originaly made me take notice to what a good ibanez is supposed to be. Before then, I had never played a good ibanez. It left an impression on me.

heck, i want one now.
Congrats on the guitar, yes, you got a good one. and a good price too.
Thats my two cents.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-16-2002, 09:09 AM
 
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Ibanez S540 LTD

Good price IMHO...considering the case & pups. *I love those guitars...had one on DSY (shocking yellow) and sharkfin inlays...actually those were the only reasons I let it go. *Something about the feel of the neck on the 90s models work for me...I had an S520wfn and it was just not the same.
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Re: Ibanez S540 LTD - Did I get a good deal?

I have the s540 ltd(custom made). that thing Is a beast. Its got the original usa pickups in it but still is full of great tone and sustain. You got a great deal on it.
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Re: Ibanez S540 LTD - Did I get a good deal?

Holy 9 year old thread!
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