Sometimes the 1660 is referenced as PL1660. I collect these and have noticed that it is quite common for people to refer to them as PL rather than PR
, and when I'm on a hunt for the guitar or just general information I search for both terms.
The original pickups in these were the V5 rail/blade style pickups. They are amazing sounding pickups, but very hard to find for sale on their own. X Series Destroyers also had the same pickups (as well as the same Pro Rock'R bridge). I have 2 DT350s (X-shaped Destroyers) and they have the exact same hardware configuration as the Proline 1600.
Also, the 1660 had the boomerang shaped strap clips. They are hard to find and pirates on Ebay sell them for insane prices. I have 4 Proline 1660s, but one of them (my black one) is missing the boomerang clips. I also have a black DT350 and it's also missing the original strap clips. I have considered buying a cheap 1984/85 Roadstar II just for the sake of taking the clips off it but sometimes the ones on those have different colored plating on the parts anyways.
Anyways, I hope you are enjoying your 1660. I love Ibanez Vs and the 1660 is an excellent guitar. I got my first one in 1993 or 94 at a local music store and have since found 3 others. It's easier to locate one of these than a 2660, but can still sometimes be a challenge to find.
I am currently looking for a RR1000 (Rocket Roll, offset Rhoads shaped V). The body looks similar to a 1660 except it has an extra metal plate. The inlays on the fretboard are also different. It's a totally different guitar than the 1660 but resembles one much closer than it does to other Rocket Roll models.
I love the Proline 1660, it looks and sounds amazing.
Keep yours forever.