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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-25-2005, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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Question RG 1570 vs. RG 2550EX

I recently bought a RG 1570 for $400 and a RG 2550EX for $500. Both these guitars are in perfect mint condition except for the 2550 which I managed to ding slightly on the top body edge. The 1570 is grey nickel finish and the 2550 is vibrant blue.

Here are the questions:

1) I want to sell one of these, should I just keep the 1570 (which is in emaculate condition) and upgrade the pickups or keep the 2550?

2) I am used to playing my JS100 a lot so these axes will need getting used to but I do find the middle single coil kinda annoying since my pick keeps hitting it. Any suggestions?

Any comments will be appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-25-2005, 09:19 PM
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Re: RG 1570 vs. RG 2550EX

screw the middle pickup down as far as it will go, that's what i do to get it out of the way.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-25-2005, 09:28 PM
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Re: RG 1570 vs. RG 2550EX

I'd agree with screwing down the middle pickup. If you don't use it at all, why not screw it down, disconnect the middle pickup and rewire it as two humbuckers? (I got one guitar with h-s-h config, but the switch is wired as a 5-way using two humbuckers and the middle single coil is turned on with a push-pull switch)
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 05:13 AM
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Re: RG 1570 vs. RG 2550EX

i have bought rg 2550ex however it hasn't arrived yet any suggestions?
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