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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 05-24-2007, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
 
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rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

Hi Everybody, I'm Edgar, I'm form Argentina. I'm going to buy an ibanez guitar, but i don't know which one.

First, the rg350. does it have a good floyd rose tremolo?? I think it has the edge III or the ILT. (the ILT bridge is good???)
Then, the Jem Jr. I'm not sure, but I think it has the same bridge, but the Jem Jr has the monkey grip and the lion claw.
At the last, the rg 450dx. It's (or she, i don't know how refer to the guitar) has the Lo TRS II (a guy in my city offers me one with that bridge)

The humbukers aren't a problem, becaue i'm going to change it in any guitar that i buy, i'm going to install an evolution pickup

What do you think about these guitars? and about the tremolos? what is the best guitar for you??

Please, help me!!!!
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

go for the rg350.
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

Get the 350, the 350 comes with an EDGE3 and IMO is good if it's setup properly. And the Inf 3 and 4 pups weren't bad too.
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What is IMO???
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

In My Opinion
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

depends on if the 350 is new or old. The old ones had the TRSII, which wasn't as good.
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

Yep, go for the RG350. That's if it has an Edge III. If it is older, and has the Lo-TRS II like Ibateur said, avoid it!
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

Gotta agree with the guys on the RG350 with the Edge III.
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

To answer some of your questions...

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(the ILT bridge is good???)
No, the ILT is bad!

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It's (or she, i don't know how refer to the guitar)
You would say "It has the Lo-TRS II", not "She has the Lo-TRS II". Unless you're talking about a lady with a tremolo bridge attached to her! Haha.

Some people refer to their guitars as "She" which is actually quite silly and probably causes confusion to foreigners. "She" refers to a woman or female animal, and "He" refers to a man or male animal.
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

rg 450!!!!
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

o wait sorry didnt see that the 450 had a lo trs 2 bridge. but if it was the mij 450 you should get it
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

if the 350 have edge III, should get that over jem jr, the new jem jr have the edge III too but too much of a shadow
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

I'm gioing to say some things:

+The 350 is a new guitar, like the jem jr, and both have the EDGE III.

+Thanks Dee for the explanation. I say that because in Argentina, we must to use an male or female article for the things, (for example: LA guitarra). About a lady with a tremolo bar attached to her... mmmm... I prefer a tremolo bar in a guitar, jjjejeje...

+To slash88: what is mij 450?

+To sugizo_esp: what do you mean with "the new jem jr have the edge III too but too much of a shadow"???? I can't understand you opinion. Do you like the jem jr or the 350? Sorry the question, but i'm only speak and write little english (my teacher said that,jejeje)
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

I prefer that too.

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Thanks Dee for the explanation. I say that because in Argentina, we must to use an male or female article for the things, (for example: LA guitarra). About a lady with a tremolo bar attached to her... mmmm... I prefer a tremolo bar in a guitar, jjjejeje...

what is mij 450?
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Re: rg 350ex vs. jem jr vs. rg 450dx (I need help from Argentina!!)

Jem Jr referring to the Jem 555. I've never tried one but basically its a budgeted Jem 7vwh which is more than twice the price.

But apparently the 555 is still over priced when compared to an Ibanez Prestige, as your mainly paying for the steve vai name. Though the Jem 555 does come with Evo's in, but if you have them already then your prob best of with the 350 as that is half the price of a 555, and 555's main feature are it's evo's.

But to sum up a 555 is a prestige equivalent guitar but a bit over priced as your paying for the steve vai name. Though having said that there are people on here who have a 555 and are very happy with it, but it gets mixed reviews. But that's mainly from people with top line Jem's saying it's not as good, which makes sense as a regular Jem as said is over twice the price.

350 is a nice guitar, the neck is quite a bit thicker than a Jem though (not sure how it compares to a 555's next though).

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