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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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RG or JS?

i will buy a new guitar soon, but i wanna know what the ups and downs of an RG and an JS are, can someone inform me?Tnx!
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 11:29 AM
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Re: RG or JS?

JS's are missing 2 frets
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 11:30 AM
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Re: RG or JS?

Could you be more vague please??? Really, the rgs are 24 fret and the js' are 22, the rgs necks are flatter and the js' are more fender-like. outside of that you would have to specify what rg or js' you like.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Re: RG or JS?

I just dont have experience with both guitars, played a bit on a RG but love the JS model.my music is rock,hardrock, and metal I`ve seen an RG320PG, an RG550MXX, and a JS100...A must is a tremolo.I hope i`ve given you guys a bit more info now.greets
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 12:46 PM
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Re: RG or JS?

They're very different guitars - if possible you should try and play a JS

A Japanese Prestige has better hardware and pickups than the Korean JS 100, an the JS100 neck is different to the Japanese JS's

Oh yeah, 2 frets difference too
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 01:16 PM
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Re: RG or JS?

A lot of it depends on your price range. There is a better chance of getting a nice Made In Japan RG for a lower price, and these will be better guitars (IMO) than a Korean JS100. But if you can score a used JS1000 then that goes out the window.

As perviously mentioned, the neck on the JS is more traditional (think Fender-ish) than a RG. That would be the largest difference between the two series of guitars, I think.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-12-2008, 01:33 PM
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Re: RG or JS?

Here is a true and hard question to answer...
Well if it was me, i would for the JS, because i love the satriani sound...
Then again it all depends what kind of RG you are going to get...

RG´s are awesome and i regret having sold mine a couple years ago...

But...i would go to the JS, i like them a lot!!!!
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