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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-06-2018, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Rg550 mod pictures/review

Hey guys,

I'm new to this forum - I was a jackson guy (still am) but have just recently become an ibanez user after i played the new genesis Rg550s. Bought one as soon as I touched it.

Just wanted to share pics of the mods that I did to it. Initially wanted the 1987 jem looked but ended up going multi coloured for full on 80s stupidity.

Dimarzio evolutions (pink bridge, green neck) and a suhr v60 single coil (blue) with orange knobs and I just had to put a pink switch tip on (in my opinion it contributes a lot to the sound &#x1f925.

I used to use floyds and after playing this know that I was a bit ignorant. This is the best locking trem that I have used by FAR.

Best neck, killer pickups and most importantly, colours so bright that you need sunglasses to protect your eyes!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-06-2018, 03:23 PM
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Re: Rg550 mod pictures/review

Nice! Colored plastic indeed affects the tone insurmountably.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-06-2018, 03:41 PM
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-07-2018, 11:05 AM
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Re: Rg550 mod pictures/review

Noticing that your middle pickup cover doesn't fit correctly. I had my RG550 apart yesterday and noticed that the spacing of the pole pieces on these S1's is totally different than the S1's that I have from other recent guitars like the RG1570.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-07-2018, 11:13 AM
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she looks great!
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-08-2018, 01:56 AM
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Re: Rg550 mod pictures/review

I think it looks great. I love the maple neck, the yellow body and the multi colored pickups. The only thing I would change is the orange tone and volume knobs, I would make them white.

But great looking guitar!
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