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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-05-2003, 04:06 AM Thread Starter
 
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RG570 with low trs..wtf?

I thought all the 5xx models had edges. I played this one at GC and was purple 570 neck said made in japan. It had the V pups in it but had a low trs. Is it a NOS guitar they had? I was told earlier that the 5xx always had the edge trems. Im confused
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-05-2003, 05:37 AM
 
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RG470 with a changed neck?
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-05-2003, 05:39 AM
 
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or maybe a 570 with a swapped non-recessed TRS?
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-05-2003, 05:56 AM
 
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Did it actually say 570 somewhere (on the guitar, not on the price tag)??

If not, it could've been a european 470. They were made in japan and had the TRS. And they had the Vs.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-05-2003, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
 
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it said 570 on the neck and said made in japan also on the neck
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-06-2003, 04:36 AM
 
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so they've changed the neck..
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-06-2003, 04:48 AM
 
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I think my RG470 had a 550 neck. ANd I was like wtf? It's a rosewood board and I bought it new, no way...

Or maybe the guitar body said that, I can't remember.

Either way, they made several purple RG470's, so check the jack plate to make sure it's actually a 570. if the jack plate is a black plastic square, it's not a 5xx. No way.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-06-2003, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
 
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yeh the jack was plastic square deal. So its a 470 with 570 neck then...My RG450 has the football shaped plug in which also confused me....so RG470 will have plastic jack thats square..low trs and could be purple
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-07-2003, 12:49 AM
 
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Ive just seen one on Ebay (while searching for "ibanez jem") and reminded there was a topic here about it. I though it was
someone who saw the RG on Ebay and decided to post a topic here, but its just coincidence.

It also comes with a Lo-TRS tremolo but the neck doesnt have the bubinga stripe (aha, so its not a 570). Take a look and tell me if its the same guitar youve seen:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=33043

By the way, the opposite happened to me some months ago. I was visiting one of the GCs and found there a 470, but it came with an Edge tremolo and 2 humbuckers (weird, isnt it?). 3 weeks ago I saw the same guitar here in Brazil and the salesperson told me it was a 620QM, nothing to do with the 470...
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-07-2003, 12:54 AM
 
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Actually, its simple. Its a 470!
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