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post #31 of 1375 (permalink) Old 08-26-2007, 02:49 PM
 
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Re: The S series guitar thread.



'95 S540 BK
'92 S540 BMAV
'95 S1540FM Prestige

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post #32 of 1375 (permalink) Old 08-26-2007, 03:21 PM
 
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Re: The S series guitar thread.

Wow, those are some beautiful guitars, thanks for sharing the pics folks

Hey S-man, how does the S2170 compare to the Japanese ones?

I have my eye out for a Japanese 2nd hander, but was wondering if you think the Korean Prestige models are worth the price, as I love the look of the spalted top.

To all you lucky S(abre) owners out there, please post more pics

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It's poplar burl. I recommend getting a japanese S. There are a few nice things about the s2170. Overall it doesn't compare to the older ones.

Ibanez is supposedly going to have a new japanese S next year.

I'd wait or get an older one.

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Look at how ridiculously high the fretboard sits off the body...



Holy Crap!!!


IT should look closer to this...




As a result the bridge and pups have to sit up higher too...






Kinda silly for what is supposed to be a thin sleek guitar!!! IMHO.
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C.Thep...those japanese prestige guitars play really great. How do you like that QM bridge pup?

Nice one, Ferrous. I like the older IBZUSA pups.

The QM bridge is really great, I just changed the neck to an Air Norton.
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Ibanez is supposedly going to have a new japanese S next year.
where did you hear that?
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Thanks for the info S-man

Are you referring to the rumored Herman Li signature 24 fret S?

Any info on a new Japanese made S would be most appreciated.

Btw, that purple S looks amazing. What model is it?

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Hmmm, Does a 1990 FGM100 count??? Basically a Sabre





and my 98 S2540 Prestige
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Gorgeousssss !
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finstah, FGM count! Nice J custom.
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where did you hear that?
A few places...I can't really say, it wouldn't be the right thing to do.

I'm sorry. Things change so you never know anyway.

I don't want to mislead anyone.
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A few places...I can't really say, it wouldn't be the right thing to do.

I'm sorry. Things change so you never know anyway.

I don't want to mislead anyone.
If anyone from Ibanez reads this, please let it be so. How bout something like the RG20th?

Sweet guitars finstah, just wondering how the Gambale compares to the S2540 Prestige, are they similar?

Loving these pics, please keep 'em coming

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Look at how ridiculously high the fretboard sits off the body...
Blimey! That's even higher than any RG I've owned or seen. I'm still pissed off at how they changed the S! I hope they do produce the Japanese S again.
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If anyone from Ibanez reads this, please let it be so. How bout something like the RG20th?

Sweet guitars finstah, just wondering how the Gambale compares to the S2540 Prestige, are they similar?

Loving these pics, please keep 'em coming

Rock on!
They are very similar in look, feel, neck wise and playability. But if I had to pick one the 2540 wins.

Thinking about getting the Gambale swirled but we'll see. Just ordered my RG8470 J Custom on Thurs. to add to the family.

Sweet geetars in here, keep em coming!
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Now has a Tone Zone/S1/Air Norton pickup combo
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