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post #46 of 1375 (permalink) Old 08-26-2007, 10:46 PM
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Re: The S series guitar thread.

AoG
I hope its not too late for you to return that guitar, they put it together upside down.
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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.
My 80's RGs sit as low as my S does, pretty much all you see above the body is the binding.
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Now has a Tone Zone/S1/Air Norton pickup combo
What is that? Refinished 470L? I'm so lusting after a DY guitar lately.
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I'm in the process of cleaning up my 1987 540S. It a burst colour, chrome hardware and Wizard neck.

Anyone have a scan of the 1987 catalog that might show it?
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My 80's RGs sit as low as my S does, pretty much all you see above the body is the binding.
As it should be.
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Now has a Tone Zone/S1/Air Norton pickup combo
Cool...so that is a refinish. Gotta Love the DY. Nice!!!
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Glad to see Jemsite back up and runnin......

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Welcome back S-Man havent seen you around, Ill post pics of my S540BM ina bit
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More S series pics please
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Some pics of a refinished neck..

Before...



See the wear spot at fret positions 5 to 7?



So I sanded the finish off the back of the neck and tungoiled it. I used 80,100,220,320,400,1500,2000,3600 and 6000 grit paper and micro mesh. I also used some 0000 steel wool. I rolled the binding a little more too.

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While I was at it I cleaned up the rosewood with 2000 grit and steel wool. I then scrub it with a dry tootbrush. Then I broke out some murphy's oil soap. I also leveled 3 high frets. I used 320,400, and 1500. I then polished the leveled frets with 2000 and 3600. After that I polished all the frets with 3600 and 6000. I finished up with some bore oil.



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That's how I did mine.

Hope you aren't on dialup!!!
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Welcome back S-Man havent seen you around, Ill post pics of my S540BM ina bit
Thanks...unfortunately, I've been really busy!
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what's the single coil p/up you've got in there?
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Hmmm, Does a 1990 FGM100 count??? Basically a Sabre





and my 98 S2540 Prestige
Cool

I had an S2540 about 4 years ago - it was probably the finest Ibanez i've ever played, i loved it, got into playing Jems........ and sold it..... Doh!

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What is that? Refinished 470L? I'm so lusting after a DY guitar lately.
It is a re-finish indeed. If Ibanez isn't going to make what I want, then I'm going to make it myself dammit! (well not me, but a guy I know)

My next project is a white RG550 with a reverse headstock/maple board.
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