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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-07-2007, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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S1520FB vs. S1620FB

Okay, what are the pros and cons between these two models? They are both made in Japan (I would never friggin buy a Prestige made in Korea), but the earlier model (1520FB) has what i believe is a Lo Pro and the newer model (1620FB) has the ZR Tremolo.

Personally, I have never used any tremolo that I liked as much as the ZR so this alone is a huge plus to me.

I'm very interested in your opinions.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-08-2007, 09:42 AM
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Re: S1520FB vs. S1620FB

1520 all the life
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-08-2007, 10:16 AM
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Re: S1520FB vs. S1620FB

1520 for me. Because of the trem and also the Quantum Pu's which are great
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-08-2007, 11:35 AM
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Re: S1520FB vs. S1620FB

Ditto, my 1520 is the nuts
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-08-2007, 12:41 PM
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Re: S1520FB vs. S1620FB

I second Dragster. I've heard good opinions about the ZR, but I've preferred maintaining the standard feeling of a FR-type tremolo among my guitars rather than having to adjust to slightly different techniques and hand placements.

It'd be S1520FB here as well. Superb quality MIJ Prestige guitar.


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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2007, 01:50 AM
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Re: S1520FB vs. S1620FB

I'll take the 1620 any day. In fact, I have a 1520 that I would be glad to trade for one.
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