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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Green RG520QS

I really like these 520 bodies but the purplish color while, not bad, I would prefer a green color. I decided to splurge and take a chance on a color change. Choose MIA-Guitars for the job. As hard as it is to describe exactly the color wanted Chris understood my description and nailed it. Couldn't be happier with the results. Love the way the sapele grain came out.Thanks again Chris!

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 08:00 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

Oooh, thats nice! If I ever refin my 520, I'd definitely consider this! Where did you get the neck? Is it from a 550?
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 08:33 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

Wow, the 520's come out of the wood work!
Beautiful choose of dye man! It looks awesome!
I love the feel and sound of this guitar, but I have the trans blue, which means its harder to see in unless your in the light.
Chris Does awesome work, for what I have seen, I have been some what in contact with him to do a neck.
I may have him re-do my blue.
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 09:08 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

That is one beautiful lookin guitar you got there!
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 11:55 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

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Oooh, thats nice! If I ever refin my 520, I'd definitely consider this! Where did you get the neck? Is it from a 550?
Ya,the neck is a 2001 550. I have a 570 neck that I can swap with the 550 when I feel like rosewood. They both fit exactly so the change is fast and easy. That's what I like about these late 90's early 2000 Fugigen guitars,the parts all match up very well for the most part.
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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-24-2011, 01:10 AM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

Very nice.

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-24-2011, 02:00 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

I have a 520 - mine is the root beer color - and I love the look you have on that guitar - nice choice - looks great! you're making me want to change the color on mine ;o)
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-24-2011, 03:22 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

I just realised - is that a 520? Whats with the trem - it looks like a Lo-TRS? And you mentioned purple colour? Maybe it was just in Australia that they only issued the 520QS in black or blue?? This has got me confused now.

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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-24-2011, 04:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

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I just realised - is that a 520? Whats with the trem - it looks like a Lo-TRS? And you mentioned purple colour? Maybe it was just in Australia that they only issued the 520QS in black or blue?? This has got me confused now.

-Wolfram
The trem is a Gotoh Floyd Rose. The color was trans blue. I have several of these bodies and they vary in color a little . This one had more of a purple tint to it than most. I suppose this guitar isn't really a RG520 anymore as the only thing 520 is the body. A real Frankenstein for sure.
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-25-2011, 06:27 AM
 
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The trem is a Gotoh Floyd Rose. The color was trans blue. I have several of these bodies and they vary in color a little . This one had more of a purple tint to it than most. I suppose this guitar isn't really a RG520 anymore as the only thing 520 is the body. A real Frankenstein for sure.
Ahhhhh, now that makes a bit more sense. I have a few 520s myself. Your certainly right about the colour I have one that is very dark (almost blackish) and one that is a lot lighter (almost turquoise) May favourite is the lighter coloure one.

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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 10-27-2011, 11:42 PM
 
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Re: Green RG520QS

Awesome, green's my favorite color!!
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