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post #16 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-22-2020, 10:21 PM
 
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Re: Ibanez Pia weird issues

You might have some frets popping up, I had similar issue and had to tap a few frets down. use a straight edge with the neck totally flat if not obviously popping up to find the culprits.
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post #17 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-22-2020, 11:20 PM
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Re: Ibanez Pia weird issues

Nobody should be surprised any guitar needs a fret level out of the box. Nothing is immune, it's wood.

Tapping frets down MOST of the time just creates another low spot you can chase all over the neck. Spot level with 400 grit wrapped on any straight flat anything. I use a radius block but a straight 8" piece of 1x4 is just as good.
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post #18 of 23 (permalink) Old 07-29-2020, 07:51 PM
 
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Just receive my preorder sun dew pia and played it..... done setting up the guitar, tighten truss rod and lower the action abit and now the guitar plays good... and some picture of my collection
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post #19 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-06-2020, 04:41 PM
 
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Re: Ibanez Pia weird issues

Nice collection. How would you describe the difference between your Jem and the Pia, if there is any?
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post #20 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-06-2020, 05:10 PM
 
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Re: Ibanez Pia weird issues

those 2 make for a very sexy couple, look great side-by-side.

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post #21 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-06-2020, 07:57 PM
 
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I dont find any difference of the neck profile or feel between PIA or JEM....... only difference is body contour and shape , the grip, pups and slight difference inlay
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post #22 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-08-2020, 03:03 AM
 
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Just receive my preorder sun dew pia and played it..... done setting up the guitar, tighten truss rod and lower the action abit and now the guitar plays good... and some picture of my collection
The 90th Anniversary guitar has always been one of my favorites out of the JEM lineup.
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post #23 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-21-2020, 12:15 AM
 
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Re: Ibanez Pia weird issues

Hi Did you ever get Pia issue resolved? I just bought one and I have a weird issue as well like your. But mine is when I pinch a note on the G string at the 12th and 9th fret you hear the pinched harmonic but then it quickly resolves to the original note. I hired the action greatly and it slightly improved. LONG time jem player and like your self know the tolerances of the guitar. My pia came very similar to how you described. One thing as well I have not seen and I was goign to ask Rich,,, The Pia neck feels NOTHING like Jem. it is much wider and thicker. I was really surprised. As soon as I opened the case my first thought was , wow that neck looks wide lol.

I am getting used to it , and love the "thick " sound of the guitar itself ( idk bout PUs yet, I out evo s in all jems lol)

Any feed back is appreciated . BTW rich was right about buying guitars, and Richs platinum service is soo worth it, I have 2 jems and universe that students bought from rich years ago and i inturn bought from them and they were spectacular \

Thanks for any inout
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