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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2015, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
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Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

Well its been a while since i sold off my RG765DY. I have been really missing that "reverse headstock Sharktooth fretboard" look. Ive had this Skolnick 540PII neck lying around because i havent been able to find a 540PII 24fret body for it. So i decided to build me a Frankenstein RG765. I shall call it SKOLNICK-STEIN!

1. Got my hands on a RG 560 body. fill the middle cavity with a block of wood.
2. Routed the 560 neck pocket to accept the Ibanez Skolnick Neck. this neck doesnt fit on a Square heel body or an AANJ body. So i had to pull out the router and make precise cuts.
3. Just assemble it together and throw in some EMGs. Now we have SkonickStein.

I'd like to find another neck like this again.. i regret selling this neck..
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2015, 12:59 AM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

what a nice 80 shred machine you've got there!!
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2015, 01:28 AM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

That is awesome. Just the sort of beast that the guys on SSSO are always crying out for

And that white pearl/maple board neck looks awesome, I don't think I've ever seen one of those before!!!
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2015, 02:37 AM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

Very cool and honestly way more functional than a real 540P since there's no odd lower horn getting in your way.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-15-2015, 08:06 PM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

Beautiful. Ibanez take notes......
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2015, 06:52 AM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

very nice. Simple, Functional, Elegant
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2015, 12:25 PM
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Re: Project Skolnick-Stein RG765

Came out great
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