RG680 Fretboard Replacement & Body Paint - Jemsite
Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods Guitar workbench discussion such as setup, repairs, mods, installing new parts and more.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-13-2016, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 162
RG680 Fretboard Replacement & Body Paint

Hi everyone, I have a 2000 RG680 that fits really me well and I really like the Lo-Pro. I would like to change the fretboard to maple. I have a great custom builder in the area that I had look at it and he asked what kind of glue Ibanez uses. Does anyone know the answer to that? Has anyone changed a fretboard before that can describe any tips or gotchas?

He also asked if it has a laminated top. In looking at the minimal info available on this model, I think it is the Quilted Maple model. Any tips/gotchas on painting the body a solid color? He thought it could be just scuff sanded, and wouldn't need to be stripped.

Lastly, is it a bad idea to do additional routes like a monkey grip in this body?

Thanks Everybody!
JSibanez is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-17-2016, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 162
Re: RG680 Fretboard Replacement & Body Paint

Any bad experiences doing either of these things? I am most interested in the fretboard change and what type of glue they use. Thanks
JSibanez is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2016, 10:30 AM
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NYC, NY
Posts: 437
Reviews: 15
Re: RG680 Fretboard Replacement & Body Paint

Most use Titebond

Laminate top is an extra layer of wood laminate over the body.

It's your guitar, you can customize it any way you like.
lespauled is offline  
Reply

Tags
builder , luthier

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Universe fretboard replacement Giabrone Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 7 01-31-2013 11:55 AM
Fretboard replacement misplacedsanity Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 1 12-07-2007 10:28 AM
K7 fretboard replacement. Jemmm All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 23 02-23-2007 04:26 AM
A few quest about fretboard replacement jemuniverse777 Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 1 01-21-2007 12:55 AM
Prices for inlay & replacement body question hexa-db Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 7 01-09-2004 09:59 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome