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post #1516 of 1535 (permalink) Unread 02-07-2019, 08:54 AM
 
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They're pretty well made but it's 30 years old so I'd be more worried about how well it's been looked after and how worn the frets are, does it come with the original case and all the candy?
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They're pretty well made but it's 30 years old so I'd be more worried about how well it's been looked after and how worn the frets are, does it come with the original case and all the candy?
I'll go see and try it, but since it's quite far from where I live (3 hours by car), I'm trying to undertand as much as possible about it before go. So thank you very much.
I'm also asking photos and things to the current owner.

And no, it doesn't have the origina case. Or, at least, I don't think so, I have a photograph of the opened case and it doesn't have the UV's/RG body shape. Don't know if maybe the very first models didn't have such a case.
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Re: IS THIS A FAKE JEM/UV??... here (& only here) is where to ask & discuss

The very first models had pink lined cases that said "Ibanez" on the outside. My '90 was a great guitar, but it was stolen in '91 so it has been a while.
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Thank you, so it's original! I guess it's a good deal, right? Were they well manufactured? The one in question still mounts Edge instead of Lo Pro Edge as the following years.
Very well manufactured and the original Edge that it has is my all time favorite bridge assembly. I have an S-5570 that came with a LoPro and I'm getting ready to swap it out for the older Edge.
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Great! Thank you guys!
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I didn't realized that this is the only thread to post inquiry regarding fakes.

Is this fake?



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Bridge and posts are quite revealing. I am 95% sure that is a fake. The rest also looks quite shabby.

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I didn't realized that this is the only thread to post inquiry regarding fakes.

Is this fake?



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Bridge and posts are quite revealing. I am 95% sure that is a fake. The rest also looks quite shabby.
Thank you!
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Shien, fake, and a pretty poor one.
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1st post in a long time, but I saw this and figured I needed to come to the experts. Price is in Canadian dollars. This could be a fake, but not sure. Obviously the case is not original, and neither are the pickups. The only things that look truly off to me are the screws for the nut and the pickguard. Aside from that it looks legit. Thoughts?

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Handle looks kinda wonky, idk.
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Well, it could be the angle. If it is fake....well, that's just not right.
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From those photos I'm saying Mr Yellow is fake.
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Handle looks kinda wonky, idk.

The lion's claw cutout under the back of the trem too....
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Looking at it, it looks like it has Grover tuners as well. There would be very little reason to change out the Ibby/Gotohs.

I am going to agree that this is a fake.
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