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02-04-2007 11:56 AM
Ironjose
Re: RG550 97'

last thursday my teacher had a gig in "applebees" and his main axe is a 90 rg550ex, its a 16 year old guitar, no cracks or dings or dents or everything on the neck, the neck pocket is intact... it has chips on the body but thats usual thing when you play every week... the neck feels great it does need some re-fretting now but is not a big idea....
so good luck if you buy the 550, like everyone said, if it doesnt see serious go for it
02-04-2007 12:02 AM
lefks
Re: RG550 97'

thanks so much!!! I can't wait to get it!
02-03-2007 11:32 PM
Dee
Re: RG550 97'

My RG750 didn't develop any cracks until 15 years after it was bought. I think the only reason it has them now is because I made the bolts too tight. Lesson learned.
02-03-2007 11:21 PM
crevis
Re: RG550 97'

yes you are
02-03-2007 11:13 PM
nyck
Re: RG550 97'

Quote:
Originally Posted by crevis View Post
Yeah its hard to find an original wizard over 5 years old that doesnt have a crack there big or small.
I guess I'm lucky!
02-03-2007 10:58 PM
crevis
Re: RG550 97'

Yeah its hard to find an original wizard over 5 years old that doesnt have a crack there big or small.
02-03-2007 10:50 PM
Dee
Re: RG550 97'

It's a common thing to have some minor stress cracks, and most of the time they are quite harmless. They can be repaired, as your guitar shop told you, so don't let it put you off buying the RG. If it doesn't look too serious, it probably isn't. Let us know how it goes.

PS: Paint finish cracks near the neck / body joint are also common. These rarely go deeper than the paint, so no worries there either.
02-03-2007 10:15 PM
lefks
Re: RG550 97'

yes I believe so, it's in the shape of a V from one hole (nut) to the other
02-03-2007 09:48 PM
Dee
Re: RG550 97'

Welcome.

Is the crack behind the lock nut?
02-03-2007 09:34 PM
lefks
RG550 97'

Hey Everyone,
I'm fairly new to Ibanez guitars and had a question. I am just about to buy a 1997 Rg550. The only thing I am weary about it has a crack in the headstock. I called a guitar shop and they told me its no big deal I can get it repaired at a pretty reasonable price. I wanted to know if I would need to get it repaired or would it effect my playing etc..etc..

thanks

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