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Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-25-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,227
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Think this is a real Jem?

I bet Rich could sniff this one out quick. In all the Jems I have ever seen, never has the logo been in that position. If you do an image search for the lng, sk, and dy, they all have the logo in the...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-25-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,227
Posted By jemuniverse777
Think this is a real Jem?

Someones selling a DY on another forum and its a pretty good deal. Only problem is, the Ibanez logo looks to be off. I have been into Jems for 20 years and havent seen a logo that is positioned lower...
Forum: Polls   05-01-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,284
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Pimp'n out cheap guitars?

Found a rg450 that played like butter recently. It was at musicgoround in Troy, Mi if anyone lives out that way. The neck was sanded down like a uv777blk and the pickups were switced to what I...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-01-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By jemuniverse777
Jem 10th owners, neck width?

So I have managed to save a stash for a Jem of choice. Since I have been broke as hell the last three years I want something I REALLY want. Only problem is that I need a reference point to decide on...
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   04-13-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,954
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Should I attempt to Refret or have Pro do it?

Heres a great tut on doing a full fret job: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tka_BQ_tl1U

Believe me, its worth watching ALL the steps.
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   03-12-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Strap screw hole oversized/worn fix?

The toothpick fix worked amazingly well-thanks for the help.
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   03-06-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By jemuniverse777
Strap screw hole oversized/worn fix?

On my upper horn the screw hole has become over sized and the screw holding the strap lock just isn't big enough in diameter to hold securely anymore. Was thinking of using wood filler and then drill...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   12-29-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: As promised. My JEM. Now for some advice.

Sell it for a grand, spend a few hundred more for a mint one if its that important. By the time you go through the headache of refinishing and clearing you will spend that much anyways. Believe me, I...
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-30-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,206
Posted By jemuniverse777
Removing tremolo anchors correctly?

I just finished up a neck inlay project and have found that my neck isn't lining up correctly to the trem. The trem seem slightly off center about 2mm to the right. The high e is too close to the...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-29-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Universe neck profiles?

What year is your PWH? Thats exactly the neck profile Im looking for. I play my 87 550dy mostly because I love the feel of the neck but wish it had a 7th string. Thanks.
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-29-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Universe neck profiles?

I never knew the uvgr had a fatter neck. Thanks so much for responding before I spent 3k. You wouldnt happen to live near Macomb, MI ? Im staying out in Michigan (native to Michigan) for a few...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   05-28-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By jemuniverse777
Universe neck profiles?

I have owned 2 uv777bk's in the past. One a 99 and one a 00 production year. Necks were very similar in feel and felt slightly thicker than my current 1527. Do the older uv's have thinner or thicker...
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-25-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Veneer top wood prep and stain

Applied a few coats of tru oil and now the grain is showing better.Grain Looks much better in person. Going to let it dry for about a week and then do a Minwax wipe on poly. I'm about 80% happy with...
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-25-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Veneer top wood prep and stain

The top is only 1/40" and I used titebond 3 wood glue.
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-25-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Veneer top wood prep and stain

Finally got the veneer on and started to stain. I went with Transtint dye and used the color bordeaux. Let it dry for a day and started with a light coat of tru oil on the top to bring out the grain...
Forum: All Other Guitars (including Prestige)   05-14-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 42,798
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: What I Hate About Ibanez

Biggest complaint I have with Ibanez are the pickups. Its a little bit of a slap in the face to buy a $1200 guitar and get crap pickups. I bought a new 1527rb from gc about 6 months ago because I...
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-14-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: First swirl on guitar

Great pattern and color. Looks really good.
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-14-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: Veneer top wood prep and stain

Thanks for the info guys. Ill post pics when its done.
Forum: Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods   05-13-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By jemuniverse777
Veneer top wood prep and stain

I just stripped my 1527 down and almost have all the sealer sanded off. My question is what grit should I use on the top before gluing the veneer on? Should it be a fine finish or more open grain to...
Forum: All Other Guitars (including Prestige)   05-10-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,278
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: show me your loud neon colored guitars

Still haven't clear coated it after a year.

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d183/quantumjem777/550-1-1.jpg
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   03-30-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,174
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: 40 + Jem505WH up-close pics

Really like the maple, but price is still too steep for V pickups. Whats with all the crappy pickups lately? It cant cost that much more for Ibanez to put in decent pickups. Its plastic, magnets, and...
Forum: Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models   03-26-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 59,436
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: The 2010 Flower JEM

Are those supposed to be fiber optic flowers? Looks kinda cheap to me.The headstock is a scattered, busy mess. Not feeling this guitar at all, especially for frickin $3k.
Forum: Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic   02-08-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,723
Posted By jemuniverse777
Re: cheap recording gear?

An easy and cheap setup is getting yourself a used Line 6 Toneport ux2 and downloading free recording software from here: http://www.sonomawireworks.com/T4/

This software works with the Toneport...
Forum: All Other Guitars (including Prestige)   02-03-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 895
Posted By jemuniverse777
rg1527 pu output seems low?

Has anyone changed there stock pots due to a low output? I have an an7 and a blaze custom but seems thin. Connections are good and I know how to solder. Its a 2008 model.
Forum: Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear   01-14-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By jemuniverse777
WTT rg1527rb body for rg1527m white body

Bought a new rg1527rb a few months ago and looking to trade just the body for the white 1527 body. The body is an 08 and dead mint. If interested pm me.
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