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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi, I just bought my first Ibanez in many years (my first guitar was an early 80s Ibanez semi-hollow), a GRX20. I wanted a cheap guitar to store at my mother's house for when I visit one month out of the year (I work overseas) so I wouldn't have to travel with one of my more expensive guitars...
  2. Pickups & wiring
    Hi, I have a PRS SE Custom 24 which I'm rewiring, ahead of taking it to Australia as my only guitar (planning to buy an Ibanez 7-string on arrival!). The PRS has dual 4-wire humbuckers that I'd like to match with a versatile, although intuitive pickup selection system. It currently has a 3-way...
  3. Pickups & wiring
    I have a "parts" 1989 RG550 and I thnk it's about time I got the wiring as close as I can back to stock. I've found a wiring diagram here: ibanez.com/support/wiringdiagrams But they only go back as 1994, So will the diagram be the same for previous years? My guess is yes but just making sure...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    I'm wanting to drop in a couple of Breed humbuckers and a single coil yet to be determined into my RG. It's got the 5 way switch but I want to add a push pull pot to split the humbuckers individually as well. Can anyone help?
  5. Pickups & wiring
    So I replaced the bridge pickup on my S Series 1520 with a Dimarzio Tone Zone. For some reason, it sounds like the coil is split or something. I am not getting a very thick tone, so I figured I may have just wired the 5 way switch up wrong. For now, the neck pickup is staying, so i have left...
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    So I replaced the bridge pickup on my S Series 1520 with a Dimarzio Tone Zone. For some reason, it sounds like the coil is split or something. I am not getting a very thick tone, so I figured I may have just wired the 5 way switch up wrong. For now, the neck pickup is staying, so i have left...
  7. Pickups & wiring
    I have an RG520 - two Humbuckers which I replaced with Bill Lawrences. I replaced the switch with a 5 way super switch. I also wanna install a push pull pot on the volume knob. This is my plan... Pushed down: Neck series Neck parallel Both pickups Bridge parallel Bridge series Pulled up...
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