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  1. Pickups & wiring
    Jesus, it has been several years since I visited this forum, let alone post here. Last post is from 2014! In the time in between, I took a long break from playing consistently, maybe would do it a few times a year, just focused on other stuff. But during this pandemic, I slowly began to pick...
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    Let me know if you have one for sale. Thanks!
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Over the past year or so, I have used this forum (as a nonmember) for information to restore (in my own way, not factory) a 540 Radius. I've always been a fan of the JS guitars and bought one about 2 years ago. I've never owned an ibanez before then, I actually had never owned a high end name...
  4. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Looking to sell my near mint condition 91 540R-LTD. Is in incredible condition, no dings, just a hair of pick scratching and beautiful hardware, not fret wear either. It is like new. Even comes with near mint case. No neck packet cracks, neck is clean as if rosewood board. It looks like it has...
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Considering selling the body of a 540R-LTD I purchased new in the summer of 1991. I need some advice on what I can reasonably ask. Its in very good condition, considering age... with very minor dings, and nothing wood-deep. Stock loaded, including the original (pop in style) trem, with nut...
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    Just like the title says. Would prefer minty. Thanks.
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    Hey guys, I just cant get this project finished. The clear wont harden and it's been 3 months roughly and I have lost patience with it. Body is a 540R SSH. I'm figuring someone would want to refinish it anyway although the finish is not bad, a couple of burn through spots. Body is solid as I...
  8. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Here it is: http://s1086.photobucket.com/albums/j447/Danny_Tomaka/?action=view&current=IMG_3363.jpg Thanks for looking! Danny
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well guys I decided to pick up a used 540R at GC. Its in good condition with a Blueburst finish and a H-S-S config. The fret wear I swear is almost non-exsistant, but the finish has some scratches and there is some wear on the bridge. Considering what I paid for it (I got'em down to $400) and...
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    NGD!!!!!!!!And I mean NEWWWW. 540R-LTD So i have decided I am kind of a 540 guy and would like my collection to be of these kind of things. Had some money put back for the right one and wouldn't you know it, GC came up with one. I snagged it the first day, had them hold it on a layaway until I...
  11. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    A very nice red '90 540S. Completely stock with the original hardshell case. HSS pickups- original black IBZ-USA. Edge trem, cosmo hardware. 5 way switch oval MOP inlays with the "custom made" at 22nd. Square heel neck joint with no finish crack. No crack at on backside of the nut around the...
  12. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hello ladies and gents. Cool site. Question for the pre-JS 540r gurus. I picked up an '88 a while back and I'm wondering if the pickups are original. They don't have the white "IBZ" printed on them like all the others do in the pics I've seen. They look the part (from what I can tell anyway)...
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Drove an hour and a half out of town to pick up this beauty, a white 1991 540RHH. Just cleaned it up and put some new strings on it, this could be my favorite Ibanez so far. I also have a 91 540S and RG550 but this Ultra neck is awesome. Absolutely no cracks, you can tell it was cut from 2...
  14. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Yeah, the current couple of ehayers who are parting out Ibanez guitars seem to hold nothing sacred. They're parting out Radius guitars! Oh, the humanity! Of course, the one guy has been trying to fob off the same sets of control cavity and trem cavity covers at $40+ dollars for a couple of...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Yeah, that's a crappy pic, best I could do at the moment. Overall, not bad shape, but needs some work. The finish looks really good with only a couple of fairly light scratches. The neck has some dings in it on the back and the upper side where my thumb hangs out around the third fret. Again...
  16. Pickups & wiring
    Sorry if this is a duplicate, need help anyone that has a diagram or picture is the stock settings, on off on, or on both on. Thanks
  17. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I know it may seem like a dumb question but...I have had a bunch of RG's and the neck and I just never got along. It's too thin. Do any RG's not have the Wizard neck? I'm trying to figure out why I love my '90 540R neck so much. Does the 1MM (nut) and 1 1/2MM (12th) make THAT much of a...
  18. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    So, I got a 1987 540R after Christmas and the Black on the knobs is really worn. I'm not sure exactly what the knobs were called on the 1987's, so I'm not sure if Rich has any. There the big bulky metal dome knobs with a bit of a flattened top, if you don't know what I'm talking about.
  19. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Ok guys, I'm psyched. I had this idea to build my own 540R with a custom paintjob and everything I liked about the Radius but they never built. I've wanted a seafoam strat forever but my playing just isn't suited for a strat. 540's are my thing. I have always loved the fountain blue, almost...
  20. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hello, I'm from Malaysia looking for Ibanez 540R or 540sltd in great condition. I have paypal account.
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