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  1. Pickups & wiring
    Hi all, what do you think of this combination for my RG570: Evolution F-spaced on bridge Air Norton F-Spaced for neck thanks...
  2. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    After getting jaded with Ibanez and basswood guitars in general and talking to a few friends on aim, I decided to sell my 1527. Then this beautiful Agile Septor 727 came up for sale on here and I had to have it. Anyways here it is. The pics were taken after I removed the god awful dead strings...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hello there... I'm new to the forum, and got my first Ibanez today after being a Jackson and Fender user for years. I was forced to return my fairly new Jackson DK2M because there was a problem with the tremolo system I couldn't fix, and since DK2M's are out of stock in the UK I decided to buy...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    I hear the reason they don't advertise the Megadrive is because it's close to the SS. I have not played a SS but have played a Megadrive a few times. How do they compare?
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I've recently heard some good reviews on these guitars. Also, I own a RGTHRG2 which is basically a RGT42 with Giger graphic and an EPII. After a setup (only a little tweaking actually) it definitively has a lot better feel than MII. Also, it feels nicer than my friends Jackson KVX (MIJ) and is...
  6. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm looking into getting a RG20062 (red puzzle piece), and was wondering if I'd still need the locking stud mod for it. I don't know the comparable softness between basswood and mahogany (almost all of my guitars are mahog or mahog and maple), and I'm not really aware if the problem with the...
  7. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Newb question here. I never got a chance to play a Jem so I wanted to know if I upgrade my pups on my RG560 would it be close to a jem in playability and sound. Yes, I know my 560 has h-s-s pups. thanks
  8. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey! I have two Ibanez RG Prestige basswood guitars that I love to play but... they sound completely different. This is not a problem of pickups or whatever kind of gear. I am talking about the "unplugged" sound of the guitars. The first one is a RG 2620 with an amazing sound: highs and lows...
  9. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    What the heck is up with Ibanez using wood that is so easily dinged? I have owned MANY different guitars but for some reason Ibanez guitars get dinged up with even very casual use. I'm talking about Jems and J Customs. I own Caparisons and their mahogany is like rock (even though they have the...
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey I just checked out Carvins website - and its new. I haven't checked in a long time - but I've got to say - this one is MUCH nicer - you can see all the specs, and there are a series of menus to go through to pick options. It's pretty sweet I say. Check it out if you haven't already.
  11. Pickups & wiring
    As you know the RG 2550 is a basswood body guitar with pickguard. I also have a RG 2620 with DiMarzio Breeds in it and now I want something different for the 2550. Shred and picking - sensitive for the neck and lots of harmonics would be great The brindge PU should have lots of harmonics, too...
  12. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey guys. Just bought a guitar from one of our comrades here, and it arrived with two long cracks on both sides of the neck pocket. It's a 93 RG550 and in otherwise pristine shape and playability. I'm pretty concerned about the craks though. Wouldn't have bothered me if it came chipped or...
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I honestly never thought I'd be in the position I am. In a nutshell, I played a RG1570 yesterday, and it blows my Jackson out of the water in many ways, and yet it' about the same price... I'm strongly considering selling my Jackson and possibly a few other things and buying that amazing guitar...
  14. Pickups & wiring
    I have three RG3120's, which all have a TZ in the bridge. They all had PAF pro's in the neck, but I replaced one with an Air Norton. On the 3120 with the Norton, I was thinking about replacing the TZ with a Steve's Special, just to have a bit of a different tone from the other 3120's, but I'm...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Why is basswood considered a low end wood for electric guitars??? I mean, paul gilberts guitar, the rg bolt ons, vai's older jem... These are some of the most famous guitars... Why is it considered low end?? The wood issue really confuses me... some say and swear that the wood has nothing...
  16. Pickups & wiring
    I love the sound of the Breeds in my Bad Horsie, but no matter how articulate you pick your notes when shredding Low E to D strings, it is really, really muddy. Yet, the sound from the G to High E strings is just absolutely beautiful and rich. Is there any way to balance it out so that the Low E...
  17. Pickups & wiring
    Since I find the Breed quite an attractive pickup for a replacement in a basswood JEM with PAF Pro's, I'm wonder exactly what a more middy/high wood like alder would do with it? Has anyone actually tried this or would it be a complete mess? Cheers.
  18. Pickups & wiring
    can anyone tell me about the super 3 vs the tone zone?
  19. Polls
    whats your favorit tone wood for a project or production guitar?
  20. Pickups & wiring
    Right, please don't kill me.... I've decided on a Breed in the bridge position. What neck pickup would suit this? Guitar: RG1570 basswood. Music style/preference: Satch, Vai, Gilbert, no death metal etc. I already have Paf Pros in my Jem, so don't really want them for my RG. Curious to...
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