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  1. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    So, my wife's mom is in some financial trouble so I decided to put my Les Paul Goldtop up for sale to help her out. I listed it for a fair $2400 and I got a response from someone asking if I was interested in trades. I told the guy not really guy I would listen to his offer. Then the guy has the...
  2. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    This was a christmas project I did for my son. Its an rg470 that has a black base and house of colors silver marblizer with high solids PPG clearcoat sanded and buffed. It has an original floyd with EMG actives 85 in the neck, sa in the middle and an 89 in the bridge. This is the second guitar...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    hi im new to this forum, and to guitar. i have been playing for about 3months and love it. i have 3 ibanezs. a rg470, rg320dx qm, and a 320sz. Love the 470 but the sustain and output is kinda sad. :( I installed an evo in the bridge myslelf but i want more sustain and a more driven sound, more...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    Hey guys I have yet another question on pickup selections for two of my guitars I have two humbuckers and two projects so I Wanted to split them up. the pickups are Dimarzio steves special and a Dimarzio EVO and the guitars are Epiphone sg-310 and a cort strat copy. The SG is the one with Alder...
  5. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    hello, I have a G&L Legacy that i may mod. I have 2 stock p.ups on it. the bridge p.up has been replaced a while ago by a Seymour Hot Rail. I was wondering whether some people here have been using the EC strat signature (the original one). what do you think of the active system? what if the...
  6. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    hey guys just want to know where the 97 js100 was made, if it was made in japan, china or korea. let me know. Thanks!!!
  7. Pickups & wiring
    Hey guys, hope to get some useful advice here. I have a Ibanez RG1550, in which I plan to install a Sustainiac. According to their homepage this MUST be installed in the neck and effect the sound coming from the bridge pup... Whats the problem, you wonder? Well, I have always liked to use the...
  8. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I have screeching when on high gain with my jem, its from 1990. What are the possible reasons for this? Do all guitars this old get screetchy?
  9. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Got more gear to sell as I'm funding a TC Electronics G-system. I'll get some pictures up later Ibanez RG350EX with EMG Active pickups in the bridge and neck position (stock center). Decent shape. No chips, cracks, etc. A couple of surface scratches on the back that can be buffed out (the...
  10. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    There was a thread on here a little while back about Epiphone Lp's. The general feeling is that if you can afford a Gibson then that's probably best as you'll have to try out a good few Epi's before you get a keeper and even then you'll need to do a few mods to it. My feeling is that I've also...
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I have a Hovland Musicap rated for .022 laying around. Can I slap that in my guitar with EMG actives? Or, do I need a different rated capacitor for the active's tone knob?
  12. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    my choice is between a Tone Zone/Air Norton or a Evo set i play quite alot of thrash metal like metal but i also play alot of stuff from steve vai , paul gilbert and soloist . i'am running thru a roland cube 60 via a ibanez rg550
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    http://1484.bz/c/29692/ 8470 + 8320= 8420
  14. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Right folks! The neck and headstock in great shape. Don't really care for the body paint, neither do I need the pickups. Goal : refinishing, new bridge, new pickups and electronics. By the way, are the neck and body the same on a 7421 than on the 7621? If so, I would consider that as well...
  15. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Hey, whats up? Here is the deal, i have the chance to take a single rectifier head for 1000E(about 1200$),or a tsl 100 half stack (1960 lead cabin 4x12 included) for 1500E(1750-1800$),all used, i wanna shred sound, what is the best for me? HELP me plz... The rectifier is too cheap and in very...
  16. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Here's the deal. I've got three EMG active humbuckers (81, 85, 60), but only two quick-connect cables. They're all the new style requiring the quick-connect cable, so I'd sell one without the quick-connect for $45, while the other two would go for $50 each. You can find the quick-connect cables...
  17. Pickups & wiring
    Anyone done this? I'm worried it could be to bright?
  18. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Just installed a EMG 81 and 85 into my axe. The EMG 85 sounds fine, but when switching to the 81 there is A LOT of noise. Sound is coming through the pickup, but there more noise than actual sound. The funny thing is, if I push down one of the string so it touches the pickup, the noise...
  19. Pickups & wiring
    taken from dimarzio.com bridge model dp# 220 Active humbuckers have a distinctive sound - powerful, clean, open-sounding, with excellent harmonic overtones and very tight lows. The down side for many players is that they also sound cold, have limited dynamics and run out of headroom when...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Has anyone played or has owned a Schecter C-1 FR THE NEW ONE! you know the one with duncan designed "ACTIVE" pickups, If you have can you tell me how it is! thanks Prestigeaxes
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