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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Well I bought a RG from ed roman and it seems real fine and dandy, nice action, stays in tune for long periods of time (even after using the wammy like crazy), intonation is perfect,etc,etc. My question is, how do i know if my neck is too high off of the body of the guitar? Il post a picture...
  2. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hi all, some of you may have read below - new JS1000 btb... mentioned about a bit of a buzz problem which only seems to be getting worse. Only seems to be along the majority of the low E and the first 5-6 frets on the wound strings. playing a barre/power chord sounds horrible =/ i tried to...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey guys! Uh, i know this is gonna sound pretty dumb on my part, but honestly, how great are the original edge bridges? I've heard miraculous things about them, and seeing as how I'm looking into a 1990 RG550 with an original edge, i thought I'd like to know about it. Does the original edge...
  4. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    May as well post pictures of my heresy and get it over with. :D The bridge on my PWH was 17 years old. In some states, we could have gotten married. And the LoPro is certaintly a quality peice of engineering, but the years had taken their toll. The cosmetic damage was one thing, but the metal...
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I've been thinking lately of modifying my RGA to make it a bit more visually arresting and functional for me. I prefer guitars with locking trems, and have been leaning more and more towards maple fingerboards lately. I also happen to love the Corvette Grand Sport circa 1996. I mocked this up...
  6. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I've been using EB 10's since I got my RG550 and recently I've been finding them really tense and bending is not the easiest thing in the world (I've tried stretching them A LOT). I was just wondering how much of a difference there is with 9's rather than 10's. Would 9's feel looser and help...
  7. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    NOTE I AM A NOVICE GUITAR PLAYER AND AM JUST SEEKING INFORMATION FROM MORE SEASONED PLAYERS SO I CAN UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS OF A FLOYD ROSE. ARE THERE ANY? THANK YOU. BASED ON MY NOVICE LEVEL HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS: Coming from a newbie- I know some of you guys swear by them but I don’t get why...
  8. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm having a custom strat built by a very talented guy in Florida, but in the mean time I wanted to find a good backup guitar to match the strat that's being built - (it will be my #1). I hate to say it, but I'm moving away from Jems and Universes at this point and back to Strats. The custom...
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    All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey, which guitars would you guys get over the two i'm about to buy but i can't deceide. be truthful, its between the Ibanez RGA321 and ESP M-II . my brains going crazy!? which?????
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    So I just got an almost mint 1993 Japanese made S470, Lo-Pro Edge and original Wizard neck etc. It even had 2 Seymour Duncan Invaders in it, even though not my cup of tea, they hold their value and could be traded out. My dilemma is that I don't like the Wizard neck profile. I prefer more of...
  11. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    End of November, already! And we didn't get much news about what is going on in Fujigen plant for 2008. So, this is a call to anyone who could have picked here or there pieces of info about next year line-up. Please,feed my GAS!
  12. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I have noticed that when on the neck pickup of my jem the low strings are much louder than the high strings, and its really pissing me off. anybody have any idea? The pickup height is adjusted properly. Another thing I noticed, not having to do with the pickups htough, is my jem is extremely...
  13. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey everybody, I'm only 17 and I just got my first guitar with a locking trem. Its an RG 2570 and it rocks. I tried going with the stock super slinky strings (9 - 42) but I was breaking a string every other day. Now I'm using regular slinky (10-46) and I have it down so that I'm only a breaking...
  14. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I am looking at one in the catalog and assumed they were made in Japan. I was wrong. They are made in Indonesia. These necks are called Wizard II but are thicker than the Wizard necks. I just bought another (my second) RG470 and love the neck, but want a fixed bridge for emergency...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    has an AANJ and an actual 17mm neck with locking trems and 24 frets? I want one! The prestiges seem to be 18mm. thanks.
  16. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I don't read a lot of guitar magazines, and mostly because there aren't many available in my area, but I do pick up Guitar World occasionally (lately every other month or so if there's something that interests me). Anyway one thing that I've been noticing the last few months is whether its in...
  17. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    the ultimate guitar i'm looking for would have the piezo/midi/trem capabilities of the RG 1520 GK, but it would have an S body in a natural wood finish. right now I'm looking at these 3 options... S-370 (or any S series) in natural finish for $300 (try to find a double edge pro bridge and...
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    How long will it be in production and when will they upgrade the Edge III?
  19. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I'm putting together a custom guitar and the trem route the builder can do for me is either Schaller or Original Floyd Rose, both recessed. Will a Gotoh fit either of these, and is the Gotoh any good? What are some other top of the line trem units other than the obvious Ibanez ones. Also...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    SO here we go... Some S guitars.
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