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  1. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hi everyone ! ;) First of all, hope I'm posting in the good section and not against this forum's rules (I did read them though)... I'm currently looking to buy a Custom Made S540 with a maple fretboard, in a good overall condition. They do seem quite rare to find sadly...! I'm in France, I...
  2. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    A lot of people ask me how I clean my maple necks and I am going to tell you. First I don't mind a dirty neck at all but what I mind is someone else's dirt. So after buying a used JEM777DY with a dirty neck I looked around the house to see what I could find to clean it with. I tried regular...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I am about to begin my first fret job. I pulled the old ones out and they were either not glued, or the glue didn't hold at all because the removal was quite easy. So my question is... to glue or not to glue? What is the difference (other than gluing being a pain in the butt)? I will be...
  4. Classified Ads: Ibanez JEM/UV Guitars
    Dear Jemsite, I`ve been looking for a good UV for a while now, and i`ve bought other things in the process, but i think i am done putting this off. I have the means for a good one, but i always welcome beaters. In addition, i have 2 guitars i am willing to put in for trade. Pictures will be...
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Repainted black at wilkins guitars in LA, they did a great job. Redid all the hardware to Cosmo Black. Well almost, anybody got the lock nuts and screws? Do NOT want to drop 50 bucks on those three little bastards. What do you all think? I liket he cosmo hardware onthe black paint. Dropped...
  6. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I have 2 RG 470s and a 570 on the way. I'd like to try a maple fingerboard, and I notice those are scarce. What are my best options? Will a 550 neck work with/out significant mods? I see 550s with maple f/boards. I did a search herein and saw some mention of having a luthier take a rosewood...
  7. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Here's a bunch of misc. pieces I want to move... Feel free to make offers. 1) IBZ vintage Les Paul truss cover. I pulled this from a 1974 IBZ Les Paul copy. $5 + shipping http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p163/shredderjoeriley/trusscover.jpg 2) WD Floyd Rose trem posts and insert sleeves...
  8. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I'm relisting this as a FS post to not confuse anyone from the previous posting. I'm moving the 550 DY to help fund RFR IBZ purchase locally. These are current pix as well. Ibanez RG 550 DY (1990 model-rare black headstock) All original. Maple fretboard shows aged wear (awesome). Jumbo frets...
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I've not got any large Ibanez dealers where i live (which pisses me off..), so i can't really go and try one. the PGM301 was the first Ibanez i saw, and i kind of fell in love when i saw it, however after going over the official site/other forums, etc, i started likeing S's as well...
  10. Pickups & wiring
    I know many like these in the neck but anyone like the pro in the bridge spot of a RG? I was told that they are great for a very tight,balanced, lower output paf tone and have great pinch harmonics? i like the tone of "satch boogie" and that is all pros on there remind me of the "hot for...
  11. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Maple or rosewood? All my Ibanez and PRS guitars are rosewood, so I've never really spent any serious time with a maple fretboard. Is there really that much of a tonal difference between the two, or are the differences more to do with the general feel of the maple compared to rosewood, or purely...
  12. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I've had this in another listing and have decided to relist it in trade for an IBZ 550 road flare red. Original or preferably the Anniversary w/case. I'm willing to throw several pieces from the list below, & possibly some $$ to sweeten the deal if need be. Trade list: 1)- Ibanez RG550 DY...
  13. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    This is strictly for Ibanez lovers or collectors. I've probably owned 30 various RG's and USA Customes over the years but I was never able to find one of these. I bought this as a project guitar. I was going to have a custom graphic painted on it but I need to sell it to buy other gear that...
  14. Classified Ads: Ibanez JEM/UV Guitars
    I'm going to be as detailed as I can about this (1989?) JEM777VBK. I recently traded for it and have decided it's just not for me. Overall I would say the guitar is in "very good" condition, particularly for its age. The modifications make things tricky, though. Serial number is 892730. The...
  15. Comments to Ibanez
    Dear Ibanez, Im wondering what are the Chances of a Full Production Re-issue of the RG550? I Missed out on the the 20th anniversary limited run, and i cant find them anywhere. I was really hoping to be able to purchase this guitar, and i think a lot of people would like to see this model in...
  16. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I'm looking for the early production models of the PGM300 with the maple fretboard, white and black finish, and Edge tremolo. Condition isn't extremely important to me, but I'd prefer for it to be original or mostly original. I'll try to pay accordingly. Extra points for those models with...
  17. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Black RG20th, bought in September, pretty good condition. It's been up for sale for a long time, so chances are, you've seen pics of it (I can get more again if needed). I thought it was sold, but the local buyer was a D bag and backed out. I would love to trade for a strat, tele, schecter...
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    White korina body with a mappa burl top, Dimarzios (Air Norton/ Cruiser / Evo 2) with coil tap, Sperzel locking tuners, maple neck with flame maple fretboard and mirror vine inlays (green stem, chrome leaves), tonepros string thru body bridge. The disclaimer goes again that my builder doesnt...
  19. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hey guys, so i was looking through some local ads when i saw one for an 87`777 SK. Now i love my 777 to death and with my 7pbk leaving soon, i will be left with only one floyd guitar. This is unnacceptable. This one was priced very reasonably. So in addition, i may sell another from my private...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well, I wasn't really happy with the current Ibanez 7 String lineup, so I made my statement with my dollars and picked me up a nice Agile Interceptor Pro. For those who haven't heard of Agile guitars, they're a relatively unknown brand ran by Rondomusic. They make some VERY nice guitars for...
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