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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi guys, I recently got a 7620 (grey - very cool) and am very happy with it, its a fantastic guitar. However, Im finding that the high E string is slipping off the fretboard alot when I play. I compared the distance of the high E to the edge of the fret to my Schecter Hellraiser 7 string, and...
  2. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I have just recieved my first Jem, And Jem Swirl. I had a Jem VBK a week or so back, but I took it back to Sam Ash, due to the gap in the neck pocket. This guitar was once owned by Shadow, I believe. As I have seen it in the Jem gallery. I bought it from Vwall Guitars. It plays like butter...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I have been thinking about the fact that the neck is slightly oblique for a while. I am not sure about the fact that it is a defect. Therefore I ask you who plays on a RG1527: Is it a defect? Judge by these pictures: (I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures) Thanks! PS: If you...
  4. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    just wondering if somebody's got some decent pics of Larry Lalonde's custom RG560 he used in Jerry Was A Race Car Driver video? i've got this frame only: and it looks to be stained gray/blue or so, with Strat-style jack plate, no tone knob, 22 frets, matching headstock and beveled edges...
  5. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Lately my Strat had not been staying in tune as well as it used to when using the trem. I then realized that my trem angle was not as high as it once was. I went back to this video (which is how I setup my Strat when I first got it) and presto! Once again I can go to town on the vintage style...
  6. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hi, I got another guitar project that maybe I'll give to a luthier and I wanna choose if I make it Bolt-on or Neck-thru. So I'll denote the differences I know, and correct me if I'm wrong ( always love to know more about guitar making :D) - Differences in sound ? Neck-thrus have more sustain...
  7. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    hey guys, i'm currently placing an order for a custom guitar and i would like to use a standard wilkinson Vs-100N trem for the guitar. i was just thinking that since wilkinson trems cavities are non recessed, can the action of the guitar be as low as a recessed trem? compared to say, an ibanez...
  8. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Ive read almost all of the setup articles and im a little bit puzzled as to what to do with my neck angle. going off of the setup articles it says to do this: Bridge sits too low into the body when trying to get good action - increase the neck angle by shimming the headstock side of the neck...
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well, I am finally the owner of an Ibanez RG2570E. I just wanted to share some very disturbing things I noticed during my shopping experience. The guitar I bought came with a neck that was not proerly aligned. When looking straight at the guitar, the neck angles to the right, so that the thin...
  10. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hi, it's been a while since I've posted here but I thought this would be a good place to ask about a recent problem with my JS1200. When I do a bend on the 15, 17 and 19th fret on the high E string it sounds all bad and isn't smooth like it should be. It makes sort of a wierd sound and then no...
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I recently bought a RG2620QM and I found the action was a bit too high, more than 3 mm at the last fret. I tried to lower the trem but the lower string started to buzz right away. I figured I had to give the neck some relief so I began adjusting the truss rod. After just two 1/16th turns I found...
  12. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey guys.. I am almost in tears.. I have had an rg1570 since last August.. I got maybe 2 good months out of it before i stupidly joined a band that played in Drop C.. I had my guitar set up for that.. it didnt work out well.. i had it set back up for E.. there was a stripping issue.. had it set...
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Personally, my favorite guitars in the world besides the JS. But Ive also noticed that many Ibanezers HATE Gibson...so just wondering. smitty
  14. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    When I bought this guitar, I was told that this was normal on some guitars, however recently I've come to believe it is a problem. On my RG3120 where the neck goes into the pocket, I think it is not correct. The treble side is fine, however on the bass side where the body meets the rosewood on...
  15. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Well I finally got me a Les Paul. Being the cheapest man alive, I tried to find a decent used one, and after two "misfires", I broke down and bought a new standard. I got a good deal, and I had to sell my 87' 550 to get it, but I am happy in the end. Zebra Alnico II Pros already ordered!
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    First, I swear I have no affiliation with Ed Roman or his store. I just purchased a Quicksilver guitar from him. Other than the action being a bit high, it is the best guitar I've ever played. I own a 1969 Gold Top, 2 beautiful Strats, an Ibanez JS1000, two Martins, a 1980 Yamaha SA2000...
  17. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hello, Could somebody please explain what scarf joint is and what are the advantages and disadvantages? I see that the Jem have no scarf joint but the Prestiges do. thanks! axayacatl
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    So I've got one. It rocks. Needs new pickups, but other than that it rocks. Any recommendations for pickups? Also one question: I really can't pull up that much which is frustrating because with my jem I pull up like crazy. In fact it's what I love about it. I know I can't achieve...
  19. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I didn't want to be playing my jem7vwh all of the time, so I got a RG1570MRB. It's freakin awesome, especially for the price. I took the trem off to make sure that the arm holder was tight and figured that while I have it off I mine as well polish the frets, so I did and now it looks even more...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Looks ok to me.But I still like the Apex1 and the K-7 better. Here we go
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