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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Anyone get a chance to play one. I did, and they play almost as good as my jem. I love the Edge bridge!!! They had all 3 at my guitar center. I played the Yellow and the Black one. Anyone else??
  2. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    I've been playing for a few months. I learned, what I learned, on my own. I can almost play about ten songs including the lead for "Proud Mary." But I signed up for some lessons and the guy told me my thumb placement is wrong. I place the neck of the guitar in the web of my hand with my...
  3. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm not the foremost expert when it comes to 80's Ibanez guitars, due to the fact that when I was a kid back then I couldn't afford even a 550. :) But, I will take a stab at a review of the 20th RG-DY I have here that belongs to a friend of mine. My DY is on order with Rich and hopefully will...
  4. Off-topic / Miscellaneous
    I notice when i play the guitar, or when i play tennis for a while and then don't play it for a few days or even a week, i seem to be able to play just that little bit better like, i can chage chords faster or even get a riff that i thought i could never get, just simple things. So does this...
  5. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Couple of questions for you guys who can play the racer x song superheros. the opening riff, it's pull offs with palm muting right ? also, the main rhythm, sounds like it's all down strokes ? (back to the woodshead) Thanks
  6. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Ok, I thought we could have a thread to share some tips for our Ibanez guitars. Ok here's mine :- To restore your maple neck (Wizard, or any maple neck for that matter), to get rid of that sticky, glossy shine that builds up over the years, I use a green scourer, the kind you get on the back of...
  7. Pickups & wiring
    has anyone here experienced problems with muddyness? (i know you have!) tell your epic tale of how you got rid of the mud... changing volume/tone pots? new pickups? EQ pedals, amp settings... reason i´m asking is both to learn, and for others to learn... i´ve been nagging for help choosing...
  8. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    is it possable to put a EVH D-Tuna on a jem trem? im looking to build a jem with legacy one and am wondering if it will fit. any ideas? (i know i need to use a tremsetter to keep it from going out of tune on floting trem guitars)
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    For Sale: 2003 Ibanez RG8527 J-Custom Vintage Violin SN: 32040 Very very good condition. Comes with UV1000 case and Schaller Straplocks installed. Has only minor swirl scratching on the back. Black painted metal cavity covers are showing wear. Front and sides of body are flawless...
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey all, I was wondering what kind of Dimarzio would work for me? I've always been a Duncan man but want to try something different. My RG 1570 v pups need to go. I want a paf pro for the neck, but can't decide on the bridge. I have a Marshall JMP1 and 9100 poweramp and its got the Marshall...
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey guys, I'm having some issues with my Gibralter bridge on my RGA121. Here'e ths thing...When I got the guitar, I brought it to my tech for a setup ( I tune to D standard and use thicker strings)...And to get new pickups installed. When I went to pick it up, he told me that he had to cut...
  12. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Ok some of you may remember I got a RG1570 a while back with buzzing problems. Well I returned it their "tech" said it had a twisted neck (I told them that, but its ok they need to prove it). So anyway they get me another one, string it up and guess what, it frets out a buzzes on the low E...
  13. Pickups & wiring
    I just ordered a used RG1550. And the seller will install new DiMarzios in it instead of the stock ones... My preferred tone would be this: Bridge HB: Tight bass, fairly high output. Distinct with nice string separation. Mainly for palm muting metal rhytm. Absolutely not muddy. Clarity with...
  14. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi, New here and not sure where to put this. These are My Guitars :) Fender Stratocaster (2006 Mexican) that I got this year. My Squire Strat (First Guitar) Which soon I will paint (B&W EVH Frankenstrat) Currently has no Strings (Or bridge as Im replacing that) My Samick P-Bass
  15. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    hi, because i currently have 1 floyd trem atm, i want to block it so i can change tuning. etc without having to setup the guitar again, just wondering whats the easiest and cheapest way to do this? diagrams/pics would be great
  16. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I know there are few guys on here with PRS guitars, I am considering buying a custom 22, how sticky does the neck get, is it nitrocellulose ? Ta
  17. Pickups & wiring
    Hi folks, since we all post on a forum where alot of people seem to like dimarzio, or have a preference of them over other brands (thats the sorta vibe i've gotten in my time here) i would like to hear peoples oppinons on these pickups and to give thier reasons why they like or dislike them...
  18. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Hey, I thought I'd share this with you guys. Everyone in my band has like no place to play, since we all live in apartment buildings and stuff. So we discovered this place in the town next to us (Southbridge) Its a old HUGE mill that some guy bought and has turned it into a meca for new and...
  19. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    hey all, am currently learning the tapping part to building the church and am having some trouble. the intro is ok as i can use my left palm to mute excess noise but im getting alot of string buzzing which i cant think of how to mute, the left hand is to busy moving around (in the solo section...
  20. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hey everyone, I just got my Blaze 7 Necks put in yesterday and they fukin ROCK!!! I thought I would show them off alittle bit ;p and I gotta thank j.arledge for helping me... basically telling me exactly how to wire them in. thanks alot man!
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