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  1. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Looking for a black Lo Pro in excellent condition for a project guitar. I also need a 43mm locking nut and a string retaining bar. Thanks.
  2. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    This problem applies to both my RGT220A with the Edge-Pro and my RG3120 with the Lo-Pro. The problem is similar to the one as in this post http://www.jemsite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69938 in the second paragraph. When I am going from lower pitch string to an upper pitch string the lower...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello, i just tuned my ibanez into D full. now the first problem was that the springs where turned @ an end. so i "stole" another spring from my other ibanez (witch is odd because that guitar was fine with 3 springs AND was in D to) so this is the first time i do this. is it Good the way i did...
  4. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    check Ibanez Japan website for 2008 Prestiges. Finally white RG !!
  5. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I'm having an issue with my G string, namely that when I'm Vai-like on the trem, the G string will go horribly flat (5 cents or so). If I just keep using the fine-tuners to get it back in tune, eventually I've got the G-string fine-tuner bottomed out, and the rest in their usual positions. The...
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I recently got a new JEM7VWH from Japan and I've noticed that on rare occasion the neck makes a single click sound when I lift the guitar up by it. This makes me think I should adjust the neck bolts. How should I adjust them? Loosen them up one by one and then use an electric drill on soft spin...
  7. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    This bridge is killing me - I can never seem to get it set up properly and I never seem to be able to get through a string change without breaking a string on this thing. When I purchased this guitar last year and changed strings for the first time, I could not get it to stay in tune at all (I...
  8. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    I just received a new Jem 7VWH. It is a 2006 model. I went step by step through the tech setup on this site and ibanezrules.com. The guitar plays great. I have had it for just over a week and today I noticed something that I hope is not a major problem. I had the volume all the way up and...
  9. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    OK, so for a few days now my Lo Pro has been behaving badly. When I put any dive pressure on it ... I don't know any better word to describe it but "pops". The springs are intact (I still need a spring lock), so there not causing it. I think it may be where the trem meets the bushing (the...
  10. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    So I was playing my JS1000BP late last night because I couldn't sleep and something odd happened.... As I pulled on the bar when I did a pinched harmonic on the G string, I heard a subtle "pop" sound. Although none of the strings broke, the G string went out of tune. When I unlocked the nut...
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Does anyone here remove the trem back plate for any reason...if so what is it? I have heard some conflicting info bout this topic
  12. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Ive had my JS1000BP for a little over a year, and its been giving me trouble from the start. I switched from 9s to 10s, and that helped it stay in tune a little bit, and I changed from 3 springs to 4, and that helped a little too, but its not enough. No matter what brand of strings I use, how...
  13. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    So here’s the story; I bought a used S520 a few weeks ago. Soon after I got it home I noticed that the string retaining bar was missing. When I had overcome the feeling of shame for not discovering this prior to the purchase I decided to order a new one. When I finally got the spare part I was...
  14. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    hi am building a custom jem at the mo and been wondering how to finish it was going to do a dy jem but have a dy rg 550 already .so fancy doing something abit diff this time .have done a quick mock up of my idea for the finish .will cover it in $1 bill then clear coat it .if any one done...
  15. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello, I bought a Tremol-no a while back for my Ibanez RG770DX. A couple of months later I took into a local luthier, guitar repairs place in the city and he said that he couldn't install it on the Ibanez I had. He said that the Edge bridges have a metal rod that if you can't use it, the...
  16. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    ive recently installed an used EDGE trem on my RG270 (some routing needed), and ive noticed that the block is longer than the other trems i`ve saw... and i know the 570 have the edge trem (and the same body dimensions that the 270), so wich years where they produced and in wich models came...
  17. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Just wondering...I was thinking of blocking the trem and putting 5 springs in the back instead of 3 for better tuning stability and tone. I don't really use the whammy bar as much as I used to, and I'd love to be able to do unison bends in tune...Thanks! (It's a JS 1200, so I'm not sure what...
  18. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I just blocked the bridge on my rg570 ex (a lo-pro edge) so now I'm not using the locking nut anymore (it's more convenient that way IMO) and I was wondering if it's a good idea to also remove the string retaining bar since it's not found on fixed bridge guitars ?
  19. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    ok i'm restating my question/problem... i just got the prestige rg2620 w/c has the EDGE pro bridge.. ok so my problem is that when i tune my low E (i tune it to drop D) the G, B, and high E strings go sharp. really sharp. when i finally tune those strings, the low E string goes sharp! its just...
  20. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Has anyone any info on whether there will be a 20th Anni Jem? Do I need to start saving.....
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