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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi all, can anyone tell me if any Rg 570's were factory fitted with a front mount mounted Top Lok Nut? I know that the older ones were rear mounted, but i don't know whether any of them post 2000 ever were? If someone out there can shed any light on this for me i would appreciate it. Thanks.
  2. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hey Im looking for Ibanez RG`s of the 90s or early 20s like RG 550/527/548/570/770. It has to be a basswood guitar. I live in Germany and I can arrange the shipment for you.
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    here is a little taste of what is coming hopefully this evening.... more pics to follow very very soon!
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    Looking @ an Ibanez RG 550..."1990 Ibanez RG 550, yellow, Dimarzio super distortion in the bridge Air Norton in the neck, Floyd rose tremolo, 24 frets, has some scuff marks, plays nice, good action". I'm told that there's a small crack in the neck between the lock nut on the back of the neck...
  5. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hey guys aswell as the parts im selling I also have an oldschool RG 550 neck from 90 or 91 with a lazer blue headstock the fretboard isnt perfect but I have cleaned it up a fair bit from when I first had it the truss rod cover has one screw thats stuck and the h e side string retainer bar screw...
  6. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hi guys dont have the funds for my 550 neck prject any longer so selling off the parts I did have for it, these include the lazer blue headstock maple neck/boarded RG 550 square heel neck, Black gotoh tuners, Black lo pro EDGE, and Black locking nut which is through the neck bolted... The RG...
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    I have several Rg & prestige parts for sale. 1. 1997 RG 550 AANJ 24 fret neck. Straight neck. slight wear on 3 & 4th frets on the "G" string. with maple fretboard . Bubinga stripe. comes with lock nut and tuners...$125 http://i811.photobucket.com/albums/zz37/dgabriel713/DSCN1810.jpg...
  8. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hi guys looking to get a 2000 or 2001 RG 550 really love the Sangria one I just snagged, I believe Ibanez reused the original EDGE from somepoint in the late 90's on certain models. The necks also had a Bubinga stripe like the Jem7DBK.. I also think the hardware was Power Cosmo... I dont mind...
  9. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    For sale: 1989 Ibanez RG550, black with black pickguard and maple fretboard. I am the original owner of the guitar and it has been well maintained and case kept throughout. Never gigged, never smoked around. I would rate the condition an 8/8.5 out of 10. The only discounts are some...
  10. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Got a problem with my pre 90's RG550 - i was cleaning the guitar and checking if there was any wear on the trem posts, i removed the springs from the rear and the trem lifted up from the body at an angle of around 45 degrees, the Low E,A,D,G & B went completly slack but the high E had barely...
  11. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello I just bought a 20th Anniversary Ibanez RG 550 for a really good price. The guitar is close to Mint, except for a small cracked/dent by the high e-string side of the 6th fret (see pictures). It doesn't currently affect any intonation or playability, but I'd like to fix/smooth it out...
  12. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    does anyone think the action on a guitar droped to drop C is kinda sucky? when i drop i use beefy slinky strings. 54 is the lowest string (C). im gunna drop an rg550 to drop C. i got to tune the whole guitar now its goona suck it takes forever. the two big screws in the back, i forgot do you...
  13. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I got this from Evil Bay UK today, helluva cracked neck and quite a bit of fret wear but it was cheap: £130. I'll bet some other UK members from the forum were watching it too... The guitar is so dirty, it looks like it's never been cleaned in it's life but it has obviously been well played...
  14. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hi For sale is my RG550 20th anniversary in black with rosewood fretboard. I'm sure you know the specs but special features include > original edge bridge > original wizard neck > original neck joint including special 20th anniversary neck plate > special 20th anniversary rear cavity cover >...
  15. Archived Topics and Common Questions
    I recently was told that My RG550's neck was stamped RG505 at the neck joint on the inside of where it is bolted on. Does anyone have any information on the RG505's specs and it's history and how it compares to the RG550 if it even does. Really would like to know if I have a rare guitar or if...
  16. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    i have a anniversary model dessert yellow rg550 in mint condition, see pics. i have pimped it out with nos neon green knobs from ibanez's 80's stock. these alone costed me 40 bucks just for the knobs! these aren't the painted crap you get on other sites, these are authentic ibanez neon green...
  17. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    On the late 80's RG's (ie. RG 550 & 750) is there enough room under the pickguard to totally drop the tone control in there? I've always hated placement of the volume pot on the RG's and find that my hand hits it more often than not. What I want to do is move the volume pot down to the location...
  18. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hi guys im looking for a 550/770 body to go with a 90 550 neck I bought on ****, missed the body by a margin, so I either have to find another body or get one made... I will need the older square neck heel too, I dont mind if the body isnt perfect Im in the uk but can buy from anyone if they...
  19. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    For trade or sale: 1989 Ibanez RG550, black with black pickguard and maple fretboard. I am the original owner of the guitar and it has been well maintained and case kept throughout. Some scratches on the pickguard and a few nicks here and there, but no exposed wood, cracks or anything of the...
  20. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I have a maple neck which is looking a bit like this: It's actually looking a bit yellowish, and I'm wondering whether varnish remover (citrustrip) make it a bit brighter. I want to try to get the maple looking new, any ideas? Will appreciate any answer thanks :mrgreen:.
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