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  1. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I have an Ibanez Prestige RG2550Z neck that I never got around to making a project out of, and I'm not really sure how much to ask for it. I would say it is not mint, but very close to mint condition. No scratches or major flaws. Has original tuners, locking nuts. I can post pictures if...
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    I've just made two additions to my collection. Both brand new - a first since the budget Cort strat I got as a teenager. I managed to get a good combined price for them, as they'd been hanging around in the store unsold for a long time (one was manufactured in 2008!). I now have an Ibanez for...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I own a 2008 RG2550z and an RG1421. I like both necks but I really like the 2550z neck, it's somehow just got a much nicer thickness and overall feel compared to the RG1421. I really like the hardtail of the 1421 so thought it might be possible to Frankenstein it and combine the best of each...
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    I'm trying to decide between these two guitars, both available used for a similar price. RG2550Z: 2009 5-piece maple & walnut Wizard Prestige (58mm / 18mm / 20mm) Edge Zero w/ ZPS3 RG2550EX: 2004 3-piece maple Super Wizard Prestige (56mm / 17mm / 19mm) Edge Pro The Z is in pristine...
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    It's my first tremolo (second handed) When I use my tremolo the strings get a bit sharp or flat, How do I fix this? Do I need to replace the blocks or something like that? Also when I dive the strings to the max, one of the gray springs move a bit where the bolts hold it and makes a clicking...
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    I have noticed on the used market the RG655s drop like a stone for $800, but the RG2550z sometimes go for higher or the same price being used. This kinda tells me that one guitar is better. Why is that? Is one actually better? Why does the new RG prestige's value drop so much on used market? I...
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    Hi, please help me choose which Ibanez guitar should i buy. I'm choosing between RG3250MZ or RG2550Z? One is maple neck and the other is rose wood, are they the same in sustaining the notes? I was so confused with the difference of their neck material and thickness. How was the playing with...
  8. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I have a 2012 RG2550Z and it had issue with buzzing on the low E string, the buzz would keep resonating. So i had a the frets levelled, and it is somewat better but didn't go away. The tech who did the work suspected that it was the pickups magnetic that was affecting the string so it would keep...
  9. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hi everyone! Just bought an Ibanez prestige RG2550z and was thinking of changing the pickups, also maybe the pickguard and knobs at the same time. I'd like to have your opinions on which colors would match the best with this guitar since it's pretty hard to find a customed one on google. By the...
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    When I switch from either bridge or neck pickup to the single coil there is a massive drop in volume. I have tried raising it as much as possible but it makes no difference. I am going straight into a Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier 100 watt head and the pickup is just unusable. Could it be a "bad"...
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    Hello! I read on Ibanez Wikia that in 2010 RG2550Z got the KTS Titanium Reinforcemnt Rods in the neck. My RG2550Z has just arrived. It's production date is 2010 but the serial number is relatively low (00316). There's no information whatsoever about those titanium rods. However, it doesn't have...
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    Hi! Guys, I'm looking to buy an RG 2550Z made in 2010. The seller has sent me some pictures and I'm not sure of the label on the back of the headstock. It only has the serial number, there's no Team J Craft label. Is this ok for 2010? I'm looking at photos of other Prestiges and they all...
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    Hi! Guys, I'm looking to buy an RG 2550Z made in 2010. The seller has sent me some pictures and I'm not sure of the label on the back of the headstock. It only has the serial number, there's no Team J Craft label. Is this ok for 2010? I'm looking at photos of other Prestiges and they all have...
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    Hey there dudes :) im new here... im about to buy a new rg2550z and i wanted to ask you what is your opinion about that guitar? i played it and it felt kinda good... do you recommand buing one? usually im a metal\progressive\rock kinda player. but the clean channel sound kinda nice too (eneway...
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    Hi guys, Not posted here for a while, but could do with some expert opinions. I'm looking at getting a new Ibanez, and the choice is between two; The RG2560zex Or, the RG2550z, which I'm sure you're all very familiar with. I'm sure you guys know all about the specs for the 2550, but here...
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    This guitar is near mint. I can't find any issues or signs of wear (same with the case). It is stamped as 2008, but it's actually a 2009 model as it has the zero trem. Includes the Prestige case and all of the tags. Here is the data from the Ibanez wiki- http://ibanez.wikia.com/wiki/RG2550Z...
  17. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    What's the way to adjust the height of the newer style knobs on an RG2550Z?
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    my wife :) I just finished recording a ballad for my wife - I called the song "Dana Sun". It started out as a simple progression and melody but the more I started working with it the more I enjoyed adding some swells, harmonies and some moody stuff in the beginning using volume swells and...
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    I got a new RG2550Z. The finish leaves me disappointed, considering I bought it on a sale for >$1000. Was I expecting too much? 1. Some of the frets are a little murky/rusty. 2. The white fretboard edges seem a little chipped in some places near frets, and there are a few black scratches...
  20. Pickups & wiring
    I don't know much about volume pots but I have an Ibanez RG 2550z and I like the guitar but I don't like the volume pot. I have 2 custom built Strats and when I roll back the volume on those guitars I like how the tone and volume changes gradually yet the volume pots on the Strats don't have a...
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