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  1. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    As I indicated in the other thread about identifying the tremolo on this, I pulled the trigger on my first RG! This is a serious step up from my 15 years of only playing an Epi Les Paul as an electric (play foremost acoustic jazz stuff)... anyways, as it is older it has lots of little issues...
  2. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    I am really not impressed with this set of Ernie Ball Super Slinky .42-.09. I wish I could of written a review, however things seemed to have changed here, I used to be able to write one. The Ibanez reseller in Ausrtalia sold me these too, recommended by them. I used to be a D'Addario...
  3. Pickups & wiring
    Hi there! So I have this beautiful jem505 with stock v7 and v8 pickups which I intend to replace. I'm going to replace them with duncan sh-4 jb and sh-2 jazz. I'm buying those pickups because i'm getting them really cheap and they seem like good and suitable pickups i can't go much wrong with...
  4. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I have an RG2550Z where the frets become "gritty" after a few months or less, at least with no use. They look a little tarnished, and bending feels like it's on fine grit sandpaper. Not sure it can be seen in the photo, maybe in full size: Is poor quality fretwire common in Prestige line...
  5. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hey everyone, I saw a used RG570 for an unbeatable price in a local shop a few days ago and was very excited to try it out as I'm looking to upgrade my RG320DX. I was testing everything on the guitar, and it all seemed okay except for the fine tuner on the high E string. It worked fine until...
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hi guys. I have an Edge Pro equipped guitar that was bought new and is being used actively for 3 monthes maximum. My hands like to get wet but not so hard, seems like normal. But my edge pro got a little rust in the holes where the strings' ball ends go and a little rust on the little black...
  7. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi all, I recently purchased a used RG8470F from Japan, and I received it today. It's a beautiful guitar in every way, but I'm a little disappointed that there is so much rust & corrosion on it, it's only a couple of years old. Just about all the screws are rusted, the Gotoh tuners are pitted...
  8. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Im currently doing a restoration project on a RG2120x, hoping to make my favorite guitar shiny all over again. :) But I have a problem with the rusty and bubbling saddles on the bridge. I guess a normal Lo-Pro Edge could easily be replaced but this particular model has a piezo on each individual...
  9. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi guys I have just bought a rg1527. I don't have the actual guitar with me but what i know is that there is slight corrosion on top of the edge pro and string tree. Will this affect playability or is it just cosmetic. Also the owner says this is completely removable. So is there any way to...
  10. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    I'm looking at buying an Ibanez 540R from a local seller, and the only reason I haven't already picked it up is that the fine tuners on the edge tremolo unit that is equipped on the guitar are rusted. How easy is this to fix, and can I find the parts I need to fix it anywhere?
  11. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hey all- I've been lusting after a JS1000 for over 10 years. I actually have a 10th Chrome Boy, but well..it sits in a case and doesn't get played! I just haven't been able to afford one, but this weekend i found a used one at a GC when I was visiting family in Indy. So I figured if I sold...
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