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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hello all i'm a long time lurker and I knew the coolest cats were here to give the most expert advice around the ibanez culture. I have a 1992 Ibanez S540 LTD in Jem Blue that has been a great friend of mine through the years, but i think it needs to be reincarnated. It acquired a bad chip on...
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    Hello, I am wondering if there's an S540 in Desert Yellow preferably with Sharktooth inlays, out there for sale. I am located in EU atm, but I don't mind if you are located anywhere in the world. PM me here or emai me over, [email protected] Thank you
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    Need help with this HSH diagram NOTE: I believe these wire codes are correct for modern Bill Lawrence humbuckers (Bill & Becky, not Bill Lawrence USA, which are different). Bill Lawrence Wiring & Tech Info Wiring & Tech Info White = SS positive lead for South Coil (+ when used as regular...
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    Bought a new trem arm for my lo pro edge and FIRST SHOW, my tech went to pull the arm from the guitar and the entire trem came out of the cavity after an ear broke at the knife edge. He's not heavy handed, so no idea how something this crazy could have happened. Been looking around for a...
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    This guitar is local to me, and owner states it is an S540 from 1998. The serial number is F9800572 so it is indeed from 1998, but I'd like to know exactly which S540 model it is. I plan to buy it regardless, unless it's a dog when I get there, but want to know all I can about the guitar...
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    Must be the Japan neck for the 1993 S540. Not looking to mess around with others that may or may not fit. Prefer the maple board with oval inlay but will accept Rosewood with Shark tooth. Please have nut unless the neck is in immaculate condition I will consider unloaded neck. I see them...
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    I got this 1994 S540 TTS recently, and the body stamp at the neck pocket is in printed paper. Never seen before, any one can shed more light on this? Thanks !
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    Got this not too long ago, great guitar and very rare but I could use some cash right now. This is basically a prototype version of the Frank Gambale model. It has the recessed neck and pickup rings as well as the sweet matching headstock. Lipstick red finish. Specs can be found here...
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    This doesn't look right to me. Is theres a S540 with 24 frets and a strange looking headstock. I'm looking at the neck pickup and it doesn't seem lower than normal. I can't tell by the pictures if they just plopped on a longer neck and its not an official custom but a user mod? It seems well...
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    Here's something quite rare... a 1990 Ibanez 540S-LPF in Lipstick Red, I believe. The color varies between pinkish red and metallic orange depending on the lighting. Supposedly these are some sort of FGM-prototypes made for the Japanese market. Pretty cool guitars, matching headstock and all...
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    It's been a while since I posted here and now - (ta-da-da-dam!) - the new guitar arrived. Actually it's been a week already since delivery but I couldn't find time to shoot some pics and post here. Until today ))))) It's an Ibanez S540F TTS and it came from Japan. Made in 1998 but in very good...
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    Got a decent deal on this '92 S540 in Jade Metallic. I've been wanting a maple board for a while and this popped up and couldn't resist. It's in pretty good condition for 24 years old. Other than a couple good paint chips on bottom of lower horn and by bottom strap button. Almost don't want to...
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    Just time to replace it since it's from '90's.........
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    Hi guys, I recently purchased this guitar from Japan (some of you may have seen it on eBay). It plays fantastically well and I love it to pieces. However, I'm wondering if I could get some information about the guitar as the serial number is nothing like my other MIJ or MIK Ibanez guitars. The...
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    Up for sale is a barely used, studio-only Ibanez s540 FM in "Transparent Purple" I absolutely hate to have to do this, but family has to take precedence over my guitars. This particular piece is in impeccably well preserved condition! ~ I purchased this guitar brand new back in 1997, and it's...
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    Esteemed Ibanez Mod Gods, Back in 1993/94, my dear grandmother, before she passed, when upon hearing that I had joined the HS jazz band, offered to buy me a guitar. Well, at the store, they wouldn't even let me touch Les Paul Black Beauty with gold hardware that I wanted. So, I ended up with...
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    In late 1997 I bought what was called on the receipt an S540QM TK, brand new on the wall for an hour, from Guitar Center in Phoenix AZ. The guitar next to it was what looked like trans brown was in fact TK, trans black quilt maple. The guitar I bought and still own is actually trans green...
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    1992 S540 in Jade Metallic. Pics forthcoming. Excellent condition. A few very very minor spots. OHSC and whammy bar. Maple board with frets showing virtually no wear. Just set up with Daddario 9's. All original. Original solder joints have never been touched. $500+shipping in the lower 48...
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    This great looking, almost mint for its age, arrived home yesterday. Its a 1987 540S. I am not sure what color it is, from the catalog I believe it could be "caribbean blue". It is like if its been in a time capsule... Looks all orginal, my only doubt is whether the volume and tone knobs are...
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    I picked a S470 DXQM body on ebay and a nice S540 neck for a project i want to do. I have some questions if anyone is willing to help me out. 1. The trem that was taken off the guitar was a ZR trem. Do i have to stick with that trem or can a Lo Pro Edge or Edge pro fit on the guitar? 2. Will...
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