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  1. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hi everyone! Found a decent deal on a JEM JR which I picked up, it was missing a truss cover so they knocked it down a decent amount. As with probably everyone else who gets a JR I got it as a project guitar haha. Going to eventually upgrade everything but as it doesnt have a truss cover thats...
  2. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    So, I've had this guitar for a while now and am very happy with it :D - smooth player, plenty of timbre options with the switching. The original scratchplate was broken around the tone pot so it had to go; also pretty 'meh' aesthetically, so in keeping with the 80s origins, some kitsch was due...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    RG1570 PUP/Scratchplate mod - WITH PICS OK... so after a year of playing my RG1570 with the default pickups etc. I decided it was time for a change (definitely don't like the V7,S1,V8 PUP combo) New pickups are on the way (Irongear Dirty Torque and Blues Engine both 4-wire), 5 way superswitch...
  4. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hi All I am in need of a new scratchplate / pickguard for my UV777BK (the mirror type one), however the price of these for official Ibanez ones is pretty high (£85 here in the UK). I am aware that cheap aftermarket ones can be a pain as the screw holes often don't match up (made this mistake a...
  5. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Plain white pickguard required for RG550/350. Don't really want a pearloid one unless really stuck in getting a plain old ******.. :wink: Location: UK
  6. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I've just tried replacing the stock pickups in my RG550LTD with EMG 81/85 and it has come to my attention that the 81 will not fit in the bridge pickup aperture on the scratchplate. For now I've managed to fit the slightly smaller 85 in to the bridge, and I've squeezed the 81 into the neck...
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