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  1. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Hey All, As promised, here's Whispering A Prayer. It's a very articulate song, and I payed special attention to some of the little nuances. Hope you enjoy! This is the last cover for a bit as I'm back to writing music again, but if you subscribe it'll notify you when I post again! Cheers!
  2. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    Greetings all, Hope you are all well. In between writing my own music I started doing these covers for when I go through some kind of creative block. This month its Building The Church, and I added some elements of its live version playing my special mirror jem! There's a few more Vai ones I...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I know this question does not pertain to Ibanez products but ive seen discussion here before about the Fernandes Sustainer system. I recently purchased a RetroRocket Elite guitar with the sustainer single coil and it work great except that there is a 50 second delay from when you first plug in...
  4. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    My new JS2480 arrived from Rich today. All I did was take a picture. I have a newborn baby and we have guests so as much as I want to, I can't go downstairs and try it just yet. Maybe at 8pm when my older son goes to sleep
  5. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Sustainers have become a point of interest for me recently because I've realized how much better they are than an E-Bow (no disrespect but it's true). The sustainer I am most familiar with is the Sustainiac and whatever type of sustainer is in the Jackson Phil Collen Signature model. I have only...
  6. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    1-of-a-kind custom built Jem (like Steve Vai's signature model Ibanez) with multi-color swirl finish. The neck was made, and all assembly done by, the head luthier for the B.C. Rich custom shop at the time (in Cincinnati). The body is a poplar body with custom swirl made and painted by pearl...
  7. Jemsite Featured News
    Leave it to Joe to bring the Sustainer to Ibanez! The 2017 Ibanez JS2480MCR in Muscle Car Red features the sustainer installed in the neck pickup position, which has been requested for years. Ibanez JS2480MCR Specs courtesy of site sponsor click here | Forum discussion click here | Ibanez.com...
  8. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Here is a beautiful 1999 Ibanez RG470 that has major upgrades. Made in Japan. Trans Black finish with bound flame maple top, Wizard II neck with 24 frets. Upgrades: Fernandes Sustainer FSK-101 Humbucker in the neck DiMarzio pickups - Fred DP153 in the bridge, YJM DP217 in the middle Edge...
  9. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Looking for tips, advice, suggestions regarding installing a sustainiac/fernandes 401 on a JEM 70v SFG. I have a fernandes revolver with FSK401 but i'd like to have it on a JEM instead. I could also drop that idea and just buy a sustainiac for a fresh installment. Any comments will be...
  10. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    W W W. youtube.com/watch?v=U5Ue6n2LONI W W W. guitarthai.com/picpost/gtpicpost/A3243523.jpg by paul glover need install with neck pickup (2 neck pick up) in this guitar 1.can use seymour duncan (off sustainer ) 2.and use only sustainer (off seymour duncan) anyone have diagram?
  11. Pickups & wiring
    Hello people, I am having some problems installing the Fernandes 401 sustainer in my Ibanez RGXVV. I can't seem to get any sound from either the neck or bridge pick up when the sustainer is turned off. When the sustainer is on however, it works as it should. Another weird thing is the volume...
  12. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Alright, this is a very late NGD- 3 months late to me matter of fact. The story goes- I was at this guitar festival called the brookdale guitar festival here in New Jersey (I met the tone king guy from YouTube there, and I wish rich would set up a little vendor area there ;) ). I had played...
  13. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    If I could nab someone's help for a minute it would be most appreciated I brought my old guitar to a luthier to have the fernandes sustainer fsk-401 & pickups taken out and put into an rg570. 2 things- 1) The sustainer switch functions are switched- meaning when the mode selector switch is...
  14. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I bought a 2nd-hand PGM3 earlier this year with sustainers installed. Which model i'm not very sure. But it was working all along till a couple of days ago, when i flick the on-switch, it gives a clean sound despite having distortion pedal instead of the sustain I have tried to change the...
  15. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    I've posted before with no luck so i'm trying agin if that's okay/ I am about to purchase the Fernandes FSK-401 Sustainer Kit but its in BLACK and obviously I want WHITE So... What do people do about this? Paint it? haha... get Bobbin Toppers? Thanks for any help I just really want a white...
  16. All Other Guitars (including Prestige)
    Hi, I own a RG2550z GW that has a "Smoked Mirror" Pickguard and am currently about to install a Sustainiac into the guitar, on the Sustaniac page it lists that the Sustainiac should not be mounted onto a aluminized pickguard, so I'm wondering, is the "Smoked Mirror" Pickguard aluminized or...
  17. Players, Bands, Sounds, Tours, Lessons & Theory!
    This came up in another thread where a member asked me what I could possibly be doing to break a whammy bar a year- here you go "Quote: Originally Posted by mike570 I still want to know how you break them. Normal trem abuse? Prying a car door open? Cracking walnuts in the trem cavity? I'm...
  18. Pickups & wiring
    If given a choice, would you prefer to buy a guitar with a sustainer already installed like the Banshee Elite or preferably to install a sustainer yourself? Which would you prefer?
  19. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    Hey all, Looking for any lefty guitar with both a double-locking trem and some sort of sustainer. Schecter has the Syn custom, but I'm not big enough an Avenged Sevenfold fan (nor really one at all) to justify spending that kind of money on an artist model for literally one reason: infinite...
  20. Pickups & wiring
    Hey, can anyone tell me what are dimensions of Fernandes Sustainer circuit board ? Circuit board measures 3" long x 2" wide x 1" deep. - from the website, but i am looking for distaces from switches to edges of board. Thanks!
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