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Is anyone able to help me with identifying this RG please?

It appears to be a 2002 FujiGen model (serial: F0222932), but I believe that means it should have 'Prestige' on the headstock...which it doesn't.

The active pickups were installed retrospectively and the pickguard + back plate have been replaced.

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Is anyone able to help me with identifying this RG please?

It appears to be a 2002 FujiGen model (serial: F0222932), but I believe that means it should have 'Prestige' on the headstock...which it doesn't.

The active pickups were installed retrospectively and the pickguard + back plate have been replaced.
Judging from the tremolo I think it could be an RG450. It's hard to tell from the pictures, but they came in a dark blue finish and had the TRS tremolo. They were MIJ, but not Prestige.
 

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They were! The trem is the weak part, otherwise they're a great buy on the used market. Do you have any plans for it?
I hadn't spotted the budget trem. It's not mine - it's being advertised on Gumtree and the photos I shared are all I've seen of it. £200 seemed far too good to be true for a FujiGen RG, but I was hoping someone simply didn't know what they were selling. 😅
 

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If it's MIJ and pre-edge pro, then it's likely a LO-TRS, which is far better than the LO-TRS II that everyone tries to lump it with. It's actually a well built trem, and will function just fine if not destroyed by someone.
 

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If it's MIJ and pre-edge pro, then it's likely a LO-TRS, which is far better than the LO-TRS II that everyone tries to lump it with. It's actually a well built trem, and will function just fine if not destroyed by someone.
I had an RG470 from the late nineties with a Lo-TRS once. It was okay, and worked well for playing at home. I would never gig it with my metal band, where the tremolo gets abused a lot in some of the songs. I don't know the guitar's history, but the rest of it (frets, other hardware) showed little wear.
 
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