Gee, that’s too bad. The RG550 that I just got I got for the body and the Edge. I would like to try one of the BFP’s out. However, no brick-n-mortars in my town Has one. The local GC only carries cheap guitars.
So different bridge, and different pickups Than the Jem7vWH?
thats why it costs less lol you can always buy used
I personally wouldn't pay $1800 for these jems made in Indonesia. I would try to find a made in Japan jem that is older, you could find one for similar price, problem here is you don't know the real condition of used guitar, even more so if return is NOT available. Lots of things could be wrong with it. I'd buy a from a guitar store off ebay or reverb that offers returns. You'll have to pay for return though, in 99% of cases, this is why buying used guitars sucks, is a gamble, especially with guitars as complex as these ones
You only go by photos, don't know squat about the real condition of it except some description the seller wrote, 99% of guitars are always suspiciously "mint" lol and in 99% of cases you'll have to pay for a return. To return a guitar with insurance, which you want, it will easily cost you $80-100 with Fedex or USPS
It's not worth it imo unless is a limited edition or you really want and can't find it anywhere else. Sometimes people get lucky but as with everything in life, you only read the good stories.
If you plan on replace the pickups and bridge of the floral, not worth it, it will cost more than just buying the white one. The floral is nice looking, if you really like it and willing to take a risk buying used, you could then change stuff
Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple/Walnut Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, 2 Humbucker Pickups, 1 Single-coil Pickup, and Edge Tremolo - White
Ibanez JEM7VP Steve Vai Signature White Perhaps the quintessential Ibanez Signature, this is the Steve Vai model in white. When Steve Vai teamed up with Ibanez in 1987, little did he realize what a lasting impact his signature model guitar would have. Today, the JEM is an iconic instrument imme...