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I had my Rg for a while now and it never really gets to see the outside world, plus, i can't find any pics of one anywhere.
So I figured I would share it with the world after a well needed service!

Guts out :(


Thanks to Gonch at WRAITH CUSTOM GUITARS Who showed me all the steps
for adjusting the neck, replacing the Trem springs and setting the correct action.


I am Incredibly happy with my RG now :) now where to get insurance????
 

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If you want your guitar insured and it stays at home just add it to your home's contents insurance, with it listed with a value. That's all you need, you don't need dedicated insurance just for your guitar. ;)
 

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Thanks guys and girls!

Having never really nerded out about guitars until now! (playing for 21yrs) I decided to swat upon info on my guitar to help in my service options etc (I actually don't have a clue :) )

My guitar was made at the
Fuji-gen Plant, Japan
1998 (year older than i thought)
Production Number: 46604
Rg550 Limited Ed in New Penny
Rosewood fretboard, stickered inlays

It seems the more i look the rarer this is, is this right?? (which gives me a bigger nerd on btw)
I just knew it played like a dream and i had to own it
 

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wow!!! I thought I was the only one having that guitar!!! It's not very common and plays like a dream! Mine is a 99 model
 

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well, I had a few things done:

I changed the lo pro edge with and edge (I swapped the bridge with another RG cos back then I liked the edge more);
The neck is scalloped from the 21st fret to 24th;
Pickguard changed with a gold mirror one;
Pickups are Evolution neck and Evo2 in the bridge;
Pull/push tone selector for a split single coil (just the neck pickup).

This has been my main guitar for years. The neck feels amazing. If you wanna hear what I recorded with this guitar listen to this:

I recorded 2 albums with this guitar, travelled anywhere in the world with her.
And like anyone else here, I named her "Dora".
 

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Cool! Mine is all virginal (apart from some advanced fingerings here and there) and as the factory intended. Tho i do need my frets replacing.

do scalloped frets really make the difference?

I called her "Penny"

Cool channel, I subscribed
 

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well it's easier to bend high up the neck. Same principle as the Jem. Don't forget back then these Rg's were the closest thing to a Jem.
 
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