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piece of crap or no? i want to get a rg but i dont have alot of cash ive seen this in ******, i like the look, its white i love white, should i get it, does the tremelo suck, tell me thanks
 

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no i actually just bought one,..and it is well worth your money,..its really a good guitar take my word for it,..it comes with desent pickups,..and it is well worth its money....i own 4 jacksons and this is something way better in terms of price.the tremolo is incredibly smooth and very well tonated,.....it's in my opinion a breakthrough for such a cheap priced guitar,....this guitar isnt just looks,...it stands up to its appearance
 

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just got one as well, it really is well worth the money. Most will argue that the pickups and bridge are not good, but I think they do the job very well, and for the price if you wanted to swap them out later, you still haven't broken the bank. Real nice work on the neck and frets. I would buy one again if that helps.
 

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my friend got one and the trem broke straight away..so he got it fixed....it did it again...now..he is really happy with it..yeah
 

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Yeah, it probably was defective. My guitar has the exact same trem and I haven't had any problems with it. It works great and holds its tuning quite well for a guitar of that price. I like it much better than those licensed floyd rose trems.
 

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I've got one, had it for about a year. Its a great guitar, its taken over my Gibson SG as my primary guitar. I did change out the pickups and rewired it though, not because there was something wrong but more out of personal preference.



I've since painted that middle pickup white, although its starting to peel off. I tried to use Fender pup covers but they didn't fit. :(
 

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no i actually just bought one,..and it is well worth your money,..its really a good guitar take my word for it,..it comes with desent pickups,..and it is well worth its money....i own 4 jacksons and this is something way better in terms of price.the tremolo is incredibly smooth and very well tonated,.....it's in my opinion a breakthrough for such a cheap priced guitar,....this guitar isnt just looks,...it stands up to its appearance
What type of Jacksons? How is does the RG stand up tone wise and in playability to your Jacksons?
 

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I got an RG350DX off Evilbay a few months ago for a ridiculously low price that was NEVER used. I was suprised at how alike it was with my brand new Jem7vWH that cost nearly 10x as much. I must not have the ear that so many others on here seem to have, but when it is plugged into the GNX4 along with the same patches as I use with the Jem, I cannot tell the difference. The trem is the only part that is lacking a bit.
I bought the RG to modify in ways I never would the Jem.
 

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yeah thats badass, thats for all the help im getting one soon, and i might throw in a emg81 in the bridge, but can i also keep the other pickups along with the emg since its active, ive been wondering about this for some time now. help me out
 

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To my knowledge, it CAN be done but I wouldn't recommend it. If you're going to go active then go after all the way. I have the EMG Zakk Wylde set along with an EMG S pickup and they all rock. In fact, the pickups that I like the most are the 85 in the neck and the S in the middle. The 85 in the neck has an awesome lead tone and the S in the middle gives me a great clean tone. The 85 also gives some really good clean tones as well as long as you roll back the volume a bit.
 

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The 350dx was the worse guitar I ever owned. I owned it for 2 months and and during those 2 months I had to bring it too a tech twice. The intonation was horrible, the trem plates were to weak, the locking nut made cracking noises all the time, and it just couldn't stay in tune. The pickups aren't even that great, they're the powersound one that are used in most rgs. Don't get me wrong, the look is beautiful, but thats not what counts.
 

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I played one for quite a while once, and I liked it. It was with the newer Edge Pro II bridge, and I really liked it. With some DiMarzio's in there, it would be just as good as anything else I suppose.

You cant compare or talk about the older version though, the one with the Lo-Trs II trem. Because that thing is just awful. It will ruin any guitar that it is put on.

But the one with the new trem is fine. I cant see any problems with that. And as others have said, a nice price too.
 

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I bought an '04 rg350dx the other day. I got it at a pawn shop for $100 out the door. It was a very fair price for a guitar that has 1 ding on the back ... and is virtually unplayed. I had owned one a few years ago, it wasn't that bad. So, I got this one for my girlfriend's son. Now, if he'll just pick it up and try to learn.

later, Jeremy
 

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They're actually decent. I would look for used 550s myself but if a used 350 is your price range you can't go wrong with either :p
 

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I would look for used 550s myself
Oh yeah, that would be better. You would probably be much more happy with a 5xx series. It would last you longer too, ability-wise. You would get better resale value too. But whatever fits your budget dude.
 

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Oh yeah, that would be better. You would probably be much more happy with a 5xx series. It would last you longer too, ability-wise. You would get better resale value too. But whatever fits your budget dude.
Simply the best buy :). Great guitar and great for modding :).

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André
 
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