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Hi everyone, nice forum you've got yourself here.

I have one of the original 60 1990 MC universes... But no case. Ibanez are being the least helpful they could ever be with me just sending me endless pages of products they are selling despite many direct attempts to get in touch with them.

I was wondering if anyone would know a good quality case which fits the long headstock in please?

Any help would be greatly recieved.
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James
 

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Thanks very much.

It was at least 1068? or 38 or something, produced with multi-colour, but from a pretty good source i was told that in 1990 they didn't make too many. May be totally wrong, if i am, at least i look more special to those not in the know. lol

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James
 

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Your source was terrible [unfortunately it was probably found on this site] but there are many more MKR Japanese swirls [1990 and 1991], than there are ATD's [1991 only]
 

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the source is Darren @ ATD. let it go... regardless who is right (Ibanez has proven to be untrustworthy in this dept.) but you sound like a cranky-old-grump everytime this comes up :) ...glen
 

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The source was Darren, the way it became "true" was being posted here for so long [and still is, comentary added or not]

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it's neither true or false.

we have one side of the story and supposition that is collected by watching which UV77MCs are sold.

only an obnoxious individual would say darren's recollection was mostly incorrect.

now what ibanez did behind all our backs is another story ;)

ring up your sources and get the version from Ibanez and that will be added to the specs ...glen
 

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earth to rich - i don't disagree the numbers are off but i'm not going to state FACT based on a small sampling of guitars sold on the internet and more recently on **** with an axe to grind.

what % of MCs do you have photographs of? are you up to even 10% yet?

with all due respect, kindly STFU until you get Ibanez' version of the story :) ...glen
 

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You're barking up the wrong tree. If you want Ibanez' story, go get it yourself, add plenty of salt as usual.

It was way past 100 the last time we argued about it
MONTHS ago. I have probably 15 more to add now, predominantly MKR, of course.

Axe to grind? Yea, truth is always the axe right? :lol:
 

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so you still have about 10% right?

keep working on it ;)

noone at ibanez will let these facts out... why would you expect otherwise given they blatently deceived Vai... glen
 

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*I* don't expect it, then again I'm not the one demanding the story.

10% is more than ANY scientist would need as a random sample. Again, to ignore it, is pure ignorance ;)
 

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Dear jamesb_88

Welcome to the forum. Let me introduce you to Glen & Rich. They really do like eachother...in the same way two old ladies in a nursing home like eachother.



~K
 

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I do this for a living, not a hobby. I have all the information I need to draw a very realistic accurate conclusion.

Put your teeth back in, you're scarring Mr. Heinklestein!!
 

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you were playin' LesPauls when the MCs were created. :lol:

either way.... great... now stay on topic :) ...glen
 

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Since the model was officialy released in 1991, by the late 1990 Ibanez was already making them. If the total (best guess) number of UVMCs is around 1000-1100, and you consider that in 1991 they were painting them both in the USA and in Japan, I guess that at least 80% of them or more were made in 1991 (from the pictures Ive seen where most of them had Lo Pros).

Rich has a sample of this guitars (around 110) were about 70% of them were swirled in japan. I would also be interesting to know how many of this were made in 1990 (you can tell because the 90s had en edge and the 91s had a Lo Pro Edge).

So my guess, and its just a guess, is that at least 100 but less than 200 of the Japanase swirls were made in 1990 (if you asume that production began in late 1990).

I own a couple of japanese UVMC, and one of them was made in 1990.
 

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Official release was 1990.

MKR plates are 90' and 91'. The predominance of MKR's are 90's. It's easy to spot the chrome non adjustable poles on the single coil on the 90's.
 
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