Ibanez RG550

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80sChris
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Ibanez RG550

Post by 80sChris » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:08 pm

I don't get excited about many new guitars but the new Ibanez RG550 re-issues look awesome:

http://www.ibanez.com/products/u_eg_det ... color=CL01

Maple board, no fussy inlays, no garish figured wood, cool colours and a proper Edge tremolo.

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Post by Dirty D » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:41 pm

Where's the money grip?
No swirl?
Seriously tough, that neon purple finish is kinda badass!! :headbang
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Classic II red Tele
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_xxx_
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Ibanez RG550

Post by _xxx_ » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:05 pm

Old blocky neck joint... I prefer the rounded one.

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wizball
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Ibanez RG550

Post by wizball » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:46 pm

I prefer my original ones to the new ones :thumbs
This one has seen some action but still plays beautifully!
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This however is my fave with a Jem neck fitted :thumbs
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Post by KickstartMyHeart » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:35 am

I really like them :thumbs .
Practice cures most tone issues.

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