I think I just got another guitar

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  1. IGRocker

    IGRocker Well-Known Member

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    Yup, it's an Ibanez RG320. I walked into church this morning to practice with the band before hand, and one of the guys asked me to take a look at a guitar. After a couple minutes, he says "you know, I haven't had time to give this thing the work it needs, and I have 13 other guitars anyway, so do you want it?"

    Obviously I said yes! It's the same color as my other Ibanez, and I think (by looking at the serial number) it's a 2001. The frets have massive divots in the cowboy chord area along with some wear up around the 12th fret. I'll probably just get some wide/medium fret wire and redo the whole neck (all 24 frets of it!). I think eventually I'll drop a Dimarzio Super Distortion and a Dominion into her, but that won't be for a while.

    I'll make sure to upload some pics tonight!
     
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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker

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    Yes, Please :D
     
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    Congrats IG, can't wait to see the pics.
    No chance for a bit of leveling on the frets?
     
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    I can salvage all but frets 2-9 from the looks of it. There are some big divots in the frets. One is almost to the fretboard!
     
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    Sounds like a refret to me:ohno::ohno:
     
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    Pics.......you Rookie Flipper you--- another infected young man I see. Good on ya IGR good on ya.
     
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    Allllriiiight Scoooooore, :)
    Very HNGD.
    Enjoy and have fun working on it to truly make it yours. :applause:
     
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    Flipper? Nah, I haven't sold one guitar yet :D
     
  9. IGRocker

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    Here be dem dar pikters!¡

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    Nice, dark rosewood fretboard. It's even a little darker in person.
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    The frets in question...
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    And now for the gut shot! I'm thinking it isn't stock in here... Lol. It's also missing both back plates. No biggie for me though.
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    I can definitely tell it's the same finish as my other Ibanez electric. It's wearing in similar ways. It's getting glossy where an arm/leg was rubbing against it and in some of the most worn spots it's through the grey paint and to the clear seal coat or whatever it is.

    So far, I'm liking it. I might need to put a shim under the neck to give it a better angle, but overall action is medium low after I did a slight set up this morning. It plays pretty nice, low frets aside!
     
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    :wow: Looks like a beaver chewed on those frets!!
    Someone did some upgrades in the control dept. as well.
     
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    I'm thinking Dimarzio Super Distortion in the bridge and a Dominion in the neck. Opinions? :D
     
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    I'm a big fan of the SD, but I haven't tried the Dominion.
    I say go for it, although you Might find the SD a bit much in the basswood, it's a personal preference thing.:)
     
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    I heard it whispering to me, give me high gain pickups! Give me them now!

    You certainly don't play blues or jazz with a Floyd Rose!
     
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    Slap them puppies in there, & wail out some BB King licks, you might just be surprised:shock:
     
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    Its funny, you can totally tell someone's playing style by their fret wear. Strange to see a cowboy chord player with a Floyd Rose equipped guitar.

    Sweet guitar though! I love me some Floyds.
     
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    Hey thanks! Nice to see you posting again :thumb:
     
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    I took the summer off. Wasnt really feeling it. Sold a bunch of music equipment and thinned out the herd a little.
     
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    Sweet. Love me some Ibanez' play blues an jazz on em too. Floyd and all.
     
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    Well hey, if the boot fits, wear it!
     
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    HNGD! "Hey, you want this guitar?" That's a great group of words right there...
     
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