First NGD in years - Ibanez S1220wnf

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  1. ridealot100

    ridealot100 SS.org Regular

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    I haven't been on the forum in years, but today I found a guitar that I've always wanted. I picked this S1220 up for $400 with the prestige case. The frets are in great shape, but they need to be dressed, so it's going in for a plek and setup pretty soon.

    Before that, I plan on refinishing it with tung oil. The current finish is pretty chipped up, and the wood looks great. When I put it back together, I'm ditching the killswitch and installing a Tone-Zone/Joe pickup comb. Maybe some rosewood pickup rings & knobs?

    Question though:
    I plan on removing the neck to do the refinish, and I'm wondering how long I can leave the neck untensioned while I refinish the body. It's the older unreinforced neck, so I'm being extra cautious.
    Thanks!

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  3. AkiraSpectrum

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    Have always been a fan of the S series, especially in the prestige line, Congrats!
     
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    Congrats man
     
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    congrats...hngd
     
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    Nice looking axe. The binding looks like it has taken on a slightly yellow hue from the pics, I think it looks great. Would love to see pics after you get the re-finish done.
     
  7. ridealot100

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    Thanks guys! I'll be posting a couple shots throughout the refinishing process. All of the small parts have been ordered, and I'm about to start taking it apart soon.
     
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    I don't know that I would even bother to refinish - it looks awesome as it!
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Such a sucker for Prestige S series. Miss my 5470 dearly. HNGD!
     

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