Help IDing an Ibanez

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  1. Scootman1911

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    So I went to my local guitar shop for a little bit today and they had a few Ibbys. One was an RT650 and one was an older Strat shaped Ibby. I only got one picture on my phone so the quality isn't the greatest.
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    You can actually see the RT650 in the background too.
    Anyways, this had what I believe to be a kill switch, LFR, the headstock just said Ibanez on it, it was a dark purple into black with little flakes of sparkles or something in it, and the serial number was F717441.
     
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    Looks like a Kramer Focus 3000.
     
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    I looked it up and the Focus 3000 had three knobs and another switch I think.
     
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    Looks like an RG440DW. If it's in good shape and is a decent price go for it! 1987 was the transition year when Vai signed up and Ibanez started to get really good. [​IMG]
     
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    It's $250 If I remember right. I wonder if I can get like $50 out of my parents...
     
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    looks like an awesome guitar, but not quite as awesome as that rt series. How much were they charging for that one?
     
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    That RG410PR looks pretty bad ass!
     
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    Wow... i don't remember there being a transition Roadstar series that was SO Strat-like... they always had quirky little bumps on the inside tips of the cutaway horns, and oddly-shaped pickguards. That guitar is nice!
     
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    So, you guys think I should try and find a way to get the $50 I need and get it? I'm gonna try and go in again soon and try it out

    The RT was $450. I'm gonna check that one out too next time I'm in.
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    I say go for it. Nothing like Ibanez rarities.
     
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    Well I gotta find a way to get the extra $50 to $60 to pay for this.
     
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    Why do you need to scrounge $50, don't you have a job?
     
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    I'd get that Ibanez. It has an original Edge trem, so it rules :)
    I nearly got one of those off Ebay myself a while ago, but I got outbid in the end.
     
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    I wish. No where is hiring in my town
     

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