My franken ibby

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  1. Cobhc221

    Cobhc221 SS.org Regular

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    this has been a long time coming!

    i wanted to merge a mahogany body with a maple neck and ibanez don't have many models that feature that.

    only J customs and LACS from what ive seen.

    the body is an rg520qs with an rg3550mz neck.

    it was a bit of struggle getting the neck to fit in the neck cavity of the 520qs, which i didn't mind too much.

    it sounds a lot more open sounding, it's clear and most importantly, refined to my ears. i was trying to go for Ryan Knights LACS Jason becker model basically.

    this guitar is also very hard to capture the top btw.

    pickups are Seymour Duncan Black Winters

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    That looks awesome. I bet she sounds great. Congrats sir.
     
  3. Cobhc221

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    Beautiful maple. Makes most RGs look even better.
     
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    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    Pink is the new black !

    Congrats, nice combo :yesway: :)
     
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    hows the Maple Neck + Mahogany Body sounds like?
     
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    There is NOTHING more brutal than pink Black Winters
     
  9. Spicypickles

    Spicypickles 8 string Warrior

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    That is awesome!! I've been wanting to do this for a while myself.
     
  10. tylerpond05

    tylerpond05 Mormon Metalhead

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    This? :scratch:

    Anyways, that is one slick looking RG.
     
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    Ordacleaphobia Can only power chord

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    Oh, Ibanez. The swiss army knives of guitars.
    Right on man, glad it's playing how you'd hoped.
     
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    that's hot
     
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    It totally has the 80s shredder vibe. Great job!
     
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    Hey! That turned out really nice! Many congrats!
     
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    Paul Gilbert would approve of this!
     
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    Very cool looking, enjoy!
     
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    he honestly should bring his 80s guitars back!
     
  18. Cobhc221

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    well rounded and not muddy.

    before it had a rosewood board and i cant stand rosewood sometimes. depends on the wood it merges with.
     
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    thanks :D
     

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