Ibanez RG2228 RNHD custom

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  1. Ron Head

    Ron Head keep calm raise hell

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    My latest modded 8 stringer , originally a RG2228A from 2013 that got a few modds in December 2016 ..
    The initial plan was another RG8 , but I figured to get the 2228 done , because it would have all my
    favorite changes to it prior to it's 'prototypes' that I got experiences from .
    The list :
    - Floyd Rose 8 tremelo
    - push-in arm upgrade
    - Lundgren pick-ups , in a H-S-H set
    - volume kill-switch pot.
    - push-pull tonepot.
    - better 5-way bladeswitch
    - aestatics keep the black , added with 'gold' hardware
    - new experience to this one is the D-tuna ..
    all in all a very versatile guitar , anyway the pics :

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  2. Ron Head

    Ron Head keep calm raise hell

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    here's a few more :

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  3. Ron Head

    Ron Head keep calm raise hell

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    and a couple from the working bench , to give you a bit of an idea :

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    BangandBreach Kaboom.

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    Very cool!
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    That looks phenomenal! I didn't know Lundgren did single coils for 8's either, really cool
     
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    beyondcosmos SS.org Regular

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    This is one of the coolest mods I have ever seen. Just knowing someone out there did this to a Prestige 8 is wonderful.
     
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    Webmaestro Ibanez Fanatic

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    REALLY cool. I love gold hardware on a black guitar.
     
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    xwmucradiox sweep.tap.sweep

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    Is the maple plate to keep the floyd from floating? Otherwise I dont see how you could use the D-tuna.
     
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    ThePhilosopher Reason User

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    That's a pretty great mod, I have the same question about the D-tuna.
     
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    Leviathus Psychotic Monster

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    trem licking SS.org Regular

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    you are the best at mods, by far. the maple plate looks to cover the existing routing holes from the old bridge, and also add stability to the new trem posts in that soft basswood body.
     
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    endmysuffering I'm serious

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    That's how you mod a guitar. Sick work dude.
     
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    And here I thought I was finished GASing for 8-strings... :lol: Excellent work, my good man!
     
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    Gram negative Christopher Horton

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    Man! Love the gold hardware. Looks super classy.
     
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    trem licking SS.org Regular

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    I now am patiently awaiting the day you actually weld 2 floyds together and mod an RG9... or even an Agile 10 with floyd haha
     
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    Decipher Ibanez Enthusiast

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    Looks amazing!!! Love it.
     
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    Nag chugs and screams

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    That looks good, man. Your mod threads are always an interesting read :wub:
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    Beautiful. :drool:
     
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    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    A Dtuna because F isn't low enough ? :D
     
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    That is just bitchin'.
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