Ibanez RG550 Genesis...Anyone Else Excited?

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  1. trem licking

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    Gonna have to agree to disagree. Thankfully, my ibanez quota has been met and they are all AANJ. my 2 cents are spent, so carry on my wayward sons
     
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    it has never bothered or affected me, block or AANJ
     
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    Gain_Junkie93 Can't handle 7's.

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    The rg550 was the guitar that made me no longer care about aanj or neckthrough. I got the Rg550dx and it plays so well the neckjoint is an afterthought and doesn't bother me. However I wish they'd have made the genesis models aanj but that's just so I could slap the neck on a perle xiphos body.
     
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    They should reissues the RG760 and RG770
     
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    They should do a proper Fujigen reissue of the RG565 first!
     
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    This. With aanj, black and white. I’d take both..
     
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    Love my RG550 genesis, have the purple neon and am dropping a BKP HolyDiver/VH2 set in there (Green bobbins)
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Having owned both AANJ and the block heal, it does not matter. Both have stupid upper access. The AANJ feels nicer under the hands but that's about it. Physically the block heal doesn't limit playing in the upper register.
     
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    AANJ makes a massive difference when playing standing up for my hands, but the bolt is so, so much cooler.
     
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    I have no issues with the heel joint, I rarely venture that high up the fretboard but I just wanted to say again that goddamn these guitars rock, especially with the bridge pickups swapped!
     
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    I still plan to change the stock pickups but honestly they don’t sound bad at all with my Mesa MkV:25
     
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    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    Do eet. I did the purple neon with green bobbins and it looks great.

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    Purple Neon Genesis models are the best new guitar to dollar ratio purchases out there.
     

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