NGD Ibanez RG550 20th Anniversary

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  1. Djentlyman

    Djentlyman SS.org Regular

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    Hello All,

    For quite some time now I've wanted a slick shredder. So here is a mint Ibanez RG550 20th Anniversary with some mods. The plan was to get an original 550 but unfortunately I could't find the right one that was either in decent condition or didn't have a ridiculous price tag. Further GAS was added when my drummer's mate showed me his original 560. Then on SS.org along came this beauty and I knew I had to have it. A big thank-you to SS.org user satchfrk!! :hbang:

    Time for pics :scream:

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    Phew....made it in one piece

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    New scratchplate and a Dimarzio Liquifire/Crunchlab set :scream:

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    Dat neck joint :yum:

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    Behind the fancy back plate a Tremol-No has been installed.

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    The yellow is much more fluorescent in person.
    **Photo courtesy of satchfrk**

    Mod wise this guitar is complete. It's got a Tremol-No and the Dimarzio LF/CL combo which I have in two other guitars. You can't really ask for much more.

    Iv'e only had this guitar for 2 days now but so far it hasn't let me down.

    Time to play :shred:
     
  2. Dawn of the Shred

    Dawn of the Shred Scoop the Mids and Chug

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    Congrats and hngd! Now 80s shred time.
     
  3. Zado

    Zado SS.org Regular

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    now this is what I call a nice ibanez
     
  4. jfrey

    jfrey SS.org Regular

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    the pickguard is a custom or a stock one?
     
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    Pretty sure they were all HSH, so the middle pup was pulled and a custom guard installed. Which is something that I should do with my rg2550 :)

    Love those 80s colors!
     
  7. Daf57

    Daf57 5 7s in 4ths

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    Oh yeah! Now that's so cool gotta wear shades!! Congrats and enjoy! :)
     
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    c0n0r SS.org Regular

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    Stunning guitar! I want a rg550 so badly!
     
  9. Cowboyfromhell

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    Looks awesome dude!! HNGD :hbang:!!!
     
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    Love it! Always wanted one of these or at least an RG350M and load it with the pink pups etc.
     
  11. Michael T

    Michael T Sea Turtles mate Contributor

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    Killer!! Love those reissues, enjoy.

    None moar yeller !! :bowdown:
     
  12. ibanezgitarrero

    ibanezgitarrero Ready to RAWK.

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    Happy NGD! Great score, I love the HH version.
     
  13. AdenM

    AdenM Illuminaughty

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    I've been dying to get my hands on a 3XXV, this thing just reignited my GAS. Happy NGD!
    Btw, I did not know the HSCs matched the guitars. Hot.
     
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    welcome in the family :)
     
  15. IbanezDaemon

    IbanezDaemon Raptus regaliter

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    Great score and an amazing guitar. I never tire of looking
    at RG550 DY models.
     
  16. aerodynamics

    aerodynamics Brings the Jams

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    All of those bright finishes are pretty sweet, nice score.
     
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    Awesome. You can't get much more 80's shred than that guitar :)
     
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    Holy shizzle that looks mint!
     

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