Hello Everyone! I am new to the forum. This is my first post. Had a few questions in regards to refretting and scalloping my Ibanez Wizard II neck. The guitar is an Ibanez RG 320 DX. I have replaced the stock humbuckers with EMG 81 85 pickups. Also swapped out the cheap licensed Floyd with a Schaller Floyd Rose. Basically, I love the way this guitar sounds and feels. This is why I am upgrading and making it better. And I need to get the frets replaced. They are worn enough in certain spots to throw the intonation off. Also the 19th fret goes dead when I bend up more than half a step on the top E and B strings. Because of the fret wear, I am unable to set the action as low as I would like. The neck is maple with a rosewood fretboard. It has those triangle sharktooth inlays on the board. It is also bound. When I bought this guitar years ago, I had just assumed that the binding was done in the factory, but a few years ago I met the guy who said that this was his old guitar. And he told me that he did the binding on the fretboard. So, I would like to know how much it would cost to get it refretted with stainless steel frets. Large frets. Jumbos or something even bigger. And also how much it would cost to scallop the whole neck. I am willing to pay top dollar for this work to be done. I want it to be done by a professional. Also, in about a month I am moving to the Kansas City area. If anybody knows of any reputable luthiers in that area let me know. Thanks! I look forward to the responses!
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Refret and scalloping questions.