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  • ibanez Alex Skolnick sig model

    rg540? can anyone find a picture of this? all i can find are very small ones, this guitar must be kind of rare, my buddy has one and he wants me to refinish it, i need to know what the original colors were. emailed ibanez about a week ago, nothing back of course.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmUo82osqxw

    seen in this video.

    ah finally found it, 540pII, anyone seen one of these? I love it, i want to copy the body style for a build.

    HCAF's resident meathead.

  • #2
    I wouldn't refinish it.

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    • #3
      someoen else already did, and they did a real **************** job, and he got the guitar really cheap because of it, so we want it back to an original, or close to original color.
      HCAF's resident meathead.

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      • #4
        Pretty cool, looks kinda like a Jackson Demon, but cooler IMO.
        What color are y'all shooting for?
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        • #5
          Here's a catalog page:

          http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=185&now=7

          Stock colors were Black, Desert Yellow, and Purple Neon.
          Mandatory Gear List:
          Ibanez Guitars: 1991 RG570/2005 RG7321/1992 RG 470/2005 RG 321MH/1996 SF420/2002 S-Classic/2001 RG320/1986 Charvel Model 1
          /Jackson JDX-94/Jackson+LTD mutt/Squier Bullet Spec./Squier Affinity Strat/Squier P-Bass Special/Crate Power Block/Carvin 4x12/Epi Valve Jr. Head/Marshall Lead 12 Combo/Marshall Mini Stack
          /Peavey Vypyr 30/Marshall Lead 15 mini stack/Many Pedals
          Band Site:
          http://www.myspace.com/blackholecaravan

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          • #6
            What is funny is it just like today, where they show the guy playing the guitar in a color you can't buy.

            I think the White looks the best of those colors.

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            • #7
              I thought Alex used to play the Ibanes Radius, the basis for the Satriani Sig model. I believe orange was an common finish for this model. I would go with the Desert Yellow ala F Gambale.
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              • #8
                I thought Alex used to play the Ibanes Radius, the basis for the Satriani Sig model. I believe orange was an common finish for this model. I would go with the Desert Yellow ala F Gambale.


                He played the S540LTD for a long time, as well as an RG or two IIRC.
                Later, he played the GR (Ghostrider) series for a while.
                Mandatory Gear List:
                Ibanez Guitars: 1991 RG570/2005 RG7321/1992 RG 470/2005 RG 321MH/1996 SF420/2002 S-Classic/2001 RG320/1986 Charvel Model 1
                /Jackson JDX-94/Jackson+LTD mutt/Squier Bullet Spec./Squier Affinity Strat/Squier P-Bass Special/Crate Power Block/Carvin 4x12/Epi Valve Jr. Head/Marshall Lead 12 Combo/Marshall Mini Stack
                /Peavey Vypyr 30/Marshall Lead 15 mini stack/Many Pedals
                Band Site:
                http://www.myspace.com/blackholecaravan

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                • #9
                  Guitar pictured looks like the stock but very rare color from 1988/1989 Fire-Alarm Red (really a vivid orange color). I have the earlier 540 Power guitar (think Joe Satriani's Not of This Earth album cover and he is playing a white HSS model) and mine is Fire-Alarm Red and it is the ultra rare triple coil humbucker in bridge. Coolest color ever for guitar and too bad they abandoned it so early.
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