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Ibanez RG550 Floyd Rose parts???

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by iggs, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. iggs

    iggs Member

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    Hey all,

    I have a 90's RG550 that I'd like to bring back into playing shape.

    The Floyd Rose is pretty much ruined so I need a new one.

    Any ideas where can I get the right one for the guitar? This is the old style Ibanez licensed FR, not the newer low profile ones.

    Thanks!

    :dude
     
  2. jazzandmetal?

    jazzandmetal? Supporting Member

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    ibanezrules.com might have some stuff. If not the owner is a helpful guy.

    Jemsite.com - Lots of info

    or ebay
     
  3. vettelt11992

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    Just type Ibanez Edge Tremolo on Ebay and you will find a few, just make sure it is the right one, but i think that is the one...
     
  4. iggs

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    Thanks, I'm trying to avoid evil-bay as much as possible and go through a more "trusted" source. I did some research before and there seemed to be a few different ones with different width, depending on the year/model.
     
  5. ArcNSpark

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    Rich at www.ibanezrules.com has what you need. He also tweaks
    the trems and it does make a difference. Nice guy also
     
  6. John Hurtt

    John Hurtt Supporting Member

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    I believe that the regular Floyd's fit the routes of these.
     
  7. Eagle1

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    Not nicely but workable.
    You should have no particular problem getting a replacement Edge trem though.
    Have you tried disassembling it and soaking it in a pot of paraffin .
    Then clean up and rebuild with all new screws and blocks,your may be surprised as to how well this works.:dude
     
  8. iggs

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    The intonation screw holes are stripped to the point where the screws are just spinning and not catching at all so I guess the whole block needs replacing.

    Seems like Ibanezrules has what I need so I'll contact them.

    Thanks all!
     
  9. mvd18969

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    I have had a lot of luck by posting a "looking for" ad on craigslist. I've found quite a few parts that way.
     

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