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Ibanez L.A Custom Shop Designed AX-CSD1 - $1650-SOLD!!

Filed Under (Ibanez, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 24-10-2010

This is definitely one Ibanez for the collector who thought he had everything. An extremely rare L.A Custom Shop Designed AX-CSD1!! This is one of six in the series (2×6 string RG’s, 2×7 string RG’s, 1x S series and 1x AX series) that were released in mid 2000~mid 2001 in VERY LIMITED numbers and ONLY for the Japanese market. This was an Ibanez Japan and L.A Custom Shop collaboration model, some collectors call them the millenium series. As mentioned EXTREMELY RARE! The L.A Custom Shop usually DOES NOT make guitars for the public, it is strictly for endorsers ONLY. Seeing one, let alone getting your hands on one, is very difficult, this series is very highly prized in Japan and this is the first AX-CSD1 I have seen in the flesh.

The AX series to some look abit old fashioned and abit of an ugly duckling but don’t let looks deceive, it rocks just as hard as any other model and feels great to play. I think it looks pretty cool actually and a refreshing change from the norm. It has everything essential for ALL types of Rock/Metal and sounds very warm with nice mids. Having such a big chunk of Mahogany the AXCSD1 is suprisingly quite light and the Extreme Ocean colour looks great, depending on how you look at it, It changes from a metallic grey to a metallic blue. On the 12th fret you will also notice the very unique L.A Custom Shop trademark logo (Very cool) and for this series an extra padded special L.A Custom Shop logo’d softcase. (Believe it or not ALOT of Japanese prefer softcases rather than a hardcase, probably because there just as safe, ease of travel and space saving, due to their quite smaller houses/apartments)

Again, it sounds great but, personally if it had a pair of EMG’s better. The only negative thing I have to say about it, is it has a few battle scars, a few dings/scratching and is reflected in the price but, I just HAD to grab it, due to its rarity and collectorbility. Chances are this will be the only one we will see on the site and a safe bet to say this is the only one in Australia. In short if your looking for something out of the norm (body wise) with all the quality hardware/pick-ups, designed for Metal and is a VERY rare collectable. This is a perfect chance!! This would also look very nice sitting next to some J or U.S.A Customs and at a very reasonable price.
Vintage looking, modern sounding, very John 5ish?

(Also comes with an Ernie Ball locking strap)

Body : Mahogany
Neck : 5pc Maple & Bubinga AX Type
Fingerboard : Rosewood w/L.A Custom Shop logo at 12th fret
Bridge : Lo-Pro Edge
Pick-ups : (Front) Di Marzio P.A.F Pro, (Rear) Di Marzio Super Distortion
Controls : 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3 way toggle
Hardware Colour : Silver
Colour : Extreme Ocean

Ibanez U.S.A Custom UCEW1LC NT - $2500!! - Sold!!

Filed Under (Ibanez, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 30-08-2010

Another first for Importstrings is a VERY RARE and VERY HARD to get your hands on,LEGENDARY U.S.A Custom Exotic Woods Series UCEW1LC NT with Custom Shop ordered upgrades!! This guitar at the time,was Ibanez at their very best! Now I’m not taking any thunder away from the J Customs of today, which are extremely well built and beautifully sounding, BUT this monster is WOOW! sounding and will punch holes in many J Customs. Sadly the two top series of U.S.A Customs, the American Masters and Exotic woods have been over shadowed by the J Customs, which is understandable, being that ALL the U.S.A Customs were built from 1989~1996 in limited numbers, a generation gap, a lack of internet info (if any in those days) and the U.S.A Custom very rarely leaving the U.S.

Now VERY BREIFLY, I’ll try to explain why these exquisite guitars are so sought after! It all started many years ago,way back in the late 80’s (Now I feel old) By that time Ibanez had already established themselves with many fine, quality built instruments, but now it was time to take on the major players in their own back yard, so to speak. Very quietly, in the late 80’s they opened up Hoshino U.S.A in Bensalam P.A with a small team of American designers. They were to establish themselves as the Ibanez Custom Craft shop. In the short time from 1988~1990 they came out with many fine creations like the 540S, 540P, 540R (Which would later go back to Japan for full blown production) and the first in the U.S.A Custom Shop series the American Masters etc..
With Ibanez now getting more of a slice of the American market, it was decided to move shop, to California, and open two shops. In short one being exclusively for the endorser, they were to grab would be endorsers, create for them and maintain their instruments etc.. at NO EXPENSE spared. Some of those heavy weight guitarists being the likes of Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Frank Gambale etc, etc… The other shop, located a short distance away was for the U.S.A Custom Shop series, direct to the public/shops. In all, five different series would be produced, with some having outside help. With some series, the bodies came direct from Japan with only the bridge humbucker routed, giving the customer the option of pick-up configuration, choice of Di Marzios, neck woods, frets etc.. These models were usually ordered through the local Ibanez dealer, with spec sheet made available. Like I said, Ibanez were going full out to IMPRESS! The Custom shop to the public was closed in 1996 due to sales which was brought on by a change in music, but the custom shop for the endorsors is still open today. When Ibanez closed the custom shop to the public, it was decided to bring all that custom guitar experience back to Japan with a new limited line called the “J Custom. YUP!! If there had not been such models as the American Masters or Exotic woods there may never had been a J Custom. Which brings us FINALLY to the Exotic Woods.
Now this is where it gets tricky. The Exotic Woods Series were made from 1990~1992 with 6 models in the series, the UCEWFM and UCEWQM being the more expensive models. They came STANDARD with metal nobs, centered pearl dot inlay, birdseye maple neck, Jumbo Frets, cosmo black hardware, Di Marzio PAF PRO x2, IBZ/USA C3 x1 pick-ups that were direct mounted. The UCEW1LC came STANDARD with plastic nobs, offset pearl dot inlay, maple neck, Jumbo Frets, black hardware, Di Marzio PAF PRO x2, Di Marzio VS-1 x1 and were ring mounted.
The model we have was CUSTOM ORDERED sharing the same specs as the top models, plus abalone inlays, Jim Dunlop 6105 Frets, Di Marzio Double Whammy in the bridge and keeping the standard black hardware. This is a ONE OWNER guitar thats was puchased in 1992, then brought back to Japan in late 2006, in that time he also has had installed, an E.S.P Arming Adjuster (Designed to bring your tremelo back to zero point after all those dives). More info.from E.S.P.
Another note about the Exotic woods Series, is the bodies were bulit by Tak Hosono, (founder of E.S.P) of Hosono Guitar Works. These bodies are of the highest quality and the EXTRA THICK Australian Lacewood top used, is absolutely amazing, the woods were highly polished giving holographic effects. Getting an Exotic Woods is quite rare but getting one with Lacewood of this calibar VERY RARE!! This is the ONLY model Ibanez have used an Australian Lacewood top making it very unique indeed! As mentioned the sound of this guitar is WOW! Punch, classic, fat, warm bottoms, awesome tone and sustain through-out, due to two factors. One being the quality woods/direct mounted pick-ups (these always give a bit more than ring mounted) and two the E.S.P Tremelo Adjuster is always in contact with the tremelo block, the vibrations ring down through the block, into the body giving added tone, sustain and clarity to a guitar that already sounded good.

The condition is almost like new!! This guitar has been treated like a baby, almost no ware to the hardware, 80%+ frets, body is mega-clean, almost like new playing condition! The only flaws in this guitar is, the original owner lost the back plate (no biggy, for a few bucks that can be ordered or made) and a chip at the truss rod hole which has been touched up. THATS IT!!! This is an 18yr old instument that looks like it came off the shelf yesterday, all in its original Custom Shop case (with serial no. still intact) and owners manual. It also has a very low serial no.of the 210th instrument built in 1992. If your an Ibanez collector, you will know how rare this is, and how much, of a fasinating peice of Ibanez history it is.
The craftmanship on this guitar is second to none, J Customs included!!

Body : Highly polished Australian Lacewood w/Honduras Mahogany back
Neck : 1pc.Birds eye Maple, Ultra type,
Fingerboard : Rosewood w/Abalone centered dots and Jim Dunlop 6105 frets
Bridge : Edge
Pick-ups : (Front) Di Marzio PAF PRO, (Middle) Di Marzio VS-1, (Rear) Di Marzio Double Whammy
Controls : 1 Volume, 1 Tone w/5 way selector
Hardware Colour : Black
Colour : NT (Natural)

Charvel Model-3D (Japan Only Model) - $850 - SOLD!!

Filed Under (Charvel, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 14-08-2010

Near new playing condition,scuff/tiny lacquer chips

Importstrings have another Rare!! Charvel. This is the rarely seen mid 1988~89 Model-3D from the last year of production (Model Series). The Model-3D was at the time Charvel’s answer to the Kramer (Japan) LK-EK Series and ESP’s newly designed Mirage, which were MEGA popular. Undoubtedly George Lynch inspired, who was almost “guitar god” like status at the time in Japan.

The Model-3D is a very simple design, the Jackson U.S.A J-90c Ultra-High output humbucker produces ALOT of volume, flick the 3-way toggle and you get very sweet single coil sounds in the neck with the J-100. A CLASSIC 80’s Metal sounding configuration!!. A year later the Model-3D would later be renamed “The Fusion Deluxe” during the Comtemporary Series, another model the 3DR (Reverse head) would become “The Predator”. Because of the inconsistency during the change over, both models have been seen with reverse/regular necks or sometimes a black painted neck. The Model-3D was a one year only product so, there is not a great deal of them, compared to other Model designs.

This Model-3D is in AWESOME playing condition, it has hardly any ware to the hardware, frets are 80%, body front and back are very clean, although there are a few laquar only dings to the side (They dont really stand out due to the metallic blue), and a couple of small nicks to the head. All in all, still an eye catcher and in fantastic playing condition. This would look good in any collection and definitely one for the hardcore Charvel collector. Getting one of these models is quite hard for us to get in ANY condition.

Body : Solid Basswood
Neck : Maple
Fingerboard : 22 Jumbo fret, Rosewood w/dot inlay
Bridge : Jackson JT-6 locking system
Pick-ups : (Front) J-100, (Rear) J-90c Ultra-High output humbucker
Controls : 1 Volume w/3-way toggle selector
Hardware Colour : Black
Colour : Electric Blue

Charvel Model-6/650XL (Japan Only Model) - $1400!! - Sold!!

Filed Under (Charvel, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 10-08-2010

Near new playing condition,scuff/tiny lacquer chip

This is a “VERY RARE JAPAN ONLY” SL-145-SSW (Model-6/650XL) conversion model and very hard to get your hands on!!. Charvel like Kramer and a few other companies at the time, were very inconsistant with production, with some spot models (Shop order models) not appearing in catalogues. The competition with Charvel and Kramer was particularly ferocious, especially in Japan.

In 1989 Charvel released the “New look” Contemporary or Toothpaste models (called this because of the new logo) for the overseas market. Japan from mid 89 ~ mid 90 released many of the same models BUT!!, still using the Model series logo and introducing the newer logo more slowly and with optional order graphics. The model Importstrings have appeared in the JAPAN ONLY 1989 catalogue. The Japanese catalogue also came with a custom order made, price list, specs and blank page, giving the customer/shops the option of body, electrics, graphics etc.. Much like E.S.P today (At a pretty hefty price though!)
The one Importstrings have was a shop order original in PPC (Platinum Painted Crackle) and as mentioned a “conversion model”. Basically what it is, is a Model-6,having the new Contemporary Schallar made FLC-202 or JT590 tremelo instead of the Schallar JT-6 trem and having a 5-way blade pick-up selector opposed to the older 3-way mini toggles (THATS IT!) Body woods and electrics are exactly the same. From mid 90 Japan would release these as the Charvel 650XL and having the Contemporary logo for only one year, just like the export models, Then that was it! The end of the top quality models. Metal wasn’t as popular, the demand wasn’t there, some companies had bitten off more than they could chew and the quality just slipped away.

Charvel (Japan) continued but we would not see REAL QUALITY again untill the mid 2000’s with the awesome Model A, B, C and a cost performance D. Charvel was back, with some top quality instruments, designed with the San Dimas models in mind.

As for the condition? Its in equally amazing condition, all there is, is a 1X (laquar only) mark about 2mm on the underneath of the head and some very light scratching. There is very little ware to the hardware and the frets are 70%+. The electrics as expected sound awesome, VERY smooth with warm tones, overall in amazing condition!!Although descibed as PPC (Platinum) in colour, it appears a very light gold. These Charvels DO NOT come up that often, so if your a collector don’t miss out!! These are real top quality for $$ guitars and a real collectors peice!!

(Note) These guitars run on a 9v battery for the active cicuitry, having a good quality battery is important!!

Body : Poplar
Neck : Quater sawn Rock Maple Thru-neck
Fingerboard : Rosewood w/Sharktooth inlay
Bridge : Schaller FLC-202 locking system
Pick-ups : (Front & Middle) J200 Dual coil, Bi level humbucking (designed for use with active cicuitry), (Rear) J50BC Accentuated High Frequency bridge postioning humbucking (Designed for use with active circuitry)
Controls : 1 Volume, 1 Tone, Jackson low impendence JE-1200 with mid-boost, 5-way blade selector
Hardware Colour : Black
Colour : Platinum Painted Crackle

Charvel Model-6 (Orange Crackle) - $1400 - Sold!!

Filed Under (Charvel, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 16-07-2010

Near new playing condition,scuff/tiny lacquer chip

This is it!!!, It doesn’t come any better than this if your a Model/Toothpaste Series fan!!. A Model-6 in the absolutely stunning “Orange Crackle” graphics. To MANY Charvel fans this is the best Charvel EVER produced, vintage or modern. There has never been anything like this ever made again. Quality for $$$ this outstrips just about everything in its class (Seriously) and the amazing sustain and warmth of the tones, blows ALOT away, even todays guitars!!

As for the condition? Apart from my own exact model in mint, new condition, this is the cleanest one I have EVER seen. The previous owner really looked after it. There are 2x very minor flaws on this guitar, which is a laquar only chip (Not paint) on the tip of the head and really fine scratches on and at one side of the back plate. (This is really common on any used guitar)
There is VERY, VERY little ware and the frets are almost new 95%+. Overall without those 2x very minor flaws you could say,”Mint”. (It still has the plastic on the truss rod cover). Also its quite rare these days to see these older guitars come with an original manual/paperwork.
This particular Model-6 is quite interesting. Most Model-6 come with a JT6/Matching lock mount and nuts, this one is a mixed match, having a JT6 trem/Kahler U.S.A locking mount. This is not uncommon when the 1986 Models phased out their Kahler parts for the newer Jackson original parts, some guitars had mixed parts, even to the extent of having a different coloured neck or a reverse head. To the experienced Charvel fan, you will notice it has a matching colour logo, alot of the crackles come with the normal white logo.

This Model-6 is the very last batch to be made, it starts with a C9(1989)serial no. The Model Series were made from 86-88, by OUR calender but, the Japanese production calender is actually mid 86-mid 89. They release most of their new stuff for Summer or just after April.
Well this is getting way to long AGAIN!, I’ll just add, that if you missed out on one of these in the 80’s heres your chance. The Model-6 is a top quality for $$$ guitar and is on par if not better than todays brands (Charvel/Jackson) included! This is a REAL METAL CLASSIC!!!!

Body : Poplar
Neck : Quater sawn Rock Maple Thru-neck
Fingerboard : Rosewood
Bridge : Jackson JT6 locking system
Pick-ups : (Front & Middle) J200 Dual coil, Bi level humbucking (Designed for use with active cicuitry), (Rear)J50BC Accentuated High Frequency Bridge position humbucking (Designed for use with active circuitry)
Controls : 1 Volume,1 Tone, Jackson low impendence JE-1200 Electronics with mid-boost, 3-way mini toggles
Hardware Colour : Black
Colour : Orange Crackle graphics
Note:The model 4-6 run on a 9v battery its active circuitry and the battery is located in the back under the lower back plate.

Caparison Mattius”IA”Eklundh Sig. Apple Horn (Sand StoneⅡ), - $2750 - Sold!!

Filed Under (*Signature*, caparison, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 21-06-2010

New Condition

Importstrings have a 2009 Apple Horn in mint/new playing condition. This is the Sig model from yet another Swedish “shred meister” (It must be those long dark Winters or something in the beer?) This belongs to Mattius Eklundh who fronts the band Freak Kitchen, among many other side projects EG. Solo albums, guest guitarist, guitar clinics, etc…spreading the good word about Caparison.

The Apple Horn is based on the Horus but, with a few tweeks here and there, to suit Mattius’s off the wall style of playing. The noticeable difference is the unique FD finish,which is used on a few other Caparison models. It’s almost like a hard plastic/carbon looking material encasing the body, giving exellent mid-lower range sound. The Apple Horn logo is not just there for looks either, its engraved bang, smack in the middle of the body, designed to give extra resonance.

This colour variation ran from 2007~2009. Caparison DO NOT have a large production rate (everythings hands on) so there is not a great deal of these. Like the Horus, a very powerful sounding guitar, thats got crystal clear, clean tones. What a Metal guitar should sound like!!

Body: Mahogany w/Apple Horn sulpture,
Neck: Hard Maple w/Devils Tail head stock,
Fingerboard: 27 Jumbo fret,Rosewood & Ivory binding,w/clock inlay
Bridge: Schaller FRT-2,
Pick-ups: (Front)Caparison SH-27F,(Rear)Caparison PH-R,
Controls: 1 Volume w/Push Push 2 way pick-up selector,
Hardware Colour: Black
Colour: Sand Stone Ⅱ.

NOTE : It comes with a extra back plate signed

Caparison Horus Scarab/GO, - $2750 - Sold!!

Filed Under (caparison, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 21-06-2010

New Conditon

One company more Australians should open their minds about is Caparison. Caparison’s Horus series are a powerful sounding guitar with heeps of tone, clarity, craftmanship, looks and more importantly AFFORDABLE!!. The co-founder of Caparison (Itaru Kanno) has refined his designs from his Charvel/Jackson days. He created many high quality Charvel/Jackson models during the time of the Toothpaste and Jackson Pro period model.

When Itaru left Charvel/Jackson and started Caparison he took what were already great designs and improved on them (His vision of what they were suppose to be). The Horus , a Itaru Kanno/Chacha Maru inspired collaboration was based on the Jackson Falcon, an awesome yet short lived model (These are very hard to find these days!). Another popular Caparison, the Angelus series, again an upgraded Charvel Quester.(Really good quality for $$ guitars).

The paint work on the Horus/TATs you might also recognize from yet another Itaru design? YUP! The Doug Aldrich model. Like all artists this is Itaru’s signature colour scheme (That spongy effect). From his past experience he now has his flagship model, “so to speak”…. “THE HORUS”.

The Horus plugged in, only has one gear, Hard Rock/Metal, it was built for this!!(Maybe not a good idea to buy a Horus and be playing the likes of, the Beatles or say, LOL Duran Duran!!). The Caparison original pick-ups scream and can be seen and used stock by many of Metal’s guitarist of today. For those who own one, you can’t shut them up!, So I better stop before this gets to long!
In short if your into Metal give’em ago!!. Caparison are rapidly becoming popular so HOPEFULLY we might see more trickle into Australia, giving the guitarist a chance to try one. At Importstrings we ALWAYS have them available, so don’t hesitate to ask!!

Body: Mahogany,
Neck: Hard Maple,w/Devils tail head stock,
Fingerboard: 27 Jumbo Fret,Rosewood w/Clock inlays
Bridge: Schaller S-FRT 2,
Pick-ups: (Front)Caparison SH-27F,(Rear)Caparison BH-2R,
Controls: 1 Volume w/Push Push,2 way pick-up selection,
Hardware Colour: Gold(optional)
Colour: Scarab

Ibanez PGM500 (Paul Gilbert Sig) - $1800 - Sold!!

Filed Under (*Signature*, Ibanez, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 18-05-2010

Near new playing condition,scuff/tiny lacquer chip

One guitar you can see Paul going ballistic with in the heights of the Mr Big days, was his PGM500. This was used ALOT! live and used quite abit on his early solo albums like Flying Dog/Alligator Farm. The PGM500 of Pauls did some punishing tours and recording, a really reliable workhorse. Unlike his old favourites, the P.A.F powered PGM100s & 300s, the PGM500 has Di Marzio’s Tone Zone and Humbucker From Hell giving more punch and tone. The PGM500 ran from 1993~1998 in two versions, the 93~97 had a Di Marzio FS-1 single coil and the 98 a JEM single.

The PGM500 Importstrings have is an all original 1994 model and in great conditon, it does have a few laquar only dings, nothing big, a few light scratches and the usual wear/slight oxidation of the hardware colour, 80%+ frets, overall a really cool bit of Gilbert history and a nice collectable.(These are quite scarce in Australia)!!

A bit of trivia, there is one more other PGM in Candy Apple Red , its the VERY ELUSIVE and quite hard to find PGM400.These came out in limited numbers and just how many there are remains is a mystery, some say 50 some 100….Who knows?. They are exactly the same as the PGM500 except for the regular style headstock and a vintage strat looking bridge. As for the PGM500 we have?….If your a Gilbert fan don’t miss out!!! Although these aren’t that scarce, these are hard too find in good condition.

Neck:1 pc Maple Wizard,
Fingerboard:Rosewood w/Clay dots,
Pick-ups:(Front)Di Marzio Humbucker From Hell,(Middle)Di Marzio FS-1,(Rear)Di Marzio Tone Zone,
Controls:1 Volume,w/5 way selector
Hardware Colour:Gold
Colour:Candy Apple Red

Ibanez J Custom RG8420ZD BX - $2600 - Sold!!

Filed Under (Ibanez, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 10-01-2010

New condition

Importstrings have another 08/09 J Custom RG8420ZD BX in stock and in prestine(Mint/New)playing condition. Purchased in April 09 and has sat in a collection! This guitar looks like it just came off the shelf yesterday, NOT ONE blemish,smear or wear(of course we have to test them to see if your getting what we say) Comes with ALL the gadgets,original tags,cards and certs. The RG8420ZD comes with the Newer Edge Zero tremolo and Zero Point System and has some pretty impressive power. Personally the Duncans have abit more of a wilder sound than the Di Marzio’s and the Custom 5 in the bridge really explodes!!, I kind of think of the RG8420ZD as Ibanez’s answer to Jacksons Soloist BUT!with WAY MORE class ;) .Like ALL J Customs stunning craftmanship and all of the state of the art hardware and electronics to back up those looks!
Since 1996 when the first J Customs came out and to this day,I still get a grin on my face from,when I open the case ,plugging it in and seeing it stand in my collection(YUP!still a big kid!)and I still say ,there is a J Custom out there for the most fussiest of guitarists. As mentioned before we are Australia’s NO.1 importer of J Customs and if there is a particular model that you think suits you,we’ll do our VERY BEST to TRY and track one down!

Body:Flame Maple top & binding w/Mahogany back
Neck:5pc. Maple/Walnut,Super Wizard w/Velvet touch,Flame Maple matching head
Fingerboard:Rosewood w/Flame Maple binding,JC Tree of life(06ver.)and Custom Jumbo frets
Bridge:Edge Zero w/Zero Point System
Pick-ups:(Front)Seymour Duncan SH-3 Jazz,(Rear)Seymour Duncan TB-14 Custom 5
Controls:1 Volume,1 Tone w/5 way selector
Hardware Colour:Cosmo Black
Colour:Black Onyx

Ibanez J Custom RG8670 TB - $2500 - Sold!!

Filed Under (Ibanez, x- SOLD -x) by Importstrings on 14-12-2009

Near new playing condition,scuff/tiny laquar chip

Coming soon Importstrings have another Jaw dropping J Custom!!, This RG8670 is the first catalogue J Custom to be produced, and personally have a more raunchier tone than the latest J Customs, unlike the latest j Custom RG8470 models,The 8670 came with an ebony fret board and Maple/Bubinga neck, were as the 8470 has a Maple/Walnut neck, Its the woods that give it that little bit more of an edge and one of my most favourite J Customs (This is the very sought after pre “06″ version neck), The RG8670 Importstrings have is in Fantastic condition and for a 6year old guitar has hardly been played, it still has 85%+ frets and few laquor ONLY dings (all 1mm in size) yes they are almost unoticeable and for the fussy, could quite easily be touched up!!, Some very, very light pick-scuff/scratchers, but in Absoloutely fantastic playing condition!!, The RG8670 is getting harder to find these days and in this condition a real recommendation to anybody who loves quality sound and looks!!,

Note: Also comes with ALL the gadgets and a bonus original Ibanez strap with J Custom lock pins, And all CERTS

Body:Flame Maple top & binding w/Mahogany back
Neck:5pc. Maple/Bubinga,Super Wizard,Flame Maple matching head
Fingerboard:Ebony w/Flame Maple binding,JC Tree of life(pre 06 Ver.)and Custom Jumbo frets
Bridge:Edge Pro
Pick-ups(Front)Di Marzio Air Norton(Middle)Di Marzio Blue Velvet(Rear)Di Marzio Tone Zone
Controls:1 Volume,1 Tone w/5 way selector
Hardware Colour:Chrome
Colour:Transparent Blue (TB)