Ibanez RG in Daphne Blue

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  1. nienturi

    nienturi SS.org Regular

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    Hello There (General Kenobi),

    I had an Ibanez RG870z Premium and it was good ole 'Boring Black'. So i want it to be refinished in something more "colorful" (plus some minor modifications). Here are some photos, hope you like them;

    All modifications handled by King Bee Custom Painting; https://www.instagram.com/kingbeecustompaintworks/

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    vilk Very Regular

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    IT'S TOO COOL!!

    IT'S TOOOOOOOO COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HNGD

    I'm such a sucker for clear pickguards
     
  3. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Absolutely love the color and clear guard! Very mid 90's!
     
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    nienturi SS.org Regular

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    :)

    Thanks :)
     
  5. nienturi

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    Indeed. I think Paul Gilbert from 1992 would love it :)
     
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    cwhitey2 BlackendCrust Metal™

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    Looks fantastic!!!
     
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    awesome colour!
     
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    Rad to the max
     
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  9. BlackSG91

    BlackSG91 Loves Black Guitars

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    Now that's one cool looking guitar and I love the scalloping of the fret board near the high end. That guitar looks like it's ready to rock. And may I ask you a question? What image hosting site do you use to post your lovely axe. I'm not having any luck with Imgur at the moment. Thanks.


    ;>)/
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    slayer6699 shredaholic

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    Nice job!
    Black is true a boring color,it makes all guitars look same!
     
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    Awesome stuff looks like it would actually make you want to pick it upand play unlike uninspiring black
     
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  13. Andromalia

    Andromalia Pardon my french

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    I'd have had the headstock painted too, otherwise it's pretty cool with the clear pickguard.
     
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    Not bad at all. I would have gone full cream on the PUs and with a perloid pickguard.
     
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    Thank you guys. I wish you better ones :)

    Well, thank you, first of all. And since i have many issues with photobucket and some other image hosting platforms i've uploaded to my blog and then have a permenant link of them. Better than nothing, right? :)

    Thats excatly how i feel. Whats the difference between a black RG570 and black RG370, right?

    Totally :)

    I'd make it done either but i like how the logo appears. Mother of pearl kind of shine, you know. I like it so that i kept the headstock.

    Full cream pickups are hard to find unless the are dimarzios, you know ;) I dont have much positive feeling for the pearloid but i'll try brown tortoise pickguard in future. I'll show you when the time is right ;)
     
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    lurè Thy Art Is Mambo

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    I'm doing the same thing on an RG 7321. Yours looks so good!
     
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    Oh, wow! Loving the color!
     
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    Nice! I'm doing the same to my FGM200 as well, might have to install a set of zebra hsh pickups in mine, they look great with the new color!
     
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    Im waiting impatiently for the results of yours. BTW, i may suggest you to try also other beautiful 50s Fender finishes.
    Daphne blue is my second attempt to project 50s fender concepts on an RG theme. The first one was this;

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    lurè Thy Art Is Mambo

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    I'm also doing a daphne blue refinish.
    If everything goes right, I'll probably try a surf green rg2228.
     

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