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What model Ibanez is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Rockin Mike, Apr 13, 2014.


  1. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    The ad calls it a "late 80s sr800" but it doesn't look like the pics of any sr800 I can find. Also with Ibanez naming convention I would expect an 800 to be a 4-string and an 805 to be a fiver.

    Anybody know the model name?

    http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/msg/4420921112.html

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  2. RxFunk

    RxFunk

    Dec 2, 2012
    Arizona
    It's an SR05, they were made in 1988.
     
  3. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

  4. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    Thanks, that definitely looks like it.
    Interesting how the finish has faded. I kinda like it based on the pics in the ad. I think I'll go see it in person.

    Thanks again for your help!
     
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  6. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    So Cal
    SR05 knobs and output jack are in different positions.

    Looks more related to the 92-93 SR885...

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  7. RxFunk

    RxFunk

    Dec 2, 2012
    Arizona
    This looks like the right one, especially since the listing says its some kind of 800.
     
  8. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Gold Supporting Member

    Good eye, the one I linked doesn't have the contour on the body by the controls.
     
  9. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    NBD, that SR885 lives at my house now.
     
  10. ubnomnar

    ubnomnar Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    So Cal
    Nice... a happy ending :bassist:

    What is the true color?
     
  11. Rockin Mike

    Rockin Mike

    May 27, 2011
    It is an interesting pearl teal. The only photo in the ad that really shows it is the one of the back of the headstock.