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Ibanez Headstocks

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by heath_the_great, Feb 4, 2006.


  1. i really like the ibanez guitar headstocks, on the rg's the vais and the satch's...but i wanna know why they aint on bass much, my tr expressionist has it but its pretty much the coolest headstock ive seen
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  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Maybe I'm just being reactionary, but I like the older headstocks better.
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    True, the new ones are nice, but the older ones are classier, IMO.


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  3. well the musician basses are just sexy . <---full stop

    but theres just something about those rg guitar style headstocks.....how cool would it be if there was a jem bass, with the tremolo, vine inlay and handle and everything....mmmm, i think i got an idea for a custom:smug:
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    evo, just picture that as a bass..mmmmmmmm
     
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Heath, I've got the same headstock... yeah it's pretty cool looking

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  5. Spector_Ray

    Spector_Ray

    Aug 8, 2004
    Texas
    In the late 80's till early 90's, Ibanez made the RD707 which was a bass version of the RG with the same body radius and headstock.
     
  6. I think it all depends on the bass in question... Can you imagine a SDGR with such a headstock?:eyebrow:
     
  7. Kronos

    Kronos

    Dec 28, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    Older Ibanez EX basses had that headstock. It's basically a bass that's made like an Ibanez RG guitar.
     
  8. Juniorkimbrough

    Juniorkimbrough

    Mar 22, 2005
    Mississippi / Memphis, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    What model Ibanez TR is that? I've got a TR600 and I haven't seen many TR series at all. Mine looks almost identical to yours aside from mine having a matching headstock and it looks like yours is passive whereas mine has an onboard preamp with a passive/active switch. Also what color is it? black, blue, green? it's hard to tell from the picture
     
  9. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I have an RD808. Same thing with "Regulated Lo-Z" pickups.
     
  10. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    My avatar!
     
  11. I love the headstock on my Artcore. Actually, I just love my Artcore, but that headstock definitely deserves some love.
     

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  12. tr300 expressionist...rather nice, im thinking about putting an EMG pre in it though

    whoa, check out this dudes ibanez collection, and only two jazz basses
    http://www.ibanezregister.com/Gallery/groups/kosaku nakamura.htm
     
  13. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
     
  14. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    The Musician/Roadstar headstock is my all-time favorite.
     
  15. does anyone have any pics of these rg style basses?