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What is the detailed model of the Ibanez Soundgear Bass ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sloomy, Jun 23, 2005.

  1. sloomy


    Jun 23, 2005

    I have bought a "Custom Made" Ibanez Soundgear Bass, but there is no numbers or information on it. Can you please help me by finding out which soundgear model i have ?

    Here are some photos ( click to enlarge them )

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    if you need more photos, just let me know


  2. Is it a Prestige???
  3. A frontal would be nice.
  4. dude, a picture of the front of the body is just about an essential.

    Try emailing Ibanez with the serial number?
  5. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    From the woods I'd hazard a guess that it's a SR-1300, one of the better, if not best models that Ibanez ever released and the basis of the "K5" Fieldy signature.

    ...and just for your knowledge, the "Custom Made" inlay on late 80's-to-90's Ibanez doesn't truly mean "Custom Made". They placed it on their higher-end instruments, typically MIJ. Think of it as the precursor to the "Prestige" designation - some extra TLC on the production line, but not a custom instrument. Ibanez has never had a custom shop open to the public, the closest being their "USA Custom" line in the early 90's which was limited to exotic tops and electronics.
  6. ratzpaul


    Aug 19, 2004
    looking on the neck it looks just like my SDGR 1015 I used to own. Although mine didn't have gold hardware but a black, metallic one.

    Also the 1015 did have a battery on the backside, next to the electronics department.

    The wood looks quite the same, though.

    Well, seems like it isn't a 1015 but something not far away.
  7. sloomy


    Jun 23, 2005
    Wauw ! thanks for quick replies !!

    Do you know an email adress, where i can send the modelnumber/photos of the bass and ask them about the model ? i couldn't find one in Ibanez's official site.. :eyebrow:

    The thing is , one of the equlizer poti need to be changed, i have seen, that ibanez offers original parts for change, how can i buy them ?

    Will they also ship to Germany ?
  8. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
  9. sloomy


    Jun 23, 2005
    how can i ask them ?, i don't want to call them from Germany..
  10. Rico_2212


    Jul 6, 2004
    Dietzenbach, Germany
    Peavey Amps Club #64
    Try going through Meinl. If they can't help, they can probably point you in the right direction.
  11. sloomy


    Jun 23, 2005
    what do you meant with " try to going through going Meinl" ?
    Can they know , which model ibanez i have ?
  12. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Meinl is the German distributor.

    From the Ibanez.com page:

    Roland Meinl Musikinstrumente GmbH & Co. KG
    An Den Herrenbergen 24, 91413 Neustadt / Aisch
    Tel. +49 (0) 9161 7880
    Fax. +49 (0) 9161 788 710
    E-mail: info@meinl.de


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