Ibanez guitar rg550 v 1570

Started by rufus the dawg, January 28, 2020, 10:46:49 am

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rufus the dawg

Does anyone know the real difference between the Ibanez RG 550 and RG 1570?

I am thinking of buying one!
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Matt2112

January 30, 2020, 19:21:19 pm #1 Last Edit: January 30, 2020, 19:24:51 pm by Matt2112
Quote from: rufus the dawg on January 28, 2020, 10:46:49 amDoes anyone know the real difference between the Ibanez RG 550 and RG 1570?

I am thinking of buying one!
I think the 1570 is an older, discontinued model from the "Prestige" series, whereas the 550 was relaunched a couple of years ago - both are from the Japanese factory which makes the higher-end Ibanez guitars so in terms of spec and quality they are very similar.

I own an RG655 Prestige from 2017 which is in the same "family" and it's my No. 1 for gigs. A dream to play. :)
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rufus the dawg

Quote from: Matt2112 on January 30, 2020, 19:21:19 pmI think the 1570 is an older, discontinued model from the "Prestige" series, whereas the 550 was relaunched a couple of years ago - both are from the Japanese factory which makes the higher-end Ibanez guitars so in terms of spec and quality they are very similar.

I own an RG655 Prestige from 2017 which is in the same "family" and it's my No. 1 for gigs. A dream to play. :)
thanks matt, traded in my old Vester and went for the 1570. I am shredtastic happy about it. Really high quality guitar, Most forums said the 1570 was better than the 550.
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Matt2112

Quote from: rufus the dawg on January 30, 2020, 20:52:21 pmthanks matt, traded in my old Vester and went for the 1570. I am shredtastic happy about it. Really high quality guitar, Most forums said the 1570 was better than the 550.
Excellent stuff - enjoy. :D
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