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Ibanez Steve Vai JEM505 Electric Guitar  

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Steve Vai has changed the way musicians think about what a guitar can really do. His signature Ibanez guitars are no different: iconic, sublime, awe-...Read More

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Crank your amp up, grab this baby and hold on for dear life.

Steve Vai has changed the way musicians think about what a guitar can really do. His signature Ibanez guitars are no different: iconic, sublime, awe-inspiring, and outrageous. The Ibanez JEM series guitars are trailblazers in a world of imitators – there's nothing like them. These Ibanez electric guitar have been proudly made in Japan since their debut in 1987

The JEM505 Steve Vai guitar has a contoured basswood body and features a 5-piece maple and walnut bolt-on neck with the JEM Prestige neck profile that provides easy access to all registers. A 24-fret maple fretboard offers bright tone and is tastefully adorned with black dot inlays. The Ibanez JEM505 Steve Vai guitar will let you scream or moan with the low-profile Edge bridge and groundbreaking Lion's Claw tremolo cavity that allows pitches to be radically raised or lowered without obstruction. The Ibanez JEM505 guitar also sports Steve Vai's famous Monkey Grip body hole.

The Ibanez JEM505 electric guitar unleashes scorching highs, bone-rattling lows and every bit of tone and nuance in between, with its powerful and perfectly balanced Ibanez Vintage 7 humbucking (neck), Single 1 (middle) single-coil, and Vintage 8 (bridge) humbucking pickups. The Vintage 7 humbucker features a ceramic magnet for a tone and response that is bright and tight – very dynamic for chording and rhythm work. The Ibanez Single 1 is a traditional-sounding, yet high-output single-coil pickup with Alnico V polepieces for even string output. It is designed to work with humbuckers in the split position. The Ibanez Vintage 8 humbucker also has an Alnico magnet and is a warm, articulate lead pickup with enhanced overtones. It yields good harmonics without excessive brightness. Ibanez's split-5 wiring provides incredible tonal versatility. The Ibanez JEM505 guitar comes with a molded hardshell case.



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FEATURES
  • Neck: 5-piece maple/walnut bolt-on
  • Neck profile: JEM Prestige
  • Body: basswood body
  • Frets: 6105 frets
  • Fingerboard: maple
  • Inlay: black dot inlays
  • Bridge: Edge with Lion's Claw tremolo cavity
  • Neck pickup: Ibanez Vintage 7 (humbucker)
  • Middle pickup: Ibanez Single 1 (single-coil)
  • Bridge pickup: Ibanez Vintage 8 (humbucker)
Switching system:
  • Position 1: neck pickup (humbucking)
  • Position 2: neck split-coil (inside) and middle pickup (humbucking)
  • Position 3: middle pickup (single-coil
  • Position 4: bridge split-coil (inside) and middle pickup (humbucking)
  • Position 5: bridge pickup humbucking
  • Case: molded JEM 505 with plush red interior

A Steve Vai signature guitar? Say no more. Own it today!

SPECIFICATIONS

Steve Vai JEM505 Electric Guitar

  • Neck dimensions:
  • Scale/Length: 648mm/25.5"
  • Width at Nut: 43mm/1.69"
  • Width Last Fret: 56mm/2.20"
  • Thickness 1st Fret: 19mm/0.74"
  • Thickness 12th Fret: 21mm/0.82"
  • Radius: 430mm/16.92"
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5.0

Can't wait for it!!!

By #1Guitarist

from Northern Marianas Island

Comments about Ibanez Steve Vai JEM505 Electric Guitar:

I've been hungry for a JEM guitar ever since I started playing guitar. The original JEM 7V was too much pricey but this is a perfect price for the action with the same spice...For any Advanced classed guitarist!!!, This is the perfect guitar that you can keep bond till the day you die...

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