|Making Ibanez Guitars Better|
Making Ibanez Guitars Better
Several Years back Ibanez stopped paying off endorsers and tried a
Painted On Real Ibanez Guitars in Ed Roman's Custom Shop
Swamp Ash Body Black Korina Body
1. Ed offers Ebony, Morado, Flamed Maple, Pau Ferro, Brazilian Rosewood, Macassar Ebony, Kingwood and other higher quality fingerboards. (Just take a look at the fingerboard on that $1,500.00 Satriani JS 1000) It would have only cost Ibanez about $30.00 more to use a nice piece of ebony (See my article on Cost Cutting)
2. Could you imagine buying a $2,500.00 list price guitar and getting a plastic inlay. Ed's replacement necks are available with real shell and semi precious stone inlays, Ed uses several different types of Mother of Pearl and many different types of natural abalone and abalaminate. (See Inlay Gallery)
3. All of Ed's custom made necks are quartersawn from one piece for superior strength.
4. Custom necks are a way of life with Ed , He can supply you with a 100% American made neck designed to fit into any neck pocket, on any guitar. Ed uses only the finest quartersawn Mahoganies, Maples and Korina for his neck blanks. You can specify the fingerboard radius, fret size, fingerboard material and finish process on your neck. Ed has been supplying a 1500G Mod neck for PRS guitars now for over 14 years without one single failure or one single unhappy customer.
Custom Paint from Ed Roman's Custom Shop
Custom oil finishes available from Ed's shop