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Ibanez JEM77WDP Steve Vai Electric Guitar (with Case)

A mahogany body, wood pickguard and steampunk-styled DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 pickups all lend a unique aesthetic -- and tonality -- to the Steve Vai JEM77WDP. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Ibanez JEM77WDP Steve Vai Charcoal Brown
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Features: What it does for you:
Edge Zero II bridge Smooth action ball bearing tremolo system
Mahogany body Rich, warm, focused sound; added sustain
Multi 5-ply maple/walnut neck Tight and punchy tone, stability over time
Rosewood top Open, warm tone with lasting sustain

Ibanez JEM77WDP Steve Vai Guitar

When Steve Vai teamed up with Ibanez in 1987, little did he realize what a lasting impact his signature model guitar would have. Today, the JEM is an iconic instrument immediately identified with the legendary guitarist. As part of the Ibanez Premium series, the JEM77WDP is a high quality instrument created for the working pro. This latest version of the JEM, with its unique look, brings a new taste to the lineup.

The JEM77WDP is crafted with a Rosewood top/Mahogany body along with a distinctive wooden pickguard, matching headstock, and wooden control knobs. Its elegant Tree of Life inlay prominently stretches along the contrasting Rosewood fretboard. The Wizard neck includes Jumbo frets finished with the Premium Fret Edge Treatment for a smooth, comfortable performance. The Edge Zero II tremolo bridge features a lower profile design for comfort and a stud lock function for superior tuning stability.

Electronics include two DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 humbucker pickups (one at the neck, one in the bridge) with an enchanting custom pickup grill and a DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 single coil pickup in the middle position for a wide array of rock tones. A hard shell case is included.

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- Neck: Wizard 5pc Maple/ Walnut neck w/KTS TITANIUM rods
- Body: Rosewood top/Mahogany
- Fretboard: Rosewood
- Inlays: Tree of Life
- Frets: Jumbo frets w/ Premium fret edge treatment
- Neck Pickup: DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 (H) neck pickup
- Middle Pickup: DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 (S) middle pickup
- Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio Dark Matter 2 (H) bridge pickup
- Bridge: Edge Zero II tremolo
- Hardware: Cosmo Black
- Case: Hard shell case included
- Finish: Charcoal Brown Low Gloss finish
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 22 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 18 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): JEM77WDPCNL
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used products are not under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Another beautiul Guitar from Ibanez."
Overall: I bought this guitar from zZounds. I love the guitar. Out of the box guitar had a high action. After I lowered the bridge a little action was on the right spot and playability was much better. Guitar is very exotic looking and feels good quality in hand. Neck is thin and very fast. Great value for the price and those pick ups sound and look fantastic. I recommend it.
Style of Music: Rock, fusion, Flamenco
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Sound: the dark matter pups are awesome and I loved the sound and tone I got from them Feature: The neck was smooth and played very well. Loved the pups. Ease of Use: There is no learning curve, if this guitar was a quality product, then I would buy it again. Quality: Please see my overall review, already stated my reasons. Not 100% reliable at this time. Value: I think it is overpriced for the issues they have at this time. Manufacturer Support: I have sent a note to Ibanez but have not heard back from them on my concerns. The Wow Factor: Yes, this guitar has extreme wow factor, that is why I bought it. loved it until I lowered the action and had issues. Overall: Overall, the guitar was nice to play, but there were construction issues. I will list them below. I HAD to send the guitar back, sadly, the lower end post on the guitar where the Edge 2 fits, would not lock back up and slid up and down with ease. That was a defect, and while I loved playing on the neck, it was not going to play will with that issue. I have talked to other owners of this guitar, who had issues of their own as well. If I didn't change the strings and lower the action, I would have never found this issue under the warranty time frame. The neck was awesome looking and beautiful, and it played very nicely. The sound of the guitar was all as advertised, I was very impressed with the tone, and the playability until I decided to lower the action. The guitar is a wonderful concept and I do know that some customer have bought their JEM77WDP without issues, but I am seeing that there are others out there that have issues and I will get this guitar again but not until it has all of the bumps in the road worked out. For the money they should put the most high end tremolo bridge on it, it did stay in tune, but others have said it doesn't. So, to me this is a 50/50 gamble and I don't like to gamble with my money on an investment. If you bought one that is ok, then jam on, and that is great, but when I buy an Ibanez for this money, I expect it to be in great operating condition. I think Ibanez needs to quality inspect these better out of the factory. I give massive Kudos to zZounds for helping me through this education and process, they were professional, eager to help, and honored their return policy. I will always use their services, they are very helpful, I wrote to Ibanez about the cracks on the upper neck I saw on a few other models as well. I had researched this guitar a lot before buying, so I was pretty disappointed and bummed when I had to return it. So, I am moving on to another Ibnanez that has better quality control.
Style of Music: mainly Rock, Metal, anything guitar, I love bands that have guitar prominently in the song. Many bands and music, Testament, Ove
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