is this ibanez a yamaha replica?

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is this ibanez a yamaha replica?

Unread post by hypercarrots » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:10 pm

or are these ibanez yamaha replicas i should say...

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Re: is this ibanez a yamaha replica?

Unread post by TheSupposedStringMeister » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:34 am

No, genuine Ibanez. You will also find Guyatone guitars with that body shape. I understand they all came from the same factory. Only Yamaha build them with a set neck though, all others with bolt on. And only Yamaha continued with that body for some reason...
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Re: is this ibanez a yamaha replica?

Unread post by Asmikace » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:23 pm

The horns on the body look off and of course its bolt so its not really a copy. Yamaha was always a grade higher in craftsmanship and quality compared to its other Japanese contemporaries back then.
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