IBZ PIA VAI 80’s style Tribute CANDY TANGERINE HEAVY-RELIC, 1990 Ibanez neck, Handwound in USA COLLINS PIckups

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IBZ PIA VAI 80’s style Tribute CANDY TANGERINE HEAVY-RELIC, 1990 Ibanez neck, Handwound in USA COLLINS PIckups

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IBZ PIA VAI 80’s style Tribute “CANDY TANGERINE HEAVY-RELIC «  based on a genuine “1990 Ibanez » Made in Japan by Fugijen neck refinished in full-nitro, EU luthier PIA replica Alder body and Handwound in USA very High-Gain Pickups. Genuine Takeuchi Japan trem, Gotoh tuners, Bourns Charvel elecs.

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Description

 
  • Selected 2 pieces alder body PIA VAI replica, made especially by luthier in Europe for this project and to fit the exact original Ibanez 1990 neck specs.
  • Heavily Aged in 100% full-nitrocellulose « Candy Tangerine » by S71 Guitars.
  • Original “1990 IBANEZ » neck (serial F035656, stamps at heel) made by Fujigen in Japan, the mythical 80-90’s Ibanez neck with a superb Rosewood fretboard Radius 16 and a very nice Maple neck with the famous 80’s « Wizard II » profil.
  • The back of the neck was completely refinished, lacquer removed by S71 and redone in full-nitro for a very smooth feeling and nice Aged effect.
  • The Wizard II is a thin, C shape that became popular in the 80’s and remains so today. Easy access and speedy fretting define this shape.
  • Thickness at 1st Fret: .750 » / Thickness at 12th Fret: .820 », 22 Jumbo frets in perfect shape.
  • Handwound Pickups in Dallas, Texas, USA by « Collins » with very high-output Handmade especially for this project.
  • Humbucker bridge 18kohm, Middle 10k, Neck 15k. This is as far as you can go with a bridge Humbucker (full specs below).
  • Neck Humbucker split via Mini-switch.
  • Bourns Audio Pro USA Volume pot, 5 Way Switch Charvel style made in Japan, Mini-Switch AllParts USA, Jack output made in Japan by Hosco.
  • Genuine Takeuchi Japan Tremolo aged in Gold finish.
  • Gotoh made in Japan tuners, nicely aged.
  • Genuine Ibanez neck plate from 1986, naturally aged
  • Heavy Gold knob and Straps made in Japan by Gotoh.
  • ABS Hardcase (Gator type) & S71 Certificat included.
 
All the parts except the 1990 Ibanez neck and neck plate are perfectly new and were aged for this particular project.
This must be the first worldwide new Vai Signature guitar in full-nitro RELIC finish, so grab a unique piece of art with an amazing neck and high-end Handmade Pickups.
 

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Very High-Gain « Collins » Pickups specs:
 
  • THIS CUSTOM SET OVER-WOUND FEATURE A ZEBRA CREAM/BLACK COLOR SCHEME WITH VERY HOT MODERN OVERWINDING. MADE WITH THE FINEST MATERIALS. THE SCALE IS 49.2MM IN NECK AND “F” SPACED 53MM IN BRIDGE FOR TWO HUMBUCKER TYPE GUITARS WITH SPRING TREMOLO (LIKE FLOYD ROSE, IBANEZ ETC.)
  •  THE NECK PICKUP IS OVERWOUND 50% FROM A STANDARD PAF AND WILL SING SWEETLY WHILE THE BRIDGE PICKUP IS OVERWOUND 75% TO BRING OUT THE FACE MELTING PUNCH MODERN SHREDDERS DEMAND. PINCH HARMONICS RING WITH EASE AND EFFORTLESS TAPS. WOUND WITH A BEAUTIFUL RED 43AWG MODERN SINGLE POLY WIRE, TAPED AND DOUBLE POTTED TO SILENCE MICROPHONICS.
  •  FULL STRENGTH ALNICO 5 MAGNETS ORIENTED SOUTH TO SCREWS AND NORTH TO VINTAGE BULLSEYE SLUGS.
  •  HIGH QUALITY SHORT LEG SILVER NICKEL BASEPLATES NOT PLATED BRASS.
    MADE IN THE U.S.A. HAND WOUND IN MY SHOP IN TEXAS
    THOUGH OHMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN TEMPERATURE THESE READ:
  •  NECK 15.14 K  (6.99 HENRIES)
  • BRIDGE 18.04 K (9.09 HENRIES)