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These Ibanez Vs are beautifully made and very sought after. This one had been poorly refinished in 'black spray can' and needed a complete overhaul. The owner decided to return it to its original finish, which was intended to mimic the korina wood of late 50s Gibsons.
A full refret and new nut was needed, and an overhaul of the electrics, which were all original apart from the pickups, which had been replaced by a set of DiMarzio Super Distortions. A set of original Ibanez pickups was sourced from the US to return it to 'showroom condition'.
Finally, a new pickguard was cut to match the original spec. My first foray into laser cutting! Apart from a somewhat persistent smell of burnt plastic it went very well!