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I think I'm gonna go used here, the guitar is in great condition, the player took great care of it.

But has anyone had to deal with warranty??
Since the warranty will be long up, and unusable even if it wasn't, is it still worth it?

Does the warranty really cover that much anyways? is it worth the net difference of $125?

If I got it new, how much of a setup would it need? I'm talking low as possible. Would any good ol' luthier do a fine job?

I've been told that it chips very easily, because of the basswood/finish. True?


Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:20 pm
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The warranty is basicly useless. Here are the terms of coverage straight from the Ibanez website. I woudln't let it be any kind of deciding factor in buying a guitar. --Jason

Warranty Time Period:

The Warranty provided herein is for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original retail purchase.

Warranty Coverage:

This Warranty is given by Hoshino (U.S.A.) Inc., 1726 Winchester Rd., Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 ("Hoshino") only to the original purchaser of this Instrument. Hoshino will repair or replace any part or parts of the Instrument which may prove defective under normal use and service during the one(1) year Warranty Time Period stated above (which Hoshino’s examination shall disclose to its satisfaction to be thus defective. This Warranty does not apply unless you provide a copy of your original sales receipt.

This Warranty Does Not Cover:

This Warranty does not cover: (a) any non-factory-installed electrical/electronic components or tuning hardware; (b) damage or defects due to alteration, misuse, abuse, normal wear and tear, extremes of temperature or humidity or abnormal strain; (c) accidental or intentional damage; (d) damage

in shipping; (e) the repair or replacement of expendable maintenance items including, but not

limited to, strings, tuning machines, or scratched pickguards; (f) normal fret wear; (g) plating on metal parts; (h) cracking or other damage to the finish; (i) any damage from accessories

(synthetic straps, etc.); (j) an Instrument whose serial number has been defaced; (k) tonal characteristics (tone is a subjective matter and is not warranted); or (l) any Instrument purchased from other than an authorized Ibanez dealer.

Hi, My name is Jason. I have Kolesars Disease.


Sat Nov 15, 2008 9:01 pm
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Guitars have warranties? :lol:

Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:24 pm
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