815 deep at the 1st fret and. The bound ebony fretboard features pearloid block inlays bisected by abalone parallelograms, with a "Super Edition" inlay at the 21st fret.The fretboard has a 12 radius and retains the stock medium jumbo fretwire. The frets are practically perfect, with plenty of meat and well-rounded crowns, showing only a hint of wear beneath the plain strings on frets 4-7. This guitar plays cleanly up the 24 3/4 scale with a straight neck and a responsive, optimally-adjusted truss rod. The stock graphite nut measures 1 11/16 in width. The bound headstock has a rosewood veneer and "Artist"-engraved truss rod cover.
The gold Ibanez Smooth Tuner II tuning machines live up to their name, and the D86-prefix serial number dates this guitar to April, 1986. The electronics function as intended, and the humbuckers feature "Super 58"-embossed baseplates. The stock pots date to May of'85, and solder joints are untouched. The Tri-Sound three-way mini toggles work as follows: 1. Hardware includes the Gibraltar II Tune-o-Matic-style bridge and Quick Change II tailpiece, which is anchored to a solid brass block in the maple top, further contributing to the articulation and sustain of the guitar.The original quartet of ambered Sure Grip II knobs are present, retaining their grippy rubber gaskets. The Antique Violin gloss finish is framed by multi-ply ambered binding (which shows some checking in the cutaways), highlighting the quilt figuring which extends across the top. Cosmetic wear includes a few faint finish scratches and small dings on the body as a whole, light wear central to the back that falls short of full-on "buckle rash, " and a handful of dings on the back on the treble-side lower bout edge. The gloss finish on the neck profile is practically perfect. A padded gigbag is included.
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