#1
Im thinking it will probably be one of the RG models..anyone have an answer?
#2
A Prestige Rg, an Rg1570 would be the cheapest and closest.


The only difference other than cosmetics between Jems and Rg's is the pickups and the neck.

Old Jems usually have PAF Pros and newer ones have Evolutions or Breeds


Jem necks are hand finished, so each one is slightly different and unique in its own way. For example my RG1570 neck is the prestige wizard, really thin and flat, but my Jem 777BK's neck is a little bit fatter and thicker
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#4
RG1570, then swap out the pickups for some evolutions and it should sound very close.

The differences I think the Jem has an alder body, scalloped 21-24 frets, thicker neck, vine of life inlay, monkey grip and probably some other minor differences
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#8
You could have a White RG2550, fit it with evos, and then carve a monkey grip into it. That would be as close as you could get.
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#9
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^ iirc, the newer JEMs have Basswood bodies dont they?

Either a RG1570 or RG2550 with a pickup swap will get you pretty damn close.



Old Jems and the black 777's are basswood, and the White 777's are alder
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