Ibanez RG550LTD - Tonys Guitars

This is another old Ibanez made in Japan and it's now a rare guitar. I play this one all the time - an RG550LTD..

Ibanez RG550 Japanese Made Guitar

I have a great collection of many leading brands of electric guitars including Gibson, Fender, PRS, Ibanez and others. Check them out from the 'Tony's Guitars' section of this website. While the images are not huge (click on any for a larger image where available), the quality is - so you get a real idea of just what this guitar is like in real life. Many are reviewed on the reviews pages so don't forget to check those reviews out. Also don't forget to visit the area for images showing my guitars in high resolution images. Great if you love seeing guitars.

This is a really great guitar which just goes to prove that price is NOT the reasoning behind a great sound. It has seen extensive modding from new and is used daily. One of Tonys 'fast' guitars.

This one was made in 2005 and bought second user from the USA. Believe it or not I paid at the time just $500 and that included the shipping.

This is an Ibanez RG550LTD. There was much speculation about this guitar when I furst published it on the internet, but it turned out to be the Ltd version in the end (thanks to the guys that identified it eventually, you know who you are).

  • Ibanez RG550LTD Japanese Model
  • Great Design
  • Ibanez Wizard II Neck
  • Pickups modified from standard see below
  • case: Ibanez ABS Case Black

I modified the pickups in this guitar. Out came the originals and I fitted a Jazz in the neck, screamin demon in the middle (never used) and a EVO II in the bridge.


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Best features? Playability and sounds from those awesome pickups. This review will be updated in due course.

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