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JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar

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The Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar features a streamlined basswood body, light weight and a contour made for comfort. The lower cutaway of this sleek guitar gives unrestricted access ... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar features a streamlined basswood body, light weight and a contour made for comfort. The lower cutaway of this sleek guitar gives unrestricted access to the upper frets, and the double-locking tremolo stays in tune no matter how far you bend notes. Axis 1 and 2 humbuckers give you all the body, clarity and response you could ask for.

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FEATURES

  • Basswood body with Satriani's custom design
  • Double-locking tremolo
  • Axis 1 and 2 humbuckers
  • Case sold separately
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IbanezJS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ibanez does it again

If you take a look at ibanez guitar lineup, you get a lot of the same results: great guitars, better price. This Satriani sig is no exception. i have had this guitar...Read complete review

If you take a look at ibanez guitar lineup, you get a lot of the same results: great guitars, better price. This Satriani sig is no exception. i have had this guitar for about a year now and i cant put it down. after waiting almost 2 MONTHS for this thing to get here in good condition (i recieved one before that was SMASHED), i was elated when i could finally play it outside of a guitar center store and call it my own. what shocked me out of the box was the way this guitar looked. the glossy black with the chrome hardware is a real eye catcher. but more than that, the way this guitar plays is ridiculous. some guitars are great for one style but cant hold their own in others, and this one can outdo others costing hundreds more in any style. smooth, fast neck, super lightweight, coil taps are a plus, floyd-style trem is bar-none the best out there, and the tones you can get from this baby, both clean and distorted...what more needs to be said. The price was also a plus. this guitar sounds, plays, and feels like a guitar WAY more than this guy. Do yourself a favor and score big with this ibanez.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Guitar, Bridge is Junk

Everything about this guitar rocks, but if you cant keep it in tune, then "Houston we have a problem". The fit and finish are great, the neck is great, the...Read complete review

Everything about this guitar rocks, but if you cant keep it in tune, then "Houston we have a problem". The fit and finish are great, the neck is great, the pickups are better than some will lead you to believe here. I bought mine used and noticed when I got it home there was a popping coming from the bridge. After a close inspection the Ibanez Low TRS II had a gash in the knife edge of the bridge due to poor metal used in the bridge. My thoughts if you pay this much for a guitar the hardware shown be up to par, in this case, not so much. I will replace the bridge because the guitar is "most worthy" when its in tune and has a great vibe. Note to Ibanez, better hardware makes for long time customers!

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(26 of 32 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Speed Demon

By Bluesplayer88

from Parkville, MD

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This Guitar is a hot rod if there ever was one. I have played this guitar as fast as i can and it still holds its own. the floyd rose bridge is perfect for the shred tricks and this guitar has the vintage vibe i like.

(16 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It Rocks!

By super_colossal_guitarest

from Rochester NY

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This guitar rocks. The tremolo stays perfectly in tune and can withstand the heavy beatings of screams, dive bombs, and lizard down the throat tricks. The red finish is gorgeous and the neck is comfortable. The pickups can get a little muggy playing through a not-so-great amp with distortion. This guitar still rocks.

(14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Ibanez does it again

By jet8425

from Memphis, TN

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

If you take a look at ibanez guitar lineup, you get a lot of the same results: great guitars, better price. This Satriani sig is no exception. i have had this guitar for about a year now and i cant put it down. after waiting almost 2 MONTHS for this thing to get here in good condition (i recieved one before that was SMASHED), i was elated when i could finally play it outside of a guitar center store and call it my own. what shocked me out of the box was the way this guitar looked. the glossy black with the chrome hardware is a real eye catcher. but more than that, the way this guitar plays is ridiculous. some guitars are great for one style but cant hold their own in others, and this one can outdo others costing hundreds more in any style. smooth, fast neck, super lightweight, coil taps are a plus, floyd-style trem is bar-none the best out there, and the tones you can get from this baby, both clean and distorted...what more needs to be said. The price was also a plus. this guitar sounds, plays, and feels like a guitar WAY more than this guy. Do yourself a favor and score big with this ibanez.

(12 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Quite a guitar

By LD

from Abingdon MD

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This guitar is a JS100 a step down from the 1000 and 1200 and it is made by Ibanez it has a Edge Pro II Tremolo Bridge as well.Quite a hard guitar to write on so I'll start with what I think a good about this guitar. The body is comfortable to play on for hours sitting down or standing up. The basswood version of this guitar is light and keeps the tone as much as the other woods they before basswood. The neck is great as I expected it's flat but still feels comfortable and the wood is sanded and polished nice making the neck very easy to move up and down on. The pickups are amazing for what they are made for clean and slight distortion, especially with the coil tap. And with heavy distortion it sounds pretty similar to my Schecter Blackjack which got a reviews for there pickups. My con about this guitar is the bridge. Which I guess is just me being unexperienced with D/L Trems. My high e string is always snapping and there is a hole in the tremolo which the hex wrench is supposed to go through and the actual hole which tightens the torque on the trem arm is off by 1/2 if anyone can tell me kindly how to fix both these problems email me if you wish.

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Js 100

By vic

from Georgetown, MA

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

The JS100, its a very decent guitar, its pick ups sound great. The split coil switch is nice and gives you a larger tone selection. The bridge pick up is hot and the neck is warm and smooth. The locking trem stays in tune and the finish is great. Neck is smotth and fast. The only reason i give it a four is beacuse Ive had mine about a year and take real good care of it and it has developed some slight neck warpage. Ive heard from some guitar techs that they seen many of the same models with similar problems. I reset the intonation and it plays perfectly now.

(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

All Around Best For All Users

By Ibanez Fan

from Sacramento, Calif.

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

I have played many guitars and in a couple of bands and the results I get from my JS100 have far out-weighed all of the others. The only other thing I can say is, Thanks Joe!

(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

An Excellent, Versetile Guitar

By WhiteHendrixRkr

from Mooresville, NC

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

I heard about this guitar when I went to the store shopping for a new guitar. I told them most of the songs my band played, from Led Zeppelin to Jimi Hendrix to Van Halen and lots of other bands. I obviously needed a versetile guitar, so they told me about the js100. I played it and fell in love with it. With the Duo Pickups on it, you can create a broad range of guitar sounds without any amp modeling, from twangy bluesy tones to heavy metal. It is lightweight, and has a thin neck, making fret access not any issue for any guitar player. The Floyd Rose is another great feature, if you know how to tune with it. Basically this is the last guitar I will probably ever need.

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best guitar I have owend

By Zack

from Lincoln , Nebraska

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

I was walking through a local music store and found this. i was in love. i loved the action on it but i would want a different bridge but thats ok the only bad thing is some times its hard to tune but once you get it in tune your good for a week or so so ya get this one its a great guitar

(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Great Guitar, Bridge is Junk

By Blind Dog Day

from Las Vegas, NV

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

Everything about this guitar rocks, but if you cant keep it in tune, then "Houston we have a problem". The fit and finish are great, the neck is great, the pickups are better than some will lead you to believe here. I bought mine used and noticed when I got it home there was a popping coming from the bridge. After a close inspection the Ibanez Low TRS II had a gash in the knife edge of the bridge due to poor metal used in the bridge. My thoughts if you pay this much for a guitar the hardware shown be up to par, in this case, not so much. I will replace the bridge because the guitar is "most worthy" when its in tune and has a great vibe. Note to Ibanez, better hardware makes for long time customers!

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

awesome ibanez

By Zerodegree

from Benton WI

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

Wow!!! This Ibanez really blew me away!! The Quality of sound is Awesome!!! I knew I would be impressed but I had no idea I would be in Awe!!! If you want a really great guitar...Then this is it!!! The features on the body are really outstanding. When you hold it you will fall immediately in love!!! So the best way to describe it is ...WOW!!!!Thanks Ibanez for a great guitar. Thanks guitar center for turning me on to it!!!

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Economic Guitar

By John

from Charlotte, N.C.

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This guitar is a wonderful cheap guitar. it has multiple areas in which can be upgraded. the sound has a wonderful bassy and groovy sound. the neck is AWESOME for shredding ans with a great feel. The locking nut gives the ability for fine tuning but can be a pain for re-stringing. The pickups are ok for what they are but if you own one you need to upgrade that first unless you like that certain sound.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Some good some not so good...

By oprtun1

from Atlanta, GA

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

I love this guitar's shape and light weight. You can play this guitar for hours. Good action and fast neck. Definately a shredder's axe! The pickups are ok for clean tones but leave me disappointd when I want heavier tones and power chords. The coil tap is a nice feature for more variety of tone. I've tried different amps and pedals and still wish I had hotter pickups. I found the Floyd Rose bridge difficult to setup after changing strings. This is probably due to inexperience on my part but it leaves me frustrated. Overall I wish I had spent my money differently. I'll be selling mine and taking quite a loss. My thoughts... get the js1000

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fantastic Guitar for a Fantastic Price

By Nick

from Burlington, CT

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

The JS-100 is by far the most fantastic electric guitar for under $1,000 that I have ever played. The basswood body conforms to the leg perfectly, the neck allows for fast riffs and easy chord progressions, the Edge III tremolo and locking tuners allow for bending to the max for hours, the Transparent Red paint finish is absolutely beautiful in person, and it plays just as well as the JS-1200. This is an absolutely amazing guitar for the price. It's perfect for the aspiring guitar player and any Joe Satriani fan on a budget. Buy now!

 
5.0

Ibanez JS100

By PiLamPunk

from Baltimore, MD

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

Exellent second or third guitar for a progressive player who wants to add speed and tone to their collection. The double locking bridge system can take some practice to use fluidly, but the time spent is worth it. Pulling up the "Brightness" push pot will add a whole new texture to your sound.

 
4.0

Great

By LesPaulMan10

from Lake Forest

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This guitar was great when I had it. I bought a grey Js1000 and it played very well. The features came with Floyd Rose style trem. The pickups are great but not very much distortion. Over all great.

 
5.0

One thing I dont like

By AndrewAri

from New York

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This guitar is great, I loved everything about it when I played, if your a real Satch fan, go for it. BUT, before you buy it, test it out. I, myself had some trouble getting used to the neck, but that was the only thing I find hard to play about it.

 
5.0

Pure Ibanez Awesomeness: Thanks to Joe Satriani!

By Sanborn Bryce

from Port Huron, Michigan

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

This Guitar is quite amazing. Although I'm not a fan of signature guitars, or even Ibanez for that matter, This guitar is great. It's so perfect for soloing and improv type stuff, also great for like, modern hard rock. I wouldn't recommend this for anything too heavy, because of the pickups and weight of the guitar, but for pure instrumental, over the top, solo master goodness, this guitar does more than enough. Perfect guitar for a large variety of genres from country and blues to hard rock and punk! I absolutely Love this guitar! THANKS JOE!!!!

 
5.0

That certain something

By Darryl Maine

from California

Comments about Ibanez JS100 Joe Satriani Model Electric Guitar:

I have a JS1000 that I bought a year or so ago, and though my JS100 is probably close to 15 years old now, I have been using it on some recent recordings. I don't know why that is exactly, and I have to say I feel a bit neurotic about it, but I just seem to gravitate towards this guitar. Mine is the red version, although I have to say that black looks awful nice too. My 1000 is that Black Pearl color which is really nice also.

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