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Vai's Guitars - Ibanez Jem and Universe series



Jem 777 Series

Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Production Years
# Made
Jem 777LNG
Loch Ness Green
Black
Pink PAF Pro
Green/Yellow/Pink Pyramids
Maple
Orignal
Cosmo Black
Edge
1986
777
Jem 777SK
Shocking Pink
Black
Pink PAF Pro
Green/Yellow/Pink Pyramids
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge
1987-89
Many
Jem 777DY
Desert Sun Yellow
Black
Pink PAF Pro
Green/Yellow/Pink Pyramids
Maple
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge ('87-'91); Lo Pro Edge ('92-'96)
1987-96
A whole lot
Jem 777VSK
Shocking Pink
Black
Pink PAF Pro
Green/Yellow/Pink Pyramids
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge
1989
Extremely few
Jem 777VDY
Desert Sun Yellow
Black
Pink PAF Pro
Yellow Vine
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge
1989-91
Very Few






Jem 77 Series
Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Production Years
# Made
Jem 77FP
Floral Pattern
Clear
Pink PAF Pro
Green Vine
Rosewood
Original ('88-'96); All-Access ('97-)
Cosmo Black
Edge ('87-'91); Lo Pro Edge ('92-)
1987-
Helluva Lot
Jem 77GMC
Green Multicolor
Clear
Green & Black PAF Pro
Green Vine
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Lo Pro Edge
1992-93
366
Jem 77 PMC
Purple Multicolor
Clear
Purple PAF Pro
Purple/Green/Pink Pyr.
Maple
Original
Cosmo Black
Lo Pro Edge
1992-93
271





Jem 7 Series
Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Prodcution Years
# Made
Jem 7RB (orig. Grip)
Root Beer Sunburst
Black
Pink PAF Pro
White dots
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge
1988-89
Not many
Jem 7VBK
Black
Black
Green PAF Pro
Green vine
Ebony
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge ('88-'91); Lo Pro Edge ('92)
1988-92
Good number
Jem 7P (orig.grip)
Black
Black
White PAF Pro
White pyramids
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge
1989-91
Not many
Jem 7BFP
Blue Floral Pattern
Clear
Blue PAF Pro
Blue vine
Maple
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge ('91); Lo Pro Edge ('92-'94)
1991-94
Relatively few
Jem 7VWH
White
Pearloid
White PAF Pro
Abalone/M.O.P. vine
Ebony
All-Access
Gold
Lo Pro Edge
1994-
A lot
Jem 7BSB
Burned Stained Blue
Aluminum
Black PAF Pro
Screw heads
Rosewood
All-Access
Nickel
Lo Pro Edge
1994-
Relatively few





Jem 10
Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Prodcution Years
# Made
Jem10
Black with binding
Engraved Aluminum
Chrome Evolution
Abalone/M.O.P. vine
Bound rosewood
All-Access
Chrome
Lo Pro Edge
1996
850 (210 USA)






Jem 555 Series
Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Prodcution Years
# Made
Jem 555BK
Black
Black pearloid
Black Evolution
Half-length vine, then dots
Rosewood (unscalloped)
All-Access
Cosmo Black
Lo-TRSII
1994-
Enough
Jem 555WH
White
White pearloid
White Evolution
Half-length vine, then dots
Rosewood (unscalloped)
All-Access
Cosmo Black
Lo-TRSII
1994-96
Enough
Jem 555WH (lefthanded)
White
White pearloid
White Evoultion
Half-length vine, then dots
Rosewood (unscalloped)
All-Access
Cosmo Black
Lo-TRSII
1994-96
Enough



Universe (All Series)


Model
Finish
Pickguard
Pickups
Inlay
Fretboard
Neck Joint
Hardware
Tremolo
Prodcution Years
# Made
UV7PWH
White
White
White
White pyramids
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge7('90-'91); Lo Pro Edge7('92)
1990-92
872
UV77MC
Multicolored
Clear
Green
Green/yellow/pink pyramids
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge7('90-'91); Lo Pro Edge7('92)
1990-92
1038
UV777GR
Loch Ness Green
Black
Green/yellow
Green/yellow/pink pyramids
Maple
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge7('91); Lo Pro Edge7('92)
1991-92
@ 340
UV7BK
Black
Black
Green
Green dots
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Edge7('90-'91); Lo Pro Edge7('92-'96)
1990-94, 1996
Many
UV77-'97
Black
Black
Black
White dots
Rosewood
Original
Cosmo Black
Lo Pro Edge7
1997
Quite few
UV777BK
Black with binding
Aluminum
Black with binding
White pyramids
Bound rosewood
All-Access
Chrome
Lo Pro Edge7
Late 1997-
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