Dating ibanez performer
I heard that Korean guitars are not so goos as Japanese.
The truss rod cover, bridge and tuners don't look correct for a late '70s Performer.
Let's see how far he gets before he burns out like I did!A guitar doesn't have to cost a bundle to sound good.The GIO series was developed for players who want Ibanez quality in a more affordable package.Whether you favor a hardtail (fixed) bridge or our industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.Ibanez j.custom guitars are manufactured by an elite group of highly skilled luthiers trained to produce instruments of uncompromised quality.
I have examples of both early '78's and the later ones and there is no comparison. You are still saving some money after all that however, compared to buying on on the "local" market.