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Ibanez Iceman Cheap

After missing out on that awesome Destroyer, I thought I’d show you where my love for vintage Ibanez’s began…

Back in 1993, I lived in a small country town in New South Wales, spending my days working as a screen printer and hanging out at my mate Anthony’s nearby guitar shop (Custom Music) in my lunch breaks. It’s Anthony’s fault that my guitarnerd ‘habit’ started… every lunch break he’d show me some cool guitar that someone had traded in or brought in for repair. It’s amazing the guitars & gear that popped up in my little rural hometown… 60′s Strats & Tele’s, original SG Custom’s, old Les Paul’s. One afternoon I popped in after work and a massive, tatty hard case was sitting in Anthony’s office. Anthony had a big grin on his face and said ‘Open it.’ I cracked open the case and my jaw hit the floor. Inside was the most spectacular guitar I’d ever seen…