Some years ago, to be exact in May 2011, I bought a ’82 Blazer Model 550FR (Fire Red), which I still call “The better Strat”.
I was really happy with it – and still I am. But when I found out, that there is also a sister model BL550RB in an amazing kind of blue, I started looking for one of those axes.

Ok, from a player’s point of view, it doesn’t matter if your guitar is black or red or whatever.
But we’re not only players
And since decades – don’t know why – I REALLY WANTED A BLUE GUITAR, which is my favorite color as you can guess 😉

So here it is! 🙂
Bought it last week from a seller located in Berlin for a decent price.
Yesterday it arrived well packed and without damage.

The beauty is an April ’81 model in good condition with OHSC, some dings but everything genuine Ibanez, no mods etc.
Applied some TLC to the Blue Beauty and now she’s back in perfect state. One of the pictures shows my BL550 Twins, really love to play them.

Specifications

Owner:
Dire Wolf

Brand:
Ibanez

Instrument type:
Electric Guitar

Series:
Blazer

Model:
BL550RB

Original factory condition:
Yes

Serial number:
D810333

Year of manufacture:
1981

Neck type:
Bolt On

Neck material:
One piece Maple

Tuners:
Ibanez Smooth Tuner II

Nut:
Bone

Fretboard:
Maple

Number of frets:
22

Bridge type:
Ibanez Brass Tremolo

Body material/wood:
Solid Ash

Finish:
Regal Blue

Pickups:
3 x Super Tap 6 Ibanez Single Coils

Knobs:

Wiring/Controls:
Master Volume, Master Tone, Phase switch, Tapped switch, 5 Way PU selector

Hardware color:
Gold, Brass


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