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Destroyer dt-555

Destroyer dt-555

This guitar is built by Japanese and Korea luthiers, it is with excellent quality and reasonable price. You can choose from all kinds of finish, wood and hardware. Left handed is also available!

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This is a customized guitar, it was made according to our customer's requests, if you don't like the settings of this guitar, and want a personalized body shape, finish, logo, woods or hardware, please email us to place the order.


 Our Custom Made Destroyer dt-555



Destroyer dt-555

Body Wood


Neck Wood







Block Inlays

Scale Length





3 Humbuckers 


2 Volume, 1 Tone, 3-way Switch 


Licensed Floyd Rose Bridge






Gold Hardware



Ibanez Destroyer dt-555


The DT-555 came stock with V2 pickups, made by Ibanez. The DT-555 came in two different versions. The 1982 through early 84 came with the Hard Rock'r tremolo, without the locking nut and also had the knobs placed higher in the body like all the early Destroyer II models. In Febuary / March of 1984 the Ibanez Destroyer II DT-555 had the Pro Rock'r installed with the locking nut & the knobs were relocated lower in the body.


One of the first notable celebrities to play the Ibanez Destroyer II DT-555 was Phil Collen, lead guitar player of the band Def Leppard. Although Phil started playing the Destroyer II while still in the band Girl, it wasn't until he joined Def Leppard that he started getting international attention and that helped get the Destroyer II model noticed by a legion of adolesecent teens.
This Is A Rare Ibanez Destroyer II DT-555 Phil Collen / Def Leopard Black with Gold Hardware, Square Abalone Inlay No Other Year With This Combination - December 1984 -- # 99 Produced. It Plays Very Well, Sound Is Excellent, First Showed Up In The Cataloge In 1985 Phil Collen Already Was Playing His in 1984 . Well Cared For Minimal Use Harmony Central Rated At 5 Stars



Even though Collen played a modified DT-555 while in Def Leppard and appeared in several Ibanez magazine advertisements during the 1980s for the dt-555, the dt-555 was never officially designated the "Phil Collen" Destroyer.
Our Replicated Destroyer dt-555
These Destroyer dt-555 guitars continue to climb in value as more and more collectors stash them away. Collectors have snatched so many of these up it's nearly impossible to find one floating around that hasn't either been beaten to death or extensively modified. If you want to own the guitar, you have to wait for your luck buying one or specially customize one, but the prices of both ways are sky-high, costing more than thousands of dollars. Few guitarists and lovers can afford it. What a pity!




In the past years, many of our customers also talked about the guitars with us, and hope we can make replicas of it. So to realize their dreams, we launched the dt555 replicas. Our replicated dt555 guitar is a fully-detailed reproduction of the Black Destroyer—complete in its unmistakable look, sound, and feel.
All guitars in our custom shop are created by the craftsmen who are famous worldwide. Besides, we also have some professional tuners who are specially responsible for testing and tuning guitars's tone. Every guitar before shipping, we repeately test and tune to make sure it is nearest to the original one in tone. So you can be assured about the quality...
If you are looking for a guitar like this now, don't pass it by...
More info about our replicated Destroyer dt-555!



Our replicated Destroyer dt-555 has basswood body, maple neck and rosewood fingerboard. All these three kinds of wood have been purchased in large volumes from our professional wood suppliers. You can rest assured about the wood quality.




Our replicated Destroyer dt-555 has the same beautiful block inlays as the original. Combined with its rosewood fretboard's strong and bright sound, making the guitar more beautiful and attractive than other guitars.





The body of our replicated Destroyer dt-555 Guitar is built with basswood which is the same kind of material as that of the original. The basswood is a comparatively lightweight wood and makes the guitar very comfortable for extended playing. With a good balance of highs and lows,





Like the originals, our replicated Destroyer dt-555 also features two volumes, one tone and a three-way switching which can give you three preset tones.





Our replicated Destroyer dt-555 is simply phenomenal! With a great sound! Very well built and sounds like a rock guitar should. It cuts through very well and plays very fast. Very NICE! 




Note: About the tremolo, we supply two colors, black and gold. You can choose any kind you like.
About Pickups 
It is worth mentioning that the pickups we select are Wilkinson pickups. We have to admit that Wilkinson pickups are not as good as the original pickups. But they are more attractive in quality and price, saving much money for our customers. Most of our customers reflected the pickups are beyond their imagination, stable and reliable enough!

Of course! If you insist on the original pickups, and we can find them on the market, and can afford it. We are pleasant to install the original pickups for your guitars. But the price will be much higher than guitars with Willinson pickups. Be prepared!!!


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Here you can see some other dt Guitars. If you are a fan of them, you can customize any one here in our custom shop. It is our pleasure to realize your guitar dream. 



All available in our Custom shop!


Aiming to build your dream guitar!


If you don’t like the guitar above and you want a guitar dreamed for so long,what to do? It’s so easy,please send the picture and the parameters of the guitar you want.We only need Pics and specs, and we can make the guitar same with your original guitar. You wonder learn Why? Pls click here  to find the answer. Send your dream guitar pics and specs to us, let us make it come true together.
All the guitars we built are based on our customers’ requests. There are so many different options for you to choose if you don’t want a standard one, you can check our custom shop for the details. The best way to go about obtaining this information for you is to contact us and let us know what you’re looking for. We can discuss these options and figure out what is the best for you. Your business is important to us and we want to provide you with the best customer service we are capable of. We want this to be the best guitar-buying experience you’ve ever had.
And please, don’t be hesitate to contact us  if you have any question.

Notice For All Buyers:
Thank you for your attention. Here are something you might want to know about this guitar.

1. This guitar is available in both right handed and left handed version. Even it is not showing in lefty version, we still able to customize this guitar in left handed for you. You just have to tell us when you place the order.

2. If you want to place the order, just send us email, we will help you to place your customize order.

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