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An amazingly affordable rock guitar with a super-comfy neck, powerful Ibanez pickups and tremolo bridge.

The GRG120BDX Electric Guitar is an irresistible bargain from Ibanez, featuring the playability, warranty, and set-up of their more expensive instruments, but at a rock bottom price. It's all about the neck and this guitar gets a super-fast one made from a single piece of maple with a radiused rosewood fingerboard and shark teeth inlays. Powerful Ibanez-designed humbuckers provide plenty of output and are perfect for getting overdriven sounds. The GRG120BDX also comes equipped with an upgraded FAT-6 tremolo bridge that'll inspire you while keeping everything in tune.

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FEATURES
  • Resonant basswood body
  • Slim & comfortable 1pc maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with white shark teeth inlay
  • Ibanez designed humbucker pickups: Powersound-1 neck, Powersound-2 bridge
  • Volume, Tone and 3-way selector controls
  • Low profile Ibanez FAT-6 tremolo bridge
  • Black Hardware

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IbanezGRG120BDX Electric Guitar
 
4.4

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (23)
  • Good feel (23)
  • Good pick up (18)
  • Good tone (17)
  • Solid electronics (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (23)
  • Jamming (21)
  • Recording (9)
  • Small venues (8)
  • School bands (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (16), Novice (7), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This is a great guitar for the $

My wife bought me this guitar as a gift and I really love it. I wanted a guitar with humbuckers because I am beginning to dabble in metal and other heavy music. I normally...Read complete review

My wife bought me this guitar as a gift and I really love it. I wanted a guitar with humbuckers because I am beginning to dabble in metal and other heavy music. I normally play blues with a Stratocaster. This guitar rocks and I LOVE Ibanez necks. They are so thin and fast. I actually gained a 2 fret spread. This guitar is a beast for heavy music. Buckethead music sounds great and the sustain is endless thanks to the basswood body. The neck pickup is warm and clean arrpegio chords sound great and the bridge pickup is hot as a firecracker. Pinch harmonics and Zakk Wylde pings are a breeze. My only gripe is the 1 tone and 1 volume knobs. I am going to change em out with push/pull pots. I really believe you will not be disappointed!!

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Nice first impression

So this guitar ended up being like that girl at a party you wish you hadn't started a conversation with.
Good looking, but not much else going on, and then after spending...Read complete review

So this guitar ended up being like that girl at a party you wish you hadn't started a conversation with.
Good looking, but not much else going on, and then after spending some time together, you're looking for a way out. Resale and trade in value is nothing, as I found out.

Now I've loved Ibanez products for years - but those were my younger years in the late 80s.
Stock pickups are okay, nothing special, neck was easy on the hands. This is an acceptable one if you want a guitar that will be your training wheels while learning to shred.
Basswood is near bottom of the list for good tone wood, it is cheap and used for budget guitars - so it's not meant to last. Nice looks at first glance - shark inlays are pretty. The red burst finish is hot.
But that basswood tho. Hard to shape the tone into something likable if you're an experienced player.
If your budget is 200, by all means grab this one up, the action on mine was okay, I lowered it a bit for playability. The hardware is nothing special, especially the tuners.
It's a guitar for a younger person, for sure - it's a matter of taste and after 27 years of playing I just don't draw inspiration from this guitar.
I can't recommend this to anyone who can hold out and save a little while longer for something better - otherwise, by all means pick it up and start playing - don't stop EVER.

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(10 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

This is a great guitar for the $

By Jaybird

from Roane county Tn

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Lack Of Controls

Best Uses

  • Jamming

Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

My wife bought me this guitar as a gift and I really love it. I wanted a guitar with humbuckers because I am beginning to dabble in metal and other heavy music. I normally play blues with a Stratocaster. This guitar rocks and I LOVE Ibanez necks. They are so thin and fast. I actually gained a 2 fret spread. This guitar is a beast for heavy music. Buckethead music sounds great and the sustain is endless thanks to the basswood body. The neck pickup is warm and clean arrpegio chords sound great and the bridge pickup is hot as a firecracker. Pinch harmonics and Zakk Wylde pings are a breeze. My only gripe is the 1 tone and 1 volume knobs. I am going to change em out with push/pull pots. I really believe you will not be disappointed!!

(8 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Nice first impression

By Subsonikk

from Tacoma, WA

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Ibanez Name

Cons

  • Flat Sound
  • Fret Buzz

Best Uses

  • Practicing
  • School Bands

Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

So this guitar ended up being like that girl at a party you wish you hadn't started a conversation with.
Good looking, but not much else going on, and then after spending some time together, you're looking for a way out. Resale and trade in value is nothing, as I found out.

Now I've loved Ibanez products for years - but those were my younger years in the late 80s.
Stock pickups are okay, nothing special, neck was easy on the hands. This is an acceptable one if you want a guitar that will be your training wheels while learning to shred.
Basswood is near bottom of the list for good tone wood, it is cheap and used for budget guitars - so it's not meant to last. Nice looks at first glance - shark inlays are pretty. The red burst finish is hot.
But that basswood tho. Hard to shape the tone into something likable if you're an experienced player.
If your budget is 200, by all means grab this one up, the action on mine was okay, I lowered it a bit for playability. The hardware is nothing special, especially the tuners.
It's a guitar for a younger person, for sure - it's a matter of taste and after 27 years of playing I just don't draw inspiration from this guitar.
I can't recommend this to anyone who can hold out and save a little while longer for something better - otherwise, by all means pick it up and start playing - don't stop EVER.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

WORTH MORE THAN THE M.S.R.P!!!

By Mordy31

from NY

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Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Beautiful Fretboard
  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Good Weight
  • Great Action
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

    This guitar is the perfect starter guitar and even a good guitar for a more professional player thats on a low budget. It looks great and sounds great I have tried dozens of guitars and this one plays like a Fender the action is simply amazing the neck is so awsome and thin. I love the way this guitar is not to heavy or too light. I already used this guitar at a live performance and it stayed in tune the entire time!

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    GREATNESS!!!!!!!!!!

    By Mordy31

    from NY

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • GREAT LOOKING
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Recording
      • Rock Concerts
      • School Bands
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

      This is my second review that I am writing on this guitar b/c I recently went to a very large music store and I played literally dozens of guitars in various diff. price ranges and I was surprised that my Ibanez grg120bdx is a lot better than what I thought till now, up until this point I thought that I got a really good guitar for a great price but now I realize that I got this guitar for an absolute steal and I mean a steal I tried out guitars that were b/t five hundred and one thousand and the only guitars from that price range that were better than this one was as follows:
      1. Steve Vai gem (Ibanez of course!!!!!!) COST five hundred
      2. PRS se COST five hundred (just a bit better to honest)
      3. Fender COST nine hundred
      Other than those nothing.
      It beat out a Shecter and a even a twelve hundred Gibson and a telecaster and what not...
      NOW this is all in the feel of the guitar and the ease of playability that I am comp. this Ibanez grg120bdx. BUT obviously the tone of the Gibson and telecaster were better but don't kid yourself this Ibanez has some awesome pickups and a great and I mean a great 3 way switch that gives you a great array of tone options.
      This guitar as you can see is a beautiful guitar I was lucky and unlucky that I ended up with the blue metallic burst b/c I had my eye on the green version and when I finally made my decision ( which took weeks) I got a great deal on Black Friday, they only had the blue burst which happens to be stunning a real rock guitar look.
      So in conclusion if you are a beginner and you are looking into an electric guitar with a budget then look no further then this guitar trust you will enjoy it a lot ( if you have no budget go out and buy a PRS custom they are one of if not the best and highest quality guitars on the market, they also cost around 4k ). All in all I have this guitar for over a year and a half and I am really happy that I bought this guitar, which was suggested by the MF Customer Service agents. They are the best !

      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome!

      By Jordiekins

      from Wheelersburg Ohio

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up
      • Good Tone
      • Solid Electronics

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

        This guitar is great for the price. Love the neck. Anyone would be lucky to have this guitar

        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Guitar!!

        By IV314

        from Bloomington-Normal, IL

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

        This is my first guitar. I have been learning to play just recently, but the guitar works great for what I'm needing it for. the pick-ups run hot which is great for metal and just jamming in general. I have been actually able to move quickly on learning more intense and heavy riffs like slayer and megadeth. All in all this guitar is phenomenal. Very good buy!

        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great guitar

        By bygracept

        from mobile, al

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Amazing Color
        • GREAT sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

            Bought this for my son as his first guitar. Great sound and quality for this price point. He loves the vibrant green. Very happy with this purchase.

            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            GRG120BDX

            By Chris

            from Kuwait

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            Pros

            • Amazing Looks
            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

            • Finding Tremelo Arm

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Small Venues

            Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

            I just puchased this guitar used and was really blown away at how good the condition was for a used and inexpensive guitar. This is my first Ibanez and it won't be my last. The neck fits my hands like a glove. The overall feel is like it was made for me. This guitar has really sparked my interest in learning to play guitar again.

            (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Ally

            from Alexandria la

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Good Pick Up
            • Good Tone
            • Solid Electronics

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Jamming
              • Practicing

              Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

              My husband loves it!!!

              (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great piece for the price.

              By Nobodyknowswho

              from Hesperia, CA

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fun To Play
              • Good Feel
              • Good Pick Up
              • Good Tone
              • Solid Electronics

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

                Ibanez has always served me well. No complaints. Musicians Friend cannot be beat, Thanks

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