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Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar White 

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The GRG120BDX Electric Guitar is an irresistible bargain from Ibanez, featuring the playability, warranty, and set-up of their more expensive instrum...Read More

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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.

Case sold separately.

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 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (21)
  • Good feel (21)
  • Good pick up (16)
  • Good tone (15)
  • Solid electronics (14)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (21)
    • Jamming (19)
    • Recording (7)
    • Small venues (6)
    • School bands (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (14), 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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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    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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    5.0

    GREAT guitar for the price

    By EvPotato

    from A Place, California

    About Me Novice

    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing

      Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

      Great guitar for the price, pickups are solid (not great), strings should definitely be replaced. Came set up right out of the box and it looks amazing (sharktooth inlays look great) and the metallic blue is amazing. This is a great starter guitar, especially since Ibanez makes quality products.

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Nice first impression

      By Subsonikk

      from Tacoma, WA

      About Me Experienced

      Ask me a question

      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.

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      My son new guitar!

      By JV

      from Racine, WI

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Good Pick Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing

        Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

        My son is enjoying his new guitar. No complaints from him or his guitar Instructor. He has been practicing for about 4 years. Fair price and fast delivery. We will order from here in the future.

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 2 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.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            GRG120BDX

            By Chris

            from Kuwait

            About Me Novice

            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.

            Comment on this review

            (0 of 2 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!!!

              Comment on this review

              (0 of 2 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

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing

                By guitarking2244

                from Alexandria Indiana

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

                  I love this guitar. I end up picking it up more than my Les Paul. It is really smooth.

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  not satisfied

                  By seven

                  from Chicago il.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Poor Quality

                  Cons

                  • Fret Buzz

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

                  Ok, overall poor quality

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  No Tremolo bar?

                  By Michael Damiani

                  from Arizona

                  About Me Novice

                  Ask me a question

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Fun To Play
                  • Good Feel

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Jamming
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Ibanez GRG120BDX Electric Guitar:

                    Mine came with out the tremolo bar and after 2 months still don't have one I'm trying to just buy one but can't find out which one to get cause I see thread but the one on the site looks like it snaps in so any help would be appreciated

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