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Ibanez Iceman IC520 Electric Guitar  Vintage Brown Sunburst 

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For die-hards fans of '70s and '80s attitude and tone, the IC520 takes a great guitar even further. The Iceman mahogany set-in neck and Ibanez origin...Read More

Available 01-30-2017

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Built to create incredible tone and powerful sustain.

For die-hards fans of '70s and '80s attitude and tone, the IC520 takes a great guitar even further. The Iceman mahogany set-in neck and Ibanez original Tight Tune bridge and tailpiece assure incredible tone & powerful sustain. Its bound Rosewood fingerboard sports gleaming pearl block inlays, and jumbo frets for players who prefer a modern feel.

The IC520 boasts a fat, mean-sounding mahogany body. DiMarzio's The Tone Zone and Air Norton pickups are for the sound that takes you back to a time when rock was still considered dangerous.

FEATURES
  • Neck type: Iceman Mahogany set-in neck
  • Body: Mahogany body
  • Fretboard: Bound Rosewood fretboard with acrylic block inlay
  • Fret: Jumbo
  • Bridge: Tight-Tune bridge
  • Tailpiece: Tight-Tune tailpiece
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio Air Norton (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)
  • Hardware color: Chrome
  • Nut width: 43 mm

Its all about the sound and this one's got it. Order today.

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IbanezIceman IC520 Electric Guitar
 
4.0

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Wait, where was this made??

By ChadVanHalen

from Draper, UT

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

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

Cons

  • Electronics
  • No Name Tuners
  • Slightly Messy Inlays

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Rock Concerts
  • Small Venues

Comments about Ibanez Iceman IC520 Electric Guitar:

I'm a gigging musician with a number of guitars and have owned a good number more ranging from partscasters to things made in Japan, Korea, America, Indonesia, Mexico but never China because of the stigma, so my biggest fear on picking up my first Iceman was that "Made in China" tag and wow, did Ibanez impress.

I'm no corksniffer who needs a '59 to be content but I do know where build quality and materials count and this hits all the right marks. Right off the bat, USA DiMarzio Tone Zone and Air Norton. I'm a Duncan guy but this is the first guitar I've ever picked up and not wanted to swap any pickups out. Next is the bridge. I'm an old school 80's "It needs an OFR or it's not worth playing" sort of guy, so when I buy this guitar simply as a backup in case a Floyd goes down but it becomes a "This will be in the set every night, Floyd or not" guitar, you know it's something. Ibanez has a very interesting bridge on this guitar called the Tight Tune, which is an ingenious take on the TOM bridges we're used to. The first innovation that I can't believe I'm just discovering in 2015 is there are thumb screws that keep the pieces from falling off during a string change. Duh, why hasn't this been mandatory on every guitar since the 50's? The next is an allen key screw that locks into the body to keep from your action getting futzed by a bump, never been a problem for me but hey, why not? And lastly the intonation saddles. Not only are they able to be screwed down (another duh) but those screws as well as the actual intonation screws are offset from the strings. Go look at the intonation screws on your Les Paul, they are directly underneath the strings and a hassle to intonation while strung, Ibanez offset them so you don't have to be Mr. Fantastic to intonate.

I'm running out of room so let me just say unplugged or plugged in the sound is fantastic, the set up is great with quality accessories, the only cons on this whole thing are the tuners are no name Grover knock offs and stay in tune pretty well despite me beating my strings up pretty nasty and the inlay work wasn't the cleanest. On a few if you look real close you can see some mistakes but to me that more says those are real inlays and not stickers.

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