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Ibanez RG655 Prestige RG Series Electric Guitar  

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The Ibanez RG655 Prestige is a lightweight electric guitar that features a basswood body and the incredible Ibanez Super Wizard 5-piece neck for fast...Read More

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A basswood body with an ultrafast neck and powerful pickups.

The Ibanez RG655 Prestige is a lightweight electric guitar that features a basswood body and the incredible Ibanez Super Wizard 5-piece neck for fast and effortless shredding. The 24-fret rosewood fingerboard is dressed with dot inlays and has an ultraflat 16.92" radius that makes two-hand tapping effortless.

The RG655 guitar's Ibanez Edge bridge features stud lock function, it offers tight tone, and good tuning stability allowing you to perform the most radical of trem effects with flawless tuning accuracy.

Ibanez includes a hardshell case with the RG655 Prestige electric.

FEATURES
  • Comfortable basswood body
  • Super-fast Super Wizard 5-piece neck
  • 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with ultraflat 16.92" radius
  • Ibanez Edge bridge with stud lock function
  • Includes hardshell case

Enjoy great looks and killer performance. Order today.

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IbanezRG655 Prestige RG Series Electric Guitar
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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  • Good feel (3)

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best Ibanez I've Ever Played

      By BrianJ

      from Wesley Chapel Florida

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Shredding

        Comments about Ibanez RG655 Prestige RG Series Electric Guitar:

        If you're looking at this Ibanez then you already know what you want, I've played Ibanez guitars for 15 years and this is by far the best you can buy for this price point.. Dimarzio Tone Zone, Air Norton and True Velvet are made for this guitar it seems..

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great guitar!

        By TS

        from Fargo, ND

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ibanez RG655 Prestige RG Series Electric Guitar:

            I am very pleased with this guitar. I have been playing USA made Jackson guitars for over 20 years and I still do. I thought I would try something a little different and decided to purchase the RG655. I am really impressed and a little surprised at how much I love the feel of this neck. It is very thin and very wide. I didn't think the neck would feel this wide to me since I play the Jacksons, but it is consideralby wider than my other guitars and I really like it. It seems very easy to play with the wider string spacing and the thin neck and flat radius. The finish is flawless and beautiful, the trem feels really smooth, and I like the sound of the DiMarzios quite a bit. It also comes with a very nice hard case. Overall, I think this is a great guitar for the price, I would recommend it to anyone looking for a fast playing electric guitar with a locking trem. One note, when I went to set up the guitar to my liking, I was frustrated that I couldn't lower the action at the bridge because the studs would not lower. I then looked at the owner's manual and found out the trem features a "stud lock" feature. I had to use the little allen wrench to loosen the stud lock inside the bridge stud and then I could lower the bridge to where I wanted it. Just wanted to give a future owner a heads up on how to adjust the trem. If you are reading this review and are considering buying this guitar, I say get it, you won't be disappointed!

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            4.0

            Good with one reservation...

            By Boogie2

            from Dallas tx

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Feel
            • Solid Build Quality

            Cons

            • Dark Pickups
            • Flat Sound

            Best Uses

            • Jamming
            • Practicing
            • Recording
            • Rock Concerts

            Comments about Ibanez RG655 Prestige RG Series Electric Guitar:

            I bought the Cobalt blue model. It came with NO setup. The action was terrible but since MF doesn't perform setups on the guitars they sell, it was not unexpected. After an evening tweaking the neck, action, and intonation, all is well. It plays great. It's a typical Ibanez neck, very thin, flat and fast. I really like the Edge trem. I forgot how smooth it was. Top notch.

            The only downside I see is the pickups. I know a lot of folks like the Dimarzio "Tone Zone" but it's not my style. I like I bridge pickup with a bit of "air", that has some highs and will cut through in a mix. The Tone zone is very dark with little to offer in the way of highs. I've ordered a Dimarzio Evolution set that should be more in line with my taste.

            So, it's a nice guitar if you like dark pickups. If not, plan on spending some more cash to correct the issue. I'd recommend it with that reservation.

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