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RG Basswood Electric Guitar

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A versatile, affordable rocker's weapon.

This Ibanez RG electric guitar's pickups and pickup placement provide the hard-edged cutting tone needed for heavy rock. The IBZ V7 (Vintage 7) neck pickup is tight, but bright. Very dynamic for chording and rhythm. IBZ V8 (Vintage 8) bridge pickup is a warm, yet articulate lead pickup with enhanced overtones. This guitar has good harmonics without excessive brightness.

As heavy as it rocks, this RG guitar is made of basswood, a comparatively lightweight wood, which makes it very comfortable for extended playing. With a good balance of highs and lows, basswood sits right between alder and mahogany in sound character. 24 frets offer easy playing for leads and chording.

Since 1987, many players have selected the Ibanez RG as their weapon of choice for inciting sonic mayhem on the metal masses. With the right choice of pickups and flat, fast necks, the RG guitar has crunched its way to classic status.


  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Basswood
  • Top Wood: Basswood
  • Neck Joint: Bolt On
  • Neck Wood: Maple 3pc
  • Fretboard: Bound Rosewood
  • Neck Shape: U
  • # Frets: 24
  • Nut Width: 43mm
  • Fretboard Radius: 400mmr
  • Bridge: Fixed
  • Pickup Bridge: Ibz V-8
  • Pickup Neck: Ibz V-7
  • Tuners: Die-Cast
  • Finish: Gloss
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