The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. Whether you favor a hardtail (fixed) bridge or Ibanez industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.
- Neck type : GRGMaple neck
- Top/Back/Body : Poplar body
- Fretboard : Bound Purpleheart fretboardWhite dot inlay
- Fret : Jumbo frets
- No of Frets : 24
- Bridge : T102 bridge
- String Space : 10.5mm
- Neck Pickup : Infinity RS (S) neck pickupPassive/Ceramic
- Middle Pickup : Infinity RS (S) middle pickupPassive/Ceramic
- Bridge Pickup : Infinity R (H) bridge pickupPassive/Ceramic
- Factory Tuning : 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
- String Gauge : .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
- Hardware Color : Chrome
- Scale : 648mm/25.5"
a : Width : 43mm at NUT
b : Width : 58mm at 24F
c : Thickness : 19.5mm at 1F
d : Thickness : 21.5mm at 12F
- Radius : 400mmR
When the pickup selector switch is in neck position, the neck pickup is selected. When the switch is in between neck and center position, the neck pickup and the center pickup are selected. When the switch is in center position, center pickup is selected. When the switch is in between the center and bridge position, center pickup and the neck side of the bridge pickup are selected. When the switch is in bridge position, the bridge pickup is selected.
With the guitar held in the playing position, there is one knob and one switch along the lower edge of the body. Closest to the neck is the five-way pickup selector switch. Closer to the input jack is the tone knob. The volume knob is located right above the five-way pickup selector switch.
The Maple neck provides stability and bright tonal character.
The Purpleheart fretboard emphasizes the beauty and the rich tonal character of this guitar.
Mono-unit output jack
The mono-unit output jack is made of solid, durable material and is a single piece to avoid unwanted movement and loosening of the jack, which leads to contact failure or disconnection. This innovation allows for long term playing enjoyment and minimal maintenance.