Ibanez RG Prestige Electric Guitar with Case in Black RG5170BBK
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's industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.
There are three principles behind the Ibanez Prestige line: Precision, Performance, and Playability. Prestige combines high-tech manufacturing techniques with old-world Japanese craftsmanship, in order to achieve true innovation in design and construction. The series incorporates ideas and suggestions from musicians from around the world as the cornerstones of the Prestige production process.
• Super Wizard HP 5pc Maple/Wenge neck - The Super Wizard 5pc Maple/Wenge neck provides extra-smooth playing.
• Macassar Ebony fretboard - Macassar Ebony produces tight lows and mid range along with strong attack in the highs and quick response with rich sustain.
• Jumbo Stainless Steel frets with Prestige fret edge treatment - Stainless steel frets boast excellent corrosion resistance. The wide and tall fret-type offers a quick response, good articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes.
• Basswood body - The Basswood body delivers a natural and flat tone.
• Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Alnico / Fluence Single Width / Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic pickups - Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers deliver an aggressive tone and a powerful attack without excess noise, while the Fluence Single Width pickup offers a warm, clear tone and stunning punch, featuring the same quiet operation as the humbucker.
• Gotoh machine heads - Gotoh machine heads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.
• Lo-Pro Edge tremolo - The legendary Lo-Pro Edge bridge offers maximum playing comfort with its streamlined profile and recessed fine tuners. Locking studs contribute to tuning stability.
• Fishman Fluence Voicing switch - The Voicing switch allows the pickups to switch from a modern, active high output sound to a crisp, clean and fluid sound.
• Hardshell case included - Ibanez Hardshell case gives you extreme protects for your be-loved instrument.
neck type: Super Wizard HP / 5pc Maple/Wenge neck
top/back/body: Basswood body
fretboard: Bound Macassar Ebony fretboard / Off-set Mother of Pearl dot inlay
fret: Jumbo Stainless Steel frets / Prestige fret edge treatment
number of frets: 24
bridge: Lo-Pro Edge bridge
string space: 10.8mm
neck pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Alnico (H) neck pickup (Active/Alnico)
middle pickup: Fishman Fluence Single Width Ceramic (S) middle pickup (Active/Ceramic)
bridge pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H) bridge pickup (Active/Ceramic)
factory tuning: 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
strings: D'Addario EXL120
string gauge: .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
nut: Locking nut
hardware colour: Gold (Black knobs)