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 our industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.
Fishman Fluence pickups w/voicing switch (RG5170)
The Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide an aggressive tone and a powerful attack. The Fluence Single Width pickup in the middle position delivers a warm, clear tone a stunning punch without excess noise. The Voicing switch allows the pickups to switch from a modern, active high output sound to a crisp, clean and fluid sound.
Super Wizard HP 5pc Maple/Wenge neck
Super Wizard 5pc Maple/Wenge neck provides extra-smooth playing.
Macassar Ebony fretboard
Macassar Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo bridge
The legendary Lo-Pro Edge bridge offers maximum playing comfort with its streamlined profile and recessed fine tuners. Locking studs contribute to tuning stability.
Luminlay side dot inlay
The Luminlay side dot position marks make it easy for players to see fretboard position marks when performing on dark stages.
neck type Super Wizard HP5pc Maple/Wenge neck
top/back/body Basswood body
fretboard Bound Macassar Ebony fretboardOff-set Mother of Pearl dot inlay
fret Jumbo Stainless Steel fretsPrestige fret edge treatment
number of frets 24
bridge Lo-Pro Edge tremolo bridge
string space 10.8mm
neck pickup Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker (H) neck pickupActive/Alnico
middle pickup Fishman Fluence Single-Width (S) middle pickupActive/Ceramic
bridge pickup Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker (H) bridge pickupActive/Ceramic
factory tuning 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
strings D’Addario EXL120
nut Locking nut
hardware color Gold
Scale : 648mm/25.5″
a : Width 43mm at NUT
b : Width 58mm at 24F
c : Thickness 17mm at 1F
d : Thickness 19mm at 12F
Radius : 430mmR