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.
A 5pc maple/wenge neck provides rock solid stability for the increased tension of 8 strings.
Gibraltar Standard II-8 Bridge
The Gibraltar Standard II is a simple fixed bridge that was designed to unify with the guitar’s body and provide optimal transfer of each string’s vibration. Smooth surface is designed to maximize playing comfort.
EMG 808 Pickups
The USA-made EMG 808 active pickups are first-ever full-production 8-string pickups. Due to their balanced tone and clear articulation of low notes, they continue to be the popular choices.
Gotoh Magnum Lock Machineheads
The Magnum Lock machineheads offer incredible tuning stability.
Hazelnut Ale Brown
Ultra-8 5pc Maple, Wenge
Number of Frets
Jumbo Frets with Prestige Fret Edge Treatment
String Nut Width
Neck Scale Length
Gibraltar Standard II-8