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.
Ibanez j.custom guitars are manufactured by an elite group of highly skilled luthiers trained in producing instruments of uncompromised quality. The j.custom designation represents every advance in design and technology Ibanez has developed over the decades: the best woods, neck, fret treatments, in-demand pickup, and top-quality hardware. Each is masterfully crafted to the highest standards to ensure unparalleled sound, maximum playability and exquisite beauty.
- Wizard 5pc Maple/Wenge neck: Ibanez's thin, flat and fast Wizard neck is strong and sturdy and offers unlimited playability for demanding players.
- 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 frets with j.custom fret edge treatment: The wide and tall fret-type offers a quick response, good articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes.
The j.custom fret edge treatment provides the ultimate smooth touch around every single fret.
- Selected Flamed Maple top(4mm) / African Mahogany body: Selected Flamed Maple top(4mm) displays a beautiful wood grain and the African Mahogany body delivers a rich mid-low end.
- DiMarzio® PAF® 7 pickups: The DiMarzio® PAF®7 pickups produce a sound that's both clean and open on the low notes and warm and rounded on the highs.
- 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.
- Gotoh® Strap lock pins: Gotoh® Strap lock pins protect your guitar from falling under tough stage performance.
- Hardshell case included: Ibanez Hardshell case gives extreme protection for your beloved instrument.