RGD

The RGD is Ibanez's ultimate metal machine. The demands of down-tuning require a specifically designed responsiveness not found in "normal" guitars. To optimize for the rich, desirable thickness of tone that down-tuning produces, we extended the neck by one inch to a 26.5" scale. Longer-than standard yet not overly long. The neck is still considered a "fast" neck for speed soloing. Extra-deep cutaways grant comfortable access to the necks highest notes.

RGDIM6FM Iron Label

SPEC

neck typeNitro Wizard 3pc Maple/Purpleheart neck
bodyFlamed Maple top/Ash middle/Mahogany back layered body
fretboardEbony fretboard w/White split off-set dot inlay
fretJumbo frets
bridgeMono-rail bridge
neck pickupFishman® Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H) neck pickup (Active/Ceramic)
bridge pickupFishman® Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H) bridge pickup (Active/Ceramic)
hardware colorBlack

Neck Dimensions

Scale :679.6mm/26.7" - 648mm/25.5"
a : Width43mm at NUT
b : Width58mm at 24F
c : Thickness19mm at 1F
d : Thickness21mm at 12F
Radius :400mmR

SWITCHING SYSTEM

CONTROLS

OTHERS

  • Fishman® Fluence Voice Changing switch on volume control (push/pull)
  • Luminescent side dot inlay

FEATURES

Nitro Wizard Neck

Legendary Super-thin, ultra-playable neck with road-tested durability.

Ebony fretboard

The tight grain of Ebony provides a smooth, dense playing surface that produces a tight low-end with the quick response needed for metal.

Multi scale

Equalized tension helps to create a more "alive", open tone. But the design also improves player comfort. The multi scale construction ergonomically coordinates with the way a player's hand angles as it moves up and down the neck, facilitating quick, comfortable playing action.

Mono-rail bridge

The Mono-Rail bridge delivers the ultimate in string-to-string isolation, meaning that each string vibrates optimally without be affected by the others.

Luminescent side dot inlay

The luminescent side dot position marks make it easy for players to see fretboard position marks when performing on dark stages.

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