RG

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.

RG852MPB Prestige MADE IN JAPAN

SPEC

neck typeUltra-8 5pc Maple/Wenge neck
bodyPoplar Burl top/Basswood body
fretboardBirdseye Maple fretboard w/Black dot inlay
fretJumbo frets w/Prestige fret edge treatment
bridgeGibraltar Standard II-8 bridge
neck pickupDiMarzio® PAF® 8™ (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
bridge pickupDiMarzio® PAF® 8™ (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
factory tuning1D#, 2A#, 3F#, 4C#, 5G#, 6D#, 7A#, 8F
string gauge.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042/.054/.065
hardware colorCosmo black
case/bagHardshell case included

Neck Dimensions

Scale :686mm/27"
a : Width55mm at NUT
b : Width80mm at 24F
c : Thickness19mm at 1F
d : Thickness21mm at 12F
Radius :430mmR

SWITCHING SYSTEM

CONTROLS

OTHERS

  • Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads

FEATURES

Ultra-8 Neck

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.

DiMarzio® pickups - 8 strings

A pair of DiMarzio® PAF® 8 pickups offers a vintage vibe with rounded highs and defined lows.

Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads

The Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads achieve incredible tuning stability, cutting down string-changing time.

Birdseye Maple fretboard

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