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The ARZIR28 is an eight string Artist series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2015. It was made in China as part of the metal focused Iron Label line.

Features of the ARZIR28 include a single cutaway archtop mahogany body, a set-in neck with a smooth heel and a 24-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with acrylic and abalone block inlays. Components include dual active EMG humbucking pickups with individual volume controls, a fixed bridge and tailpiece, Sure Grip III knobs and cosmo black hardware.

Similar six string (ARZIR20) and seven string (ARZIR27) models were also produced.

The ARZIR28 was discontinued after just one year in production.


Specifications for ARZIR28
Year(s) produced: 2015
Sold in: Japan / USA / North & South America and Oceania
Made in: China
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Neck joint:
Set-in w/ smooth heel
Full Tune III fixed
Full Tune III
Hardware color:
Cosmo black w/ black Sure Grip III knobs
Neck type:
Neck material:
5-piece mahogany/ walnut
Scale length:
686mm/ 27"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic/ abalone split block
24 / medium
Machine heads:
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
EMG 808 (H) active/ alnico
Neck pickup:
EMG 808 (H) active/ alnico
Two volumes / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
Factory tuning:
1D# 2A# 3F# 4C# 5G# 6D# 7A# 8F


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