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The AX520 is an AX series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2000. It was made in Japan by FujiGen and sold exclusively in Japan.

The AX520 features a crystal cut AX-style double cutaway mahogany body mated to a set-in maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and split block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone controls, Short Stop II integrated fixed bridge, Sure Grip knobs and Gotoh machine heads.

The AX520 was discontinued after 2002.

Specifications

Specifications for AX520
Year(s) produced: 2000–2002
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Flaked Rainbow (FRW) / Galaxy Black (GK) 2000 / Transparent Red (TR)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany
Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Short Stop II fixed
Knob style:
Sure Grip II (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
AX
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl & abalone split block
Frets:
22 / medium
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H)
Controls:
Two volumes / two tones / 3-way toggle pickup selector / push-pull coil-split on neck tone control
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Other available finishes
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Galaxy Black
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Flaked Rainbow

Sources

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