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1997 BL540 LB
BL540 Laser Blue (more images) Red copyright sprite

The BL540 is a Blazer series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1997. The Blazer series is a line of guitars with styling similar to the Fender Stratocaster.

The BL540 features an ash body bolted to a maple neck with a color matched headstock and 22-fret maple fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include an Ibanez humbucking pickup in the bridge position and two Ibanez single coil pickups in the middle and neck positions along with a non-locking synchronized tremolo bridge.

The BL440 is a similar model with see-through finishes.

The BL540 was discontinued after just one year.

Specifications

Specifications for BL540
Model name: BL540
Year(s) produced: 1997
Sold in: Europe
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): CA (Candy Apple) / LB (Laser Blue)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
TZ30 tremolo
Pickguard:
3-ply: white/black/white
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
Blazer
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
22 / small
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSS
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V6F (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez RTS (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez RTS (S)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

BL540 Candy Apple Red copyright sprite
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