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The DT300 is a Destroyer II series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 1981. It was made in Japan by FujiGen.

The DT300 features a solid alder body mated to a set-in 3-ply maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot position markers. Components include a Gibraltar fixed bridge, Quik Change tailpiece, a pair Ibanez humbucking pickups with a covered Super 70 at the neck and an uncovered V2 with white bobbins at the bridge, Sure Grip knobs, and Smooth Tuner II machine heads. The output jack is mounted on the side of the guitar.

The DT50 is a similar model with a bolt-on neck. The DT400 is a related model with a flame maple top, different neck pickup, split block fretboard inlays and gold hardware.

This DT300 was discontinued after 1982.

Specifications

Specifications for DT300
Model name: DT300
Year(s) produced: 1981–1982
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Fire Red (FR)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Alder
Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Gibraltar fixed
Tailpiece:
Quik Change
Pickguard:
None
Knob style:
Sure Grip (gold)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Destroyer
Neck material:
3-piece maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner II
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V2 white, uncovered (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 70 chrome cover (H)
Controls:
Two volumes / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
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Pickup switching
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Control layout

Sources

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