For other models in the RG170 lineage, see RG170 (disambiguation).
2016 GRG170DXB CWS
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The GRG170DXB is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2014. It was produced in China as part of the entry-level GIO line.

The GRG170DXB features a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and sharktooth position markers. Components include Ibanez pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil and a synchronized tremolo bridge.

For 2018 the rosewood fretboard was replaced with treated New Zealand pine. For 2019 the basswood body was replaced with poplar.

The GRG170DX is a similar model with chrome hardware. The GRG170BBW is a similar model with a burl wood top.

The GRG170DXB was discontinued after 2019.


Specifications for GRG170DXB
Year(s) produced: 2014–2019
Sold in: Asia / China
Made in: China
Finish(es): Black Night (BKN) 2014–2015, 2019 / Candy Apple (CA) 2014–2015, 2019 / Chocolate Brown Sunburst (CWS) / Jewel Blue (JB) 2014–2015 / Transparent Black Sunburst (TKS) 2017–2019 / Transparent Red Sunburst (TRS) 2017–2019 / Silver (SV) 2014–2015 / Walnut Sunburst (WNS) 2018–2019
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2014–2018: Basswood
2019: Poplar
Neck joint:
FAT-10 tremolo
Hardware color:
Neck type:
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
2014–2017: Rosewood w/ binding
2018–2019: Treated New Zealand Pine w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
24 / jumbo
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Infinity R (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez Infinity RS (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Infinity R (H)
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)


Other available finishes
2019 GRG170DXB BKN 2Y 02 cn 1
Black Night (2019)
Candy Apple
Jewel Blue
2017 GRG170DXB TKS 3H 01
Transparent Black Sunburst
2017 GRG170DXB TRS 3H 01
Transparent Red Sunburst
HSH 5-way both-splits
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5
Control layout
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