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2013 JCRG13BP-TBK
JCRG13BP Transparent Black (more images) Red copyright sprite

The JCRG13BP is an RG series solid body electric guitar model offered by Ibanez in 2013. It was made in Japan by Sugi as part of the high-end J Custom line.

The JCRG13BP features an African mahogany body topped with a burl poplar top bolted to an asymmetric maple and bubinga neck with a 24-fret ebony fingerboard with Tree of Life inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with two humbuckers flanking a single-coil, an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS3 tuning stabilizer, a locking nut, Gotoh locking strap pins and Gotoh tuning machines. The neck humbucker is an Air Classic which is wound for the bridge position, but installed reversed for the neck.

The headstock has a poplar burl top which is finished to match the body. The neck is attached with a traditional tilt joint with a stainless steel plate. The serial number is hand printed on the back of the headstock in Sterling silver ink.

The JCRG13BEM is a similar model with a birdseye maple top. The JCRG13EM is a similar model with an exotic maple top. The JCRG13MY is a similar model with a myrtle top.

The JCRG13BP was offered only in 2013.

Specifications

Specifications for JCRG13BP
Year(s) produced: 2013
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Transparent Black (TBK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
40mm thick two-piece African mahogany w/ 4mm burl poplar top
Neck joint:
Tilt Joint
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Strap buttons:
Gotoh Free Lock II
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
JCRG Asymmetric Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of life
Frets:
24 / JESCAR #57110
Nut:
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio PAF 36th Anniversary (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Red Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Classic bridge (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009–.042 (D'Addario XL120)
2013 JCRG13BP-TBK back
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