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The JCRG2003 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2020. It is crafted in Japan by Sugi as part of the high-end J Custom line.

The JCRG2003 features a Hawaiian koa top on an alder body bolted to a maple and wenge with an ebony fingerboard with 24 frets with hemispherical fret end treatment and Tree of Life vine inlays. The headstock has a matching Hawaiian koa veneer. Components include DiMarzio pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil all with cream covers, an Edge double locking tremolo bridge, recessed Easy Access control knobs, Gotoh tuning machines and Gotoh Free-Lock II strap pins.

The JCRG2001 is a similar model with an alder body, a maple and purpleheart neck, chrome hardware and dot position markers. The JCRG2002 is a similar model with an exotic Maple top on an African mahogany body, a wenge and purpleheart neck and dot position markers.

Specifications

Specifications for JCRG2003
Model name: JCRG2003
Year(s) produced: 2020
Sold in: Europe
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Natural (NT)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Alder body w/ Hawaiian koa top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge tremolo
Strap buttons:
Gotoh Free Lock II
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
RG J Custom Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone & mother of pearl Tree of Life
Frets:
24 / jumbo (J. Custom edge treatment)
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio True Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector / coil-split switch
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel angled side mount
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042 (D'Addario EXL120)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Front of body
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Fretboard detail
2020 JCRG2003 sub 3.jpg
Rear of headstock
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Control layout
HSH 5-way coil-split-toggle.png
Pickup switching

Video

2020 Ibanez JCRG2003 unboxing and demonstration video by Alteisa Sonido


Sources