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1996 KRG1502M RV
KRG1502M Royal Violet (more images) Red copyright sprite

The KRG1502M is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1996. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high end J Custom range. The KRG1502M was a spot model produced for sale exclusively by Japanese retail Musicland Key.

The KRG1502M features a mahogany body with a 7mm thick flame maple top with natural binding bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret maple fingerboard with offset dot position inlays. Components include dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The KRG1502 is a similar model with a rosewood fretboard; the KRG1602 is another similar model with a rosewood fretboard and different pickups.

The KRG1502M was discontinued after 1997.

Specifications

Specifications for KRG1502M
Model name: KRG1502M
Year(s) produced: 1996–1997
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Royal Violet (RV) / Silky Black (SK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ 7mm flame maple top w/ natural binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
RG J Custom Ultra
Neck material:
3-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone offset dot
Frets:
24 / 6100
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Air Zone (H)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

KRG1502M Silky Black Red copyright sprite
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