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The MRG15 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2012. It is a spot model made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high end J Custom line. It was offered exclusively for sale through Kurosawa Gakki stores in Japan.

The MRG15 features a AAA North American flamed maple top on a chambered African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and walnut neck with Velvetouch finish and 24-fret selected rosewood fingerboard with Tree of Life vine position markers. Components include a pair of DiMarzio humbucking pickups, an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS3 tuning stabilizer and Gotoh tuning machines.

The MRG14 is a related model with a pickguard, middle pickup and dot position markers.

Just six examples of the MRG15 were produced.

Specifications

Specifications for MRG15
Year(s) produced: 2012
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Transparent Aqua Blue (TAB)
Body
Body type:
Chambered solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ selected AAA North American flamed maple top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
RG J Custom
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Selected rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl & abalone Tree of Life
Frets:
24
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever pickup selector / push-pull coil split on tone
String gauge (factory):
.009–.042

Sources

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