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The PGM500 is a PGM series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1993. It is a signature model of American guitarist Paul Gilbert.

Notable features include a basswood body, a Wizard neck with reversed headstock, DiMarzio pickups, a standard hard-tail bridge and Paul Gilbert's signature painted-on F-holes.

A similar, more exclusive model was issued as the PGM400, also introduced in 1993.

Specifications

Specifications for PGM500
Year(s) produced: 1993–1999
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Candy Apple (CA)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gotoh GTC101 fixed
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Clay dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
1993–1997: DiMarzio FS1 (S)
1998–1999: DiMarzio JEM Single (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Humbucker From Hell (H)
Controls:
Master volume / 5-way lever pickup selector
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