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Portal: EX series
Code: EX
Period: 1988–1993
Total models: 25
Related: RG series / RX series
More about the EX series

The EX series is a line of solid body electric guitars produced by Hoshino Gakki and sold under the Ibanez brand. The EX series was introduced in 1988.

The EX (short for EXperimental) models were essentially RG-bodied guitars produced in Korea instead of Japan as a more affordable alternative. The guitars featured the RG shape, but with rounded edges, as opposed to the squared edges of the RG line. They presumably were named differently to minimize the potential damage to the reputation of the RG name due to possible quality issues in moving production from Japan, although some markets already did have some Korean made RG models. (more...)

EX models

EX models 
EX120 basswood
EX120 basswood (1989–1991)
EX120 plywood
EX120 plywood (1991–1992)
EX140 basswood
EX140 basswood (1989–1991)
EX140 plywood
EX140 plywood (1991–1993)
EX140L (1991)
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EX160 (1992–1993)
EX170 (1991)
EX170 maple
EX170 maple (1992–1993)
EX170 rosewood
EX170 rosewood (1992–1993)
EX170L maple
EX170L maple (1992–1993)
EX170L rosewood
EX170L rosewood (1992–1993)
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EX170FM (1993)
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EX240 (1988)
EX270 maple
EX270 maple (1992–1993)
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EX350 (1988–1993)
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EX360 (1988–1993)
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EX365 (1991–1992)
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EX370 (1991–1993)
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EX370FM (1992–1993)
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EX1500 (1993)
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EX1700 (1992–1993)
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EX1700F (1993)
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EX3700 (1992–1993)

EX models by year