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Portal: SZ and SZR series
Code: SZ / SZR
Period: 2003–2013
Related: S series / SF series / S Classic series / SV series
Signature models: Marty Friedman / Mike Mushok
More about the SZ and SZR series


The SZ series is a line of solid body electric guitar models produced by Ibanez which was introduced in 2003. It is the third series of Ibanez S series guitars with a hard-tail bridge instead of a tremolo. It spawned the similar SZR series in 2008.

SZ series

Like the SF and SC (or S Classic) series which preceded it, the SZ series is based on the sculpted mahogany-bodied S series, but with a fixed bridge. However, the SZ series represents an even bigger departure from the original "S" design. The SZ has a thicker body and flat back, a standard set-in neck and the Gibraltar III bridge also introduced in 2003. Like the SC, the SZ has a 25.1 inch scale neck instead of the 25.5 inch of the standard S. (more...)

All SZ guitar models

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Mike Mushok (Go to page)
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (2003–2007)
Marty Friedman (Go to page)
MFM1 BBL.jpg
MFM1 (2006–2007)
MFM2 LRD.jpg
MFM2 (2007–2008)


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SZ1220 TKF.jpg
SZ1220 (2004)
SZ2020FM TKF.jpg
SZ2020FM (2005)
SZ20066 BBK.gif
SZ20066 (2006)
SZ2020EX BKF.jpg
SZ2020EX (2007)
SZ4020FM CKF.jpg
SZ4020FM (2006–2007)


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SZ320 BK.jpg
SZ320 (2003–2006)
SZ320MH DRF.jpg
SZ320MH (2004–2012)
SZ320EX WH.jpg
SZ320EX (2007)
2012 SZ520CT BK 1A 02.jpg
SZ520CT (2006–2012)
SZ520FM DAS.jpg
SZ520FM (2006–2012)
SZ520QM GAB.jpg
SZ520QM (2003–2007)
SZ520QML GAB.jpg
SZ520QML (2004–2005)
SZ720FM BBS.jpg
SZ720FM (2004–2007)


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GSZ120 BKN.jpg
GSZ120 (2005–2010)
GSZ220A BKN.jpg
GSZ220 (2012–2013)
GSZ220A BKN.jpg
GSZ220A (2010–2011)
GSZ220FM AL.jpg
GSZ220FM (2006–2010)


All SZR guitar models

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SZR520 NT.jpg
SZR520 (2008–2009)
SZR720 TGB.gif
SZR720 (2008–2009)


SZ & SZR models by year

Expand to see all SZ & SZR series models by year of availability:

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2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
2013 (Go to page)
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2012 (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2011 (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2010 (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2009 (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2008 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MFM2 LRD.jpg
MFM2 (Marty Friedman)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2007 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MFM1 BBL.jpg
MFM1 (Marty Friedman)
MFM2 LRD.jpg
MFM2 (Marty Friedman)new
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (Mike Mushok)
Prestige line (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2006 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MFM1 BBL.jpg
MFM1 (Marty Friedman)new
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (Mike Mushok)
Prestige line (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2005 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (Mike Mushok)
Prestige line (Go to page)
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GIO line (Go to page)


2004 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (Mike Mushok)
Prestige line (Go to page)
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2003 (Go to page)
Signature models (Go to page)
MMM1 MOL.jpg
MMM1 (Mike Mushok)new
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List of all 20 models in the SZ series

List of both models in the SZR series



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