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The RG172B is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1998.

The RG172B features an ash body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a synchronized tremolo bridge, dual Ibanez humbucking pickups and black hardware.

The RG120 is a similar model with a mahogany body and chrome hardware. The RG170B is a related model with a mahogany body which adds a middle single coil pickup.

The RG172B was available only in Japan and was discontinued after a single year of production.

Specifications

Specifications for RG172B
Model name: RG172B
Year(s) produced: 1998
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): RBR (Root Beer) / STP (See-through Purple)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Standard tremolo
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
RG II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez HR2
Neck pickup:
Ibanez HF2
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector

Images

1998 RG172B STP.png
RG172B See-through Purple Red copyright sprite.png

Sources

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