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For other RG270 models, see RG270 (disambiguation).
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The RG270B is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez for 1998. There were at least three distinct models produced with this same name with slightly different features.

This RG270B features a resoncast body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot position markers. Components include a TRS505 single locking tremolo bridge and Ibanez Vintage pickups with V7 & V8 humbuckers mounted in pickup rings flanking an Sq single-coil.

This RG270B was available only in Asia & South America and was discontinued after one year in production.

Specifications

Specifications for RG270B (1998)
Model name: RG270B (2000)
Year(s) produced: 1998
Sold in: Asia (except Japan) & South America
Made in: South Korea
Finish(es): Black Pearl (BP) / Jewel Blue (JB) / Royal Walnut (RW)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Resoncast
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
TRS505 tremolo
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V8 (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez S1 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V7 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Other available finishes
Black Pearl
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Jewel Blue
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