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This page is about the RG270R. For other RG270 models, see RG270 (disambiguation).
1997 RG270R BK
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The RG270R is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 1996. This model replaced the very similar RG270.

The RG270R features an American basswood or basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot position markers. Components include a single locking tremolo bridge and Ibanez Powersound pickups.

The RG270 is a similar model with a maple fretboard. The RG270DX is a similar model with sharktooth position markers.

Specifications

Specifications for RG270R
Model name: RG270R
Year(s) produced: 1996–1997
Sold in: Europe / United Kingdom
Made in: Korea
Finish(es): BK (Black) / CA (Candy Apple) 1997 / CM (Crimson Metallic) 1996 / JB (Jewel Blue)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
1996: American basswood
1997: Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
SLT101 tremolo
Hardware color:
Chrome / black knobs
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
PSND2
Middle pickup:
PSNDS
Neck pickup:
PSND1
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

Other available finishes
1996 RG270R CM
Crimson Metallic
1997 RG270R CA
Candy Apple
Jewel Blue
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