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The RG2820CT is an RG series solid body electric guitar model offered by Ibanez in 2003. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of a Limited Edition series of the Prestige line.

The RG2820CT features a curly maple top with binding on a mahogany body bolted to a maple Ultra Prestige neck with a matching headstock and a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with Tree of Life inlays. Components include a pair of DiMarzio/IBZ humbucking pickups, an Edge Pro double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

This is believed to be the only RG model outside of the JEM and J.Custom lines with the Tree of Life fretboard inlays besides the earlier RG7CTTL.

The RG2820CT was produced only in 2003.

Specifications

Specifications for RG2820CT
Year(s) produced: 2003
Sold in: Europe / Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Twilight Blue (TW) / Vintage Violin (VV)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ curly maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Pro tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Powder cosmo
Neck
Neck type:
Ultra Prestige
Neck material:
3-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of Life (vine)
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio IBZ RG (H)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio IBZ RG (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
RG2820CT VV.jpg
Vintage Violin
HH 3-way toggle.png
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT3 Roadcore-Prestige.png
Control layout

Sources

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