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The RG5170G is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2020. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RG5170G features a basswood body with silver pearloid binding bolted to a maple and wenge neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard with 24 stainless steel frets, silver pearloid binding, offset mother of pearl dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include Fishman Fluence pickups with a pair of Modern Humbuckers with ceramic magnets flanking a single-width ceramic pickup, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG5120M is a related model without the middle pickup and with a maple fretboard and cosmo black hardware.

Specifications

Specifications for RG5170G
Year(s) produced: 2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Silver Flat (SVF)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ silver pearloid binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 (knurled metal dome)
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard HP Prestige
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Macassar ebony w/ silver pearloid binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset mother of pearl dot / Luminlay side dots
Frets:
24 / jumbo stainless steel (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H)
Middle pickup:
Fishman Fluence Single-Width Ceramic (S)
Neck pickup:
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever / Fluence voicing mini-toggle
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042 (D'Addario EXL120)

Images

Additional details
HSH 5-way Fluence
Pickup switching
Controls HSH 5-way Fluence-toggle
Control layout

Sources

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