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RG527R JBB
RG527R Jewel Blue Burst (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG527R is an RG series solid body electric guitar model offered by Ibanez in 1995. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the 1995 Autumn Collection.

The special features of the RG527R are the reverse headstock, Wizard II neck profile and "reverse burst" finish; other than that it is similar to the RG570.

The RG527R has a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include Ibanez pickups with V7 and V8 humbuckers mounted in pickup rings flanking an S1 single-coil and an Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut.

In 1996, a similar model featuring sharktooth inlays was offered as the RG527RLTD.

Specifications

Specifications for RG527R
Model name: RG527R
Year(s) produced: 1995
Sold in: Europe
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Jewel Blue Burst (JBB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard II
Neck material:
1-piece quartersawn maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics
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

Images

RG527R BK
RG527R Black Red copyright sprite

Sources

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