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For other RG652 variants, see RG652 (disambiguation).
2016 RG652AHML NGB
RG652AHML Nebula Green Burst (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG652AHML is a left-handed RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in late 2016. It was made in Japan by Fujigen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RG652AHML features an ash body bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret birdseye maple fingerboard with binding and black dot position markers. Components include an Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut, dual DiMarzio direct-mounted humbucking pickups and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG652AHM is a right-handed version. The RG652AHMFL is a similar model with a hard-tail bridge.

The RG652AHML was discontinued after 2019.

Specifications

Specifications for RG652AHML
Year(s) produced: 2016–2019
Sold in: Europe / Japan 2016–2018 / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Antique White Blonde (AWB) 2017–2018 / Nebula Green Burst (NGB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge tremolo
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard HP
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Birdseye maple w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H) passive/ alnico
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2017 RG652AHML AWB
Antique White Blonde
HH 5-way parallel-neck
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5 lefty
Control layout

Sources

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