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RG852 WH
RG852 White (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG852 is an eight-string RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2014. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RG852 features a basswood body bolted to a maple and wenge Ultra-8 neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, dual active EMG humbucking pickups, a Graph Tech nut and Gotoh Magnum Lock tuning machines.

The RG852LW is a similar model with a limba wood top.

The RG852 was discontinued in 2017.

Specifications

Specifications for RG852
Model name: RG852
Year(s) produced: 2014–2017
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Galaxy Black (GK) / White (WH)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II-8 fixed
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Ultra-8
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge
Scale length:
686mm/ 27"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
GraphTech Black TUSQ XL
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
EMG 808 (H) active/ alnico
Neck pickup:
EMG 808 (H) active/ alnico
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009–.065
Factory tuning:
1D# 2A# 3F# 4C# 5G# 6D# 7A# 8F

Images

RG852 GK
RG852 Galaxy Black Red copyright sprite

Sources

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