The RG8520 is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 2004. It is part of the Japanese handcrafted J Custom series. A substantially different model with the same name was produced in 2001 and 2002.
The RG8520 features a mahogany body with a flame maple top bolted to a maple and bubinga neck with a 24-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with off-set dot position markers. Components include dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups, an Edge Pro double locking tremolo bridge and a locking nut.
The RG8570 is a similar model which adds a middle pickup. The RG8527 is similar seven-string model.
The RG8520 was discontinued after 2004.
Specifications for RG8520 (2004)
Model name: RG8520
Year(s) produced: 2004
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): DR (Deep Red) / NT (Natural) / TB (Transparent Blue) / TT (Transparent Turquoise) / VV (Vintage Violin)
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