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For the earlier model with the same name, see RG8570ZL (2015–2017).
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The RG8570ZL is a left-handed RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end J Custom line.

The RG8570ZL features a 4mm thick AAA grade flamed maple top with white binding on an African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and wenge neck with a 24-fret Macassar ebony fingerboard with flame maple binding and pearl and abalone Tree of Life vine inlays. Components include an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS tuning stabilizer, DiMarzio pickups with Air Norton and Tone Zone humbuckers flanking a True Velvet single-coil, recessed Easy Access knurled metal knobs, Gotoh tuning machines and Gotoh strap locks.

The RG8570Z is a similar right-handed model.

Specifications

Specifications for RG8570ZL
Model name: RG8570ZL (2019–2021)
Year(s) produced: 2019–2021
Sold in: China 2019–2020 / Europe 2019–2020 / North & South America and Oceania 2019 / USA 2020–2021
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Chrysocolla (CRA) 2019 / Brownish Sphalerite (BSR) 2020
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ 4mm AAA flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer (10.8mm string spacing)
Strap buttons:
Gotoh Free Lock-II
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
RG J Custom Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Macassar ebony w/ flame maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone & mother of pearl Tree of Life
Frets:
24 / jumbo (J. Custom edge treatment)
Nut:
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H) passive/ alnico
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio True Velvet (S) passive/ alnico
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H) passive/ alnico
Switch:
VLX91
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (angled side mount)
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042 (D'Addario EXL120)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Brownish Sphalerite
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Pickup switching
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Control layout
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Rear of body

Sources

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