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RG8571 BX
RG8571 Black Onyx (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG8571 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in mid 2012. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the handcrafted J Custom line.

The RG8571 is the first hard-tail six-string RG model in the J Custom line. It features a AAA flamed maple top with binding on an African mahogany body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and walnut neck with Velvetouch treatment and a 24-fret selected rosewood fingerboard with flamed maple binding and Tree of Life vine inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with two humbuckers flanking a single-coil, a Tight End-R fixed bridge, recessed Easy Access control knobs, a TUSQ nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG8570Z is a similar model with a double locking tremolo bridge.

The RG8571 was discontinued after 2018.

Specifications

Specifications for RG8571
Year(s) produced: 2012–2018
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black Onyx (BX) / Red Spinel (RS) 2015–2017
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ AAA flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Tight-End R fixed
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
RG J Custom
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS Titanium rods
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Selected rosewood w/ flamed maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of Life (vine)
Frets:
24 / jumbo (J. Custom edge treatment)
Nut:
GraphTech Black TUSQ XL
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio True Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.010–.046 D'Addario EXL110

Images

RG8571 RS
RG8571 Red Spinel Red copyright sprite

Sources

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