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2002 RG9570 TRD
RG9570 Transparent Red Burst (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG9570 is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 1999. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the J Custom series. This model was introduced as the JCRG-2, but the model name was changed starting in 2001.

The RG9570 features neck-through construction with Honduran mahogany body wings with a flame maple top attached to a maple and bubinga neck with a 24-fret ebony fingerboard with flame maple binding and offset abalone dot position markers. Components include DiMarzio pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG9670 is a very similar model with pearl gold hardware and Tree of Life vine fretboard inlay. The RG8570 is another similar model without the neck-through construction and with a rosewood fretboard and cosmo black hardware.

The RG9570 was discontinued after 2002.

Specifications

Specifications for RG9570
Model name: RG9570 / JCRG-2
Year(s) produced: 1999–2002
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): TB (Transparent Blue) / TRD (Transparent Red Burst)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Honduran mahogany w/ flame maple top
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo white
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ flame maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot
Frets:
24
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Blue Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

Images

2001 RG9570 TB
RG9570 Transparent Blue Red copyright sprite

Sources

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