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For the similarly named 2009 model, see RG9670Z.
2001 RG9670 GA
RG9670 Gold Amber (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG9670 is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 2000. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the exclusive J Custom line. It was introduced as the JCRG-4, but was renamed for 2001.

The RG9670 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 Tree of Life vine inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil, an Edge Pro double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RG9570 is a very similar model with cosmo white hardware and offset dot position markers rather than the Tree of Life inlay. The RG8670 is another similar model without the neck-through construction and with violet chrome hardware.

The RG9670 was discontinued after 2002. A somewhat similar model with an Edge Zero tremolo, the RG9670Z was offered in 2009.

Specifications

Specifications for RG9670
Model name: RG9670 / JCRG-4
Year(s) produced: 2000–2002
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): DBK (Deep Black) / GA (Gold Amber)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Honduran mahogany w/ flame maple top
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Pearl Gold
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ flame maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone Tree of Life (vine)
Frets:
24
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
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

2002 RG9670 DBK
RG9670 Deep Black Red copyright sprite

Sources

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