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2016 RG970WFMZ TFD
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The RG970WFMZ is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in late 2016. It was made in Indonesia as part of the mid-tier Premium line.

The RG970WFMZ features a flamed maple top on an American basswood body bolted to a wenge and bubinga Wizard neck with a wenge fingerboard with binding and offset dot position markers. Components include DiMarzio IBZ pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil, an Edge Zero II double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS3Fe tuning stabilizer and a locking nut.

Similar models include the RG970WQMZ (quilted maple top and rosewood fretboard) and RG970WBWZ (walnut burl top and rosewood fretboard).

The RG970WFMZ was produced only in 2016.

Specifications

Specifications for RG970WFMZ
Year(s) produced: 2016
Sold in: Europe
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Transparent Faded Denim (TFD)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
American basswood w/ flamed maple top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero II tremolo w/ ZPS3Fe stabilizer
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard Premium
Neck material:
5-piece wenge/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Wenge w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset mother of pearl dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Premium edge treatment)
Nut:
Locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio IBZ passive/ ceramic (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio IBZ passive/ ceramic (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio IBZ passive/ ceramic (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009–.042

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