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The '''RGAIX6FM''' is an [[RGA series]] solid body electric guitar model introduced by [[Ibanez ]] in 2016. It is made in Indonesia as part of the metal-focused [[Iron Label]] line.
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The '''RGAIX6FM''' is an [[RGA series]] solid body electric guitar model introduced by [[Ibanez ]] in 2016. It was made in Indonesia as part of the metal focused [[Iron Label]] line.
   
The RGAIX6FM features a mahogany body with a flamed maple top bolted to a maple and bubinga Nitro Wizard neck with a bound ebony fingerboard with no inlays. Components include a fixed bridge, dual DiMarzio [[humbucking pickup]]s with coil-split capability and locking Gotoh tuners.
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The RGAIX6FM features a sculpted flamed maple top on a mahogany body bolted to a maple and bubinga Nitro Wizard neck with an ebony fingerboard with binding and no inlays. Components include a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, dual DiMarzio [[humbucking pickup]]s with coil-split capability and locking Gotoh tuning machines.
   
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For 2018 the maple and bubinga neck was replaced by a maple and purpleheart construction and luminescent side dots were added. For 2019 the mahogany body was replaced with nyatoh.
The [[RGAIX6FMT]] is a similar model with a tremolo bridge. The [[RGAIX7FM]] is a seven-string version. The [[RGAIX6U]] is a similar model with an ash body and Bare Knuckle pickups, which was introduced for 2017.
 
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The [[RGAIX6FMT]] is a similar model with a tremolo bridge. The [[RGAIX7FM]] is a seven-string version. The [[RGAIX6MQM]] is a similar model with a quilted maple top and birdseye maple fretboard. The [[RGAIX6U]] is a related model with an ash body and Bare Knuckle pickups, which was introduced for 2017.
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The RGAIX6FM was discontinued after 2019.
   
 
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== Specifications ==
 
== Specifications ==
 
{{Speclist
 
{{Speclist
| name = RGAIX6FM
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| name =
 
| type = Guitar
 
| series = RG series
 
| series = RG series
 
| subseries = RGA series
 
| subseries = RGA series
| year = 2016–2017
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| year = 2016–2019
 
| area = Worldwide
 
| area = Worldwide
 
| made = Indonesia
 
| made = Indonesia
| colors = Transparent Gray Flat (TGF) / White Frost Flat (WFF) ''2017, EU only''
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| colors = Transparent Gray Flat (TGF) / White Frost Flat (WFF) ''2017 (EU only), 2019 (USA only)''
 
| bodytype = Solid body
 
| bodytype = Solid body
| matbody = Mahogany w/ flamed maple top
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| matbody = ''2016–2018'': Mahogany w/ flamed maple top<br/>''2019'': Nyatoh w/ flamed maple top
| matneck = {{3pmb}}
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| matneck = ''2016–2017'': {{3pmb}}<br/>''2018–2019'': {{3pmp}}
 
| matfb = Ebony w/ binding
 
| matfb = Ebony w/ binding
 
| nj = [[AANJ]]
 
| nj = [[AANJ]]
 
| neck = [[Nitro Wizard]]
 
| neck = [[Nitro Wizard]]
| scale = 648mm/ 25½"
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| scale = {{25.5}}
| frets = 24 / jumbo
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| frets = 24
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| fretsize = jumbo
 
| bridge = [[Gibraltar Standard II]] fixed
 
| bridge = [[Gibraltar Standard II]] fixed
 
| hw = Black
 
| hw = Black
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| puneck = [[DiMarzio Fusion Edge]] {{H}} ''passive/ ceramic''
 
| puneck = [[DiMarzio Fusion Edge]] {{H}} ''passive/ ceramic''
 
| pubridge = [[DiMarzio Fusion Edge]] {{H}} ''passive/ ceramic''
 
| pubridge = [[DiMarzio Fusion Edge]] {{H}} ''passive/ ceramic''
| control = Master volume / 3-way lever / coil-split switch
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| control = {{V3L}} / coil-split toggle
| inlay = None
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| inlay = ''2016–2017'': None<br/>''2018–2019'': Luminescent side dots
 
| tuners = [[Gotoh SG381]] MG-T locking
 
| tuners = [[Gotoh SG381]] MG-T locking
| strings = .010–.046
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| strings = {{10–46}}
| tuning = <!-- 1E 2B 3G 4D 5A 6E (Std.) -->
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| tuning = {{EStd}}
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| knobs = [[Knurled metal dome]]
 
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== Images ==
 
== Images ==
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{{Imagegallery
{{Image
 
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| models
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| title = Additional finishes/ details
| file = 2017 RGAIX6FM WFF 1P 01 pd.png
 
| caption = RGAIX6FM White Frost Flat
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| 2017 RGAIX6FM WFF 1P 01 pd.png | White Frost Flat
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| HH 3-way-toggle coil-split-toggle.png | Pickup switching diagram
| float = center
 
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| Controls V3L coil-split-toggle.png | Control layout
| width = 350px
 
 
}}
 
}}
   
 
== Video ==
 
== Video ==
[[File:Ibanez IronLabel RGAIX&RGDIX|center|450px]]
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[[File:Ibanez IronLabel RGAIX&RGDIX|center|675px]]
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[[File:IBANEZ Iron Label RGAIX6FM - The GEAR GODS Review|center|675px]]
   
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
 
* [[2016 USA catalog]] ([[:File:2016 USA catalog p26-27.jpg|page 26]])
 
* [[2016 USA catalog]] ([[:File:2016 USA catalog p26-27.jpg|page 26]])
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20160613222837/http://www.ibanez.com/products/u_eg_detail.php?year=2016&cat_id=1&series_id=10&data_id=327&color=CL01 RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez USA (website), archived June 2016
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20160613222837/http://www.ibanez.com/products/u_eg_detail.php?year=2016&cat_id=1&series_id=10&data_id=327&color=CL01 RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez USA, archived June 2016
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20180630043335/http://geargods.net/review/ibanez-iron-label-rgaix6fm-the-gear-gods-review/ RGAIX6FM review]; Trey Xavier; GearGods.com; April 13, 2016; archived June 2018
 
* [[2017 Europe catalog]] ([[:File:2017 EU catalog p22-23.jpg|page 22]])
 
* [[2017 Europe catalog]] ([[:File:2017 EU catalog p22-23.jpg|page 22]])
* [http://archive.is/2017.11.13-133120/http://www.ibanez.com/products/eg_detail17.php?data_id=299&color=CL01&area_id=3&year=2017&cat_id=1&series_id=4 RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez Europe (website), archived from [http://www.ibanez.com/products/eg_detail17.php?data_id=299&color=CL01&area_id=3&year=2017&cat_id=1&series_id=4 the original] November 2017
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* [http://archive.is/2017.11.13-133120/http://www.ibanez.com/products/eg_detail17.php?data_id=299&color=CL01&area_id=3&year=2017&cat_id=1&series_id=4 RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez Europe, archived November 2017
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* [[2018 Europe catalog]] ([[:File:2018 EU full line catalog p21-22.jpg|page 21]])
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* [http://archive.is/2018.01.18-192152/http://www.ibanez.com/products/u_eg_detail18.php?data_id=351&color=CL01&year=2018&cat_id=1&series_id=10 RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez USA, archived January 2018
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20190110202449/https://www.ibanez.com/usa/products/detail/rgaix6fm_02.html RGAIX6FM product page], Ibanez USA, archived January 2019<!-- alternate archive link: http://archive.today/2019.01.10-202451/https://www.ibanez.com/usa/products/detail/rgaix6fm_02.html -->
   
[[Category:Guitar models]]
 
 
[[Category:RGA models]]
 
[[Category:RGA models]]
 
[[Category:Iron Label models]]
 
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[[Category:2016 models]]
 
[[Category:2016 models]]
 
[[Category:2017 models]]
 
[[Category:2017 models]]
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[[Category:Updated in 2018]]
 
[[Category:2018 models]]
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[[Category:Updated in 2019]]
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[[Category:2019 models]]
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[[Category:Discontinued guitar models]]

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The RGAIX6FM is an RGA series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2016. It was made in Indonesia as part of the metal focused Iron Label line.

The RGAIX6FM features a sculpted flamed maple top on a mahogany body bolted to a maple and bubinga Nitro Wizard neck with an ebony fingerboard with binding and no inlays. Components include a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups with coil-split capability and locking Gotoh tuning machines.

For 2018 the maple and bubinga neck was replaced by a maple and purpleheart construction and luminescent side dots were added. For 2019 the mahogany body was replaced with nyatoh.

The RGAIX6FMT is a similar model with a tremolo bridge. The RGAIX7FM is a seven-string version. The RGAIX6MQM is a similar model with a quilted maple top and birdseye maple fretboard. The RGAIX6U is a related model with an ash body and Bare Knuckle pickups, which was introduced for 2017.

The RGAIX6FM was discontinued after 2019.

Specifications

Specifications for RGAIX6FM
Year(s) produced: 2016–2019
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Transparent Gray Flat (TGF) / White Frost Flat (WFF) 2017 (EU only), 2019 (USA only)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
2016–2018: Mahogany w/ flamed maple top
2019: Nyatoh w/ flamed maple top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II fixed
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Nitro Wizard
Neck material:
2016–2017: 3-piece maple/ bubinga
2018–2019: 3-piece maple/ purpleheart
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
2016–2017: None
2018–2019: Luminescent side dots
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / 3-way lever pickup selector / coil-split toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2017 RGAIX6FM WFF 1P 01 pd.png
White Frost Flat
HH 3-way-toggle coil-split-toggle.png
Pickup switching diagram
Controls V3L coil-split-toggle.png
Control layout

Video

Sources