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The RGAR42MFMT is an RGA series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2017. It is produced in Indonesia as a spot model offered exclusively through US music retail chain Guitar Center and Musicians Friend.

The RGAR42MFMT features a mahogany body with an arched flamed maple top bolted to a maple neck with a reversed headstock and a 24-fret maple fingerboard with offset dot position markers. Components include dual, passive Ibanez Quantum humbucking pickups and a double locking tremolo bridge. It is the first model in the RGA line with a maple fretboard.

The RGA42FM is a related model with a maple neck with rosewood fretboard and a fixed bridge.

Specifications

Specifications for RGAR42MFMT
Year(s) produced: 2017–2020
Sold in: USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Blue Lagoon Burst Flat (BLF) / Dragon Eye Burst Flat (DEF) / Transparent Purple Burst Flat (TPF) 2019
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top w/ binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Standard DL tremolo (10.5mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard III
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset black dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking (43mm)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Quantum (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Quantum (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
2017 RGAR42MFMT BLF.png
Blue Lagoon Burst Flat
2019 RGAR42MFMT TPF.png
Transparent Purple Burst Flat
HH 5-way parallel-neck.png
Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout

Sources

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