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The RGD61ALA is an RGD series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It was produced in Indonesia as part of the metal focused Axion Label line.

The RGD series guitars have a body based on the RG series but with special bevels and deep scoop cuts in the horns. They also have extra long 26½" scale necks.

The RGD61ALA features an ash body bolted to a panga panga and walnut neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard with 24 Sub Zero treated frets, white step offset dot position markers, and luminescent side dots. Components include a pair of Fishman Fluence active humbucking pickups, a set of individual Mono-rail fixed bridges, a plastic nut, Gotoh locking tuning machines and Schaller S-Lock strap lock pins. It also has a luminescent Ibanez logo on the headstock.

The RGD61AL is a similar model with DiMarzio passive pickups and a flamed maple top. The RGD61ALET is a related model with a maple-topped nyatoh body and an Evertune bridge. The RGD61ALMS is a related model with a multi-scale neck.

Specifications

Specifications for RGD61ALA
Model name: RGD61ALA
Year(s) produced: 2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Midnight Tropical Rainforest (MTR)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Mono-rail fixed (10.8mm string spacing)
Strap buttons:
Schaller S-Lock
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Nitro Wizard RGD
Neck material:
5-piece panga panga/ walnut
Scale length:
673.5mm/ 26½"
Fingerboard material:
Macassar ebony
Fingerboard inlays:
White step offset dot
Luminescent side dots
Frets:
24 / jumbo Sub Zero treated
Nut:
Black plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Ceramic (H) active/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker Alnico (H) active/ alnico
Controls:
Single volume / 3-way toggle pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046 (D'Addario EXL110)
Factory tuning:
1D 2A 3F 4C 5G 6D (D std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way-toggle coil-split-toggle.png
Pickup switching diagram
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Control layout
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Rear of body

Video

Kuboty with Ibanez Axion Label RGD61ALA-MTR


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