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2016 RGDIX6MPB SBB
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The RGDIX6MPB is an RGD series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in mid 2016. It is the first RGD model in the metal-focused Iron Label line, along with the seven-string RGDIX7MPB. It was produced in Indonesia.

The RGDIX6MPB features a a poplar burl top on a layered swamp ash body bolted to a Nitro Wizard maple and bubinga neck with a 24-fret birdseye maple fingerboard. Components include a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups and Gotoh locking tuning machines.

A new maple and purpleheart neck was introduced in 2018 along with luminescent side dots.

The RGDIX6MPBL is a left-handed version. The RGDIX6MRW is a similar model with a rosewood top. The RGDIX6PB is a version with an ebony fretboard which was introduced for 2017.

The RGDIX6MPB was discontinued after 2019.

Specifications

Specifications for RGDIX6MPB
Year(s) produced: 2016–2019
Sold in: Worldwide (except Japan)
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Surreal Blue Burst (SBB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Layered swamp ash w/ poplar burl top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II fixed
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Nitro Wizard RGD
Neck material:
2016–2017: 3-piece maple/ bubinga
2018–2019: 3-piece maple/ purpleheart
Scale length:
673.5mm/ 26½"
Fingerboard material:
Birdseye maple
Fingerboard inlays:
2016–2017: None
2018–2019: Luminescent side dot
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 toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046
Factory tuning:
1D 2A 3F 4C 5G 6D (D std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching diagram
Controls V3 RGD
Control layout

Sources

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