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The RGIR27E is a seven string RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2013. It was among the first guitars produced under the metal focused Iron Label line. Like all the Iron Label guitars, it is produced in Indonesia.

The RGIR27E features a basswood body with white binding bolted to a maple and bubinga Nitro Wizard-7 neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with white binding and no inlays. Components include an Edge Zero II-7 double locking tremolo bridge, dual EMG active humbucking pickups and a kill switch.

Variants also introduced in 2013 included the RGIR27FE (which is essentially the RGIR27E's twin, except with a hard-tail bridge), the 6-string RGIR20E and its fixed bridge version RGIR20FE along with an 8-string RGIR28FE. A 28" scale length 6-string, the RGIB6, was added the following year.

The RGIR27E was discontinued after 2016. It was replaced by the RGIR37BE.

Specifications

Specifications for RGIR27E
Model name: RGIR27E
Year(s) produced: 2013–2016
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ white binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero II-7 tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Nitro Wizard-7
Neck material:
3-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ white binding
Fingerboard inlays:
none
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
EMG 707 (H) active/ alnico
Neck pickup:
EMG 707 (H) active/ alnico
Controls:
Master volume / 3-way toggle / kill switch
String gauge (factory):
.009–.054

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