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The RGR5227MFX is a seven string RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2019. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end Prestige line.

The RGR5227MFX features an ash top on an African mahogany body bolted to a maple and wenge neck with a reverse headstock and a birdseye maple fingerboard with 24 stainless steel frets, offset mother of pearl dot position markers and luminescent side dots. Components include a pair of Bare Knuckle Brute Force 7 humbucking pickups, a Gibraltar Standard II-7 fixed bridge with through-body string routing and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RGR5220M is a similar six string model with a tremolo bridge.

Specifications

Specifications for RGR5227MFX
Year(s) produced: 2019–2020
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan 2020 / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Transparent Fluorescent Green (TFG)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
African mahogany w/ ash top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II-7 fixed
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 (knurled metal dome)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard-7 Prestige
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Birdseye maple w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset mother of pearl dot / Luminlay side dots
Frets:
24 / jumbo stainless steel (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Graph Tech Black TUSQ XL (48mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Bare Knuckle Brute Force 7 (H)
Neck pickup:
Bare Knuckle Brute Force 7 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever / coil-split mini-toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046/.059
Factory tuning:
1E 2B 3G 4D 5A 6E 7B

Images

Additional details
HH 3-way-toggle coil-split-toggle
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT3L coil-split-toggle
Control layout

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