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The RGR570 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 1997. It was produced in Japan by FujiGen.

The RGR570 features a basswood body bolted to a maple and bubinga neck with a reversed headstock and a 24-fret rosewood fretboard with sharktooth position markers. Components include a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Ibanez pickups in an HSH configuration

The RG570 is a similar model without the reversed headstock and sharktooth inlays.

The RGR570 was discontinued after 1999.

Specifications

Specifications for RGR570
Model name: RGR570
Year(s) produced: 1997–1999
Sold in: Europe
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Flaked Blue (FBL) 1997–1998 / Iron Purple (IPP) 1999 / Iron Pewter (IPT) 1998–1999
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
1997: Wizard
1998–1999: Super Wizard
Neck material:
3-piece maple/ bubinga
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Sharktooth
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V8 (H)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez S1 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V7 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

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1997 Ibanez RGR570-FBL ( Rear: Basswood body, AANJ 3-piece maple/ bubinga Wizard neck & Gotoh SG38 tuners ) Red copyright sprite.png
Other available finishes
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Iron Pewter
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Iron Purple

Sources

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