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For other RG652 variants, see RG652 (disambiguation).
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The RGR652AHB is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2017. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end Prestige line.

The RGR652AHB features an ash body bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a reverse headstock and a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with white binding and dot position markers. Components include a pair of DiMarzio humbucking pickups, an Edge double locking tremolo bridge and Gotoh tuning machines.

For 2019 the RGR652AHB was discontinued in all markets except the USA and the rosewood fretboard was replaced with Macassar ebony.

The RGR652AHBL is a left handed version. The RGR652AHBF is a similar model with a fixed bridge. The RG652AHM is a related model with an a maple fretboard, a standard headstock and different pickups.

The RGR652AHB was discontinued after 2019.

Specifications

Specifications for RGR652AHB
Year(s) produced: 2017–2019
Sold in: Worldwide (excluding China) — USA only from 2019
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Weathered Black (WK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard HP Prestige
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
2017–2018: Rosewood w/ binding
2019: Macassar ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-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 / master tone / 5-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
HH 5-way parallel-neck
Pickup switching
Controls VT5
Control layout

Sources

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