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For other RG652 variants, see RG652 (disambiguation).
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The RGR652AHBF is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in late 2017. It is made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end Prestige line.

The RGR652AHBF 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 Fusion Edge humbucking pickups with white bobbins, a Gibraltar Standard II fixed bridge, a Graph Tech TUSQ nut, and Gotoh locking tuning machines.

For 2019 the rosewood fretboard was replaced with Macassar ebony.

The RGR652AHB is a similar model with a tremolo bridge. The RG652AHMFX is a related model with an a maple fretboard, a standard headstock and different pickups. The RGR752AHBF is a similar seven string model.

Specifications

Specifications for RGR652AHBF
Model name: RGR652AHBF
Year(s) produced: 2017–2021
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Weathered Black (WK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Ash
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Gibraltar Standard II fixed (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Gotoh VK1-19 knurled metal dome
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
2019–2021: Macassar ebony w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Graph Tech Black Tusq XL (43mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 MG-T locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge bridge (H) passive/ ceramic
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Fusion Edge neck (H) passive/ ceramic
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" stereo barrel (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.026/.036/.046 (D'Addario EXL110)
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Pickup switching
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Controls layout
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Rear of body

Sources

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