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[[File:RGTHRG1.jpg|thumb|500px|RGTHRG1]]The Ibanez '''RGTHRG1''' is an [[RG]] model featuring visual artist [[H. R. Giger series|H. R. Giger]]'s painting ''NY City XIX''as a special graphic finish. It was one of the two first products of the collaboration between Ibanez and Giger, the other being the [[ICHRG2]]. It was revealed at the 2005 Winter [[NAMM]]. The guitar itself is based on the [[RGT42DX]], a [[neck-thru]] model with sharktooth inlays.
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The '''RGTHRG1''' is an [[RG series]] solid body electric guitar model introduced by [[Ibanez]] in 2005. It is part of the [[H. R. Giger series]] with body covered in a graphic print of a portion of Giger's painting ''NY City XIX''.
   
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The RGTHRG1 features neck-through-body construction with mahogany body wings attached to a maple and walnut neck. The neck has a 24-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with wedge sharktooth position markers. Components include dual Ibanez Infinity [[humbucking pickup]]s, an Edge Pro II [[double locking tremolo]] bridge and a locking nut.
   
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The [[RGT42DX]] is a similar model withouth the Giger graphic.
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The RGTHRG1 was one of the initial products of the collaboration between Ibanez and Giger, along with the Iceman-bodied [[ICHRG2]]. Both models were revealed at the 2005 Winter [[NAMM show]].<ref name=GigerAnnouncement>''[https://web.archive.org/web/20060205030839/http://www.ibanez.com/news/hr_giger_series.asp H.R. Giger Signature Series Ibanez guitars unveiled]'', Ibanez USA (website), archived February 2006.</ref> A second wave of Giger models got released at 2006 Winter NAMM show comprising the [[SHRG1Z]] and the [[RGTHRG2]]. The series concluded with the [[RGHRG1]] in 2008.
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| name = RGTHRG1
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| series = RG series
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| subseries = H. R. Giger series
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| year = 2005
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| area = USA
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| made = Korea
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| colors = "NY City XIX" special graphic
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| bodytype = Solid body
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| matbody = Mahogany wings
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| matneck = {{5pmw}}
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| scale length = 648mm/ 25½"
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| matfb = Rosewood w/ binding
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| nj = [[Neck-thru]]
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| neck = [[Wizard II]]
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| nut = Locking
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| frets = 24 / jumbo
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| bridge = [[Edge Pro II]] tremolo
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| hw = Powder cosmo
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| pucon = HH
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| puneck = [[Infinity 1|Ibanez INF1]] (H)
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| pubridge = [[Infinity 2|Ibanez INF2]] (H)
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| control = {{VT5}}
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| inlay = [[Sharktooth]]
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|scale = 648mm/ 25½"|strings = .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042|tuning = 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)}}
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Latest revision as of 06:53, February 9, 2020

Ibanez RGTHRG1
RGTHRG1 with "NY City XIX" graphic Red copyright sprite

The RGTHRG1 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2005. It is part of the H. R. Giger series with body covered in a graphic print of a portion of Giger's painting NY City XIX.

The RGTHRG1 features neck-through-body construction with mahogany body wings attached to a maple and walnut neck. The neck has a 24-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with wedge sharktooth position markers. Components include dual Ibanez Infinity humbucking pickups, an Edge Pro II double locking tremolo bridge and a locking nut.

The RGT42DX is a similar model withouth the Giger graphic.

The RGTHRG1 was one of the initial products of the collaboration between Ibanez and Giger, along with the Iceman-bodied ICHRG2. Both models were revealed at the 2005 Winter NAMM show.[1] A second wave of Giger models got released at 2006 Winter NAMM show comprising the SHRG1Z and the RGTHRG2. The series concluded with the RGHRG1 in 2008.

Specifications for RGTHRG1
Model name: RGTHRG1
Year(s) produced: 2005
Sold in: USA
Made in: Korea
Finish(es): "NY City XIX" special graphic
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany wings
Neck joint:
Neck-thru
Bridge:
Edge Pro II tremolo
Hardware color:
Powder cosmo
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard II
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Sharktooth
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Locking
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez INF2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez INF1 (H)
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.)

Sources Edit

  1. H.R. Giger Signature Series Ibanez guitars unveiled, Ibanez USA (website), archived February 2006.
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