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The RRG5 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2008. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high end J Custom line. The RRG5 was a spot model created exclusively for the Japanese retailer Rock Inn.

The RRG5 features a light ash body with black binding bolted to a maple and walnut Super Wizard neck with VelveTouch finish and a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with Tree of Life inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil, an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge and Gotoh tuning machines.

The RRG4 and RRG6 are nearly identical models which differ only in the finishes.

The RRG5 was made only in 2008 and its believed that only 6 examples were produced.

Specifications

Specifications for RRG5
Model name: RRG5
Year(s) produced: 2008
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): White Sands (WS)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Light ash w/ black binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ VelveTouch finish
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of Life
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Blue Velvet (H)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

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