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The RS121 is a Roadstar II series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1985. It was part of a special line dubbed the Comet Series II.

The RS121 features a flat basswood double cut body with radiused edges bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 70 humbucking pickups mounted in a color matched pickguard with a coil split switches on both the volume and tone, a Powerocker synchronized tremolo bridge, knurled Tek Grip control knobs and Smooth Tuner II tuning machines.

Several related models round out the series which differ only in the pickup arrangement: the RS111 has a single humbuckers, the RS136 has three single coils and the RS141 has a humbucker at the bridge along with a pair of single coils. All feature color-matched pickguards.

The RS121 was offered only in 1985.

Specifications

Specifications for RS121
Year(s) produced: 1985
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Enamel Blue (EB) / Ivory (IV) / Pastel Orange (PO)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
Bolt-on traditional square heel
Bridge:
Powerocker tremolo
Pickguard:
Color matched
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Roadstar II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
22
Nut:
Graphite
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner II
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 70 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 70 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector / push-push Duo Sound switch on volume and tone

Images

Other available finishes
Black
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Enamel Blue
Ivory
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