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1984 RS225 CB
RS225 Cosmic Blue (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RS225 is a Roadstar II series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1984.

The RS225 features a birch top on a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret maple fingerboard with black dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 70 humbucking pickups mounted in black plastic pickup rings, a Powerocker synchronized tremolo bridge, a graphite nut, Sure Grip II control knobs and Smooth Tuner II machine heads.

The RS225 was offered only in 1984. The RS320 is a similar model offered in 1985.

Specifications

Specifications for RS225
Year(s) produced: 1984
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Burgundy (BY) / Cosmic Blue (CB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
Bolt-on traditional square heel
Bridge:
Powerocker tremolo
Knob style:
Sure Grip II
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Roadstar STD
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
22
Nut:
Graphite
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner II
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 70 (H) coverless
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 70 (H) coverless
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever / mini-toggle phase switch

Images

Other available finishes
1984 RS225 BK
Black
1984 RS225 BY
Burgundy (rear)

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