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The RS315 is a Roadstar II series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1983. It was made in Japan as part of the Roadstar Deluxe line.

The RS315 features a flame maple top with creme binding on a basswood slab body bolted to a maple neck with a 21-fret maple fingerboard with black dot position markers. Components include a single Ibanez V2 humbucking pickup with creme bobbins mounted at the bridge in a plastic pickup ring, a Hard Rocker synchronized tremolo bridge, Sure Grip II control knobs, Smooth Tuner II tuning machines and Dead End strap pins.

The RS335 is a similar model which adds a single coil pickup at the neck and has a rosewood fretboard.

The RS315 was discontinued after 1984.

Specifications

Specifications for RS315
Year(s) produced: 1983–1984
Sold in: Europe / Japan / USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Cherry Sunburst (CS) / Marine Sunburst (MS)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ flame maple & creme binding
Neck joint:
Bolt-on
Bridge:
Hard Rocker tremolo
Knob style:
Sure Grip II
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
RS Deluxe
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Maple
Fingerboard inlays:
Black dot
Frets:
21
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner II
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
H
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V2 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone
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Images

Additional images
1983 RS315 MS.jpg
Marine Sunburst
1983 RS315 controls.jpg
Controls
1983 RS315 CS alternate.jpg
Side view

Sources

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