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The RS529 is a Roadstar II series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1985.

The RS529 features a flat top basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a trio of Ibanez V7 single coil pickups in a black pickguard with the bridge pickup mounted askew, a Pro Rock'r double locking tremolo bridge, knurled Tek Grip control knobs and Smooth Tuner II tuning machines.

The RS528 is a similar model with a humbucking pickup at the bridge.

The RS529 was offered only in Japan and only produced in 1985.

Specifications

Specifications for RS529
Year(s) produced: 1985
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / White (WH)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
Bolt-on traditional square heel
Bridge:
Pro Rock'r tremolo
Pickguard:
Black
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Roadstar II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
24
Nut:
Graphite w/ Top Lok
Machine heads:
Smooth Tuner II
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
SSS
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V7 (S)
Middle pickup:
Ibanez V7 (S)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V7 (S)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector

Images

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