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1998 SC3120 NT
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The SC3120 is an S Classic series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1998. It was produced in Japan by FujiGen as an early example of the upscale J Custom line.

The S Classic body is described as a marriage of the S series and the classic Radius. S Classic models feature fixed bridges.

The SC3120 features a mahogany body with a black walnut top with abalone purfling. This body is bolted to a 25.1" (638mm) scale maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with large abalone oval position markers. Components include dual Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickup with gold covers mounted in wooden pickup rings, a Shortstop II fixed bridge, a bone nut, wooden knobs and truss rod cover and Gotoh tuning machines.

The SC3020 is a similar model with a kokurodua (afrormosia) top.

The SC3120 was produced only in 1998. It's believed that just twelve examples were produced.

Specifications

Specifications for SC3120
Year(s) produced: 1998
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Natural (NT)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany (41.5mm) w/ black walnut top w/ abalone purfling
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Short Stop II (CB-2) fixed
Knob style:
Sonokeling (wood)
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
SC Ultra
Neck material:
3-piece maple
Scale length:
638mm/ 25.1"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ cream binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone oval
Frets:
22 / SBB214-195
Nut:
Bone
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) w/ gold cover
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) w/ gold cover
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)


Images

Additional details
SC3120 NT
Body detail
IMG 1876
Purfling/ controls detail
SC3120NT Head
Headstock detail
HH 5-way single-split
Pickup switching diagram
Controls VT5
Control layout

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