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The YJCRG1 is an RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 2001. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the J Custom series and was a spot model created exclusively for sale by the Japanese retailer Yamano Music.

The YJCRG1 features a two-piece Honduran mahogany body with a 4mm thick AAA grade flame maple top bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret Honduran rosewood fingerboard with flame maple binding and offset abalone dot position markers at the twelfth fret. Components include a DiMarzio pickups with a pair of humbuckers flanking a single-coil, a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut and Gotoh tuning machines.

The YJCRG2 is a similar model with a South African mahogany body, hard maple fretboard and pearl gold hardware.

The YJCRG1 was offered only in 2001. Only six examples of each of the three finishes were produced.


Specifications for YJCRG1
Model name: YJCRG1
Year(s) produced: 2001
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Transparent Blue (TB) / Transparent Black (TK) / Transparent Red (TR)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Honduran mahogany (2 pc.) w/ 4mm AAA flame maple top
Neck joint:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck type:
RG J Custom Ultra
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Honduran rosewood w/ flame maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot at 12th fret
24 / custom jumbo (SBB216-195)
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Pickup configuration:
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio PAF Pro (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Blue Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector


Other available finishes
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Transparent Black
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Transparent Red
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  • YJCRG1, J-Custom Fan (website), archived August 2011