2001 YJCRG2 NT
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The YJCRG2 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 YJCRG2 features a South African mahogany body with a 4mm thick AAA grade flame maple top bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret hard 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 YJCRG1 is a similar model with a Honduran mahogany body, Honduran rosewood fretboard and cosmo black hardware.

The YJCRG2 was offered only in 2001. Only six examples were produced.


Specifications for YJCRG2
Model name: YJCRG2
Year(s) produced: 2001
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Natural (NT)
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
South African mahogany (1 pc.) w/ 4mm AAA flame maple top
Neck joint:
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Pearl gold
Neck type:
RG J Custom Ultra
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Hard maple 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
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  • YJCRG2, J-Custom Fan (website), archived August 2011
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