The Ibanez 2018 RGEW521FM Electric Guitar in Natural Flat is ideal for guitarists who want a gig-ready model that doesn't cost the earth. As we've come to expect from the team at Ibanez, the RGEW521FM is a no-nonsense guitar that plays, and sounds awesome, and doesn't look too bad either.
Superb RG body
The Ibanez 2018 RGEW521FM is designed to play fast, and rewards those who play without limits. If you want a model that rewards precision, then you're going to love this guitar. The body slender body depth pairs beautifully with the shapely contours and bevelled edges to establish a feel that sits just right. The deep double-cutaway profile allows your fingers to extend to the upper frets without overstretching. The rolled upper bout gives your picking arm a comfortable resting position, so whether seated or standing, you can shred with ease.
The body is crafted using mahogany to create a hearty mid-range tonal foundation with impressive warmth. The top is built using flamed maple, which cuts through with an impressive upper frequency energy that gives your solos an articulate edge. Finished in natural flat, the grain of the flamed maple shines through, and is matched on the headstock.
The RGEW521FM benefits from Ibanez' peerless knowledge when it comes to crafting impeccable necks. Fitted to the body is a roasted maple neck, which is as durable and resilient as one would expect, giving you the confidence to soar through licks and riffs. The Wizard III profile allows the neck to sit sweetly in the crook of your hand, with a comfortable position extending along the entire length. Married to the neck is a bound Macassar ebony fingerboard, with dot position inlays to guide your way. Thanks to the binding, seamless transitions between frets come as standard.
The Ibanez 2018 RGEW521FM is equipped with a pair of DiMarzio humbuckers with an Air Norton and The Tone Zone in the neck, and bridge positions respectively. This pairing of humbuckers creates a straightforward sonic assault that gives you everything from crushing low-end to searing high-end with minimal effort. The scale of the dynamic range available to you means that you have all bases covered whether you're laying down tracks in the studio or wowing audiences on the stage.
In keeping with its no-nonsense approach, the Ibanez 2018 RGEW521FM electric guitar is equipped with a hard tail bridge, anchoring each string securely to optimise intonation and sustain. The headstock is home to Ibanez tuning machines, which ensure that your tuning remains steadfast and true throughout the most demanding of performances.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model 2018 RGEW521FM Electric Guitar Top Material Flamed Maple Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Roasted Maple Fingerboard Material Bound Ebony Pickup Configuration HH Bridge Hard Tail Neck Profile Wizard III No. of Frets 24 Position Inlays Cream Dot Active/Passive Passive Pickups Neck: Air Norton (H) Bridge: The Tone Zone (H) Controls Master Volume Master Tone 3-Way Pickup Switching System
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