The slick Ibanez RG421 Electric Guitar is a shredder's dream, featuring all the customary appointments one would expect from an Ibanez RG, yet delivered at an exceptional price that enables more guitarists to get their hands on one of these fantastic models.
Durable Mahogany Body
The Ibanez RG421 body is crafted using mahogany, and is the root of this guitar's deep-bellied grunt, delivering a powerful mid to low-end growl. The body produces fantastic sustain, which works in partnership with the pickups to project a roaring output.
Wizard III Neck Profile
Left-hand manoeuvres are dealt a helping hand thanks to the Wizard III three-piece maple neck. The thin, contoured profile of the Wizard III lends itself perfectly to those who wish to perform daring fretboard acrobatics. Paired with the neck is a sumptuous rosewood fingerboard that is home to 24 highly playable frets, which are adorned with white dot position inlays to guide your way.
Ibanez Infinity Humbuckers
The resonant properties of the tonewoods are shown off beautifully through the carefully selected and installed INF humbuckers fitted at the neck and bridge position. Whether you're looking for a clean yet searing lead tone, a choppy yet fat rhythm tone or a deep, resounding chug that responds well to palm-muting, these pickups are as versatile as they come. The controls are quite simple with a master volume and master tone control at your disposal. The three-way pickup selector switch enables you to specifically pull the sound from the pickup you desire, so all that's holding you back is your own creativity.
A fixed bridge works in partnership with the cosmo black tuning machines to ensure that once you find the tuning you're after, it stays put throughout each performance.
The Ibanez RG421 Electric Guitar is a truly awesome model that deserves to be in every metal player’s arsenal. Grab one today and get playing.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model RG421-MOL Electric Guitar Body Material Mahogany Neck Material Maple Fingerboard Material Rosewood Pickup Configuration HH Bridge Hard Tail Neck Profile Wizard III 3-piece No. of Frets 24 Position Inlays White Dot Active/Passive Passive Bridge Fixed Bridge Pickups Neck/Bridge: INF Humbuckers Controls Master Volume Master Tone Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup Position 3. Neck Pickup
I had spent the whole day trying to decide which guitar to go for and I chose this one. 24 frets, Mahogany body and rosewood fretboard as well as Quantum pickups. It had a low action and very little fret buzz. A quick setup resolved even that.
The Wizard 3 neck is slim without being cramped and the matte finish on the reverse makes playing easy. The pickups allow a lot of tonal variety due to the 5-way switch. The Quantum pickups are decent and although they aren't as melodic as Gibson Burstbuckers or as harsh as EMG actives, they are extremely versatile and won't need to be changed out for the majority of players.
Fit and finish were absolutely fine, no rough ends on the frets and only a tiny imperfection on the finish on the waist of the guitar. I love the solid mahogany body, it has great sustain through my Boss Katana 50.
If I had to be critical, I only wish a different finish had been available, white is quite plain and ordinarily I wouldn't have chosen it. However, it has grown on me and the saddle and knobs are cosmo black, which is a sort of gunmetal colour and complements the white finish rather well.
Excellent guitar, highly recommended.
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