NAMM 2017: Ibanez Introduces Limited Edition Curly Maple Premium Models

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Ibanez is introducing two new RG models designed for the serious, experienced lead guitarist.

As part of the acclaimed Premium Series, the RG6PCMLTD, and its 7-string companion model, the RG7PCMLTD, are high-performance electric guitars with distinctive features designed to inspire and bring out the best in a player.

Both models feature a stunning curly maple top, on a swamp ash body, with classic white body binding. A slim-grip, 11-piece Wizard neck sports a curly maple fretboard fitted with durable stainless steel frets for a brighter tone.

Both guitars include case. Ibanez Premium series instruments are manufactured by dedicated craftsman, using select tone woods, high-profile electronics and sophisticated hardware.

RG6PCMLTD

• Wizard 11pc wenge/maple/purpleheart/bubinga neck
• Curly maple (3.5mm) top/swamp ash body
• Curly maple fretboard w/ Mother of Pearl off-set dot inlay
• Luminescent side dot inlay
• Jumbo Stainless Steel frets w/Premium fret edge treatment
• DiMarzio Air Norton (H) neck pickup
• DiMarzio True Velvet (S) middle pickup
• DiMarzio The Tone Zone (H) bridge pickup
• Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads
• Edge-Zero ll w/ZPS3Fe tremolo bridge
• Cosmo Black Hardware
• Case included
• Colors: Blue Reef Gradation (BRG) Sunset Red Gradation (SRG)
LIST: $1,928.88

RG7PCMLTD

• Wizard 11pc wenge/maple/purpleheart/bubinga neck
• Curly maple (3.5mm) top/swamp ash body
• Curly maple fretboard w/ Mother of Pearl off-set dot inlay
• Luminescent side dot inlay
• Jumbo Stainless Steel frets w/Premium fret edge treatment
• DiMarzio PAF7 (H) neck pickup
• DiMarzio PAF7 (H) bridge pickup
• Gotoh MG-T locking machine heads
• Edge-Zero ll-7 w/ZPS3Fe tremolo bridge
• Cosmo Black Hardware
• Case included
• Color: Twilight Black Gradation (TKG)
LIST: $2,066.55

For more information, visit ibanez.com.

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