Ibanez RG5170B-BK 5000 Series Electric Guitar, Black

Ibanez RG5170B-BK 5000 Series Electric Guitar, Black



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Ibanez RG5170B-BK 5000 Series Electric Guitar, Black

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The Ibanez 2021 Collection is finally here! A gorgeous new selection of finishes, models and pickup configurations.

Prestige, Pride & Precision

Designed to the highest-specification Ibanez offer - the RG5170B-BK model is part of Ibanez's flagship RG Prestige Series. Featuring exceptional craftsmanship from Ibanez's most experienced luthiers, this Japanese-crafted guitar benefits from hand-selected tonewoods, innovative features, superior playability and incredibly versatile tone.

Ibanez RG5170B-BK 5000 Series Electric Guitar, Black Features:

  • Ibanez' RG Prestige Range
  • Super Wizard HP 5pc Maple/Wenge Neck
  • Bound Macassar Ebony Fretboard
  • Lo-Pro Edge Tremolo Bridge
  • Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers (Neck/Bridge)
  • Fishman Fluence Single-Width Coil (Middle)
  • Gotoh Machine Head Tuners
  • Luminlay Side Dot Inlays
  • Fishman Fluence Voicing Switch
  • Black Finish, Gold Hardware
  • Includes Hardshell Case for safekeeping

Crafted from Basswood and fitted with a bolt-on, Super Wizard HP, 5pc Maple/Wenge neck, this guitar is both durable and robust. Complete with a Bound Macassar Ebony fretboard, this neck was designed to deliver incredible playability and ease of access - complete with Luminlay side-dot inlays for low light conditions.

Delivering a superbly clear and defined tone, the RG5170B-BK boasts an incredibly unique pickup configuration. With Fishman Fluence Modern Alnico Humbuckers on the neck and bridge, you're gifted with both a full-bodied articulate tone as well as a crisp and crunchy edge. Sat in the middle is a Fluence Single Width Ceramic single-coil pickup - breaking the mould and applying massive dynamic range to your playing, giving you that extra single-coil twang and sparkle when you need it!

Complete with an incredible range of additional high-end features, such as Gotoh Machine Head Tuners for incredibly stable tuning, a tone-shaping Fishman Fluence Voicing switch and a Lo-Pro Edge Tremolo Bridge, the RG5170B-BK is truly a guitar crafted by professionals, for professionals.

Ibanez RG5170B-BK 5000 Series Electric Guitar, Black Specifications:

  • Neck type: Super Wizard HP, 5pc Maple/Wenge neck
  • Top/Back/Body: Basswood Body
  • Fretboard: Bound Macassar Ebony fretboard, Off-set Mother of Pearl dot inlay
  • Fret: Jumbo Stainless Steel frets, Prestige fret edge treatment
  • Number of Frets: 24
  • Side Dots: Luminlay Inlays
  • Neck Mount: Bolt-On
  • Bridge: Lo-Pro Edge Tremolo Bridge
  • String Space: 10.8mm
  • Neck Pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker (H) Active/Alnico
  • Middle Pickup: Fishman Fluence Single-Width (S) Active/Ceramic
  • Bridge Pickup: Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker (H) Active/Alnico
  • Factory Tuning: 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
  • Strings D'Addario: EXL120
  • String Gauge: .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
  • Nut: Locking Nut
  • Hardware Colour: Gold
  • Controls: Volume Control, Fishman Fluence Voicing switch, Tone Control, 5-Way PU Selector
  • Tuners: Gotoh Machine Heads
  • Colour: Black
  • Case: Hardshell Included

Neck Dimensions

  • Scale : 648mm/25.5"
  • a : Width: 43mm at NUT
  • b : Width: 58mm at 24F
  • c : Thickness: 17mm at 1F
  • d : Thickness: 19mm at 12F
  • Radius : 430mmR
More Information
Manufacturer Ibanez
SKU 315141
Shipping Weight (kg) 7.000000
Case Included hard case
Colour black
Warranty 2 Years
Series RG Prestige
String Gauge 9 Gauge
Scale Length 25.5""
Nut Width 43mm
Neck Wood Maple/Wenge 5pc
Pickup Config 2 x humbucker 1 x single coil
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard ebony fingerboard
Guitar Style rg style
Body Size full size
Body Material basswood body


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