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Ibanez RGA42E Electric Guitar

The IBARGA42E features deep cut curves in the cutaway positions for enhanced playability and style. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Add 3-D curves to the concept of the RG and you've got the Ibanez RGA42E. The RGA42E's dimensionality is easy on the eye-but, more importantly, those curves enhance playability. The arched top design effectively positions the strumming/picking hand optimally for anything from a fast riffing to fat, full power chords.

Equipped with EMG 85/81 pickups. The bridge position creates razor sharp attack and incredible sustain while the neck position kicks out beefy lows and fattened highs.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Ibanez products.
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Construction: 3 Piece Wizard-III
- Body Material: Mahogany
- Bridge: Gibraltar Standard
- Neck Pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker)
- Bridge Pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker)
Ibanez Non-New Product Warranty Information Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses have a 1-year warranty on NEW instruments only for the ORIGINAL purchaser with a Sales Receipt. All used products are not under warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-669-8262
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Simply oustanding."
Overall: I have a great Strat, Tele , and Guild acoustic. I wanted something with hotter pups, something that could round out my collection with a more sinister disposition, something that could really give my Blackstar amp's overdrove a workout while letting me treat my inner headbanger to a "proper" hard rock axe. And this guitar fit the bill perfectly. Overdriven, this is just a beast, snarling, squealing, and just plain visceral. The active EMG 85/81 setup is just electrifying, and together with the Blackstar, it's completely addicting. The action and setup was, remarkable, just about perfect right out of the box. I tuned it up, and was amazed to find that the intonation was spot on. Same with every other detail of the guitar, from the action to the frets to the binding. I've had some quality control issues in the past from Ibanez, but I'm glad I gave them another chance. It's incredible that a guitar like this is only $600. Granted, the paint isn't overly fancy, and there's no trem (which I definitely didn't want, and am glad to see hard tails still being produced despite all the teenage trem addicts), but $600 is just a straight up great price for a guitar that is clearly so well designed and put together.One note: the pictures that Zzounds and other e-tailers are showing of this guitar are a fairly large misrepresentation of the guitar (so blatant that I don't even know how they get away with it legally). In their photos, they show a matte black guitar. It's not. It's glossy. Pretty messed up that they can screw up a picture that badly (whether intentionally or not). But that aside, when I took it of the box I knew I was hold the sickest, most beautiful guitar I've yet owned. First thing I did was put it up on my wall hanger and take pictures of it. It's really slick, so don't get hung up on the matte black switcheroo. All in all, $600 EXTREMELY well-spent, and I'm very happy.
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