Warm, Jazzy Hollowbody Tone -- George Benson Style
The Ibanez LGB30 George Benson electric guitar brings George Benson's famous hollowbody tone to your fingertips. Part of Ibanez's Artstar series, this beauty is all about looks and tone. It sports attractive gold hardware on a striking, bright-sounding spruce and maple body with a classy single cutaway, a pair of warm and clear Super 58 Custom humbuckers, a three-piece mahogany/maple set-in neck, a smooth bound ebony fingerboard with tasteful pearl and abalone block fingerboard inlays, and independent volume and tone controls for each pickup.
Fully Hollow Spruce and Maple Body
Your tone will sound vibrant and bright, thanks to this guitar's maple and spruce body. Spruce is a great tonewood for guitar body tops due to its visual aesthetic and crisp projection. Maple will bring in some snap and rounded brightness to keep your signal nice and vivid, while a single cutaway gives your fingers easy access to those higher frets.
Maple and Mahogany Set-In Neck
Bringing in a little body and depth is your Ibanez LGB30's three-piece maple/mahogany neck. Mahogany will push the lows and mids nicely with a helpful dosage of sustain as well. Set-in neck joints tend to have a smoother transfer of sound, greater overall resonance, and more warmth than bolt-on necks. 22 frets are housed in a super-smooth bound ebony fingerboard with pearl and abalone block inlays.
Warm and Jazzy Super 58 Custom Humbuckers
The pair of Super 58 Custom humbuckers on your Ibanez LGB30 George Benson electric guitar are the perfect companions for forging a warm, jazzy tone for your amplifier to project. These humbuckers feature alnico magnets to capture the resonance of this axe's spruce and maple body. Each pickup has its own volume and tone control for you to shape your output.
George Benson on his Ibanez LGB30 hollowbody electric guitar:
- Single-cut hollowbody electric guitar
- Spruce top
- Maple back and sides
- Three-piece mahogany/maple set-in neck
- Artstar neck shape
- Scale length of 24.75"
- 22 frets
- Bound Ebony fretboard
- Pearl and abalone block fingerboard inlays
- Passive Super 58 Custom humbucker at the neck
- Passive Super 58 Custom humbucker at the bridge
- Both humbuckers fitted with alnico magnets
- Two independent volume controls
- Two independent tone controls
- Three setting pickup selector switch
- Attractive gold hardware
- ART-1 bridge
- LGB30 tailpiece
- Hardshell case included
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Neck type: LGB30 3pc Mahogany/Maple set-in neck
Body: Spruce top/Flamed Maple back & sides
Fretboard: Bound Ebony fretboard w/Pearl & Abalone block inlay
Fret: Medium frets w/Artstar fret edge treatment
Number of frets: 20 frets
Bridge: ART-1 bridge
Tailpiece: LGB30 tailpiece
Neck Pickup:Super 58 (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
Bridge Pickup: Super 58 (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)
Strings: Flatwound strings
Hardware color: Gold
Hardshell case: Included
Width at Nut: 43mm
Width at Last Fret: 56mm
Thickness at 1st: 20mm
Thickness at 12th: 22mm (at 9F)
Body Length: 19 1/2"
Body Width: 15 3/4"
Body Max Depth: 3 5/8"
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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