Saturday, July 04, 2015

Ibanez RGA42 BK

This post features a 2009 Indonesian made Ibanez RGA42 with active electronics. The black beauty came in for a string change, and I took this opportunity to share some specs and pics with readers.

Specifications
3 piece Wizard II maple neck
Mahogany body
24 jumbo frets
Gibraltar Standard bridge
LZ3-N (H) neck pickup
LZ3-B (H) bridge pickup
Mid-cut switch
Hardware Color: CK
Scale: 25.5"

References
The Guitar Dater Project - Ibanez Serial Number Decoder
Ibanez Wiki
Yustech GT
Ibanez Electric Guitar Catalog for North America No.6 - 2009
Ibanez Collectors World













Cort SJB5F NS (Natural Satin)

This semi-acoustic bass came in for a string change. Saddle and nut work was also carried out as the strings were too high off the fretboard, making it difficult to play. Specs are from the Cort website.

Key Features
Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
Cutaway: Venetian Single Cutaway
Body: Super Jumbo / Solid Spruce Top with Mahogany Back and Sides
Neck: Mahogany
Binding: Black
Fretboard: Rosewood, 43mm Nut Width
No. of Frets: 22
Scale: 34" (864mm)
Inlays: White Dot
Tuners: Die cast
Bridge: Rosewood
Electronics: Fishman Isys Plus - Sonicore Pickup
Strings: D'Addario YB-PBB170
Bracing: Advanced X-Bracing