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Super Wizard AS 5pc Maple/Wenge neck - This Super Wizard AS neck has a more rounded shape towards the bass side, while still retaining the overall thickness of the Super Wizard profile– 17mm at nut and 19mm at 12th fret. This asymmetric shape provides a more comfortable grip and natural feel that makes techniques like sweeping and string skipping much easier.
Special j.custom Neck - j.custom Super Wizard neck includes jumbo frets finished with our j.custom special fret edge treatment for a super smooth and comfortable performance. The "Velvetouch" finish on the back of the neck ensures a "just right" feel and easy playability.
All Access Neck Joint - All Access Neck Joint offers superior playability at the high frets.
Macassar Ebony fretboard - Macassar Ebony produces tight lows and mid range along with strong attack in the highs and quick response with rich sustain.
Selected Flamed Maple top(4mm) / Alder body - Selected Flamed Maple top(4mm) flaunts a beautiful wood grain. The Alder body delivers a well-balanced bright tone, enriched resonance and sustain.
Chambered body - The chambered body not only contributes to a lighter overall weight, but also adds just the right amount of bottom and clarity, which is preferred by today's metal players.
Deep and beveled lower horn scoop - It allows better and multidirectional high fret access.
DiMarzio® PAF® 36th Anniversary (H) / True Velvet™ / The Tone Zone® pickups - The DiMarzio® PAF® 36th Anniversary pickup features a soft magnetic field, sweet tone, perfect balance between warmth and clarity and the ability move between clean and distorted by just the intensity of the pick attack. This pickup, combined with the DiMarzio® True Velvet™ and Tone Zone® offers depth, warmth and very rich dynamics.
Gotoh® machine heads - Gotoh® machine heads provide superior precision, a smooth feel, and excellent tuning accuracy.
Lo-Pro Edge tremolo - The legendary Lo-Pro Edge bridge offers maximum playing comfort with its streamlined profile and recessed fine tuners. Locking studs contribute to tuning stability.
Coil-tap switch - The coil tap switch adds sound and tonal variations for both pickups.
Gotoh® Strap lock pins - Gotoh® Strap lock pins protect your guitar from falling under tough stage performance.
Condition: This is a brand new RG8870. It comes equipped with our Pro-Tech setup and Ibanez’s warranty. Drop Dee Guitars is an authorized dealer of Ibanez Guitars.
Pro-Tech Setup: Our Pro-Tech setup makes your guitar ready to rock straight out of the box. Here’s how..
- Make any adjustments so the neck is straight to avoid any fret buzzing and for comfort
- Check the nut and nut slots for any adjustments/filing to prevent any tuning issues, as well as for comfort at the lower frets
- Make any adjustments to the bridge/tremolo system so it’s in the proper position for tuning stability
- Set the action to a height that feels comfortable for each guitar
- Set the intonation so you’re in tune everywhere on the neck
All of these steps will make your brand new guitar feel as comfortable as ever and ready to play straight out of the box!
- Neck Type: RG j.custom Super Wizard AS//5pc Maple/Wenge neck
- Top/Back/Body: AAA Flamed Maple (4mm) top//Alder body
- Fretboard: Macassar Ebony fretboard//Tree of Life inlay
- Fret: Jumbo frets//j.custom fret edge treatment
- Number of Frets: 24
- Bridge: Lo-Pro Edge bridge
- String Space: 10.8mm
- Neck Pickup: DiMarzio® PAF® 36th Anniversary (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
- Middle Pickup: DiMarzio® True Velvet™ (S) middle pickup (Passive/Alnico)
- Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio® The Tone Zone® (H) bridge pickup (Passive/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 Color: Satin Black
- Scale Length: 648mm/25.5"
- Nut Width: 43mm
- 24F Width: 58mm
- 1F Thickness: 17mm
- 12F Thickness: 19mm
- Fretboard Radius: 430mmR
- Gotoh® machine heads
- Coil-tap switch
- Gotoh® Strap lock pins
- Asymmetric neck grip
- Chambered body
- Deep and beveled lower horn scoop
- Hardshell case included
Extremely great purchase! I messaged Matt late at night inquiring about my own personal setup preference and he was super quick to respond! Incredibly well setup guitar and even more incredible customer service!
These guys are awesome!!! Great to work with... Talked me through all of the features and got the guitar to me sooner than I thought. Will be buying from these guys again!!
Great working with seller amazing communication and very well packaged guitar no complaints it is immaculate and amazing to play thank you so much.
Awesome seller! Very responsive and helpful, and a pleasure to work with! The guitar was well packed and is amazing!