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Ibanez RG421PFM RG Standard Pearl Black Fade Metallic Electric Guitar

   
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Hardtail RG at a Great Price

The Ibanez RG421 solidbody electric guitar is purpose-built for high-speed, low-drag playing! It all starts with the RG body style, which is primed for guitarists with attitude. The RG421 also gives you a fast-playing 3-piece maple Wizard III neck and a resonant, well-balanced mahogany body. You'll love how this guitar feels as soon as you pick it up. And it sports two hot humbuckers, perfect for rock, blues, and metal. Get your hands on an Ibanez RG421 solidbody electric guitar and prepare to rock.

Classic RG performance

The Ibanez RG series of guitars has remained a standard in rock music for the last couple of decades, thanks to the effortless playability of its Wizard III neck. Switching between aggressive rhythm playing and wild lead lines is effortless on this slim-profile neck. And the RG body style's aggressive lines strike an imposing look onstage, while being expertly contoured, ensuring a comfortable playing experience. The guitarists here at Sweetwater love the feel and playability of Ibanez's RG guitars. You will too!

Fixed bridge stability for rock-solid tuning

The Ibanez RG421 sports a fixed bridge, which gives the peace of mind that comes from rock-solid tuning stability. From standard to lowered tunings, your guitar's pitch will remain more stable and the string tension will feel more consistent. Also, when you change tunings on the fly they will be ready to go without messing with the tremolo or loosening locking nuts. Many also attribute greatly increased sustain and a fatter overall tone to the way hardtail bridges transfer the string's energy directly to the RG421's body.

Big tonal range

With two Quantum humbucking pickups and 3-way switching, you'll be able to shape your tone any way you like on the RG421. The Quantum humbuckers offer plenty of punch and output to drive your favorite amplifiers or distortion stompboxes. But their clear top-end and full lows allow them to sound fantastic throughout a wide variety of additional styles. Although the Ibanez RG will forever be known as a rock guitar, the RG421's fast playability, extreme comfort, and tonal variety make it a great guitar for a whole lot more.

Ibanez RG421 Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • Classic Ibanez RG playability and looks at a value-packed price
  • Fast 3-piece maple Wizard III neck
  • Dual Quantum humbucking pickups give you a wide tonal range to play with
  • Fixed bridge gives you top-notch tuning stability and sustain
  • 2 knobs and a 5-way pickup selector make dialing in your tone effortless
  • Comfortable and sleek RG styling


  • Body Type:Solidbody
  • Body Shape:RG
  • Left-/Right-handed:Right-handed
  • Number of Strings:6
  • Body Material:Mahogany
  • Body Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
  • Color:Pearl Black Fade Metallic
  • Neck Material:Maple
  • Neck Shape:Wizard III
  • Radius:15.7"
  • Fingerboard Material:Jatoba
  • Fingerboard Inlay:Dots
  • Number of Frets:24
  • Scale Length:25.5"
  • Nut Width:1.692"
  • Nut Material:Plastic
  • Bridge/Tailpiece:Fixed bridge
  • Tuners:Ibanez machine heads
  • Neck Pickup:Quantum Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup:Quantum Humbucker
  • Controls:1 x volume, 1 x tone, 5-way blade pickup switch
  • Strings:.010-.047
  • Manufacturer Part Number:RG421PFM