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The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. Whether you favor a hardtail (fixed) bridge or our industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument.
Super Wizard HP Neck - The neck for shredders - 17mm thickness at 1st fret and 19mm at the 12th.
Silky Oak top/African Mahogany body - The RG657MSK features a Silky Oak top which has an exotic wood grain.
Edge tremolo bridge - The masterpiece Edge bridge offers exceptional tuning stability, precise intonation adjustment, and playing comfort.
DiMarzio® pickups - 6 strings - The DiMarzio® Air Norton™, True Velvet™ and Tone Zone® pickups offer depth, warmth and rich dynamics when combined with the 5-way pickup switch.
Birdseye Maple fretboard - Birdseye Maple has a unique wood grain and features a well-balanced tonal character from low to high end.
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Weight: 8 pounds 8 ounces
Neck Type: Super Wizard HP 5pc Maple/Walnut neck
Body: Silky Oak top/Arfican Mahogany body
Fretboard: Bound Birdseye Maple fretboard w/Black dot inlay
Frets: Jumbo frets w/Prestige fret edge treatment
Bridge: Edge tremolo bridge
Neck Pickup: DiMarzio® Air Norton™ (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
Middle Pickup: DiMarzio® True Velvet™ (S) (Passive/Alnico)
Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio® The Tone Zone® (H) (Passive/Alnico)
Factory Tuning: 1E, 2B, 3G, 4D, 5A, 6E
String Gauge: .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Hardware Color: Cosmo black
Case: Hardshell case included