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The IRG8470Z is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2008. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the high-end J Custom line. It is based on the RG8470Z, but with three special finishes.

The IRG8470Z features a mahogany body with a flamed maple top bolted to a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with flamed maple binding and tree of life inlays. Components include DiMarzio pickups with two humbuckers flanking a single-coil, an Edge Zero double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS3 tuning stabilizer and a locking nut, and Gotoh tuning machines.

The IRG8470Z was a spot model which was produced in very small numbers (perhaps as few as 6 were made) and was sold exclusively by the Ishibashi musical instrument stores in Japan. It was offered only in 2008.

Specifications

Specifications for IRG8470Z
Model name: IRG8470Z
Year(s) produced: 2008
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): HG (Hesonite Garnet) / NK (Nude Pink) / TB (Transparent Blue)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top & binding
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Super Wizard
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ flamed maple binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Tree of Life
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Nut:
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Tone Zone (H)
Middle pickup:
DiMarzio Blue Velvet (S)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Air Norton (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever

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Other available finishes
IRG8470Z NK
Nude Pink
IRG8470Z TB
Transparent Blue

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