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For other RG170 models, see RG170 (disambiguation).
1998 RG170B BK
RG1705B Black (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG170B is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1998.

The RG170B features a mahogany body bolted to a maple neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include a synchronized tremolo bridge, Ibanez pickups in an HSH configuration and black hardware.

The RG175B is a similar model with a maple fretboard and a pickguard. The RG172B is another related model with an ash body and without the middle pickup.

The RG170B was available only in Japan and was discontinued after a single year of production.

Specifications

Specifications for RG170B
Model name: RG170B
Year(s) produced: 1998
Sold in: Japan
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): BK (Black) / JB (Jewel Blue)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Standard tremolo
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
RG II
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HSH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez HR2
Middle pickup:
Ibanez T6M
Neck pickup:
Ibanez HF2
Controls:
1 volume / 1 tone / 5-way lever

Images

1998 RG170B JB
RG170B Jewel Blue Red copyright sprite

Sources

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