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1986 RG425 PR
RG425 Pearl Red (more images) Red copyright sprite

The RG425 is a Roadstar series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 1986. The Roadstar series would eventually become known as the RG series.

The RG425 is one of only a few RG models produced with a 22-fret neck. It is also remarkable for the placement of its two humbucking pickups adjacent to one another. It has the sharp-edged body style which distinguishes it from the older Roadstar body.

The RG425 features a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret fingerboard with dot inlays. Components include dual Ibanez humbucking pickups mounted side-by-side at the bridge with coil-tap Duo Sound functionality and an Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut.

The RG425 has the original swoopy Roadstar headstock shape and the headstock is painted to match the body.

The RG410 is a similar model with a single humbucker. The RG420 is another similar model with the two humbuckers mounted more traditionally at the bridge and neck.

The RG425 was discontinued after just one year of production.

Specifications

Specifications for RG425
Name: RG425
Years: 1986
Areas: Europe / USA
Made in: Japan
Finishes: BK (Black) PL (Pearl) / PR (Pearl Red)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
Bolt-on traditional square heel
Bridge:
Edge tremolo
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Roadstar DX
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard:
Rosewood
Inlays:
Pearl dot
Frets:
22 / jumbo
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Electronics
PU Config:
HH
Bridge PU:
Ibanez IBZ (H)
Mid PU:
Ibanez IBZ (H)
Controls:
1 volume / 1 tone / 3-way toggle / 2 Duo Sound switches

Images

Other available finishes
Black
Pearl
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