The most noticeable feature of the RG652MPB is the poplar burl top on a mahogany body and its 24-fret birdseye maple fingerboard with dot position markers. It also features an Edge double locking tremolo bridge, dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups and Gotoh tuning machines.
The RG652MPBL is a left-handed version. The RG652MQM is a similar model with a quilted maple top. The RG652MPBFX is a related model with a fixed bridge. The RG652AHM is a related model with an ash body.
The RG652MPB was available only in Japan in 2016, but was offered in the US market starting in 2017.