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RG8L BK
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The RG8L is a left-handed, eight string RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2013. It is among the first eight string models produced in large numbers by Ibanez.

The RG8L features a basswood body bolted to a titanium-reinforced maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with dot position markers. Components include dual covered Ibanez soapbar humbucking pickups and a fixed bridge.

The RG8 is a right-handed version.

The RG8L was discontinued after 2014.

Specifications

Specifications for RG8L
Model name: RG8L
Year(s) produced: 2013–2014
Sold in: Europe / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Fixed bridge
Hardware color:
Black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard II-8
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ walnut w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
686mm/ 27"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez DXH-5 soapbar, covered
Neck pickup:
Ibanez DXH-5 soapbar, covered
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 3-way lever
String gauge (factory):
.009–.065
Factory tuning:
1D# 2A# 3F# 4C# 5G# 6D# 7A# 8F

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