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RGD2127Z ISH
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The RGD2127Z is a seven-string RGD series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2010. It is produced in Japan by Fujigen as part of the upscale Prestige line.

The RGD2127Z was one of the initial models in the RGD series, which features a body that is based on the RG series but adds bevels on the body edges and horns. The RGD models also have 26½" scale necks.

The RGD2127Z features a basswood body bolted to a titanium reinforced maple and wenge neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with small white dot position markers. Components include Ibanez V77 Custom and V87 Custom humbucking pickups, an Edge Zero 7 double locking tremolo bridge with a removable ZPS tuning stabilizer and Gotoh tuning machines.

Other RGD models include the six-string RGD2120Z Prestige and the RGD320Z. In 2011, new seven-string RGD models were introduced as the RGD7320Z and RGD7321.

The RGD2127FX is a similar model with a fixed bridge.

The RGD2127Z was discontinued after 2017.

Specifications

Specifications for RGD2127Z
Model name: RGD2127Z
Year(s) produced: 2010–2017
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Invisible Shadow (ISH)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Edge Zero 7 tremolo w/ ZPS3 stabilizer
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard-7 Prestige RGD
Neck material:
5-piece maple/ wenge w/ KTS titanium rods
Scale length:
673.5mm/ 26½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (Prestige edge treatment)
Nut:
Barless Top-Lok
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez V87 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez V77 (H)
Controls:
Master volume / 3-way toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010–.059
Factory tuning:
1D 2A 3F 4C 5G 6D 7A

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