Ibanez Destroyer

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1975 pre-serial number Model 2459 (Korina Destroyer)

The Destroyer is an Ibanez brand electric guitar model (originally) manufactured at the FujiGen-Gakki musical instrument factory for the Hoshino-Gakki Company. The Destroyer model was first introduced by Hoshino-Gakki in 1975 and was based on the Gibson Musical Instruments' Explorer design. The Destroyer has since undergone several design and line changes and has been available in both 6-string and bass versions.

Timeline[edit]

Per Wikipedia policy, this timeline has been updated to contain only those models and attributes whose existence can be independently verified via pre-published, authoritative works. Other known models whose existence and attributes cannot be independently verified via pre-published, authoritative works are no longer included here.

This is a timeline of the first appearance of each verifiable model in an Ibanez catalog.

1976: Model #2459,[1] Model #2459B[2]
1980: DT-50,[3] DT-400[3] (first incarnation)
1982: DT-300[4]
1983: DT-100,[5] DT-150,[6][7] DT-200[8] (first incarnation), DT-500,[7] DT-600[7]
1984: DT-250,[9] DT-350,[9] DT-355,[10] DT-450,[10] DT-555,[11] DT-670,[10] DT-870,[10] DB-700[9]
1985: DT-330,[12] DT-380[13]
1986: DG-350,[14] DG-351,[15] DG-555,[16] DT-4550,[17] DT-6750,[17] DB-800[14]
1996: DT-400[18] (second incarnation)
2001: DTX-120[19]
2004: DT-200[20] (second incarnation)
2009: DTT-700[21]

Models appearing in catalogs[edit]

Per Wikipedia policy, these tables have been updated to contain only those models and attributes whose existence can be independently verified via pre-published, authoritative works. Other known models whose existence and attributes cannot be independently verified via pre-published, authoritative works are no longer included here.

6-String models[edit]

6-String

Models

Line Pickup Type by

Position (N / M / B)

Comments
2459[1] N/A Super-70 / x / Super-70
DG-350[14] X-Series V-5 / x / V-5 Star shaped
DG-351[15] X-Series V-5 / x / V-5 Star shaped
DG-555[16] Destroyer-II V-2 / V-2 / V-2
DT-50[3][22][23][24] Destroyer-II Super-70 / x / V-2
DT-100[5] Destroyer-II x / x / V-2
DT-150[6][7] X-Series x / x / V-2
DT-200[8] Destroyer-II unknown / x / V-2 First incarnation
DT-200[20] PowerSound1 / x / PowerSound2

Infinity3 / x / Infinity4

Second incarnation
DT-250[9][25] X-Series V-5 / x / V-5 Star shaped
DT-300[4] Destroyer-II
DT-330[12] Destroyer-II V-5 / x / V-5
DT-350[9][25] X-Series V-5 / x / V-5 Star shaped
DT-355[10] Destroyer-II V-5 / x / V-5 Star shaped
DT-380[13] X-Series V-5 / x / V-5
DT-400[3][4][22][23][24] Destroyer-II Super-58 / x / V-2

Super-70 / x / V-2

First incarnation
DT-400[18] Quantum1 / x / Quantum2 Second incarnation
DT-450[10] Destroyer-II V-5 / x / V-5
DT-4550[17] Destroyer-II V-5 / x / V-5 Ibanez Art Graphic Series

Fire Engine or Spider graphic

DT-500[7] X-Series Super-58 / x / V-2
DT-555[11][26] Destroyer-II V-2 / V-2 / V-2
DTT-700[21] DiMarzio D Activator X / x / DiMarzio D Activator X
DTX-120[19][27][28] Axis Humbucker 3-1 / x / Axis Humbucker 4-1

Bass models[edit]

Bass

Models

Line Pickup Type by

Position (N / M / B)

Comments
2459B[2] N/A unknown / x / unknown
DB-700[9][25] X-Series x / Super-J6 / Super-J5S Star shaped
DB-800[14] X-Series x / LO-B / LO-BS Active 2 band EQ System

Star shaped

DT-600[6][7] X-Series x / Super-P4 / x
DT-670[10] Destroyer-II x / Super-J6 / Super-J6
DT-6750[17] Destroyer-II x / Super-J6 / Super-J6 Ibanez Art Graphic Series

Fire Engine graphic

DT-870[10] Destroyer-II Super-P5S / Super-J5S / Super-J6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ibanez Golden Oldie Electric Guitars, pg 1 (1976). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=359&now=1
  2. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses, pg 2 (German, 1976). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanezwiki.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=131594
  3. ^ a b c d Ibanez Brass Beauties Poster (1980). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=58&now=1
  4. ^ a b c Ibanez Catalog, pg 4 (1982). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=42&now=4
  5. ^ a b Ibanez Profile Fast Forward Poster (1983). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=55&now=1
  6. ^ a b c Ibanez Electric Guitars and Acoustic Guitars, pg 3 (1983). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=85&now=3
  7. ^ a b c d e f Ibanez X-Series, pp 1-2 (1983). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=90&now=1 and http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=90&now=2
  8. ^ a b Ibanez Catalog, pg 6 (1983). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=37&now=6
  9. ^ a b c d e f Ibanez X-Series, pg 2 (1984). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=105&now=2
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h Ibanez Catalog, pg 22 (1984). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=33&now=22
  11. ^ a b Ibanez Catalog, pg 6 (1984). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=31&now=6
  12. ^ a b Ibanez Catalog, pg 2 (1985). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=51&now=2
  13. ^ a b Ibanez String Instruments, pg 10 (1985). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=119&now=10
  14. ^ a b c d Ibanez Electric Guitars and Basses, pg 7 (1986). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=130&now=7
  15. ^ a b Ibanez Profile Flex Appeal, pg 5 (1986). Retrieved from the web on December 26, 2013: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=36&now=5
  16. ^ a b Ibanez Catalog, pg 9 (1986). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=34&now=9
  17. ^ a b c d Ibanez Graphic Art Series Poster (1986). Retrieved from web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=60&now=1
  18. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitars, Electric Basses, Acoustic Guitars, Electronics, Accessories, pg 4 (1996). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=20&now=4
  19. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitar Catalog for USA, pg 5 (2001). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=249&now=5
  20. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitars, Electric Basses, Amplifiers, Effects & Accessories, pg 5 (2004). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanezwiki.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=132056
  21. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitar Catalog for North America, pg 7 (2009). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=384&now=7
  22. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitars 1 Catalog, pg 3 (1981). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=64&now=3
  23. ^ a b Ibanez Electric Guitars 2 Catalog, pg 1 (1981). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=65&now=4
  24. ^ a b Ibanez Iceman II, Destroyer II, and Rocket Roll II Electric Guitars, pg 1 (1982). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=78&now=1
  25. ^ a b c Ibanez String Instruments, pg 11 (1985). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=119&now=11
  26. ^ Ibanez Catalog, pg 2 (1985). Retrieved from the web on June 25, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary_j/expansion.php?cat_id=51&now=2
  27. ^ Ibanez Electric Guitar Catalog for USA, pg 9 (2002). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=256&now=9
  28. ^ Ibanez Electric Guitar Catalog for USA, pg 11 (2003). Retrieved from the web on June 23, 2010: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=263&now=11

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