Ibanez RG2228

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RG2228
Manufacturer Ibanez
Period since 2007
Woods
Body Basswood
Neck Five-piece maple and wenge
Hardware
Bridge Fixed Edge III-8, double-locking
Pickup(s) EMG 808

The Ibanez RG2228 is the world's first mass-produced eight string electric guitar.[1] It came out in March 2007 and was introduced in the Winter NAMM show of that year.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Basic Information[edit]

  • Scale Length - 27" (Baritone Scale)
  • Neck Length - 685.8 mm
  • Neck Material - Five-piece maple and wenge
  • Body Material - Basswood
  • Fingerboard - Rosewood with dot inlays
  • Frets - 24 Jumbo Frets
  • Bridge - Fixed Edge III-8, double-locking

Pickups[edit]

Neck and Bridge Pickups:

Strings[edit]

String 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Factory Tuning F1 A1# D2# G2# C3# F3# A3# D4#
Standard Gauge .065" .054" .042" .032" .024" .016" .011" .009"

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