The Ibanez Prestige RG5170G is a dream for anyone who needs a diverse range of high-gain tones. This axe has an HSH-configured trio of Fishman Fluence Modern pickups that deliver punishing tones. The RG5170G has an ultra-thin 5-piece maple/wenge Super Wizard HP neck that's built to shred. Need a tremolo? It's got that too. The RG5170G is loaded with a Lo-Pro Edge tremolo bridge that stays out of your way and won't catch your hand. You'll be able to pull off palm muting in total comfort and dive-bomb to your heart's content. With this much tonal diversity under the hood, the Ibanez Prestige RG5170G will become your number one axe in no time.
The Fishman Fluence Modern pickups in the Prestige RG5170G deliver some of the most sought-after tones on the market. The HSH configuration offers an immense range of modern and high-output voices to choose from. If you haven't heard Fishman Fluence pickups before, you're in for a treat. Unlike their wire-wound brethren, Fluence pickups manage to serve up a massive tone arsenal without noise or inductance issues. On top of that, Fishman Fluence Modern pickups provide you with your choice of two distinctly different voices for each pickup. You can change the voicing via the push-pull volume knob.
Players who have a need for speed have gravitated to the Wizard neck profile since it was introduced in the ’80s. Throughout its many incarnations, the Wizard neck was built for speed, and speed alone. This Prestige RG5320 is fitted with the Super Wizard HP neck. This 5-piece maple/wenge neck is incredibly thin, putting a scant 19mm of wood in your hand at the 12th fret. Complete with 24 jumbo stainless steel frets and Ibanez's Prestige fret edge treatment. This neck showcases effortless playability and comfort. For high-octane playing, there's no comparison to the Super Wizard HP neck.
Whether you palm mute with precision or simply have a wild strumming style, few things are worse than getting hung up on your bridge during a furious performance. Guitar players at Music Experience all agree the Ibanez Lo-Pro Edge bridge gets out of the way of your playing while still serving up maximum expression and tuning stability. You'll barely know it's there, thanks to its streamlined profile and recessed fine tuners. And thanks to the locking studs, you'll enjoy additional tuning stability.
The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. Whether you favor a hardtail (fixed) bridge or our industry-leading locking tremolo system, the RG is a precision instrument. There are three principles behind our new Ibanez Prestige line: Precision, Performance, and Playability. The combination of high-tech manufacturing techniques with old-world Japanese craftsmanship, true innovation in design and construction, and the incorporation of ideas and suggestions from musicians from around the world are the cornerstones of the Prestige production process.
The Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker pickups in the neck and bridge positions provide an aggressive tone and a powerful attack. The Fluence Single Width pickup in the middle position delivers a warm, clear tone a stunning punch without excess noise. The Voicing switch allows the pickups to switch from a modern, active high output sound to a crisp, clean and fluid sound.
Super Wizard 5pc Maple/Wenge neck provides extra-smooth playing.
Macassar Ebony produces a tight low and mid range with an iconic attack on the high end. It also features a quick response and rich sustain.
The legendary Lo-Pro Edge bridge offers maximum playing comfort with its streamlined profile and recessed fine tuners. Locking studs contribute to tuning stability.
The Luminlay side dot position marks make it easy for players to see fretboard position marks when performing on dark stages.
High Performance RG
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Super Wizard HP
Bound Macassar Ebony
Off-set Mother-of-Pearl Dots
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Lo-Pro Edge Locking Tremolo
Gotoh Machine Heads
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker
Fishman Fluence Single-coil
Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker
1 x master volume, 1 x master tone, 1 x Fishman Fluence voice switch, 5-way blade pickup switch
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