Ibanez JBM100 Jake Bowen Signature Electric Guitar

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A signature model that moves the boundaries of guitar design and performance.

Just as each new Periphery release seems to morph progressive metal another 180 degrees, Jake Bowen, the source of the band's rich tapestry of guitar-based ambient soundscapes, has also moved the boundaries of guitar design and performance with his new Ibanez signature instrument: the JBM100. Using the Ibanez RG design as a foundation, Bowen's departures from that iconic instrument are many.

The JBM100 has a mahogany body with a maple top. Ultra-stable 3-piece maple/bubinga neck and bound ebony fingerboard is equipped with jumbo frets and bears Jake's custom inlay, while a reversed headstock makes for a visual declaration of independence. The Lo-Pro Edge bridge is a favorite both for what it does inspire diverse musical expression and guarantee reliable performance and for what it doesn't (get in the way of the picking hand!). Given the stress a Periphery show can exert on his instrument, having a trem system that is both easily adjustable and highly stable was critical for Bowen.

The JBM100 also features Bowen's signature DiMarzio Titan pickups which he and DiMarzio developed under his direction. Bowen describes them as the perfect combination of tight and aggressive. The JBM100 comes factory tuned to drop C tuning (1D, 2A, 3F, 4C, 5G, 6C).

Hardshell case included.

  • Body
  • Body shape: Double cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Neck
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper D
  • Neck wood: Maple 3-piece with bubinga
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Fretboard
  • Material: Ebony
  • Radius: Jake Bowen spec
  • Fret size: Jumbo
  • Number of frets: 24
  • Inlays: Custom
  • Nut width: 1.69" (43mm)
  • Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Titan
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Titan
  • Brand: DiMarzio
  • Active or passive: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Switchable
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: 5-way switch with coil splitting
  • Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
  • Coil tap or split: Both
  • Kill switch: No
  • Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Lo-pro Edge with locking nut
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Sperzel locking
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Signature model
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: Warranty card, adjustment tools
  • Country of origin: Japan

This is an amazing guitar. Order today.

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