Ibanez RG8 8-String Electric Guitar
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An exceptional value with its string-through design, fixed bridge and slim Wizard II-8 neck.
The RG8 Electric Guitar brings Ibanez 8-String research and design to a price point that's hard to resist. It features all of the advantages of the Ibanez RG series including the famous slim, fast, and ultra-playable Wizard neck. Its basswood body has through-body stringing and a fixed bridge for maximum sustain while specially-designed Ibanez IBZ humbucking pickups evenly reproduce all of the wide frequencies of which this 8-string is capable. If you've been on the lookout for a reliable and affordable 8-string, here it is.
Case sold separately.
- 8-string model
- neck type Wizard II-8 5pc Maple/Walnut neck
- body Mahogany body
- fretboard Rosewood fretboard w/White dot inlay
- fret Jumbo frets
- bridge Fixed bridge
- neck pickup IBZ-8 (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
- bridge pickup IBZ-8 (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
- factory tuning 1D#, 2A#, 3F#, 4C#, 5G#, 6D#, 7A#, 8F
- Case sold separately
Ready to take the 8-string plunge? Order today.
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- Flat Sound
- Fret Buzz
- Poor Pick Up
- Poor Quality Craftsmanship
Comments about Ibanez RG8 8-String Electric Guitar:
While the 8-strings might attract you, be cautious. The RG8 is cheaply made and slapped together. The necks are indeed comfortable, but are known to have issues, such as warping and bulges that render the guitar useless. The pickups are not designed to properly accommodate this guitar, and the RG8 seems to have been designed in mind that most owners will simply swap them out for something much better.
If you luck out and get a decent neck, then great, but again be careful as these are cheap and are known to have serious problems. Ibanez customer support is also shaky at best.