Ibanez RGAR42MFMT Metal Machine – Worth the money???

If Ibanez can lay claim to the title of being the strongest name in Metal guitars, then Ibanez RGAR42MFMT is the model this reputation was built on.

Every inch of this classic screams speed, fury, and expression.

The RGAR42MFMT features a mahogany body with stunning flamed maple top and the legendary thin, Wizard III maple neck, revered for both its playing comfort and unparalleled speed.


A Maple fretboard and reversed headstock round out the visuals. Proprietary Quantum pickups for a focused, vintage meets modern, vibe and you've got a guitar that's every inch a pure metal machine.

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Specs:

Body
• Body shape: Double cutaway
• Body type: Solid body
• Body material: Laminatead
• Top wood: Flamed Maple
• Body wood: Mahogany
• Body finish: Gloss
• Orientation: Right handed

Neck
• Neck shape: Wizard III
• Neck wood: Maple
• Joint: Bolt-on
• Scale length: 25.5 in.
• Truss rod: Standard
• Neck finish: Gloss

Fretboard
• Material: Maple
• Radius: 15.75 in.
• Fret size: Jumbo
• Number of frets: 24
• Inlays: Dot
• Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm)

Pickups
• Configuration: HH
• Neck: Quantum (H)
• Middle: Not applicable
• Bridge: Quantum (H)
• Brand: Ibanez
• Active or passive pickups: Passive
• Series or parallel: Switchable, neck humbucker in parallel position 2
• Piezo: No
• Active EQ: No
• Special electronics: None

Controls
• Control layout: Master volume, tone
• Pickup switch: 5-way
• Coil tap or split: Yes, position 4
• Kill switch: No

Hardware
• Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
• Bridge design: 6-saddle double locking
• Tailpiece: Not applicable
• Tuning machines: Die-cast
• Color: Black

Other
• Number of strings: 6-string
• Special features: Top wood
• Case: Sold separately
• Accessories: None
• Country of origin: Indonesia



Ibanez RGAR42MFMT Metal Machine – Worth the money??? Ibanez RGAR42MFMT Metal Machine – Worth the money??? Reviewed by TechCinema on 7/05/2020 Rating: 5