RG421-MOL (Mahogany Oil) Ibanez - Electric Guitar 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. Wheth...
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RG421-MOL (Mahogany Oil)
Ibanez - Electric Guitar
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.
The RG421 is an RG series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2013. It essentially replaced the similar RG321MH. It is made in Indonesia.
The RG421 features a mahogany body bolted to a maple Wizard III neck with a 24-fret rosewood fretboard with white dot position markers. Components include Ibanez pickups and a fixed bridge.
An update for 2015 introduced new pickups and a one-piece neck. For 2018 the rosewood fretboard was replaced with jatoba. For 2019 the mahogany body was replaced with meranti. For 2020 the bridge was replaced with the F106.
A similar model with a quilted maple top, the RG421QM, is also available. The RG421G is a similar model with gold hardware. The RG421EX is similar but adds body and fretboard binding and has black hardware. The RG421M is a similar model with a maple fretboard which was introduced for 2017. The RG7421 is a similar seven-string model. The RG6003FM is a similar model with a flamed maple top and off-set fretboard inlays. The RG421PB is a similar model with a poplar burl top. The RG421AHM is a similar model with an ash body and a maple fretboard. The RG421MSP is a similar model with a maple fretboard.
A white finish was added for 2016.A black and white fade finish was added in 2017.
Wizard III Maple neck
Ibanez's thin, flat and fast Wizard neck is strong and sturdy and offers unlimited playability and features a two-octave 24-fret fretboard for a wide tonal range.
The Quantum pickups provide accelerated bass response for exceptionally fast tracking of high-speed staccato riffing with crushing mid range and precise high-end articulation.
|Neck Type:||Wizard III / Maple neck|
|Fretboard:||Jatoba fretboard w/White dot inlay|
|Neck Pickup:||Quantum (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)|
|Bridge Pickup:||Quantum (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)|
|Hardware Color:||Cosmo Black|
|a: Width:||43mm at NUT|
|b: Width:||58mm at 24F|
|c: Thickness:||19mm at 1F|
|d: Thickness:||21mm at 12F|
|Guitar Neck Diagram|
|a: Width of the neck at the nut|
|b: Width of the neck at the first fret|
|c: Thickness of the neck at the first fret|
|d: Thickness of the neck at the twelfth fret|
|Radius: Radius of the fingerboard|
When the pickup selector switch is in neck position, the neck pickup is selected. When the switch is between neck and center position, the neck humbucker is selected and is in parallel. When the switch is in center position, both neck and bridge pickups are selected. When the switch is in between center and bridge position, bridge side of the neck pickup and neck side of the bridge pickup are selected. When the switch is in bridge position, the bridge pickup is selected.
With the guitar held in the playing position, there is one knob and one switch along the lower edge of the body. Closest to the neck is the five-way pickup selector switch. Closer to the input jack is the tone knob. The volume knob is located right above the five-way pickup selector switch.