Ibanez's j.custom division produces some of the world's finest electric guitars. Crafted to first-class standards in Japan with premium-quality materials, electronics and hardware; these instruments deliver only the very best in tone and playability.
This limited edition RG8560 j.custom, exclusive to Andertons Music Co. in the UK, is no exception. It's a high-performance machine that'll suit only the most fastidious of shredders out there — a lightning-fast guitar with beauty and tonal versatility in abundance!
- African Mahogany Body — This timeless tonewood yields a thick and sustain-rich sound; the perfect tonal foundation for the versatile pickup configuration.
- AAA Flamed Maple Top — Gorgeous material exudes a stellar, high-end aesthetic.
- 5-Piece Maple/Wenge Neck — Gives the guitar rigidity and a snappy note response with plenty of top-end articulation, perfect for complex riffs or solos that need to cut through in a mix.
- Super Wizard Profile — Ultra-lean neck shape makes fast passages a breeze to play; a true shredder's paradise!
- Bound Macassar Ebony Fingerboard — Dark and luxurious material offers a silky touch underneath the fingers.
- Tree of Life Inlay — A beautiful, immensely-detailed fingerboard inlay design exclusive to only j.custom and Steve Vai signature models.
- Jumbo Frets with j.custom Edge Treatment — Large frets provide a controllable feel for wide vibrato and pitch-perfect string bends, enhanced with the smooth j.custom edge treatment.
- DiMarzio Black Velvet Pickups — Potent and ultra-clear; exactly what DiMarzio pickups are all about! Flexible HSS configuration gives you the raw power of a bridge-mounted humbucker, combined with the articulate spank offered by two single-coils.
- 5-Way Pickup Selector & Coil-Tap Switch — Provides multiple pickup combinations, giving you a wide tonal palette.
- Lo-Pro Edge Tremolo — Stays in tune no matter how extreme your divebombs or flutters might be! Streamlined profile guarantees extra comfort with its recessed fine tuners that are perfectly out of the way of your picking hand.
- Body Material: African Mahogany
- Body Top: AAA Flamed Maple (4mm)
- Body Binding: Natural
- Body Shape: RG
- Neck Material: 5-Piece Maple/Wenge
- Neck Shape: Super Wizard
- Scale Length: 25.5"
- Fingerboard: Bound Macassar Ebony
- Inlay: Tree of Life
- Frets: 24 Jumbo with j.custom Fret Edge Treatment
- String Spacing: 10.8mm
- Nut: Gotoh Top-Lok III Locking
- Neck Pickup: DiMarzio Black Velvet Single-Coil (Passive/Alnico)
- Middle Pickup: DiMarzio Black Velvet Single-Coil (Passive/Alnico)
- Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio Black Velvet Humbucker (Passive/Alnico)
- Controls: Volume, Tone, 5-Way Blade Pickup Selector, Coil-Tap Switch
- Hardware Colour: Cosmo Black
- Bridge: Lo-Pro Edge Tremolo
- Tuners: Gotoh
- Strap Pins: Gotoh Locking
- Strings: D'Addario EXL120 (9-42)