Ibanez RGIF7-BKS Iron Label RG Series HH Fanned Fret 7-String Electric Guitar Black Stained

Overview

Ibanez's most iconic guitar, the RG (short for "Rock Guitar") can be seen as the company's Stratocaster or Les Paul. As the company's flagship model, the RG has been in production for over three decades and has undergone a number of iterations in various lines and limited edition models.

The Iron Label series was introduced in 2014 and is intended specifically for extreme variants of metal. These guitars feature a lean design for the fastest playing possible along with a Nitro Wizard neck and either EMG or DiMarzio pickups.

The RGIF7 is a seven-string dual-humbucker model constructed with an ergonomically-minded multi-scale fanned fret design for greater ease of playing up and down the neck.

Years of production: 2014-present

Wood composition: ash body, five-piece maple/bubinga neck, rosewood fretboard

Features: EMG 808X active ceramic neck and bridge pickups, Nitro Wizard 7 Multi-Scale neck, kill switch, 24 jumbo fanned frets, three-position pickup selector, mono-rail bridge, volume and tone knobs

Available colors: Black Stained

Associated artists: Mick Thomson, Marten Hagstrom, Paul Waggoner

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • RGIF7-BKS Iron Label RG Series HH Fanned Fret 7-String Electric Guitar
Finish
  • Black Stained
Year
  • 2010s
Made In
  • Indonesia
Categories
Body Shape
  • S-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Number of Strings
  • 7 String
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

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Reviews for the Ibanez RGIF7-BKS Iron Label RG Series HH Fanned Fret 7-String Electric Guitar Black Stained
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  • Great bang for the buck.

    Verified Purchase

    The guitar feels great. Fanned frets make it easier on me to bar chords easier and string tension feels pretty much identical across all strings. Low B is tuned down to A so A little floppy but not as much as drop #G, which is a half step more. Could be solved with a different pair of strings but I …

  • Verified Purchase

    Feels amazing to play, the fanned frets were very easy to get used to. It's light but it still feels sturdy. Pickups are good quality for the price too. Only issue I had is that tapping is difficult on the 22nd-24th frets on the lowest three strings, not because you can't reach them, but because the…

  • Great guitar, maybe a tad bit overpriced

    Verified Purchase

    Fresh out of the box I was wow' by the finish... I'd never owned a fanned fret so this was a new venture. Plays beautifully. Had to set up the bridge a little to get the action lowered, but didn't take much and was good to go within a few tweaks. While the guitar is really nice, the pickups are g…