Ibanez Prestige RG852MPB 2010s Ghost Fleet Blue Burst

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $900$1,200

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 Prestige series is Ibanez's higher-end line of guitars manufactured exclusively in Japan since 2009. This series features precise machine construction and finishing with an emphasis in Japanese craftsmanship.

The RG852MPB is an eight-string model built with a dual DiMarzio humbucker design, Ultra-8 neck, and Poplar Burl top.

Years of production: 2014-present

Wood composition: Poplar Burl top, basswood body, five-piece maple/Wenge neck, maple fretboard

Features: Gotoh Magnum Lock machine heads, dual DiMarzio PAF 8 passive ceramic pickups, Ultra-8 neck, 24 jumbo frets w/ Prestige fret edge treatment, Gibraltar Standard II-8 bridge, five-position pickup selector, black dot inlay, parallel-connected neck humbucker

Available colors: Ghost Fleet Blue Burst

Associated artists: Sam Totman, Fredrik Thorendal, Brian "Head" Welch

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