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RGT42DX, STC-Shaped Guitar from Ibanez in the RGT Standard series.


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Ibanez RGT42DX tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: Ibanez
  • Model: RGT42DX
  • Series: RGT Standard
  • Category: STC-Shaped Guitars
  • Added in our database on: 07/16/2006

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Ibanez RGT42DX user reviews

Average Score:4.0( 4/5 based on 5 reviews )
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 1 user review20 %
MGR/JW04/30/2002

MGR/JW's review"Ibanez RGT42"

Ibanez RGT42DX
Guitar Czar
$560.00 including Ibanez Case and strap.

Features:
Low TRS II Double locking tremolo
Wizard II Neck-thru
INF1 and INF2 pickups
Neck binding
Color - Black Pearl(Kind of a dark metallic gray)


Ibanez have the best tremolos that you can get. I have been looking for a neck thru for a while now, Jacksons, ESP's, Parkers.... In the end I narrowed the choice down to this guitar and a Jackson SL2.(This guitar blew away the SL3s and SL4s) They were basically the same when it came to sound quality and overall quality but the Ibanez was half the price, had a much nicer tremolo, and I felt that it played much nicer.

It only comes in one color. I would have preferred to get the Dimarzio paf pro pickups in it. But hey, all I've got to do is change them. I don't know how soon I'll do that because these pickups actually sound really hot.

The finish and binding on the neck are perfect. The quality is excellent. This guitar is extremely solid. I am really impressed with this guitar. I own an RG770 and this guitar is very similar in quality.

In my oppinion, whatever price range you are in, check out the Ibanez offering in that price range. If you are looking for a neck thru then definately check this one out before you buy. I own this guitar, an ESP MH-201, and an Ibanez RG770. This guitar is already my favorite.(The RG770 runs a very close second)

This review was originally published on http://www.musicgearreview.com
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iamqman12/31/2011

iamqman's review"Where do I plug in?"

Ibanez RGT42DX
Ibanez guitars are fairly inexpensive and the really marketed at the budgie musician in mind. They really have a great feel and tone for what you're getting and the amount of money that is put into a decent instrument. You usually can find these guitars for right around $200-$600 depending on the features and all the bells and whistles involved. That's a pretty good price for a great sounding and very comfortable playing guitar. One of the things I really love about the Ibanez guitars is the comfortability of their neck profiles. Ever really smooth neck and that fretboard is very smooth and nice for someone who likes play hard rock or metal type chick. That is one of the best selling factors in these guitars is that the next very well built for comfort and speed.

UTILIZATION

Features
Wizard II (neck-thru)

5pc. maple/ walnut neck material

Mahogany body

24 jumbo frets

Bound rosewood finger board

Edge Pro II bridge

IBZ INF1 (H) neck PU

IBZ INF2 (H) bridge PU

Deluxe Sharktooth inlay

SOUNDS


The tone of these guitars is not really the highlight of the instrument. These guitars are really built for two types of people in mind, the person who is on a budget and needs a good rocking guitar, and the second person would be the metal or hard rock type player who wants to speed value Internet profiles. Many of the Ibanez necks have a very smooth and sweet back that that enables the guitarist to play very quickly and efficiently throughout the fretboard. So you will see a lot of metal musicians and hard rock guys lean towards the Ibanez guitars not because of the value of the price point but because of the convenience and ease of play that comes with these instruments. These guitar sound fantastic with most high again applications but not very good any clean setting. So if you're using a fender amplifier of some sort and you so you're probably running a clean setting you're not going to get a very soulful smooth sparkly tone. These guitars don't have a lot of clean bluesy type soul but they really excel at the overloaded saturated high gain amplification.


OVERALL OPINION


You can find these guitars fairly easily and they're very common throughout the world. You can find them in many used classified sections on forums and very easily on eBay and other auction sites. I highly recommend these guitars anyone is on a budget but also someone you want a very speed like neck for soloing in lead type playing. At new they come in right around 4600 but they have been discontinued but some are still out there for new.
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slip_fr10/16/2005

slip_fr's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Ibanez RGT42DX
This guitar made in Korea has 24 frets and two microphones 1 and 2 infinity
the bridge is an edge pro 2

one were desirous, a Tone knob, and a microphone as his:

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the handle is turned on.

[b]UTILIZATION[/b]

The handle is really great fun, fine and ultra-fast, thank you Ibanez!

CHAC is really simple to acute and ergonomics of the guitar is pretty good.

[b]SOUNDS[/b]

I am more attention on the mtal, BMD and heavy, and this guitar is perfect for those areas.

I play on a spider 2, and the possibility of its multiple.

[b]OVERALL OPINION[/b]

I tried a bunch of ibanez rg, and I really flash this one has you ... In any case I do not regret my 700!
I utillise for 2 months and I have no problem
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spider II HD02/26/2006

spider II HD's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

Ibanez RGT42DX
This guitar made in Korea has 24 frets and two microphones 1 and 2 infinity
the bridge is an edge pro 2

one were desirous, one tone knob and a microphone as his:

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the handle is turned on.

[b]UTILIZATION[/b]

The handle is really sick! lfun use a tremolo

Access to acute is really simple and the ergonomics of the guitar is pretty good.

[b]SOUNDS[/b]

Despite the good quality of the pickups, I replaced the pickup with a lower EMG-89 and believe me that takes her to perfection! I'm more metal than anything else so this guitar and this pickup is the best combo I had. On my head Line 6 Spider II HD 150 watt cab with the spider II, I totally found my sound!

[b]OVERALL OPINION[/b]

Very good guitar for less.
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