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Ibanez RGT1270PB Premium RG Guitar, Ebony Fretboard, Deep Twilight Flat

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Player's Perspective

Whenever someone says Ibanez RGs are only for shred and metal, we usually like to argue that they're far more versatile than that, but this RGT1270PB happens to lean heavily into that concept. This brutal-looking poplar burl-topped monster of an axe in a stunning Deep Twilight Flat finish and striking Cosmo Black hardware cranks out metal tones for days and possesses a similarly-fitting hard-edged look. The Neck-Thru construction of this guitar, which is unique for an RG, also makes it a little more synonymous with other popular metal-associated axes, whilst increasing sustain.

At the heart of the guitar is the tried-and-true Air Norton, True Velvet, and Tone Zone DiMarzio set of pickups that Ibanez tends to use on their RGs ranging from Premium to J. Custom, and for good reason - the combination of warmth and clarity in the Air Norton neck, the spankiness of the True Velvet, and the power and punch of the Tone Zone can cover any genre from jazz to death metal.

Ibanez is also really stepping up their game for the Premium series with a genuine Edge double-locking tremolo and stainless steel frets, features usually only seen on the Prestige line. 

For an RG that plays effortlessly and sounds beastly with the looks to match at a highly accessible price point, give this RGT1270PB a shot.

Item Specifics

The DiMarzio® Air Norton™, True Velvet™ and Tone Zone® pickups offer depth, warmth and rich dynamics when combined with the 5-way pickup switch. 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. Stainless steel frets boast excellent corrosion resistance. The wide and tall fret-type offers a quick response and effortless articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes. The Premium Fret Edge Treatment offers a super smooth, comfortable performance.The Poplar Burl top features an exotic wood grain and the American Basswood body delivers a natural and flat tone. Ebony produces tight lows and mid range with a strong attack in the high end and features a quick response and rich sustain. Neck-through construction provides massive sustain and playing comfort.The masterpiece Edge bridge offers exceptional tuning stability, and precise intonation adjustment.Gotoh® machine heads provide super precision, smooth feel, and minimal back lush.



  • neck type: Wizard III - 7pc Maple/Walnut - Neck-through
  • top/back/body: Poplar Burl (3mm) top + American Basswood body
  • fretboard: Ebony fretboard + Acrylic & Abalone block inlays
  • fret: Jumbo Stainless Steel frets + Premium fret edge treatment
  • number of frets: 24
  • bridge: Edge bridge
  • string space: 10.8mm
  • neck pickup: DiMarzio® Air Norton™ (H) neck pickupPassive/Alnico
  • middle pickup: DiMarzio® True Velvet™ (S) middle pickupPassive/Alnico
  • bridge pickup: DiMarzio® The Tone Zone® (H) bridge pickupPassive/Alnico
  • factory tuning: 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
  • strings: D'Addario® EXL120
  • string gauge: .009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
  • hardware color: Cosmo black


  • Scale: 648mm/25.5"
  • a : Width: 43mm at NUT
  • b : Width: 58mm at 24F
  • c : Thickness: 19mm at 1F
  • d : Thickness: 21mm at 12F
  • Radius: 400mmR


  • Case: Gig Bag
  • Instrument Weight: 7.6 lbs
  • Serial #: 220704232

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Ibanez. This RGT1270PB is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact guitar you'll receive.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.