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Ibanez RGEW521MZW Electric Guitar

A rare wood coupled with established Ibanez quality defines the bold RGEW521MZW.


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MSRP: Old Price $964.43 Discounted Price $699.99 Save : $264.44 (27%)
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Stripped down to its beautiful wooden bones, the RGEW521MZW has everything you need to play like a pro, with a gorgeous natural design to boot. Featuring a uniquely paired wood build, classic Ibanez specs, and dual DiMarzio pickups, this guitar is for the no-frills player who wants a high quality Ibanez.

Uniquely Paired Wood Build
This unique guitar is cut from nyatoh and features a zebrawood top. Often recognized by its grain pattern, zebrawood boasts warm, resonant tonal properties. The body is united with a Wizard III roasted maple neck and bound roasted maple fretboard, adding to the sweet exotic wood aesthetic and providing bright, vibrant tones.  

Classic Ibanez Specs
The fixed bridge on this guitar is made to stay solid and give you proper intonation. Atop the headstock, black Ibanez machine heads allow you to quickly and accurately adjust to stay in tune. The 24 jumbo frets along the fretboard assist in playing fast, on-point leads, in conjunction with the black dot inlays.

Dual DiMarzio Pickups
The RGEW521MZW is decked out with two distinct DiMarzio pickups. There's a DiMarzio Air Norton humbucker at the neck and a DiMarzio The Tone Zone humbucker at the bridge. Tweaked specifically for their position, every voicing you'll find with the five-way blade switch has something beautiful to offer.


  • Double Cutaway Style
  • Zebrawood Top on Nyatoh Body
  • Wizard III Roasted Maple Neck
  • Bound Roasted Maple Fretboard 24 Jumbo Frets
  • DiMarzio Air Norton Neck and The Tone Zone Bridge Pickup
  • Fixed Bridge and Ibanez Machine Heads
  • Case Not Included

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Amazing guitar!!


I love this guitar! It plays very easily, stays in tune well, and looks great in any setting of play!



Long Story Short: If you're thinking about it, do it.


For a while I was eyeballing this particular guitar every time I'd walk into my local Sam Ash. It was just so gorgeous I could literally spot it from across the room. One day I got curious because I was already in the area and decided to go and just try it, without any intent to actually buy it. After about 5-10 minutes of playing it, I couldn't let someone else walk out of the store with it. It feels great, it's set up so well right from the get go that you can literally bang on the strings without a single hint of buzz, yet at the same time the action is still quite low. I've been looking for a hybrid guitar, something that can pull off some twangy SRV style blues or Jazz Fusion, yet at the same time have the ability to chug and get my shred on when I want, and it's been near impossible to find a guitar that fit the bill without it either having a stupid tremolo, or just being a lemon. Upon playing this model, I've also found by far my favorite humbucker pickups I've ever heard. The Tone Zone has a great midrange, just the right amount of output, rightness, and all around clarity. The Air Norton is extremely versatile once again with a great voice and clarity to it, and then when you flip it to parallel wiring, although it's not identical to a single coil sound it's close enough. It gets that throaty sound when overdriven and is also amazing for cleans. After having played for about 15 years and owning around 40 or so guitars, and trying at least twice as many, I'm astounded at how awesome this RG is. If you're thinking about it, seriously, just do it.



RGEW521MZW Electric Guitar

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Number Of Frets 24
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 43mm
Neck Shape Wizard III
Fingerboard Radius 400mmR
Body Style RG
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Roasted Maple
Fingerboard Roasted Maple
Body Wood Nyatoh
Top Zebra Wood
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup DiMarzio The Tone Zone
Neck Pickup DiMarzio Air Norton
Bridge Type Fixed Bridge
Tuning Machines Ibanez
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included No
Series RG Standard
Model RGEW521MZW
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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