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Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar White

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The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. This RG450DX model h... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The RG is the most recognizable and distinctive guitar in the Ibanez line. Three decades of metal have forged this high-performance machine, honing it for both speed and strength. This RG450DX model has a basswood body and a Wizard III neck shape that offers maximum comfort and speed. Its fingerboard is rosewood with 24 jumbo frets for bigger note bends and it also comes with triple Ibanez INF pickups that are wired to a 5-way switch for a variety of coil combinations and sounds. An Edge-Zero tremolo bridge and Cosmo black hardware complete the list of hard-rockin' appointments.

Wizard III maple neck
Ibanez's thin, flat, and fast, yet strong and sturdy, Wizard neck offers unlimited playability for demanding players, and features a two-octave 24-fret fretboard for wide tonal range.

Quantum pickups
The Quantum pickups provide accelerated bass response for exceptionally fast tracking of high-speed staccato riffing with crushing mid range and precise high-end articulation.

Edge-Zero II Tremolo
Lower profile designed tremolo for playing comfort, and stud lock function for stable tuning.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES

Neck type: Wizard III Maple neck
Body: Mahogany body
Fretboard: Bound Rosewood fretboard w/Sharktooth inlay
Fret: Jumbo frets
Bridge: Std. DL tremolo bridge
Neck pickup: Quantum (H) neck pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
Middle pickup: Quantum (S) mid pickup (Passive/Alnico)
Bridge pickup: Quantum (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Ceramic)
Hardware color: Cosmo black
Case sold separately
SPECIFICATIONS
Neck Dimensions
Scale: 648mm/25.5"
Width at Nut: 43mm
Width at Last Fret: 58mm
Thickness at 1st: 19mm
Thickness at 12th: 21mm
Radius: 400mmR
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IbanezRG450DX Electric Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good feel (5)
  • Fun to play (4)
  • Good pick up (4)
  • Good tone (3)
  • Solid electronics (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Jamming (3)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)

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(8 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excelent guitar!

By Danilo C Souza

from Santo Andre, SP, Brazil

Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

I've been looking for this guitar a long time ago. So, I traveled to Seattle and I bought one in the Guitar Center store. The sellers are reliable there. I'm enjoying this guitar. One type of sound that I really like is when I put the selector in the second position. I play with chorus, delay and compressor. The sound is amazing!

(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Mixed feelings

By hickory spork

from pittsburgh, pa

Pros

  • Good Feel

Cons

  • Poor Pick Up

Best Uses

    Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

    There is plenty to like about this guitar, and I got it for the features I was looking for: locking tremelo, 24 frets, fast neck, 5 way pickup selector, and nice looks. My first impressions of the guitar was slight disappointment with how sloppy Ibanez was. The tops and bottoms of the frets needed to be beveled as they were pretty sharp, there was a noticeable nick on the fretboard, and there was a black smudge on the back of the neck. None of those was a huge deal.

    The main two issues I have with the guitar are that the middle pickup, the single coil, has such low output that the middle three positions are much quieter than the neck or bridge pickups alone. I do like the tone of the single coil in conjunction with the humbuckers, but those positions are somewhat useless considering how quiet they are, and I have ordered a humbucker to replace it. The single coil alone (middle position) has too much noise AND is too quiet. Not a big deal to replace a pickup, but why they are selling it this way, I'm not sure. The second issue is the volume control. Instead of a gradual swell, there is a sharp dropoff in volume at one point in the rotation of the dial, making it pretty much useless other than having it full on or all the way off. I am not sure if that is fixable, but if it is, I'll need to have that done as well.

    All that said, if the guitar had not arrived in such sloppy condition and the two problems were resolved, I'd give this guitar 5 stars.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    best guitar I've ever owned

    By KEVIN

    from Little Rock, AR

    Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

    This guitar plays great. It has a very fast neck, great action, and very comfortable. It has a great sound for stock pick-ups. It literally came ready to play straight out of the box. A little fine tuning and I was rolling. The tremolo is wonderful. It keeps the tuning perfect. I am looking forward to playing this guitar for years to come. Bought at the Little Rock, AR store.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great first guitar.

    By Bijou

    from Elizabeth, NJ

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Pick Up
    • Good Tone
    • Looks good
    • Solid Electronics

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Jamming
      • Practicing
      • Rock Concerts
      • Small Venues

      Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

      I should clarify that this guitar is mot my very first guitar. It is my first top brand guitar. That said, i actually bought it used and in great condition that even the plastic on the pick guard was still on. The shape is familiar, only sharper design points. All frets are easily accessible with nothing obstructing from the highest areas. The neck is thin enough to be comfortably held, and slide up and down. The electronics are a change from what i am use to. I believe i am sold on HSH setups. I am also more used to 2 tone knobs but i am very much happy with just the one. The sustain is amazing. The pickups are standard ibanez factory made, so comparing them to the higher quality ones is not fair to me. That said, for the price i believe the tone range is rather nice from these pickups. This is actually surprising, although not really! The trem system is another first for me. Never had a floating bridge, however the tricks i can do now with the trem has opened my playing to new possibilities.

      The one thing i am on the fence on is the frets. This is only personal preference as i believe they are rather nice for those who like jumbo frets. I like smaller frets. The upside is that vibrato is far easier with big frets and you can get your fingers in. As i said, its a preference and so i can't mark it down. It is very much worth it!

      (2 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Poor Craftsmanship

      By Allen

      from Florida

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Feel

      Cons

      • Poor Quality Craftsmanship

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

        Very Disappointed with the overall craftsmanship. Sloppy construction and zero attention to detail. I will be returning this one.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        yes

        By steve

        from undisclosed

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        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

        hobby, semi-pro
        nice action after a little tweaking
        stays in tune nicely after getting it set up
        good quality for the price

         
        5.0

        Sweet piece!

        By Mike the Nitpicker

        from Decatur Illinois

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone
        • Solid Electronics

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording

          Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

          This replaced a worn out vintage strat. I love the neck better than a strat, and is great to jam with or practice. Vibrato/Tremlo is a far improvement over the strat unit.

           
          5.0

          I hope and Pray that Ibanez never stops making guitars.

          By Turf Tamer

          from Waxhaw, N.C.

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • 32 years i've played Ibanez, Still impressed!!!
          • especially RG series.
          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up
          • Good Tone
          • I've played them all, but Ibanez is it for me.
          • Solid Electronics

          Cons

          • no cons!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

          Again, i've been playing on Ibanez guitars for 32 years, also played most of the guitars out there, yet none compares to the Ibanez in sound, looks, feel, and overall quality of the guitar. I prefer their RG seires, but what ever floats your boat. If you are a rocker/metalist like me, RG is the way to go. If not, they will still have the guitar for you. P.S. I love the sound of a Strat or a Les Paul, but they just don't seem to work for me. I admit that Strats are hard for me to play. Thats one reason I like Ibanez, The WizardIII neck,aaaaaaahhhh!!! Total comfort!

           
          5.0

          Excellent, especially at this price point

          By Mazz

          from PA

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Feel
          • Good Pick Up

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ibanez RG450DX Electric Guitar:

              I've had this guitar for 3 months now and have really bonded with it. It played well out of the box but simple tweaks made it play and sound even better. Mild adjustments of the truss rod, bridge and pickup height were very easy. Stays in tune exceptionally well and the newer Quantum pickups are very good for stock. I've tried a couple of different string sets and recommend staying with a lower tension setup, like the 9-42 set that comes stock. With higher gauge, high tension sets, you need the fourth tremolo spring making the "whammy" much stiffer.

              Workmanship, fit and finish on mine We're excellent. One or two fret edges were only a little rough. A gentile pass with a file fixed that.

              If you are in this price range, this is your guitar.

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