There were over 50 different Roadstar models built in 6 years of production, so use as many features as possible to ID a specific model. Some Roadstar Pro models have "Roadstar Series" on the headstock. However, Roadstar Pro models are not covered here. Number will be stamped into the neckplate, or embossed on the back of the headstock. Number will be stamped into the neckplate, or on a sticker on the back of the headstock.
Players of a certain age will remember the double-page adverts in mags like TG, crammed full of tiny images of the guitars that made up our imaginary wish lists. For many, Ibanez was the aspirational brand of choice. Fender and Gibson were very grown-up, a bit too much like what your dad would play.
This model is a reissue of the original RG , which was produced between and Similarities to the classic RG include a basswood body, a tilt neck joint with a stamped metal plate, a maple fingerboard with dot position markers and an original Edge double locking tremolo bridge with a locking nut. Although the RG name was discontinued after , the spirit of the model continued to live on in the various models in the RG Prestige lineup including the RGMV. The RG which was introduced in and its variations are the modern equivalent of the original RG