The Ibanez SZ520QM guitar is a descendent of the super-slim Ibanez S, but it really is an all-new - and simpler species. The SZ features a set-in neck, which provides greater sustain and easier upper register playing. For greater simplicity and sustain, the SZ features a Gibraltar III bridge and thru-body stringing, which further augments its full tone & sustain. In addition, the SZ features a mahogany body with an outstanding quilted maple top, a bound rosewood fingerboard and a pair of incredible Duncan Ibanez humbuckers.
Ibanez SZ Series Features
- Thru-body, staggered stringing compensates for different string thicknesses and provides superior tonal balance, feel, articulation and sustain.
- 3-piece set in neck for better upper fret access and sustain.
- Quilted maple top and slightly thicker S mahogany body provide incredibly full sound with a wide range of overtones.
- New Gibraltar III bridge offers fixed bridge simplicity and sustain. No sharp edges for longer string life.
A few words about Ibanez…
Without a doubt Ibanez is one of the world’s foremost guitar manufacturers. The Modern Era of Ibanez guitars began in 1957 and since then they have enjoyed incredible success. They continue to experiment with edgy designs and finishes but have never lost track of their roots. Their amazing Artcore line of hollowbodies are some of the most sought after guitars in the world and their RG line is a must-have for rock and metal fans alike. And don’t discount their bass guitars, cherished by musicians the world over. This is a company that can do it all - straight-ahead rock models, elegant hollow bodies and everything in between. They even have a nice line of pedals and accessories that pros and amateurs have grown to love. Find out for yourself why some performers won’t play anything else but Ibanez.