Ibanez Paul Gilbert PGM500

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General
Manufacturer: 
Ibanez
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
Ibanez
Paul Gilbert
Signature Guitar: 
Yes
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Bolt-On
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1993 to 1999
Body
Body Style: 
Super Strat
Body Material: 
Basswood
Body color: 
Candy Apple Red
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
No
Carved top: 
Not carved
Body binding: 
No binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Middle Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Bridge Pickup: 
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HSH
Volume knob: 
1
5 way switch: 
1
Control color: 
Cream
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Ibanez Paul Gilbert PGM500 is a PGM series guitar model, a signature model of guitarist Paul Gilbert. The Ibanez PGM500 was introduced in 1993. The guitar has a basswood body, maple wizard neck and a Gotoh hardtail bridge. It also has Paul Gilbert's signature painted F-holes with a volume knob on the bottom F-hole. The wizard neck on this model matched the color of the body which is Candy Apple Red. 

Other features are:

  • Dimarzio Pickups
  • AANJ (All Access Neck Joint)
  • Reversed headstock

Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Final fret width: 
57.1 mm (2.25 inch)
Locking nut: 
No locking nut
Thickness at nut: 
17.00mm
Thickness at 12th fret: 
20.00mm
Neck Material: 
Maple
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Candy Apple Red
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
No binding
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
430 mm (17 inch)
Scale Length: 
25.5 inch (648 mm)
Frets: 
24
Fret Size: 
Jumbo
Inlays: 
Dot
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
6-in-line
Locking tuners: 
Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Candy Apple Red
Headstock finish: 
Gloss
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Matching headstock
Reversed: 
Reversed
Hardware
Bridge brand: 
Ibanez
Bridge type: 
Non Tremolo
Hardware color: 
Gold
Bridge: