Ibanez S671ALB

The Colourful Shred Machine
At first Glance Ibanez’s S671ALB looks similar to many of the company’s new offerings. The classy blue variation, matched headstock H-S-H super strat. Dig a little deeper however and some key features start to pop out, that’s an ebony fingerboard for instance, those are Fishman Fluence pickups with a second voicing accessible by the push pull pot, 5 ply binding around the body and a bound 5 piece neck. 
The list of specs goes on but it’s fairly obvious this isn’t the run of the mill RG, in fact this is an Axion Label series Ibanez. 
These are designed for the demanding metal player market but are so good most players will find something they love. 
Gone is the tone pot allowing the signal to go pickups > volume > output jack providing a stronger truer tone. Speaking of the output jack, this is situated on the top for ease of access.
A combination of Gotoh locking tuners and fixed bridge makes this a great studio tool due to the tuning stability as well as giving superb resonance through the body. 
Metal players are all about ease of playing, when things get fast and complicated little things can have a big effect, so Ibanez have added luminescent side dot inlays and sub zero treated Jumbo frets (It would seem the mortal kombat team have found unexpected employment) 
It used to be the case that all super shred machines came in either black or garish finishes so it’s great to see Ibanez making these lovely looking guitars which still allow the player to rip open the gates of valhalla. 

Ibanez S671ALB technical specifications

Manufacturer Ibanez
Series Axion Label
Made In Indonesia
GTIN 14 04549763229786, 04549763229793
Manufacturer Part Number S671ALB BAB, S671ALB-BAB, S 671 ALB BCM, S671ALB-BCM
Colour Black
Left/Right Handed Left Handed, Right Handed
Body Type Chambered
Body Shape Family Other
Top Material Family Ash
Body Material Family Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
Fretboard Material Family Brownwood
Neck Material Family Birch
String Number 6
Number of Frets 17
Pickup Configuration H
Pickup Brand Aguilar
Pickup Active/Passive Active, Passive
Tremolo Yes, No
Tremolo Brand Aria
Left-Friendly? Yes, No

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