Ibanez expands the lines of Mick Thompson`s signature series with two brand new six-stringers and introduces a pair of budget-friendly electric basses from SR series.
Innovation and breaking of the boundaries have always been favorite activities in Ibanez camp. Therefore, summer 2012 will see four ground-breaking updates, two from Mick Thompson series and two from SR series of electric basses. Mick and Ibanez team up once more to create the ultimate down-tuned beasts for all die-hard metalheads to hone their skills in the art of extreme sound. MTM10 and MTM100 are the names of these metal machines. On the other side, SR series lent it`s SR370 and SR375 models to the team of designers and luthiers to create budget-friendly fretless basses without compromising on tone and quality. Names of these newly established models are SR370F and SR375F.
Ibanez MTM10 serves as the basic model of the new Mick Thompson lineup and it comes with X-type body with a double cutaway and bolted neck. Body is flat, large and made of mahogany. Combined with active Seymour Duncan pickups, it brings unprecedented level of strength and sustain. Master volume knob and three-position blade switch comprise the very basic controls unit. Neck is made of three pieces of mahogany and maple and it is topped with a 24-fret fingerboard made of rosewood. Inlays are left out and the locking nut measures 1.69" in width. Bridge is a fixed variant of Edge III bridge. For more info check MTM10 detail page on our site or on Ibanez official web page.
Ibanez MTM100 is the flagship of the new Mick Thompson Signature series lineup and it comes with a lot of similar specs to the basic MTM10 model. flat body is made of mahogany and paired with a five-piece maple/walnut neck which runs through the body. In the bridge section, this model features a fixed variant of the Edge III bridge. Active Seymour Duncan Blackout pickups drive this beast with brutal strength and ferocity worthy of one of the most extreme bands out there. Rosewood fingerboard has 24 jumbo frets with Mick`s custom "seven" inlay displayed across first five frets. For more info check our MTM100 detail page on our site or on Ibanez official web page.
Ibanez SR370F is the four-stringed fretless model from the SR series, and it hits the stores this summer. A lot of players on a tight budget desire to play fretless, but can`t afford one. Ibanez accepted the challenge of offering them an affordable solution, without compromising on quality and tone. Result is SR370F and it comes with a solid, double cutaway body made of maple, which is paired with five-piece maple/rosewood neck. Neck is bolted and equipped with a rosewood fingerboard. Bridge is fixed and equipped with top-load construction. Active Ibanez humbuckers come with master tone and balance knobs. Bass, mid and treble boost/cut knobs complete the controls unit. For more info check SR370F detail page on our site or on Ibanez official web page.
Ibanez SR375F is the five-stringed model of two fretless basses introduced in this text. It shares a lot of features with it`s four-stringed sibling, including a solid, double cutaway body made of maple. Bridge is B120 fixed bridge with top-load construction. Active humbucking pickups installed on this model are made by Ibanez. Master volume and balance knobs are accompanied by treble, mid and bass boost/cut knobs. Neck is made of five pieces of maple and rosewood and it is bolted to the body. Rosewood fingerboard is fretless and it features dot position inlays, 1.77" wide string nut and 12" radius. For more info check SR375F detail page on our site or on Ibanez official web page.