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he Ibanez WRB-3 has taken on almost mythical status amongst collectors of Ibanez guitars and fans of Reb. Once again, the guitar was designed by Reb himself in 1990. Always a fan of models such as Gibson's Explorer, Reb used that model as inspiration, adding his own twist with the extended lower horn and sleek curves, rather than the Explorer's hard, angular lines. Only 100 of the guitars, decorated with the Winger graphic, were produced for sale in Japan only, each one personally signed and numbered by Reb. 3 guitars were also built for Reb himself. Unfortunately Reb was forced to sell all 3 of his WRB-3's "for rent in the 'dark time' we try not to remember". The guitar came supplied with a form fit gig bag and an accessory set including strap, tremelo bar and grip pad. Finding a genuine WRB-3 today is an almost impossible exercise as there were only 100 made. The last example in mint condition with all original accessories and gig bag was sold by Rich Harris on his Ibanez Rules website at www.ibanezrules.com If you know of one for sale, let us know!more
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