The Ibanez TQM1-NT is the signature model of Leeds based player and tutor, Tom Quayle. With a successful Youtube channel and a great clinic following, Tom has been a long time Ibanez player and now, with his prestige rising all the time, Ibanez have commissioned a superb signature model.
Crafted in Japan, it's very clearly inspired by the timeless design of the S shape. Look beyond the classic styling though and the TQM1-NT boasts some great features.
With an Alder body with a cool Monkeypod top you get a resonant and precise tone. Monkeypod is from the same family as Acacia and has similar tonal properties to Black Walnut. Finished in a cool Natural finish, it looks a million dollars; the ergonomic body shape feels smooth, well balanced and poised for action.
The TQM S-Tech Roasted Maple neck features 22 jumbo stainless steel, its comfortable and offers a sweet playing experience right up the neck. With super resonance and stability this is a guitar that delivers well above its price point. The Abalone inlays are really intricate and look incredible.
With a rich history of Ibanez mega tones to live up to, the Ibanez TQM1-NT is loaded with a trio of Seymour Duncan Hyperion pickups. In the traditional HSS configuration, they combine with a Dyna-MIX9 switching system with alter switch to increase your tonal options further. With an insane dynamic range and unrivalled clarity and power, you can unleash sweeping solos or shimmering cleans. Whatever you need, these pups can handle it. Fully equipped with Gotoh Magnum Lock machine heads and a Gotoh T1802 tremolo bridge, you get incredible tuning stability and precise intonation.
With its great specs and classic aesthetics, the Ibanez TQM1-NT is a guitar you most definitely want to check out!