Ibanez Destroyer Model: DTB-400 Sweetwater Edition
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2017 DTB-400 BK Sweetwater Edition

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This model is a Black on Black special edition DTB-400[1] made exclusively for Sweetwater.

Status: Known, Special Edition[1]
Model: DTB-400
Line: Destroyer
Serial Number Format: fyymmppppp[2]
Machine Heads: unknown
Neck Composition: DTB 3-piece Maple
Neck Type: Bolt-on
Fingerboard Composition: Rosewood with Pearl block inlay
Fret Count: 22
Scale (inches): 34"
Body Composition: Mahogany
Binding (H / N / B): Y / N / Y
Number of Pick-Ups: 2
Pick-Ups by Position (N / M / B): x / Standard P / Standard J
Bridge: Accu-cast B10
Tail: Accu-cast B10
Controls: (2) Volume
(1) Master Tone
Control Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
Hardware Color: Black
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Market: West[3]
Year of First Catalog Appearance: none
Catalog Appearances: none
Comments: this model is advertised only through the Sweetwater web site.
[1] as far as we have been able to determine, the only difference between this Sweetwater edition and the standard DTB-400 is the black finish, black hardware, and black coil caps.
[2] the Serial Number Format for this model is fyymmppppp where:

f = factory of manufacture
yy = last two digits of the year of manufacture (e.g.: 16 = 2016)
mm = month of manufacture (e.g.: 01 = Jan, 02 = Feb, ... , 11 = Nov, 12 = Dec)
ppppp = the sequential production number for this individual guitar out of all Ibanez electric guitars manufactured during the specified month/year at a given factory

Note: ppppp is not the total number of guitars manufactured of this model.
[3] the targeted Market values are assumptions based upon the geographic region or the language of the catalog(s) in which a given model appears. If a model appears in a Japanese language catalog, the Market is assumed to be East. If a model appears in an English language catalog, the Market is assumed to be West. Otherwise, geographic area such as North America or Asia determines the market designation of East or West.