Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New Zealander in London
Interesting, my first guitar was an 97 or 98 RG470 just like this one.
The weird thing is that if you take the neck off it is stamped RG570 and the F on the serial number I believe is a reference to the Fujijen factory in Japan where all the top end stuff is made.
So I think you might find as I did that it is an RG470 body and hardware but an RG570 neck.
Regardless they sold it to you as an RG570 which it isn’t so you should start the returns process.