The AM was released by Ibanez for the first time in the early ”80s. Though smaller in size than other semi-hollow bodies, this guitar provides warm, punchy tone and abundant sustain. It offers the added benefit being compact enough that players more accustomed to a solid body electric will feel right at home on this popular Artcore model.
Ibanez first introduced Artcore back in 2002 and it has remained a workhorse hollow-body guitar for musicians all over the world ever since. The Artcore's combination of quality workmanship and affordability has created legions of devoted fans from diverse genres as blues, country, rock and jazz. Artcore offers musicians the purity of an old school jazz-box or a hybrid semi-hollow rocker. The line is highly respected for its tone, sustain and, expressive playability.
- This Guitar Does Not Come with a Bag or a Case
Gibraltar Performer bridge
The Gibraltar Performer bridge provides rich sustain and tuning stability. The low-positioned saddles promise comfortable playability.
Quik Change III Tailpiece
The Quik Change III tailpiece enables faster and easier string changing.
- neck type AM Artcore Nyatoh Set-in neck
- top/back/side Linden top Linden back Linden sides
- fretboard Bound Walnut fretboard White dot inlay
- fret Medium frets
- number of frets 22
- bridge Gibraltar Performer bridge
- string space 10.5mm
- tailpiece Quik Change III tailpiece
- neck pickup Infinity R (H) neck pickup Passive/Ceramic
- bridge pickup Infinity R (H) bridge pickup Passive/Ceramic
- factory tuning 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
- string gauge .010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052
- nut Plastic nut
- hardware color Chrome
- NECK DIMENSIONS
- Scale : 628mm
- a : Width 43mm at NUT
- b : Width 57mm at 22F
- c : Thickness 21mm at 1F
- d : Thickness 24mm at 9F
- Radius : 305mmR
- BODY DIMENSIONS
- a : Length 17 5/8"
- b : Width 14 1/2"
- c : Max Depth 2 5/8"
Here at Easy Music Center, we care for our instruments from the moment they arrive to when they ship to your door. All instruments are stored in a climate controlled environment and put through a 12 point inspection checklist before being shipped.
First, we check the finish of the instrument, carefully inspecting any blemishes on the surface. Next, we check the playability and setup by inspecting and adjusting the truss rod (if available), bridge, nut, and frets. If the instrument has electronics, we test all of the electronic components to make sure they are functioning properly.
After a thorough inspection, we then move on to maintenance. We start by lubricating any moving parts on the instrument, such as tuning machines. We then move on to cleaning and oiling the fretboard along with the frets.
Once maintenance is done, we stretch and tune the strings and play test the instrument. After this, we do a final inspection and clean/detail the instrument before packing it up for shipment.
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