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Are Ibanez Artcore guitars any good?

Ibanez really like their semi-hollow and hollow-body guitars. They are actually very good at making them. The Artcore range of guitars has developed a reputation for being a good value guitar. Well made with a good sound and easy to play.

Where are Ibanez AS73 guitars made?

The AS73 is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2002. It was originally produced in China, but since 2016 production has moved to Indonesia.

Who plays Ibanez Artcore guitars?

AS Artcore Expressionist Full Featured Hollow-Bodies Jazz fans will recognize the Ibanez original Super 58, the preferred pickup of George Benson, Pat Metheny and John Scofield on their own Signature models.

How much does an Ibanez AS73 weigh?

Product information

Item Weight 13.23 pounds
Scale Length 24.75″ Scale
Top Material IBAS73TBC
Neck Material Type Maple
Number of Strings 6

What is an artcore guitar?

Ibanez Artcore hollowbody and semi-hollowbody guitars have become a massive hit with the public. When you do plug in, the Ibanez Artcore series feature pickups that kick out big, bold humbucker tone. And with set necks and solid hardware, the Ibanez Artcore series guitars are loaded with sustain.

What is Ibanez art?

The ART series is a line of solid body electric guitars produced by Hoshino Gakki and sold under the Ibanez label. The ART models are based on the classic Ibanez Artist model, but have a single cutaway body shape. To date, all ART models have a dual humbucker pickup configuration and a fixed bridge.

Are Ibanez Classic Elite pickups good?

Contrary to some reviews, the Classic Elite pickups are really nice (rich with a fat low end) Clean to Jazz to Blues to Dirty – Your imagination is your limitation. Personally, my tone is with some light drive, delay and a touch of reverb through my HR Deluxe IV, It gives me shivers down my spine!

What guitar does ichika use?

Ibanez ICHI10
Ibanez ICHI10 Ichika, who is now Ibanez’s first-ever Japanese signature artist, based his ICHI10 on the brand’s Q54 guitar – more on that model later – albeit with a few notable Nito-specific appointments. Build-wise, the guitar boasts a lightweight ergonomic nyatoh body, and features a three-piece maple/bubinga neck.

Is the Ibanez AS73 Artcore a good guitar?

Ibanez AS73 Artcore Review Verdict The Ibanez AS73 is a very, very good guitar for the price. In terms of playability it blows the much more expensive Gibson hollow body guitars out of the water. It is a very good sounding guitar for the price, nailing the warm jazz and twangy blues sounds that it is designed for.

Where is the volume knob on Ibanez AS73?

The knob closest to the end of the body is the neck tone knob, and the knob closest to the neck is the neck volume knob. There is also a three-way pickup selector switch neat the neck volume knob.

Which is better Ibanez Artcore or Gibson ES 335?

Unlike the chunkier Gibson ES-335 or ES-339, the Ibanez Artcore has a slimmer, flatter neck, not a million miles away from the kind of shreddy ultra fast necks used on Ibanez RG or S series guitars. This fast neck lends itself well to fast country and jazz leads, while its width is great for fingering complex jazz chords.

Is the ART1 bridge on an Ibanez good?

The ART1 bridge is very stable and can be easily adjusted to lower the action or adjust the intonation. The chrome tuning pegs are durable and hold their tuning very well, even when playing extended, wailing blues solos.