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The AFS73T is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2006. It was produced in China.

The AFS73T features a full-hollow body design with an arched laminated maple top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on maple back and sides with a single Venetian cutaway mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with ivory binding and pearl block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Artcore humbucking pickups with chrome covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style roller bridge on a wooden base with a vibrato tailpiece, a plastic nut, a black pickguard and pickup rings, speed knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AFS75T is a nearly identical model which was sold in the US market.

The AFS73T was discontinued after 2006.

Specifications

Specifications for AFS73T
Year(s) produced: 2006
Sold in: Japan
Made in: China
Finish(es): Transparent Red (TRD)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 495mm / 19½"
  Width: 400mm / 15¾"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Maple (laminated)
  Binding: Ivory multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Maple (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-2 roller on a wooden base (10.4mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
VBF70 vibrato
Pickguard:
3-ply black/white/black
Knob style:
Speed (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
AF Artcore
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearl block
Frets:
22 / large
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Artcore Humbucker 2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Artcore Humbucker 1 (H)
Controls:
Two volumes / two tones / 3-way toggle pickup selector
Output jack:
¼" mono (side mounted)
String gauge (factory):
.010/.013/.017/.030/.042/.052
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional details
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Pickup switching
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Control layout

Sources

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