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The AG85 is an Artcore Expressionist series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2020. It is produced in Indonesia.

The AG85 features a mid-sized, full-hollow body design with a laminated linden top with ƒ holes and black & cream multi-binding on linden back and sides with a single Venetian cutaway mated to a set-in nyatoh and maple neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with black binding and acrylic block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Magic Touch mini humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style Gibraltar Performer bridge on a laurel base, a trapeze tailpiece, a plastic nut, a gold pickguard, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

For 2021 the fretboard material was changed to Macassar ebony.

The AG95QA is related model with a quilted ash body and different pickups.

Specifications

Specifications for AG85
Model name: AG85
Year(s) produced: 2020–2021
Sold in: Asia & Africa / China / Europe / Japan / North & South America and Oceania / USA
Made in: Indonesia
Finish(es): Black Flat (BKF)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 480mm / 18⅞"
  Width: 368mm / 14½"
  Depth: 92mm / 3⅝"
Top:

  Material: Linden (laminated)
  Binding: Black/ cream multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Linden (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
Gibraltar Performer (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
VT06
Pickguard:
Gold
Knob style:
Sure Grip III (gold)
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
AG Expressionist
Neck material:
3-piece nyatoh/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
2020: Ebony w/ black binding
2021: Macassar ebony w/ black binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic block
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Ivory plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Magic Touch-Mini bridge (H) passive/alnico
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Magic Touch-Mini neck (H) passive/alnico
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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Controls layout
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Front of body
2021 AG85 BKF 5B 02 back.jpg
Rear of body

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