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The AGS83B is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2006. It was produced in China.

The AGS83B features a slim, mid-sized, semi-hollow body design with an arched laminated flamed maple top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on flamed maple back and sides with a single Venetian cutaway mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with black binding and abalone Artcore DX position markers. The neck joint is at the 17th fret; combined with the deep cutaway this increases upper fret access. Components include a pair of Ibanez Artcore humbucking pickups with cosmo black covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style bridge, a Quik Change tailpiece, a plastic nut, a flamed maple pickguard finished to match the top, speed knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

For 2008 the pickguard was eliminated.

The AGS83B mates the single-cutaway body of the AG75 to the semi-hollow construction of the AS73. The AGS83BZ is a similar model with solid block fretboard inlays. The AGS83BBG is a similar model with a bubinga body. The AGS73B is a similar model with a maple body.

The AGS83B was discontinued after 2010.

Specifications

Specifications for AGS83B
Year(s) produced: 2006–2010
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: China
Finish(es): Antique Burst Flat (ATF) / Transparent Black Flat (TKF) 2006–2009
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 479mm / 18⅞"
  Width: 368mm / 14½"
  Depth: 73mm / 2⅞"
Top:

  Material: Flamed maple (laminated)
  Binding: Black/ ivory multi-ply

Back/sides:

  Material: Flamed maple (laminated)

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-1 (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
2006–2007: Flamed maple
2008–2009: None
Knob style:
Speed (black)
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Artcore DX
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ black binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Artcore DX abalone block
Frets:
22 / large
Nut:
Black plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez ACH2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez ACH1 (H)
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
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 finishes/ details
2006 AGS83B TKF 12 01
Transparent Black Flat
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3 hollow
Control layout

Sources

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