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For the earlier model with the same name, see AM73 (2002–2007).
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The AM73 is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 2016. It was made in China.

The AM73 features a smaller, double-cutaway, semi-hollow body design with a laminated maple top with ƒ holes and white binding on maple back and sides mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with white binding and white dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Classic Elite humbucking pickups with chrome covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with a Quik Change tailpiece, a plastic nut, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines.

The AM73B is a similar model with different pickups and a black nut.

This AM73 was produced only in 2016.

Specifications

Specifications for AM73 (2016)
Year(s) produced: 2016
Sold in: Asia / Europe
Made in: China
Finish(es): Black (BK)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 448mm / 17⅝"
  Width: 368mm / 14½"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Maple (laminated)
  Binding: White

Back/sides:

  Material: Maple

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-1 (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Knob style:
Sure Grip III (black)
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
Artcore AM
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ white binding
Fingerboard inlays:
White dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
White plastic (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half-moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Classic Elite bridge (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Classic Elite neck (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 details
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3
Control layout

Sources

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