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The AMV100DG is an Artstar Vintage series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in mid 2016. It was made in China.

The AMV100DG features a semi-hollow, double cutaway body design with a sapele top with ƒ holes and cream multi-binding on sapele back and sides mated to a set-in mahogany and maple neck with a 22-fret ebony fingerboard with cream binding and pearl/acrylic and abalone split block position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls and a Tri-sound switch for the neck, a Tune-o-matic style bridge and tailpiece, a bone nut, a pickguard painted to match the top, Sure Grip III knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines. It is extensively reliced to evoke a sense of age.

The AMV100FMD is a similar model with a flamed maple body. The ASV100DG is a similar model with a slightly larger body. The AM153 is a related model with a figured bubinga top and without the synthetic aging.

The AMV100DG was discontinued after 2017.

Specifications

Specifications for AMV100DG
Year(s) produced: 2016–2017
Sold in: USA
Made in: China
Finish(es): Black Low Gloss (BKL)
Body
Body type:
Hollow body
Dimensions:
  Length: 448mm / 17⅝"
  Width: 368mm / 14½"
  Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top:

  Material: Sapele (laminated)
  Binding: 3-ply cream

Back/sides:

  Material: Sapele

Neck joint:
Set-in
Bridge:
ART-1 Tune-o-matic (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece:
Quik Change III
Pickguard:
3-ply: black/ white/ black
Knob style:
Sure Grip III (deep honey)
Hardware color:
Antique gold
Neck
Neck type:
Artstar Vintage
Neck material:
3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Ebony w/ 3-ply cream binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Acrylic/ abalone split block
Frets:
22 / medium (Artstar edge treatment)
Nut:
Bone (43mm)
Machine heads:
Ibanez die-cast w/ half moon buttons
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) passive/alnico
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle / push-pull coil split for neck pickup on neck tone
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 single-tri-sound
Pickup switching

Sources

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