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The AR150 is an Artist series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez for 1983. It was made in Japan by FujiGen.

The AR150 features an arched flame maple top on a double-cutaway mahogany body mated to a set-in three-piece rock maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and pearloid dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups mounted in black pickup rings with gold covers and individual volume and tone controls, a Hard Rocker Pro two-point tremolo bridge, rubberized Sure Grip II control knobs and VelveTune machine heads.

The AR100 is a similar model with a fixed bridge.

The AR150 was produced only in 1983.

Specifications

Specifications for AR150
Year(s) produced: 1983
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Black (BK) / Cherry Sunburst (CS) / Marine Sunburst (MS)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flame maple top
Neck joint:
Set-in w/ smooth heel
Bridge:
Hard Rocker Pro tremolo
Knob style:
Sure Grip II
Hardware color:
Gold
Neck
Neck type:
AR
Neck material:
3-piece rock maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Bone
Machine heads:
Ibanez VelveTune II
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) gold cover
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H) gold cover
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

Additional finishes/ details
Cherry Sunburst
Marine Sunburst
HH 3-way toggle
Pickup switching
Controls 2V2T3 Artist
Controls layout
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