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The GART50QA is an ART series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2010. It is produced in China as part of the entry-level GIO line.

The GART50QA features a quilted art grain top on a basswood body bolted to a maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot position markers. Components include a pair of Ibanez Powersound humbucking pickups and a standard hard-tail bridge.

At the 2010 Summer NAMM Show a new Transparent Blue Burst finish was introduced.[1]

The GART50QAL is a left-handed version. The GART50FA is a similar model with a flamed art grain top.

The GART50QA was discontinued after 2011.

Specifications

Specifications for GART50QA
Model name: GART50QA
Year(s) produced: 2010–2011
Sold in: Area 2 (Australia, Canada, etc.) / Area 5 (USA)
Made in: China
Finish(es): Transparent Blue Burst (TBB) / Transparent Black Sunburst (TKS) / Transparent Red Burst (TRB)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Basswood w/ quilted art grain top
Neck joint:
Bolt-on
Bridge:
Fixed bridge
Hardware color:
Chrome
Neck
Neck type:
GART
Neck material:
1-piece maple
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid dot
Frets:
22 / medium
Electronics
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez PSND2 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez PSND1 (H)
Controls:
Two volumes / master tone / 3-way toggle pickup selector

Images

Other available finishes
GART50QA TKS.jpg
Transparent Black Sunburst
GART50QA TRB.jpg
Transparent Red Burst

Sources

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