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Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars

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The Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars has a custom-fitted plywood shell, durable Tolex cover, heavily-padded plush lining, a...Click To Read More About This Product

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Serious protection for your Ibanez AS Series guitar.

The Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars has a custom-fitted plywood shell, durable Tolex cover, heavily-padded plush lining, and internal accessory pocket. Heavy-duty drawbar latches with locking center latch and heavy hinges offer total protection. Only Ibanez cases and bags are made to fit the unique shape of Ibanez guitars and basses.

FEATURES
Custom fitted plywood shell
Tolex cover
Heavily padded plush lining
Internal accessory pocket
Heavy-duty drawbar latches
Locking center latch
Heavy hinges

Your guitar can't fend for itself. Protect your loved one in a custom Ibanez guitar case. Own one today!

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IbanezAS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars
 
4.5

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (14)
  • Functional (11)
  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Good protection (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Back-up (3)
  • Concerts (3)
  • Everyday (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (14), Professional musician (7), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Also fits Epiphone 335 sized guitars

I bought this case for my Epiphone Riviera P93. MF was selling this case for significantly less than the Epiphone case made for my guitar so I took a chance on it. Turns out...Read complete review

I bought this case for my Epiphone Riviera P93. MF was selling this case for significantly less than the Epiphone case made for my guitar so I took a chance on it. Turns out that this case is a TKL brand 335 sized case with the Ibanez logo printed on the top. My Riviera fits in the case just fine. The case is deep enough to accommodate the Bigsby tailpiece and there's an inch or two of space to spare above the crazy long Epi headstock. I would expect that the case will also accommodate any of the other Epiphone 335 sized guitars.

This case is by no means a flight case but is more than adequate for safely hauling your guitar around town. Unlike the Epiphone case which appears to have an arched top, this case has a flat top. Personally, I prefer the flat top as it makes the case more stackable when hauling or storing multiple instruments. It probably isn't as strong as an arched top case but I'll take the trade-off for the stackability.

As an added bonus, my 4" deep Martin 000X1 also squeezes into the case.

Hope this review helps someone out.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Fits around the AS-73 but..

This case is made for the AS-73 and it fits in real snug. However because the AS-73 is only a few inches thick and and not fat like a full hollowbody, the...Read complete review

This case is made for the AS-73 and it fits in real snug. However because the AS-73 is only a few inches thick and and not fat like a full hollowbody, the guitar sits in the case in a not so great way. The guitar body at the bottom end sits down in the case while the head end rises up, with the weight of the guitar riding on the neck saddle. (Imagine a heavy kid on a teeter-totter) I think I'll have to make small pillow to put under the body of the guitar to raise it up. Being this is the Ibanez recommended case, I am a little disappointed. Over all a real decent case in terms of quality.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice Case for AS93

By Roger Olson

from Midwest

Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

My AS93 fits really well in the case. It does move lengthwise about 1/2 inch though.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Returned and got a second one - still bad

By CapdCodFrank

from Cape Cod

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Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

      Poorly made case, Inside the lining has folds and protrusions so that the parts compartment flap won't close. The cradle for the guitar neck has these folds too, so I worry the neck will get damaged. Sent secend on back for a refund.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Fits around the AS-73 but..

      By ghacker

      from West Chester, Pa

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      Pros

      • Easy To Carry
      • Good Protection
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

          This case is made for the AS-73 and it fits in real snug. However because the AS-73 is only a few inches thick and and not fat like a full hollowbody, the guitar sits in the case in a not so great way. The guitar body at the bottom end sits down in the case while the head end rises up, with the weight of the guitar riding on the neck saddle. (Imagine a heavy kid on a teeter-totter) I think I'll have to make small pillow to put under the body of the guitar to raise it up. Being this is the Ibanez recommended case, I am a little disappointed. Over all a real decent case in terms of quality.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Ibanez AS100C Guitar Case

          By stratdeluxer97

          from Florida

          Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

          Great value and price.My AS73 fits nice and snug side to side,but there's a bit of movement up and down.I solved this by putting a small towel between the heel of the guitar and the bottom of the case.Case is a bit bulky but it's sturdy and should protect the guitar for the long haul.Again great bang for the buck.Happy overall.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Also fits Epiphone 335 sized guitars

          By Claw

          from The District

          About Me Experienced

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

          I bought this case for my Epiphone Riviera P93. MF was selling this case for significantly less than the Epiphone case made for my guitar so I took a chance on it. Turns out that this case is a TKL brand 335 sized case with the Ibanez logo printed on the top. My Riviera fits in the case just fine. The case is deep enough to accommodate the Bigsby tailpiece and there's an inch or two of space to spare above the crazy long Epi headstock. I would expect that the case will also accommodate any of the other Epiphone 335 sized guitars.

          This case is by no means a flight case but is more than adequate for safely hauling your guitar around town. Unlike the Epiphone case which appears to have an arched top, this case has a flat top. Personally, I prefer the flat top as it makes the case more stackable when hauling or storing multiple instruments. It probably isn't as strong as an arched top case but I'll take the trade-off for the stackability.

          As an added bonus, my 4" deep Martin 000X1 also squeezes into the case.

          Hope this review helps someone out.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Just what we needed

          By Joan

          from Albany, NY

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Carry
          • Good Protection
          • Great fit
          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

              We had a difficult time finding a hard case for the Ibanez AS 53 semi-hollow. It's a very wide guitar. Fits perfectly in this case! Nice lining inside the case too. They shipped it right out.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              ibanez case

              By classic sticks

              from Seattle, WA

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              Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

              made for my AS73B perfect fit, nice interior, none of the issues I've read about in the past,(peeling tolex and bad latches) my case is perfect, luv it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Artcore

              By Texas Musician

              from Vernon, Texas

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              Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

              I bought one of these hardshell cases and I gotta tell you, it is awesome. My artcore fits perfect ! This is one of the best buys I have ever made ! I am very pleased !

               
              5.0

              Perfect fit for Epiphone ES-335 Pro

              By PunkKitty

              from Chicago, IL

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              Pros

              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                  Case is made by TKL. It fits an Epiphone ES-335 Pro for less than the Epiphone case. It's made better too.

                   
                  5.0

                  Works 4 me!

                  By Eric and Duane's Teacher

                  from nd

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                      For Black Friday Specials seventy to my door it is exceptional!!!

                       
                      5.0

                      As200c case

                      By dar

                      from Idaho

                      About Me Novice

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                          Fits my ibanez as53 like a glove no complaints. From me.

                           
                          5.0

                          great quality. For my Artcore hollow body. Quick ship

                          By JAZman

                          from Los Angeles

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                          Pros

                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                              I will be traveling a lot and need a hard case rather than a soft case. Soft case came with it but it does not allow for protection for simple bumps. This will allow me to not worry. Support in the case is great as opposed to what I read for the hard case for Gibson SG.

                               
                              5.0

                              AFS75 CASE-FITS PERFECTLY

                              By Bob

                              from Layton Utah

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                              Pros

                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Fits AFS75 perfectly

                                Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                Had a hard time finding a case for my Ibanez AFS75. This case fits it like a glove. Good quality case.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Excellent hardshell case

                                By Mikey G

                                from Orlando, FL

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                                Pros

                                • Good Quality

                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                    Like a glove! My Ibanez ASV10A is a perfect fit in this case. Solid construction on the case. It's a typical form fitting hardshell case similar to any black Gibson case.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great Case, especially for the price!

                                    By nade

                                    from Lago Vista, TX

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                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Functional
                                    • Good Quality

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Backup
                                      • Concerts

                                      Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                      Well made.

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Perfect fit!

                                      By Fern

                                      from Los Angeles, CA

                                      About Me Professional Musician

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                                      Pros

                                      • Functional
                                      • Good Quality

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Protection

                                        Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                        Does the job - out guitar player needed something to protect a semi-hollow body that he purchased without a case. This fit perfectly.

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Fantastic Case

                                        By Mr.Black

                                        from georgia

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                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Functional
                                        • Good Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • protecting and storing my guitar

                                          Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                          This is absolutely a fantastic case . ( i don't understand those reviews bad mouthing this case ) !! it fits my Ibanez AS93 electric guitar perfect ! i couldn't ask for anything more . its plush, its well built, its nice looking and even has the Ibanez logo . And the kicker . Musicians Friend gave me a great deal !! I'm very pleased with this case and the deal i got .

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          YES, I'D BUY THIS AGAIN. NO QUARRELS AT ALL.

                                          By GLENN

                                          from CHILLICOTHE, MO

                                          About Me Experienced

                                          Pros

                                          • Functional
                                          • Good Quality

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                              A GOOD MEDIUM DUTY HARD SHELL CASE, GOOD ENOUGH TO PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT. MY CASE STARTED OUT CASING MY IBO AS53 BUT ENDED UP CASING MY IBO AS93 VIOLIN FINISH. BOTH FITTINGS ARE SNUG AND NICE FIT.

                                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Fit like a glove!

                                              By billrack

                                              from Tallahassee, Fl

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                                              Pros

                                              • Functional
                                              • Good Quality

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                                  It's a guitar case what else can you say!

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Excellent fitting case, I would purchase that again

                                                  By PWFirst

                                                  from Iowa

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                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Functional
                                                  • Good Quality

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Ibanez AS100C Artcore Hardshell Case for AS Series Guitars:

                                                      I have an Ibaneze 103 burl maple guitar. This was a limited model with a beautiful dark stain. The original case top was warped and ill fitting. My new puppy decided to chew on the case. I bought this as a replacement case. The fit for the 103 is excellent.

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