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Ibanez Artcore AM53 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar

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For a decade now, Ibanez has energized the hollow-body segment with a wide range of designs from rockin' hybrids to straight-up jazz boxes. Built wit...Click To Read More About This Product

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A semi-hollowbody electric with a resonant sapele top and super slim neck.

For a decade now, Ibanez has energized the hollow-body segment with a wide range of designs from rockin' hybrids to straight-up jazz boxes. Built with tonewoods selected for their beauty as well as their musicality, the Artcore line covers the wide range of styles for which Ibanez hollow and semi-hollow bodies are known.

The AM53 features a sapele top, back and sides in resonant transparent flat finish. The fingerboard is rich rosewood contrasted by white dot inlays, set to a slim mahogany set-in neck that has proven its reliability on thousands of Ibanez hollow and semi-hollow bodies throughout the years. Infinity R pickups feature warm, balanced articulation and excellent response for various music genres. Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Semi-hollowbody
  • Sapele top, back and sides
  • Transparent flat finish
  • Rich rosewood fretboard with white dot inlays
  • Slim mahogany set-in neck
  • Infinity R pickups
  • Case sold separately

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IbanezArtcore AM53 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good feel (3)

Cons

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Looks and sounds good

By N/A

from Essex Ma

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Ibanez Artcore AM53 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar:

    I really like the neck on this guitar. Its not to thin or too thick (just perfect). The tuners were just O.K. I upgraded with Gotoh Locking Tuners but I do that with all my guitars .I bought the transparent black although it looks more chocolate brown. But I'm not complaining. I love the finish. I'm finding some great tones on this instrument through my Roland Cube 40GX. The set up was pretty good out of the box. I had to raise the action slightly and tweak the intonation on a couple of strings. One note, the guitar does get quite twangy when the tone knob is past.two. So I usually keep it set low. Turned up It might be good for some country licks, not my style. I'm satisfied with my purchase. It's perfect for a hobby player like me.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I love this guitar!

    By Mister X

    from Nashville

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    Pros

    • Fun To Play
    • Good Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ibanez Artcore AM53 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar:

        My brother has an Ibanez similar to this one which got me browsing to see their offerings. This particular guitar is smaller than the other Ibanez semi-hollows and ES335 style guitars in general but not as small as a Les Paul.
        My guitar came with great low action right out of the box and I am really liking the neck profile which is very similar to a Gibson Les Paul 60's neck.
        Cosmetically the guitar is perfect keeping in mid is a flat or rubbed finish, a very well built guitar.
        I will be replacing the pickups since the stock are uncovered and have ceramic magnets. the tuners will suffice, they are budget tuners but the quality is good enough. If tuning is a problem probably I would replace the nut first but I would hate to do that because the action is perfect on this guitar.

        My first Ibanez purchase and I am very satisfied.

        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Ibanez 'Flat" AM53

        By The GypsyMan

        from Detroit, MI.

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        Pros

        • Fun To Play
        • Good Feel
        • Good Pick Up
        • Good Tone

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Jamming
          • Practicing
          • Recording
          • Rock Concerts
          • Small Venues

          Comments about Ibanez Artcore AM53 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar:

          Never really cared for "flat" finished guitars, but I could see a Tobacco finished AM53 in my music arsenal. I'm no stranger to Ibanez guitars & highly regard them. I currently own 1 solid bodied Ibanez electric & couldn't be more pleased with her. Once I have her gone through & maybe added a couple of "hotter" pups, she'll be an ideal "rocker!"

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