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Ibanez Refreshes Artcore Series Basses

Ibanez has updated their Artcore series of basses with the AGB205 and the AFB200SRD. As part of the Artcore line, the acoustic/electric basses follow vintage aesthetic and sport 30.3″ scales.

Ibanez Artcore AFB200SRD Bass

The AFB200SRD is built constructed with a 3-piece maple/mahogany neck, a maple body, and a bound rosewood fingerboard. It offers a new Sunset Red finish and a newly designed pickguard. The pickups are a pair of ACHB humbuckers controlled with a 3-way pickup selector as well as Volume and Tone controls. The ART-1 wooden bridge is rosewood.

Ibanez Artcore AGB205 Bass

The Ibanez AGB205 is the line’s first 5-string model. While it shares many of the same features as the AFB200SRD, its bridge is an Artcore Custom 5 Bridge made of milled brass.

The Ibanez Artcore AGB205 and AFB200RSD are set to ship this month with street prices of $599.99.

Ibanez Artcore AGB205 Specs:

Neck Type:Artcore-5 3-piece Maple/Mahogany Set-In Neck
Body:Maple Top/Back/Sides
Fretboard:Bound Rosewood Fretboard W/Pearl Dot Inlay
Fret:Medium Frets
Number of Frets:22
Bridge:Artcore Custom 5 Bridge
Pickups:ACHB Humbuckers
Hardware Color:Gold
Finish:Dark Violin Sunburst

Ibanez Artcore AFB200RSD Specs:

Neck Type:Artcore 3-piece Maple/Mahogany Set-In Neck
Body:Maple Top/Back/Sides
Fretboard:Bound Rosewood Fretboard W/Pearl Dot Inlay
Fret:Medium Frets
Number of Frets:22
Bridge:Rosewood Bridge
Pickups:ACHB Humbuckers
Hardware Color:Gold

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