everything has already been said. Mine in 1983 I believe. Made in Japan of course.
the handle is perfect but the balance of the guitar is a little odd, it tends to lean towards the handle but nothing too serious.
The sound is superb, I use it on fender hot rod, Klemt Echolette and other vintage amps and each time it is very beautiful, very defined, I have not changed the pickups and I do not do it they are perfect for my taste. I play instead of pop or indie rock is perfect.
Very good guitar, a relatively rare but not over rated. It is found in the 700 or € 800. I bought it in 2000 I think without knowing what it was for a song, like 2000 francs, I have always and I care. Since I found an FA 100 (175 gibson copy) of the same brand and it's also very good.
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steph78's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)
Proposed in 1984 in Japan, it is part of the Artist series known to have generated the best Ibanez guitars. This half body with 2 humbuckers with 2 volume and 2 tone. The handle is maple, 22 frets, rosewood fingerboard and Basswood body piece. The violin is very neat with an aesthetic dream.
Already very good with original Ibanez pickups, it becomes clearer with Di Marzio Paf or Seymour Duncan. It is mainly a guitar rock-blues style with an excellent tonal balance. Mixing microphones enabling several varieties of game (hard metal to avoid). The handle is very comfortable perfect for soloists fast.
He prefers the sounds bluesy, rock and jazz with a good performance of the agreement. It is a captivating guitar with harmonics up to marry rock and acoustic amps depending on the desired effect. Like any semi-hollow, it will give the best with ropes deep draft.
Seems it aged well and its look is back in fashion.
It is similar to Ibanez AS series of vintage but more and it looks great on stage even at the side of its competitors Gibson. A play without moderation.