Ibanez AS7312 Artcore, Mint Blue
Classic affordability has never come in a cooler range of colours!
Ibanez' line of are some of the coolest looking instruments around. Featuring a surf inspired range of head-turning colours and simple Infinity humbuckers, the AS series is a perfect blend of Ibanez' high standard of bodywork and some gorgeous classic appointments and design features.
Introduced by Ibanez in 2002, Artcore models have become the hollow-body guitar of choice for practicing and professional musicians. Artcore’s combination of quality workmanship and affordability has created legions of fans from diverse genres such as blues, country, rock and jazz. Artcore offers musicians the purity of an old-school jazz box as well as a hybrid semi-hollow rocker. Artcore guitars are highly respected for their tone, sustain and the way the instruments hold their tuning. The series continues to push the boundaries of guitar building. The 12-string AS7312’s Linden body and sustain block offer wonderful acoustic resonance and a naturally bright tone. The Classic Elite pickups offer a rich, nuanced tone with a fat low end. The AS7312 is a versatile semi-acoustic electric 12-string guitar, perfect for a wide range of musical styles and playing techniques.
The AS is a semi-acoustic guitar built to tackle just about any genre of music you throw at it. The pickups are mounted into a sustain block for increased sustain and feedback elimination.
- Neck type: AS Artcore NyatohSet-in neck
- Top/back/side: Linden top Linden backLinden sides
- Fretboard: Bound Laurel fretboardAcrylic block inlay
- Fret: Medium frets
- Number of frets: 22
- Bridge: ART-12 bridge
- Tailpiece: ART-12
- Neck pickup: Classic Elite (H) neck pickupPassive/Ceramic
- Bridge pickup: Classic Elite (H) bridge pickupPassive/Ceramic
- Factory tuning: 1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E
- String gauge: .010/.010/.013/.013/.017/.008/.026/.012/.036/.018/.046/.026
- Nut: Plastic
- Hardware color: Chrome
Much better guitar than I was expecting. Quality extremely good. Didn’t need a set up. A new set of strings D’addario EXL 150 was worth doing but then I’d recommend an immediate string change on any new guitar.