Where is Ibanez AS73 made?

Where is Ibanez AS73 made?

The AS73 is an Artcore series hollow body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2002. It was originally produced in China, but since 2016 production has moved to Indonesia.

Where are Ibanez Artcore expressionist guitars made?

The Ibanez AM93AYS Artcore Expressionist, like most of the current Artcore range, is manufactured in Indonesia. Like most guitars now coming out of the far east, the quality of the construction is every bit as good as you’d find from guitars being made in more traditional markets.

Are Ibanez guitars made in China?

Most Ibanez guitars were made by the FujiGen guitar factory in Japan up until the mid- to late 1980s, and from then on Ibanez guitars have also been made in other Asian countries such as Korea, China, and Indonesia. From 1982, Ibanez guitars have also been sold in Japan as well.

Are Ibanez Artcore guitars any good?

The Artcore range of guitars has developed a reputation for being a good value guitar. Well made with a good sound and easy to play. But perhaps most importantly, at an affordable price. Quality semi-hollow and hollow-body guitars were once out of the reach of many people.

Where are Ibanez Artstar guitars made?

The Artstar series represents the high-end of Ibanez semi-acoustic guitars. The initial Artstar models were made in Japan with production in Korea added later.

Why are American made guitars better?

As a general rule, American-made guitars, particularly electrics, are better made and of higher quality. The reason isn’t because Americans are better at making guitars. The main reason is because America uses foreign factories to make the lower priced economy models.

Which is better Ibanez AS73 or as93?

The general rule is, the higher the model number, the better the quality of build, hardware and electronics. Ibanez AS73. Chrome hardware, dot neck: So are the differences mostly cosmetic?

What’s the difference between a 73 and 93 Ibanez?

The label in the f-hole for starters. 73’s are plain tops and 93’s are flame tops. Not sure about other differences but the top is the easiest way to identify them other than reading the label in the f-hole. The general rule is, the higher the model number, the better the quality of build, hardware and electronics.

Is the AS153 the same as the AS73?

I can’t speak to the AS153, but I have played many AS73-93 models over the years and currently own an AS73. Regardless of their specs on paper, they all sound pretty much exactly the same acoustically. They are all the same basic guitar musically, this series has a distinct and consistent sonic footprint IMO.