Ibanez Artcore AFJ81 (No Longer Available)
Hollowbody Electric Guitar with Flame Maple Back/Sides, Spruce Top, 3-pc Mahogany/Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard, and 1 x Humbucking Pickup - Sunset Red
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From Our Research Team:
An Affordable Vintage-style HollowbodyThe Ibanez AFJ81 hollowbody electric guitar is an incredibly affordable way to capture the classic look, feel, and style of a vintage jazzbox. The AFJ81's flame-maple body, spruce top, and 3-piece mahogany and maple neck spring to life under your lightest touch. Rich and melodic tones will stand out, even in the most dense musical mix. Whether you're center stage before a full jazz orchestra or play rockabilly, rock, country, or any other style, you'll create the uniquely rich overtones that only a hollowbody electric guitar can offer with the Ibanez AFJ81.
Ibanez AFJ81 Artcore Series Hollowbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
Vintage jazzbox visuals give this axe big stage appeal
When you take the stage with the Ibanez AFJ81, all eyes will be on you. This axe is a looker. With its classic hollowbody form factor and lustrous vintage sunburst finish, the Ibanez AFJ81 certainly looks like a vintage jazzbox, but it's actually a versatile modern guitar suitable for rock and blues too.
Neck-position humbucker serves up clear, warm tone
You're sure to appreciate the Ibanez AFJ81's neck-position humbucker, which keeps noise down while delivering crisp, warm tone - with a tasty touch of overdrive when you dig in. This pickup does a great job of amplifying the warm tones generated by the AFJ81's spruce-topped maple body, while maintaining crisp articulation in your notes.
Premium features give you outstanding playability
Ibanez has graced the AFJ81 with premium touches, such as a bound rosewood fretboard and medium frets, that make make playing the AFJ81 a blast. If you're looking for a reasonably priced hollowbody that plays like a million bucks, then you're going to adore the Ibanez AFJ81!
Ibanez AFJ81 Artcore Series Hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:
Get genuine vintage jazzbox vibe, with the Ibanez AFJ81!
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by Benny Smith from Santa Rosa, CaGreat hollow body killer price love it
March 19, 2013
Music Background: played for 28 years
AFJ81 added to my arsenal
by Jorge Leyton fromAfter playing this guitar at the local music store for close to 1hr I was totally convinced that it would do the job. You do get a lot of quality for the money and the folks at Ibanez have put togeth... read more [+]er a great entry level Jazz guitar. My older Artcore is gone already and this one has taken its place.
January 19, 2013
Music Background: Pro Musician
It looks terrific, at first Ithought it had a matte finish because of the pix but actually it shines and looks quite elegant.
mellow tone and simple to dial in (volume and tone)
Highly recommend it close [-]
Christopher , Savannah, GA
Ibanez Artcore AFJ81
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