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2014 AR1FM CS
AR1FM Cherry Sunburst (more images) Red copyright sprite

The AR1FM is an Artist series solid body electric guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2014. It was produced in Japan by FujiGen as part of the Genesis Collection.

The AR1FM features a flamed maple top with creme binding on a mahogany body mated to a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with binding and pearloid block position markers. Components include a Gotoh fixed bridge and tailpiece, bone nut, Gotoh tuners, Sure Grip III knobs and dual Ibanez Super 58 humbucking pickups mounted in creme mounting rings with individual volume and tone controls.

The Genesis Collection was a group of Artist and RG series reissues offered exclusively in Japan in 2014. Other Artist series models in the collection are the AR2 and the AR3AH/AR3MH.

The AR1FM was offered only in 2014.

Specifications

Specifications for AR1FM
Year(s) produced: 2014
Sold in: USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Cherry Sunburst (CS) / MS (Marine Sunburst)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top & creme binding
Neck joint:
Set-in w/ smooth heel
Bridge:
Gotoh GE103B-T (a.k.a. Gotoh 510BN) fixed
Tailpiece:
Gotoh GE101Z
Hardware color:
Chrome w/ gold knobs
Neck
Neck type:
AR
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Scale length:
628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood w/ binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Pearloid block
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Bone (43.5mm)
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H)
Neck pickup:
Ibanez Super 58 (H)
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
String gauge (factory):
.010–.046

Images

2014 AR1FM MS
AR1FM Marin Sunburst Red copyright sprite

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