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

The AR1FM is an Artist series guitar model introduced by Ibanez in 2014. It is part of the Genesis Collection which was a group of Artist and RG reissues offered exclusively in Japan in 2014.

The AR1FM features a mahogany body with a flamed maple top and a set-in mahogany neck with a 22-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays and a bone nut. Components include a Gotoh fixed bridge and tailpiece, Gotoh tuners, Sure Grip III knobs and dual Ibanez humbucking pickups with individual volume and tone controls wired to Tri-sound switches which allow a wide range of tone options.

Other Artist models in the collection are the AR2 and the AR3AH/AR3MH.

Specifications

Specifications for AR1FM
Model name: AR1FM
Year(s) produced: 2014
Sold in: USA
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): CS (Cherry Sunburst) / MS (Marin Sunburst)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ flamed maple top with binding
Neck joint:
Set-in with smooth heel
Bridge:
Gotoh 510BN fixed
Tailpiece:
Gotoh GE101A
Hardware color:
Chrome / gold knobs
Neck
Neck type:
AR
Neck material:
1-piece mahogany
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood with binding
Fingerboard inlays:
Abalone/ Pearl blocks
Frets:
22 / medium
Nut:
Bone
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG381 (non-locking)
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
Super 58
Neck pickup:
Super 58
Controls:
2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle / 2 Tri-sound switches
String gauge (factory):
.010–.046

Images

2014 AR1FM MS
AR1FM Marin Sunburst Red copyright sprite

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