Offered for sale:
Used 2004 Ibanez AS83L-VLS-12-01 serial number S04073036.
This Left-handed AS83 is in excellent condition, showing limited playing time.
The AS83 is part of the Artcore series. This China production hollow body was introduced in late 2003 and continued through 2006.
Featuring a full-sized, double-cutaway, semi-hollow body with a laminated flamed maple top with ƒ holes and ivory multi-binding on flamed maple back and sides. Mated to a set-in mahogany and maple neck with a 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with ivory binding and abalone block position markers.
Components include a pair of Ibanez Artcore humbucking pickups with chrome covers and individual volume and tone controls, ivory plastic pickup rings and nut, a Tune-o-matic style bridge with a Quik Change tailpiece, speed knobs, and Ibanez tuning machines with half-moon buttons.
This is a beautiful “lefty” in the style of an ES but with a down to earth price tag.
Looks, plays and sounds sweet!
Interesting back story. Back in 2004 the original owner bought 2 AS83 lefties for himself and 2 righties for his brother.
The plan was to highly modify one lefty and one righty (additional switches, hardware, etc) and keep one lefty and one righty a’’ original.
Well the Bros loved their mods so much that after 16 years they never played the originals.
We just sold the righty and the lefty is looking for a home. And it don’t mind being played either.
Hard-shell case included.
“We carefully inspect every instrument when we buy it and bring it up to our standards before we offer it for sale. We also do a full set up before we ship. If you decide to purchase this guitar, please let us know what gauge strings you prefer.”
Model name: AS83L (left-handed version)
Years produced: 2003–2006
Made in: China
Finish: Violin Sunburst (VLS)
Body type: Hollow body
Dimensions: Length: 489mm / 19¼", Width: 400mm / 15¾", Depth: 67mm / 2⅝"
Top: Flamed maple
Binding: Ivory multi-ply
Back/sides: Flamed maple
Neck joint: Set-in
Bridge: ART-1 (10.5mm string spacing)
Tailpiece: Quik Change III
Knob style: Speed (gold)
Hardware color: Chrome
Neck type: Artcore AS
Neck material: 3-piece mahogany/ maple
Scale length: 628mm/ 24¾"
Fingerboard material: Rosewood w/ ivory binding
Fingerboard inlays: Abalone block
Frets: 22 / medium
Nut: Ivory plastic 1 11/16”
Machine heads: Ibanez w/ half-moon buttons
Pickup configuration: HH
Bridge pickup: Ibanez ACH2 (H)
Neck pickup: Ibanez ACH1 (H)
Controls: 2 volume / 2 tone / 3-way toggle
Weight: 7.9 lbs.
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