Ibanez AR420 Artist Electric Guitar

The stunning, abalone-bound double cutaway AR420 features Super 58 pickups with Tri-Sound switches for coil tap, series, and parallel configurations.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Okoume body Snappy, highly dynamic attack
Flamed maple top Premium wood grain with bright, projecting tone
Synchronized tremolo with Graph Tech saddles Adjustable vibrato; more sustain; less string drag
Art1 bridge Resonant tone and exceptional intonation

Made of mahogany, just like the classics, the Ibanez Artist AR420 Electric Guitar features a symmetrical double-cutaway body style for classic looks, big tone and a great feel. Along with a three way pickup selector, the AR420 features the tri-tone switching system so you can choose from series, parallel and coil-tap for each pickup. The Super 58 humbuckers pack this axe with rich tonal palette. Gorgeous old school pearl/abalone block inlays make for a path back to one of Ibanez's and rock's most dynamic chapters.


- Beautiful arched flamed maple top and mahogany back features well-balanced tone
- Abalone body binding adds a touch of elegance
- Tri-sound switch for each pickup for series, parallel and coil-tap
- Super 58 pickups feature moderate output and vintage tone
- Superb specs and elegant feel of the 1970's Artist Ultra-comfort 3-piece Maple neck

- Neck: 3pc Maple AR set-in
- Body: Okoume
- Top: Flame Maple with Abalone body binding
- Frets: Medium
- Fingerboard: Jatoba
- Inlay: Acrylic/Abalone block
- Bridge: ART1
- Neck pickup: Super 58 (H) neck pickup (Passive/Alnico)
- Bridge pickup: Super 58 (H) bridge pickup (Passive/Alnico)

Neck Dimensions

- Scale: 628mm/24.7"
- a: Width at Nut 43mm
- b: Width at Last Fret 57mm
- c: Thickness at 1st 21mm
- d: Thickness at 12th 24mm (at 9F)
- Radius: 305mm
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
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Shipping Weight: 10.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AR420TBG

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262
Web: https://www.ibanez.com/usa/support/

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted June 20, 2014 by Adam Truszkowski - (Yahoo) in Wallington, NJ
"Best guitar for the money and more ...."
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I am new the the guitar players. Just started learning. But not a new musician. Was playing piano and keyboards/ organs for almost 30 years. Mainly blues, some jazz. Saying so I new what I wanted before i purchased this. I wanted fat and warm sound, aka LP has it. And I've got it. I think even more than that. Beautiful body, the neck is just perfect. Fat , warm sounds. Just perfect. Especially for the price.
Musical Background:
30 years of playing keyboards, pianos, organs
Musical Style:
Blues, some Jazz, classic rock,
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