Ibanez AM-73 Artcore: Front

Ibanez AM-73 Artcore

Almost too classy for me

My wife had a co-worker who was selling this guitar for his dad. The price was right, so we gained another resident. You will hear me say many times that I’ve never played an Ibanez guitar I didn’t like, and this one just continued the streak. If you want smooth jazz or slow blues, this is your axe. This is one of the Ibanez semi-hollow guitars with a smaller body …

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1980s Cort Effector, Explorer Body Shape: Front

1980s Cort Effector, Explorer Body Shape

Very cool guitar, even if the effects didn’t work

Found this guy in a local pawn shop. Played and sounded surprisingly good. Unfortunately, the effects didn’t work — there were a couple of broken wires, and apparently other things as well. I tinkered a little, reconnected the wires, but still got no effects. Nice guitar even without them, though. Sometimes I think I should have kept it.







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