IBANEZ PM100

  • Ibanez PM 100 "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar
    Ibanez PM 100BK "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar
  • Ibanez PM 100 "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar natural finish
    Ibanez PM 100NT "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar natural finish
  • Ibanez PM 100BK "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar, close up of body
    Ibanez PM 100BK "Pat Metheny" Signature Electric guitar, close up of body

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1996 to 2011

Introduced in 1996 and discontinued in 2011, the Ibanez Pat Metheny Signature model PM100 has a slightly offset semi-hollow body with two bound f-holes. The top, back and sides of the body are made from maple, and the body is bound with abalone. The set mahogany neck has a 22 fret ebony fingerboard inlaid with mother-of-pearl / abalone blocks. At the 21st fret there is a block "Pat Metheny" signature inlay. Neck dimensions are: Scale/Length, 628mm/24.75"; Width at Nut, 43mm; Width at Last Fret, 57mm; Thickness at first Fret, 21mm; Thickness 12th Fret, 23mm; Radius, 305mm.

Hardware is gold plated, with an adjustable GB103B bridge and gold plated tailpiece. Single Ibanez Super 58 humbucker in the neck position controlled by a volume and a tone control. Finish options are black or natural.

The PM-100 is a true jazz guitar, but is slightly more ergonomic then the traditional jazz box. The body is a bit slimmer, they also have a double cutaway and the neck joins the body at the 17th fret allowing easier access to the upper frets.

Specifications (25)

Controls

Number of control knobs2 control knobs
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelIbanez Super 58 pickup(s)
Pickups configuration1 humbucker pickup

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialmaple body back
Body top materialmaple body top
Hollow bodysemi-hollow body
Soundhole2 f-holes

Hardware

BridgeIbanez Full Tune II bridge, ebony bridge
Hardware colorgold hardware
Tailpiecetrapeze tailpiece
TunersGotoh 510 Deluxe tuners

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialabalone fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Inlay at 12th fretsignature inlay at 12th fret

Neck

Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (2)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2013฿25000good
2016€1200good

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