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ibanez atk 300 discontinued

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by DADGUITARD, Jan 5, 2013.



    Nov 14, 2012
    did ibanez stop making the atk 300 and if so why.
  2. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    They did stop production about two or three years ago. As for why, who knows?
  3. I believe they still have an ATK model available though.
  4. They replaced the ATK 300 with the ATK 200. Smalled headstock,,smaller tuners,,rosewood board. The pickup has been changed from a triple coil to a (I think) dual humbucker enclosed in one unit. I had both last Spring (200 and a 300) and to me there was no sound difference. I believe the ATK 200 is a bit lighter.
  5. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol

    The ATK has been on and off several times since its introduction.
    I don't understand why. The ATK300 especially is a great instrument.
  6. gr8avocado


    Mar 23, 2012
    North Carolina
    They now have the ATK800 which I would be all over if it came in colors. I do have an ATK305 and love it. Don't think I'll be buying another 5'er for awhile.
  7. TomA1234


    Jul 27, 2009
    Fareham, England
    Ibanez seem to have a habit of discontinuing basses for no reason.
  8. Reaper Man

    Reaper Man

    Jan 15, 2010
    Agreed, I have a 93 (I think), great instrument
  9. Smoothmove

    Smoothmove Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2015
    Lebanon , Oregon
    A lot of the time, Ibanez discontinues basses because of sales reasons, from what I've heard anyway.
    I heard that the Korean made ones are better than the Indonesia made ones, is that true?
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