I thought of sharing this with you so that you pay attention in your next buy of Ibanez Artstar / Expressionist / Artcore semis. I have been always amazed about the build quality of these guitars but QC may have been relaxed a bit lately. I recently bought an AS93 and was struggling with fret buzz in the 6th and 5th strings. Only raising the bridge (and action) on the 6th string side above what I would consider normal would correct it. I then discovered when looking at the headstock vertically down to the body that the whole neck was tilted by several mm to one side, i.e. the planes formed by the fretboard and the body were misaligned. This was obviously due to a bad joining of the neck to the body. I brought the guitar back to the retailer, was replaced and the new unit has no problem and plays superbly (those super 58's custom PUs don't sound bad at all!), with a nice low action. The surprise came when several weeks later I tested an AS153 of the Artstar series, Ibanez's top of the range of their 335-like China-made semis. Again the same issue, a very obvious neck-body misalignment (and fret buzz!) with the 6th string side anomalously raised. This seems therefore a recurrent problem. So watch out and take a close look at the headstock-body alignment in your next Ibanez semihollow.