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Tri Sound Series. 1980 Made in Japan.
Original Custom Body by Matsumoku. Maple centre with Sycamore wings. Neck-thru!
Protomatic III humbucker pickups. Rosewood fingerboard.
Controls: 1Volume, 1Tone, 3-way, phase, 2 coil-cut, booster volume, boost switch, 6-position rotary tone! Plenty of tonal options!
Awesome and RARE!
2006 - Solid Sitka Spruce top - Layered sapele back and sides - The 110-E produces defined lows, filled-out mids, and clear highs for the ultimate balance. This full-sized acoustic-electric also boasts Taylor's ES-T pickup, which comes with a Phase switch to kill frustrating feedback! **HAMMERED AS! BUT SO AWESOME! Rough repair in the excessively well played top but still a very very sweet sounding instrument.
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John Petrucci signature, Sterling silver Left handed 7 String, Custom DiMarzio LiquiFire and Crunch Lab humbuckers, Redesigned Wide-Spread Pivot tremolo, Music Man/Fishman piezo system bridge pickup, stereo output, with trem arm and OHSC case.
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Made in China. Designed in Germany. Fitted with flat-wound strings. This is the "Recreating the style of the 1961 version with close spaced pickups "Cavern" version of the classic Paul McCartney style short scale viola bass. Recreating the style of the 1961 version with close spaced pickups. w/ gig bag
1967-69 slimline hollowbody electric.
Main body parts made in Italy and assembled in the Baldwin factory in Arkansas, USA. Neck and finish by Burns of London for Baldwin in the USA.
Vintage and cool!
All original apart from the tuners and pickups.
Includes a period correct (original?) and well-travelled case.
Second Generation Ace Guitar 1963 - 1966 Made in Dartford, Kent, UK. The 2nd Gen Ace guitar included two single coil Vox V-II pickups with exposed pole pieces, an upgrade from the V-I pickups offered in the earlier model. *This one is in excellent cosmetic condition but could use a fret dress above the 12th.*
60's Burns Bison body. Modified to Coodercaster specifications. Lolar lapsteel pickup in the bridge position. Neck pickup 70's Japan. Sounds fantastic. Currently fitted with flat wound strings. Great feel and tone. A real one off! Restoration by Paul Dalby w/ new hard case
22 Frets, Maple with Pau Ferro Fingerboard, Profile: Modern "C" Shape Truss Rod Adjustment: At Headstock, Tuner Hole Size: Modern 25/64" (10 mm), Scale Length: 25.5", Radius: 12", Nut Width: 1 11/16", Inlay: Pearl Dot 1st Fret Thickness = 0.83 in, 12th Fret Thickness = 0.88 in.
What is it? What ISN'T IT??!! It's a cloud guitar in the style of Prince's cutom made ones.
Swirly and awesome! Very rare and unique! Made in Japan? Onboard speaker! Can also plug in to an amp.
Shorter scale. Playing this feels like being on Cloud 9!!
1975 Made in USA. One-piece body. Nice binding on the neck! Very very nice!
Replaced tuners (same style so looks the same) but originals are included.
Includes original case and strap, original paperwork and receipts, warranty card etc. Being sold by only the second owner from new!
Active 6 String Bass - Gio Soundgear Series - Heavily Upgraded! Pickups replaced with Bartolini MK6CBC Dual Coil Humbucker Set - Onboard preamp repalced with Aguilar OPB-3 18 Volt Active System with Series/Parallel Pickup Switches! Original Circuitry, controls and pickups included. Installed with Straplocks too, set up with brand new Elixar Strings. *Basically never played!*
JIM ROOT SIGNATURE SERIES (Slip Knot and Stone Sour). 2012 Made in USA.
Mahogany body with all access neck joint. Nitrocellulose matt black finish. Maple neck with Ebony fretboard.
EMG 81 and 60 passive humbucker pickups. Black hardware. Locking tuners.
Includes Fender TSA case and case candy.
Made in Japan 1980s/'90s Stratocaster copy. Aver's Rocker V Floyd Rose-style tremolo system. Missing fine tuners and string clamps, but still works like a traditional style Strat tremolo. Single 'L.White' humbucker in bridge position. Matching black headstock!
2016 solid alder body with pro-level hardware and electronics with a classic comfort-contoured body, bolt-on maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, vintage-style vibrato, and 5-way switching of the H-S-S pickup configuration. Alnico V humbucker with coil-splitting!
American Vintage Reissue 1970's Stratocaster - Spec correct down to the 3-Bolt Neck, Large Headstock and Bullet Truss Nut! *Excellent Condition!* Pickguard, Knobs and Covers changed to Black (Genuine Fender) but original White set included. Comes with Optional drop in 3 - Way Switch, Fender Strap, Vintage Style lead and all other case candy! Includes Original Fender Hard Case!
Made in Japan. 2003. VERY GOOD CONDITION. Archtop hollowbody. Sycamore top with maple back and sides. Set-in maple neck with 20-fret ebony fingerboard. Floating mini humbucker. Bridge piezo system with 3-band EQ. 3-position pickup selector. Master volume and master tone controls. Floating ebony and bone bridge Gold hardware w/ OHSC
2010 American Special HSS. Made in USA. Large '70s style headstock.
Alder body. Maple neck with rosewood fretboard.
2 x single coil Texas Special Custom Shop pickups and 1 x Atomic Humbucker.
Greasebucket Tone Circuit (stick, attenuates treble without adding bass).
Very rare short run reissue of the original Ventures Model. Made in the USA circa 1979 as a run of about 200 made for export to Japan. Made by Semie Mosely himself in Carson City. All original with the classic VibraMute Vibrato Tailpiece. Has been painted black on the front face, but the original Sunburst could be uncovered with care, high grit sandpaper, and a polishing compound. w/ Original Hardshell Case!
Circa 1930's Most Likely Made in the USA - Only wording depicted is the emblem MASTER. Dual Neck Lapsteel - Amazingly Unique! Solid Wood Body with Embossed Metal Fingerboard Decal. Bakelite Knobs. Comes with original Case. ***Any information about this instrument would be highly welcomed!***
2006 Handcrafted Thinline Archtop Hollowbody Electric. Carved flame maple top. Carved figured mahogany back and sides. Ebony fretboard. Double Venetian Style cutaway. Two Seymour Duncan Seth Lover humbuckers. Includes high quality fibreglass moulded case
Assembled in Belgium with high quality parts.
Fender American Standard Body, original Fender electronics.
Custom Shop Fat 50 pickups, Gotoh 510 bridge, Gotoh tuners.
Fantastic player and sounds great. Excellent condition.
A real bargain of an instrument.
w/ gig bag
1966 Made in USA. Super Rare!
Decal is pre-'V'. Just says 'Fender Bass'.
The 'Bass V' came just after this and was then modified to become the Fender 'Swinger' series of guitars. A very limited number of those were made between 1965 and 1970 - approximately 200. Far less of these were made, apparently 3! A prototype?
Check out the headstock - tuners arranged into 3 and 2. RARE! RARE! RARE!
Rock 'n Road Series. Made in Japan 1986-89.
"Keep on Rock'n Roll-ing"! SUPER RARE!
Contoured body. Two humbuckers with dual volume controls and tone with push/push coil tap.
'Super Playability Joint System'. Floyd Rose style tremolo System.
* No locking nuts or trem arm.
2006 Made in the USA - Hybrid Semi-Acoustoc Electric Guitar! Features a solid flamed Maple Top with Mahogany Back / Sides - Ebonol Fretboard - Embedded Magnetic Pickup in the Neck, Standard Bridge Pickup and Piezo Bridge Sensor Pickup; All Accessible via a standard 5-way switch. Great Condition and a ridiculously rich unplugged acoustic tone! w/Hard Case
Acoustic-Electric Guitar from the Montage, two acoustic sounds, two electric sounds, mix capability, onboard reverb, chorus, distortion, phase canceling, dual notch filter and tuner. B-Band® UST Acoustic Pickup, Ibanez AP9 Electric pickup, and the Ibanez HBP Multi-function Preamp. W cedar top and rosewood back and sides, with original case and all case candy.
James Tyler Variax. 2014 Made in Korea.
The only electric guitar that can keep up with your creativity! Dial up the world’s greatest guitar and pickup tones in an instant—then recombine them to create your own unique sound. Instantly access alternate tunings with the turn of a knob. Inspire your playing with pristine acoustics and eclectic instruments like sitar and banjo. With Variax HD technology, every instrument is presented in stunning depth and detail.
* Bridge single coil pickup changed for another JTV 69 humbucker.
Includes original gig bag, power adapter and battery charger.
The SJ-100 is based on the same distinctive shape and proportions as the J-200.Handcrafted from solid tone woods, the spruce top and mahogany back and sides produce superb tone, deep bass and projection.Inspired by the originals from 1941 with Terraced Nitro-Cellulose pickguard. w/Original Case
Custom Made to Order - Hand Made in Vietnam 2017.
All woods specifically ordered from Canada's Kootenay Tonewoods.
Bracing and Size modelled on the Taylor 710 Series.
Features a AAA Rated Engelmann Solid Spruce Top, 5A SOLID Flamed Maple Back AND Sides, Mahogany Neck, Ebony Fretboard, Indian Rosewood Headstock Face, Padauk Binding and Arm Rest.
Also features Gotoh 301 Tuners and Glow in the Dark Headstock Logo!
w/ Hard Case.
1985 -1986 Made in Korea - Natural Sitka Spruce Top - produced between 1983 and 1991 and fitted with Ovation's piezoelectric and FET preamp system. These originally had urelite necks (a dense urethane foam) but were changed to wooden necks from 1985 onwards. This is a post 1985 model with REAL WOOD! Sounds and plays great! w/Hard Case
Reissue Vintage Baritone. Made in Korea.
29.75" scale, S sound hole, Dolphin headstock, 24 frets, intonatable bridge,
2 high output, high impedance lipstick pickups, single master volume & tone, 3 way pickup selector.
BRAND NEW with warranty!
1966. *Bellied* Top, Solid Spruce laminate, Laminated Flamed Maple Body, Oak Fret Board and Bridge. Designed to use both Classic Nylon Strings and Folk Guitar Steel Strings. Body is classic Guitar size and is making a lovely and deeply balanced sound. With funky vintage strap.
1982 Made in Japan Stratocaster copy. Three-bolt neck, '70s style.
Great crazing in the finish! A few cosmetic dings here and there but playing sweet!
Has micro-tilt system to help get the perfect neck angle.
Middle pickup is purely cosmetic but the neck and bridge pickup are Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounds. So someone has made this a Ritchie Blackmore machine! Three-way selector switch.