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Info Needed on this 2 year production mid 90's USA Peavey Predator AX-Please

Discussion in 'Non-Fender S-Type Guitar Forum' started by medicchief, May 16, 2018.

  1. medicchief

    medicchief Strat-Talker

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    Found this at a local pawn shop. I love the neck it is really straight/level and 22 frets. I've read all of the old post on these guitars. That said, I think I might try to nab it for $100 or so. I know it's crafter in the USA, but I've read it may have just been the neck. It's the one with the slanted humbucker bridge and 2 single coils. Five way selector and turbo switch system. Can anyone give me the latest insight on these guitars? I heard good things, except maybe tuners......I would think that a 2 year production guitar, from the 90's might be nice to hold on to. Help me make a decision and what is a good price, not a low ball. Dang GAS has got ahold of me with this one. Thanks ahead for any help! IMG_1316.jpg IMG_1317.jpg IMG_1318.jpg
     
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    iamjethro Strat-Talk Member

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    I don't know a fair price, but I would like to have it. Peavey necks just seem to fit my hand better than any other brand. I would play that thing every gig. I wish it was in a pawn shop near central Arkansas.
     
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    heltershelton BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I like those old peavys. I dont know much about them, but for 100$ you cant go wrong.
     
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  4. medicchief

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    It WAS at Russellville....:thumb:
     
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    thomquietwolf Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Have an early 90s Raptor...
    Yes on the neck
    I did have to replace the machines...
    Buttons were plastic...
    Other than that...
    $100.00 for an instrument with a nice neck...
     
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    iamjethro Strat-Talk Member

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    Crap!! I live in Pottsville, but have not hit the shops in a while. which one did you find it in? Looks like the one on 4th street.
     
  7. medicchief

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    Yep, that's it.....finding some great deals there! They're too high on the that MIM Deluxe! I got an 03' MIM for $125, with the factory blue falling off of it.....turned it into this.....for now. May go back to the factory Agave Blue at some point.
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    $100 for MIA and surf green? You could do a lot worse!
     
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    I bought it, gave her a good tune up and I couldn't be happier. No more gas for now! I started a second thread with pictures after purchase, check it out.
     
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    Just saw it. Way cool, congrats!
     
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    That's a Raptor for ya........
     
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    iamjethro Strat-Talk Member

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    i would have given them 105 for it. :D Good pickup.
     
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  13. medicchief

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    After I got my new addition home, I went to work..........cleaned the neck and frets, restrung, neck relief set, string height corrected (has micro-tilt neck too), intonation adjusted and it's spot on! The blue has aged, comparing it to the paint under the pickguard. WELL worth $100! Here's some more pictures for y'all.
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  14. iamjethro

    iamjethro Strat-Talk Member

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    Heck, I will give YOU the 105 for it!
     
  15. medicchief

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    sure you would....lol
     
  16. carver

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    every 80s and 90s peavey I have held has had a great neck

    I still have one, the Peavey Mantis. Its just so stupid looking, but such a nice guitar
     
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