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My own JV02122, plus JV0215x and JV0217x had X-1's, which puts this one right in the correct time line for them. Some later JV01xxx numbers too....
Only if it was an ST'62-115, but this one is not an ST-115.
Yes, that is not right, neither is the neck date and serial number match (if July?).
May or at latest June would be the norm at that serial...
A quick glance and I see it is missing the correct date stamped grey / red / X-1 pickups (probably had X-'s at this serial number; no cloth wires...
A 'Made in Japan' decal would not be on the headstock of a July 1983 dated neck, that is a pre June '83 detail (changed during May '83), so those...
A mid '83 dated pre-CBS style JV with a JV0 serial? Nope!
The decals match the neck date, but the pickups and neckplate are of an...
Love / hate really.
I was pleased with the fit and finish of my Dyna fsr (fiesta red), but the electronics / pickups had to go.
It is now a...
Definitely this one.
Not arrived just yet, but Thank you!
That's very good of you to say that my friend, but the sacrifice has to be made.
I've had a great amount of pleasure owning it, and as long as it...
Cheers guitarman1984, I'll send you a PM nearer the time.
Thanks for thinking of me T Guitar Floyd. Iv'e been more of a watcher than a poster lately.
I had a lot of problems with my...
1977 falls a little before my main studies, but it does look completely original.
The number 5 written in the neck pickup...
Cheapest maybe, but still some of the best guitars of the period.
Yes, it was replaced with metallic pink around mid '83....ish, if I remember correctly.
I've seen a few white over black neck...
Ok, the block in the photo is not the same as you would normally find on an ST-65 from late '82.
However, the earliest export zinc blocks (May to...
Late '59 to early '63 for me.
Yep, Mary Lemus (in red or pencil).
Be careful pushing a neck downward against the back edge of the neck pocket; I've seen a few guitars loose chips of finish from the pressure...
We're on our 3rd vacuum cleaner hose (what is it with dogs and the vacuum!?).
I started out on a Nikon EM & F301, then I had a brace of motordriven F3's, along with a Bronica GS1 (used a Mamiya RZ for while too), then two...
Big ol' Pat Pend stamps there!
Didn't heed the warning in caps......"I can handle it" I thought .
Boy was I WRONG!!!!! And now I can't unsee it.
It's the stuff of nightmares.