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Blade Strat (Where was it made in)

Discussion in 'Non-Fender S-Type Guitar Forum' started by BluesDontCare, May 18, 2019.

  1. BluesDontCare

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    Found this guitar for 400 $. It has a Maple fretboard. Sunburst body. Is it worth buying? IMG-20190518-WA0001.jpg
     
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    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    Go for it, Levinson Blades are top end great quality and up there with a good G&L, which model is it, does it have the active system? The early ones were made in Japan and set up in Switzerland, these day's they are made in Korea but still set in up Sz they really are great guitars. A lot of UK session men use the RH4 model as they can produce just about any sound they need.

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    It has an active system. It's Texas pro model according to the web link you shared
     
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    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    A Texas Pro new in the UK is £700 ($890) so $400 is a good price if it's in nice condition.
     
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    I had a MIM standard strat, i sold it two weeks ago. May Blade be better than Fender mexico strat?
     
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    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    We have the same taste, I also have a MIM Strat and the Levinson will IMO be the better quality instrument, the pickups are astounding and the finish second to none, Blades quality control is excellent.
     
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    If that one is even 3/4 as good as the 2 I own then for $400 I wouldn’t think twice about buying it.

    Incidentally the red Blade is my No.1. Bought it new nearly 27 years ago.

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