Hi everyone - 98/99 USA Standard

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  1. BigStavros1969

    BigStavros1969 Strat-Talk Member Vendor Member

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    Hi folks,
    I am the proud owner of a 1988/89 USA Standard Strat. Love it to bits.
    Got a load of old Squiers too and love them as well. Will probably need some help on dating it exactly because the stamp on the neck is very faint and the solder covers a lot of the markings on the tonepots.
    The pots are from what I can see 0134~~~~ 250K A R13. Any ideas?[​IMG]
     
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    guitarchaeologist Le Misanthrope Silver Member

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    0134(46) is the CTS code for Fender

    013446-250K A R137XXYY- XX is the year, YY is the week. If those are covered in solder on each pot, then the only way to know for sure is to un-solder and clean them- then re-solder in a different place.

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    Thanks.
    How about pickups. On the middle one it says 016730 that`s all I can see
     
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