I looked at Strats and Jazz guitars. This one was much more playable with a smoth, comfotable feel.
Would like to change volume and tone nobs and add some gold hardware, would go nice with the wine color.
I'd recommend this guitar for anyone, tons of great features, love the coil tapping.
Where Obtained: Bob's Music Supply
Made in Korea
has a mahogany neck,
3 Humbuckers, coil tap switch.Seymore Duncan Pickups
1 volume, 1 tone control.
Wine red in color, double cutaway.
String through body bridge.
Plays very well, smooth.
Playability better than some other guitars.
Blue, rock, alot of Grateful Dead and Jamming situations, sounds great with sustain.
Has a nice full, and punchy sound with a distortion pedal.
Well suited for any style really.
sound is much better than other guitars I've heard.
Very reliable. Adjusted about every 6-8 months.
All hardware holding up nice.
Stays in tune well.
Looked at Ibanez, Fender, Yamaha plus many others. Liked this one best.
Model Year: 1979
Price: $180.00 UK Pounds (new)
Where Obtained: UK
Made in Japan. 3 volume, 1 tone control. Coil tap switch. Two Aria humbuckers, 1 Dimarzio. Wine red gloss finish. Les Paul lookalike. Locking tuners. Gold plated hardware.
Low action, nice, a little buzz on fret 1. Plays nicely. The electronics are in need of a little attention. Dry joint or two found. I am working on it.