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guitar specialist needed!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by ToyComa92, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. Nov 11, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    ToyComa92

    ToyComa92 [OP] Write your love, Then your anger.

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    any sort of markings on the back of the neck?
     
  3. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    ToyComa92

    ToyComa92 [OP] Write your love, Then your anger.

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    No marks no nothing, Just Grand prix on the headstock.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    i asked you what that was the other day cause i was curious haha. . . let me see what i can turn up. ..

    edit: ad pic:



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  5. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:25 PM
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    based on what i can see of the head and the body itself I'm going to guess it some sort of ESP - they have several 'V' bodies.... :notsure:
     
  6. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    CUtigerfan

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    could be any number of knockoffs that aren't worth anything. where did you find it?
     
  7. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    My guess is a Jackson/B.C Rich/ESP knockoff.
    Neck pickup needs to be adjusted
    Can we get a pick of the backside of it?
    And a close-up of the front and back of the headstock?
     
  8. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    ToyComa92

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    Its currently at guitar center, Being Restringed, tuned, And an aux jack replaced. From what the guy there told me its a Randy Rhoads copy? I got it at goodwill for 50 bucks?
     
  9. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    From what I found, its a 1980's/90's Japanese guitar company. They made bass guitars as well. Only way to know for sure is find the serial #.
     
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    You might be able to get some more information underneath the pick guard. To me it looks like a Randy Rhoads knock off like they said maybe made in Asia or some place like that.I have seen this brand before and they did copies of BC Rich, Jacksons, ect. You might be able to tell the year based on the type of bridge that it has and just line up what year that bridge was produced.

    Who cares what its worth! Just get it all set up and dialed in just right and i guarantee you everyone will be jealous of how that guitar plays.

    Maybe you can upgrade the electronics too and turn it into a real screamer. Worst case scenario if you dont like it and you only wasted 50 bucks. Best case scenario you invest some money and get a 1000 dollar sounding guitar and everyone is jealous.

    Congratulations on your find!
     
  12. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    oh fuck me. i'm not reading..
     
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    Also this. If the neck or body is warped, skip it. If its in good nick you can always get new pickups and hardware. ;)
     
  15. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    Completely on topic man.
     
  17. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    yea... bump.. :anonymous:
     
  18. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    for those searching, notice where the cable hookup is. that's a unique place even for flying v's or shark fins of any kind.


    OP, do you play guitar? looking to learn? prefer a style of music? . . .that information may help us figure out if once that guitar is fixed whether you should try to trade it for something that better fits your needs.
     
  19. Nov 11, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    OP down where the strings go in to the body, is there a little hole on the bottom? im trying to figure out if that guitar was made to have tremolo arm, or "whammy bar" . . . it the thing you push down to bend the strings. does it have a hole for that?
     
  20. Nov 11, 2011 at 5:03 PM
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