Yamaha Guitar Owner's Club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by rangercaster, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. HTSMetal

    HTSMetal TDPRI Member

    Apr 27, 2011
    Satan's Armpit, KY
  2. balston11

    balston11 Tele-Meister

    Sep 22, 2014
    Preston UK
    Great 921 beautiful colour
  3. Yammerific

    Yammerific NEW MEMBER!

    Aug 19, 2017
    Yes, very cool. Kind of reminds me of this recent acquisition. My new to me SE 300.

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  4. Kerberos

    Kerberos Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    Nov 27, 2016
    Long Island
    My Yamaha A1R, pretty nice neck! It's my beater!

  5. Hiker

    Hiker Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 20, 2008
    New arrival, 1990 Yamaha RGZ 312.
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  6. elelpe

    elelpe Tele-Afflicted

    May 1, 2008

    Previous mod: CC bridge - Vintage P-90 neck, tortoise pickguard

    Current mod: PG+ bridge - Phat Cat neck, black pickguard CYMERA_20170425_175537.jpg CYMERA_20171016_085736.jpg
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  7. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  8. Duffman

    Duffman TDPRI Member

    Sep 26, 2014
    1971 Yamaha FG 180 Red Label
    I bought this new in '71 and have had it since.
    I am thinking I should get it set up or maybe sell it as I have just bought a new Taylor. Still has a rich sound but the action is a little higher than I like.

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  9. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

    Apr 24, 2017
    California USA
    That's a beauty.

    I never knew about truss rod adjustments until recently. My 1978 was always way too high. An easy adjustment fixed it right up.
  10. Duffman

    Duffman TDPRI Member

    Sep 26, 2014
    I should have a pro do it.....the truss rod has never been touched in 45 years.
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  11. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

    Apr 24, 2017
    California USA
    Good idea. Have it looked at before you sell. You will regret letting it go after having taken such good care for nearly half a century.
  12. greebo830

    greebo830 TDPRI Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    Here's my humble selection for your approval

    First two are currently on loan to my son (i.e will probably never get them back;))


    My current little stable that aren't going anywhere

    Pacifica 311MS

    Pacifica 212VFM

    And lastly one of my main pride and joys (Completely original and setup by martyn Booth)

    MSG/Image Standard
  13. horax

    horax Tele-Holic

    Jul 1, 2011
    colorado springs
    I never knew the Yamaha Tele types were so gorgeous!
    Dang I'm strating to love Yammies!
  14. chezdeluxe

    chezdeluxe Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 29, 2007
    Brisbane Australia
    Owners of Yamaha electrics will be familiar with the cloudy finish that sometimes appeared under the lacquer and did not respond to polishing.

    I was playing my 1982 SA 2000S the other day and gave it a good wipe down before putting it back in its case. All the cloudy patches that have been there for years have disappeared. This is weird. The guitar is 35 years old why has it cleared up now?

    I have just rechecked my guitar under sunlight and have discovered the problem remains. Oh well these old eyes can play tricks.:oops:
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  15. AceitunaNew

    AceitunaNew TDPRI Member

    Mar 26, 2016
    Hi all,
    I just bought an RGX 521.
    I tried to date:
    Guitar Info
    Your guitar was made in
    on July 12th, 1991 or 2001
    Production Number: 80

    I would like to know the year. Not sure if 90s or 00s

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  16. merseysteve

    merseysteve TDPRI Member

    Feb 27, 2017
    Liverpool, UK
    My 1985 SG2000. Great condition, versatile with the coil-tapped humbuckers and the heaviest guitar I've ever owned. Sustains forever though. P8220005.JPG
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  17. Boil

    Boil Tele-Meister

    Oct 30, 2011

    Ooooh nice
  18. rednoise

    rednoise TDPRI Member

    May 30, 2005
    That's very similar to my 1979 SG2000 that I posted about here back in post# 161 (http://www.tdpri.com/threads/yamaha-guitar-owners-club.166075/page-9#post-3967779). That tobacco-burst must be the most common color for those things. I replaced the pickups about 35 years ago with Duncans, but I know I still have the originals around somewhere. Mine never had coil taps. Mine's not very fun to play any more because the frets are worn so flat. I may treat it to a refret this coming year.
  19. Adam-T

    Adam-T TDPRI Member

    Jul 8, 2016
    Just got a 1986 vintage SE110 .. quite a rock machine, the unlabelled humbucker is gutsy without being muddy and pretty feedback resistant .. could do with the old Esquire trick of hiding a tele neck pickup under the PG to get some neck tones (It`s got plenty of routing underneath) and using a pull pot on the single volume to engage it ..

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  20. richey88

    richey88 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 28, 2009
    philly suburbs
    I found my 1st decent acoustic-FG 75 (parlor size) I had when I was in high school (long gone) at a thrift shop, had to get it, $35, cleaners up great and is awesome. Going to look at an SC 300 T tomorrow. Likely coming home with me. Used to have one of these back in the day, weird offset body with Strat setup. Pics to follow....
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