1989 Tele Am Std "MUSTA" Stamp?

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  1. monkeybanana

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    It's the color of your guitar but since it's 100 years old the R and D faded. Sometimes you'll see BLO which is evidence of a BLONDE guitar but after 200 years the NDE fall off.

    JK. It's probably someone's name at FEND.
     
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    Mustapha

    He was the Tadeo Gomez of the late 80s.

    Youve seriously never heard of him?
     
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    So i just got a '97 Am Std as well, and it weighs between 8-9 lbs and to me is a total anchor. Trying to sell as we speak lol

    The '89 here is about the same weight but is much more balanced and feels great.

    I've also owned a '93 that was a wee bit lighter and also had great balance like the '89.
     
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    No does that mean I'm rich now?
     
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    Nice, I think the best year for Tele is 1819 love the pickups but might swap them out for fralins
     
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    Like how Jefferson Airplane is named after his real plane?
     
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    I'm not sure I get it, not very knowledgeable on Jefferson Airplane but I'll take your word for it!
     
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    I used to think I knew a lot about the history of Fender but I guess I really don’t...
     
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    Sorry, obscure referrence joke to revolutionary war airports.
     
  10. Neener

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    Haha gotcha
     
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    The Fender neck inspector back in the day.
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  13. Neener

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    Ah yes Mustache McTinsbury II

    aka MUSTA
     
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    Yes I know, had just never seen "MUSTA" curious if it was something else. But it MUSTA been a name. Thank you, interesting article
     
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    I also want to add my guitar guy doesn't think neck pickup is Fender based on wiring. I wouldn't know what to look for. Here's a couple pics.

    IMG_0610.JPG IMG_0611.JPG
     
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