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Jim Deacon guitar

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by Rayhunter, Mar 5, 2021.

  1. Rayhunter

    Rayhunter TDPRI Member

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    Hi,
    I am looking for information on this guitar IMG_20210220_163434.jpg IMG_20210220_163751.jpg IMG_20210220_163644.jpg
    Any info would be much appreciated
    Thank you
    Ray
     
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    Never heard of 'em, but that's a lawsuit LP through and through.
     
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    Welcome:D
     
  4. FrankJames

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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
  5. Rayhunter

    Rayhunter TDPRI Member

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    Thanks mate,
    I looked into the lawsuit guitars online
    Yes I think it is defo a les paul copy
    I picked it up for under 50 bucks
    Great sound, but shame its not worth hundreds
    Cheers mate.
     
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  6. Rayhunter

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    Thanks mate, great to be here :cool:
     
  7. Rayhunter

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    Cheers mate :cool:
     
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    Hello and welcome to TDPRI. I've never heard of them either. Nice looking LP copy and the price was great. Enjoy it.
     
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    Cool project for 50 bucks. Welcome!
     
  10. Rayhunter

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    Thanks mate,
    Yea, I can't find much info about Jim deacon online.
    Just needs scratch plate and a few mods.
    Cheers
     
  11. Rayhunter

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    Thanks mate,
    It sounds great on some of the old Paul weller stuff :cool:
     
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    Logo is so 80's!

    Saw this on another forum:
    'The quality varied depending on the year as they were sourced from different factories so can be a bit hit of miss.
    Jim Deacon was the brand name of SMIRA (Scottish Musical Instrument Retailers Association) who sourced the instrument direct from factories in the far east in the 90s'

    'Lets Play'! I recently sold an excellent 1970's SL380 Yamaha (LP) The name of the range was originally 'Lord Player' so as you can imagine, the headstock script looked a little familiar. Gibson threatened and Yamaha switched to 'Studio Lord'.

    Other MIJ brands made similar minimal changes- enough to pacify Kalamazoo, but Ibanez held out and got sued, so they were the original 'Lawsuit' guitars.
     
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  13. Rayhunter

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    Hi mate, Thanks for that info
    It does have that 80s look about it.

    Cheers :)
     
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    This forum is where we say hello, so hello and welcome. Try posting your question at the sub-forum here called “Other Guitars, Other Instruments”.
     
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    Welcome aboard from Sunny Arizona!!
    Great deal on Les Paul copy!! Have fun!!
     
  16. unixfish

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    Nice looking, but I have no idea.

    Welcome.
     
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