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What kind of guitar is this?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by LesPaulGuy75, Nov 16, 2020.

  1. LesPaulGuy75

    LesPaulGuy75 NEW MEMBER!

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    I need help trying to identify this guitar. Anyone have any idea what it is and the Era it came fro
     

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    Definitely a mid 80’s axe

    Could be from a handful of makers, possibly an import

    That’s all I can tell
     
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  3. Bowen

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    That looks like a Hamer Californian clone. I think I've seen that bridge on 80s Aria Pro MIK guitars if that helps.
     
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    It's a Fugly guitar :rolleyes:
     
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    More pictures tuners headstock the bridge the neck joint
     
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    headstock doesn't look like its the original neck. If it IS the original neck, I would guess some sort of Korean abomination from the early 90's.

    Not sure why, but that neck looks like a carvin neck with a butchered headstock 'mod'. I would guess the neck was added late 90's - mid 2000s.

    What is the trem? That may be a clue. Looks like its got an added d-tuna....which to me, is more evidence of partscatster.

    @Bowen, that does stank like an aria body (definitely not Hamer though).

    What are you trying to do with this thing? Find a selling price? Cause that will be pretty low, unless you have a Kahler "steeler" on there (sorry to say).
     
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    Looks like the bridge humbucker is a replacement. It's mounted at an angle and you can see the route. I'm not sure what to make of that neck, it's mounted deep in to the body, seems like it might be difficult to find a neck to fit that body so maybe it's original to the guitar and someone changed the headstock.
     
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