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staan
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Username: staan

Post Number: 10
Registered: 9-2006
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 3:43 am:   Edit Post

Please help on identifying model, year, opinions about this instrument.
Serial is 86 4202
Is it a series 2?
Any feedback would be helpful.
Thank you.




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cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1194
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 4:42 am:   Edit Post

The 86 in the SN says it was born in 1986. The lack of a letter after the 86 denotes Series. The presense of CVQ knobs instead of Q switches, and the master volume, means Series II rather than Series I. That's the Balanced Omega body, which is not very common. Beautiful bass! The position of the neck pick-up logo, however, indicated that it is mounted 180 off.

Peter

(Message edited by cozmik_cowboy on April 16, 2012)
terryc
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Username: terryc

Post Number: 1822
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 6:57 am:   Edit Post

cozmik..does it matter the PU is malaligned, I guess it doesn't since it is a single coil reading either side.
cozmik_cowboy
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1195
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 7:29 pm:   Edit Post

I dunno - a friend of mine told me he put his p/ups out of phase by reversing one magnet (the out-of-phase tone changed with the volume settings of the respective p/ups); would this be the same? Someone who knows more than I please chime in! (That does not narrow the field much around here). The aesthetics of it would bother me, but that's just me.

Peter
staan
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Username: staan

Post Number: 12
Registered: 9-2006
Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 6:19 am:   Edit Post

Thank you for your opinions...So... It's a series 2.

It sounds great even without the special power supply and its cable wich i dont't have...

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