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Username: roymus

Post Number: 16
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 2:13 am:   Edit Post

What is the extra switch for, leds????
Also what makes these 20th's different from a ,lets say Mark King signature which would be 32" same electronics I think and even the same body shape and omega and Laminates
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Username: cozmik_cowboy

Post Number: 1203
Registered: 10-2006
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 6:45 am:   Edit Post

I don't know about the Annivesary, but the standard scale for the MK is 34".
Signature electronics have a p/up pan knob, while Anniversary electronics have a p/up selector switch & add a stereo/mono switch for the " output. And while every Anniversary I've seen a picture of has the Large Standard Omega body, the MK starts with Large Standard Point; the omega is an option. There may other differences as well - anyone?

Username: mica

Post Number: 7709
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 12:09 pm:   Edit Post

The 20th Anniversary guitar and bass have unique shapes. They are smaller than the Standard Point/Omega style, but they are not the 3/4 shape.

The woods on the 20th Anniversary were Walnut top and back with a Walnut core and Vermilion accent laminates or Quilted Maple top and back with a Maple core and Purpleheart accent laminates.

Anniversary basses were in 32" and 34" scale.

They also have the "20th Anniversary" jewelry on the peghead.
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Username: sonicus

Post Number: 2450
Registered: 5-2009
Posted on Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 12:24 pm:   Edit Post

Here is a thread of interest with pictures on this topic. Such a beautiful Bass, I had the good fortune of playing one once in a Southern California music store in 2009.

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