|Posted on Sunday, December 02, 2001 - 5:00 am: |
This has just turned up on e-bay but it's a model I can't place. Can anyone help ??
|Posted on Monday, December 03, 2001 - 3:46 am: |
This SG copy from Ibanez is the model 2383. Go to http://www.ibanez-vintage-page.de , click on the year 1973, click on "guitars", scroll the page and there you'll find it! I got such a guitar myself (also a pré-serial one) and it's great sounding! I mean: three super 70's pickups mounted...what more could you want?
|Posted on Monday, December 03, 2001 - 11:01 am: |
I wrote a big reply to your query, with links to the Ibanez Vintage and Vintage-Ibanez sites...but I must have lost it before uploading. Anyway, Harry is correct about it being a 2383.
I don't think the claim of "all original" is correct, take a look at the low-E string tuner.
However, it does look stunning.
|Posted on Monday, December 03, 2001 - 5:35 pm: |
Thanks John - I actually did find pics of a 2383 after Harry's e-mail. I've asked the guy about the tuner - it certainly looks to be differntly shaped but maybe it's just a bad photo ! Doesn't much matter anyway I have plenty of spare original tuners! Not that it probably matters too much because this is another seller who won't ship outside USA which isn't much use to us Aussies.
|Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2001 - 1:06 am: |
As a further addendum I e-mailed the seller who has sent me another photo and confirmed that the tuners are all original.
|Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2001 - 10:15 am: |
Maybe my eyes are playing tricks on me.
|Posted on Wednesday, December 05, 2001 - 3:48 am: |
John is right! Don't let the seller fool you! The lower E-string tuner is clearly NOT the original one! Should not be a problem to find a better matching one, but we're talking about honesty and fair trade here!!!! (or should I say: the lack of it?)
|Posted on Wednesday, December 05, 2001 - 4:31 am: |
Thanks guys - I;ve got a set anyway but if I can't convince the guy to ship outside US then I'm stuffed regardless !!
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