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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-03-2011, 03:32 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Hi all..
Edit: Sorry ... just read the sticky note. No new threads about clones..
Ok.. i'll change my question:

Which were the production years of the jem 7vwh where the
backplate of the tremolo cavity has no hole in it?
Just a plain cover?

mods: please change the thread title..

Regards
Andre


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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 10:37 AM
 
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

I'm no expert, but i believe the earlier ones have the holeless blackplate. Does yours have the ebony board?
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Mine is a 2000 and looks indenticle to the one you posted.
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Can you post pics of the front? Perhaps we can give you a better assessment that way

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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Why do people always ask if they're fake *after* they've bought the guitar?
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

'coz the greed and the low prcetag on fakes is...hard to overcome
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Really need to see pics of the front and headstock...



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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

FAKE. No back plate route
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

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FAKE. No back plate route
It's front routed (it has a pickguard).
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

The AANJ Screws look real to me. However, for insurance, please post the front picture.
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

Looks like a legit back to me.
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

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FAKE. No back plate route
You have seen Jems before, haven't you? Faekildare pretty much sumed that one up. RG-550s don't have it either due to the pickguard. Or, are you talking about the missing slots in the trem plate? If so--some model years didn't have them, not to mention the folks that lost theirs and put an aftermarket plate on.



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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

He did post pics, here, in the correct spot, where the question of authenticity was answered in the affirmative: http://www.jemsite.com/forums/showpo...&postcount=846
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

That's the real deal. Grats on such a nice guitar. I wanna own one with Ebony fretboard and Lo-pro trem one of these days....
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Re: Just bought a 7VWH - Fake or original?

mines an 01 and doesnt have holes in the backplate, even from the back looks real to me

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