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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-18-2015, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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Is this a custom shop guitar?

Pawn shop find in California just of I5

Serial number is strange: LA042601 (Its lacquered into the neck)
Neck pocket reads AX52 cant tell if there is another number other then that.

The parts are Spertzel locking tuners
Pickups are Dimarzio pickups
The bridge is WEIRD, not like GIO, its close but only one part not two.

Two part body, bolt on neck, no neck plate.
Bound neck,

Definition of Custom Shop"
CUSTOM SHOP

The American Custom Shop has 2 ways of serializing their guitars.

LA91JS01 - Indicates Los Angeles manufacture in 1991, JS model, 1st JS model built in 1991.

LA060493 - Indicates Los Angeles manufacture on June 6, 1993
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-18-2015, 06:34 PM
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

To my understanding the LA serial numbers are stamped into the headstock, not put on a sticker type label. Not to mention I see no signs of it being a high end custom version. I could be wrong though, this is just an educated guess.
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

That's a correct LA paper label. April 26, 2001
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-18-2015, 07:47 PM
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

See I said I could be wrong...lol.
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

cool custom...... it's like an ax125 without the d-tuna.
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-18-2015, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

Wow hay Rich. Thanks for your help!

Um, I kind of sold it today for $150.
Do you think it worth refunding and keeping it?

When it was all working, it sounded great but I have two high end fender guitars already.
I DO not have a high output gibson style guitar.
I also have not been playing my guitars much, at all...

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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 02-19-2015, 12:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

any ideas of some nice pickups I should buy?
it came with Humbucker from Hell and they did sound just fine.

They were RUSTED OUT.
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bump, im super depressed I need to get some pickups and believe in something.
help.

Pickups that are awesome for around $100 used?
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

bogus post to increase my post count so I can post an image.
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-10-2015, 04:32 PM
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

lol same as JaytheJunkie.
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-10-2015, 10:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

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lol same as JaytheJunkie.
I actually just gave up on this site. Its non functional with out images.
In the end my guitar was a low end custom shop. slowly rebuilding it.

Id post a photo but I cant so I wont and did loose interest in this fine web site.
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I actually just gave up on this site. Its non functional with out images.
In the end my guitar was a low end custom shop. slowly rebuilding it.

Id post a photo but I cant so I wont and did loose interest in this fine web site.
I hope that's not true...... I was looking forward to seeing where you go with this guitar.
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Re: Is this a custom shop guitar?

One more post to meet the requirement of 10 and you can add a photo... I'd like to see it too.
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