Dating fender instruments

20 Feb

Appears all original, with pots dated 31 week of 79.

Pedal is nearly immaculate and the only real wear is on the bottom plate with some silver showing around the edge. For one in this shape it's a nice buy at 0, includes original box.

This is an excellent playing guitar and I personally love the original Lace Sensors so the sound is superb. Other controls are the normal 5-way with volume, tone, and TBX. Frets are near perfect as is the lettering on the Laces.

Edges of fretboard arent worn and that happens rather quickly once these are played regularly.

The Strat Plus made its debut in 1987 and had a very successful 13-year run, ending in '99, which was the last year of the American Standard series.

When released in '87, the Plus was essentially a deluxe model American Standard, with upgraded pickups and hardware.

The Sperzels also make string trees unnecessary so you have a much cleaner look on the headstock with no string hang-ups.The Strat Plus made its debut in 1987 and had a very successful 13-year run, ending in '99, which was the last year of the American Standard, replaced by the American Series, with the "American Deluxe" replacing the Strat Plus as Fender's premium production model.When released in '87 the Plus was essentially a deluxe model American Standard, with upgraded pickups and hardware.It featured a trio of the new Lace Sensor pickups, which provided a vintage tone without the annoying noise associated with standard Strat pickups.The Gold Laces (50's Strat sound) on this model are the same pickups used on the Clapton and Buddy Guy signature models and both players toured with their stock pickups for many years.1988 Fender Stratocaster Plus - Pewter, (front), (fretboard/edges), (pickups), (back), (neck date), (case).2 full year of Strat Plus production in beautiful shape, especially for 30 years.I'm a big fan of these pickups as they're the best I've found for zero hum while retaining that vintage Strat tone.The Plus also features precision locking tuners and LSR roller nut (or Wilkinson cam nut on early models), enhancements to keep the guitar in tune, especially for players who use the tremolo to great measure.This bass sounds very good and plays fantastic with a new set of flatwound strings for the vintage tone and low string noise.A new one will set you back 9 without a case or gigbag.