Start Dating fender pick ups

Dating fender pick ups

In 1969, CBS-Fender began to implement a new type of neck stamp in place of the usual date stamp consisting of model code, month, year, neck width (e.g.

The Japanese are, as many of you know, masters at copying—as these guitars testify.

In fact, the new Fender USA management guys "almost cried" when they traveled to Japan and saw the quality.

If you’re new to the Stratocaster guitar, you’re bound to wonder about the workings of its pickup selector switch.

“Leo (Fender) liked the pure sound of individual pickups,” writes Richard Smith in Fig.

It has been estimated that 80% of the guitars sold during this time were made in Japan.

When the Corona plant was started up, only the Vintage Reissue Stratocaster models were first produced (between late 1985 through 1986).

Dick Dale, Buddy Guy and Otis Rush were early proponents of it, too.