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by LPjunior
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHAT Was Your FIRST MIJ Guitar???
Replies: 14
Views: 3748

1989 Burny RR LPC for 23,000 yen off YJ back in 2011 still even have the auction listing.

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by LPjunior
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Guitars
Topic: 1984 greco js650...low end greco?
Replies: 2
Views: 2548

I've a 1984 JS-550 and even though they're the bottom end of the Mint Collections there's pretty much no difference between them and the higher end LPC's other than hardware like pups etc as far as I can see. I've a few other fujigen even the top of the range Orville 57B and they haven't cut any cor...
by LPjunior
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: Greco frets
Replies: 1
Views: 1964

I've had a few older fujigen guitars and they were all just either pressed or hammered in , no glue and never installed sideways
by LPjunior
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Help with identifying my Burny guitar
Replies: 6
Views: 3779

No problem, Burny did a few weird ones in the late 80's, I've spent far too much time on Yahoo Japan buying guitars so seen a lot of their weird and wonderful guitars :) For the OP the model number, or/and serial, is usually stamped at the bottom of the neck or in the neck route with many Japanese b...
by LPjunior
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Help with identifying my Burny guitar
Replies: 6
Views: 3779

Looks like a Burny LS-65, based on Gibson's L6 models. Burny LS-65 <Specification> Neck: Maple and scarf joint Fingerboard: Rosewood 22 frets Scale: 24 3/4 inch Joint: Detachable Body: Mahogany Pickup: Fernandes FMH-3210 × 2 Control: 2 Volume 2 Tone Peg: Gotoh SGE-04 Bridge: Gotoh GE 103 B-T Tailpie...
by LPjunior
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: Greco SG Special Mint Collection, LP Jr. and SG Jr.
Replies: 3
Views: 2689

Nice one, I love the simplicity of juniors and always fancied getting one of the Greco SG's.

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by LPjunior
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: 1978 EG-500
Replies: 11
Views: 5508

Playability is a bit subjective as so much depends on what weights and neck profile you'll like best. The Super Real era 1979-1982 is generally considered when Greco where at the top of their game. I think the main Japanese manufacturers have always had high standards when it comes to build quality ...
by LPjunior
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Greco
Topic: 1978 EG-500
Replies: 11
Views: 5508

Not sure of the dates but think the 77 and 78 EG500's, there are a lot of catalogue scans on the net that should show the specs. In 79 they started the Super Real/Super Powers and the lower end 500's were solid bodies as far as I can tell. They were doing the 380's and 480 bolt ons in that period so...
by LPjunior
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Greco
Topic: 1978 EG-500
Replies: 11
Views: 5508

Looks like a plywood top from the photo, if you look in the pup cavities it should be clearer for to you.

I've a cheap Japanese Yamaha SG copy with a plywood top and it's one of my favourites, sounds good to my ear even though it's plywood topped too.

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by LPjunior
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Is this Burny dc Junior legit?
Replies: 6
Views: 3967

Can't remember off hand, I'd have to look at the catalogues, they're all online. The TV models came in a dark brown mahogany and TV yellow finish so doubt it's a refin. They did bolt on neck versions and think the tuner shots I posted were on the bolt ons. https://www.d-plus.me/admin/wp-content/uplo...
by LPjunior
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: 1978 EG-500
Replies: 11
Views: 5508

Fujigen were the main Greco factory during the the period that was made, January 1978. They didn't chamber guitars but the cheaper ones were hollow bodies with a plywood top. Just look in the cavities and it'll be obvious if it's a plywood topped one.
by LPjunior
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: Is this Burny dc Junior legit?
Replies: 6
Views: 3967

The early DC juniors did have TV model on them, can't see your pics as you've used photobucket and the facebook group is closed Here's a TV model logo , if it looks like this it should be genuine and unlikely a refin, 3 hole trc in those days too. $1200 seems high to me though, you'd get one much ch...
by LPjunior
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Any Tokai/Greco/Burny Les Pauls for sale in the UK?
Replies: 3
Views: 1383

Might be an idea to some clues as to what you're after ? Standards, customs etc.
by LPjunior
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Burny/ Fernandes
Topic: [NGD] I tried dating my new Burny LPC. Anyhing I missed?
Replies: 2
Views: 3974

Yep the number specifies the date of manufacture and the lightening bolt inlay dates it to 02 Dec 1994.

Pots, caps, trc and bridge have all been changed out.
by LPjunior
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Greco Rickenbacker 360 Blue Surburst Special MIJ
Replies: 7
Views: 3260

brokentoes wrote:Love it !!

I have a 1984 Greco Custom in a Blueburst. What years is yours ??
Me too, seemed to be a custom colour in 84, they also did a similar red burst custom in 84 too