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  Topic: Matsumoku Aria/Memphis ES 335
jy3

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PostForum: Other   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:30 am   Subject: Matsumoku Aria/Memphis ES 335
Hello, I need some help ID'ing and dating this ES335 copy.

I was told that it was a 70's "Memphis" made in Japan.
That had been debadged and an odd looking Gibson logo added to the he ...
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Greco   Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:38 pm   Subject: Yahoo Auctions Japan
Caught the bug at this point. So I've been scouring the Japanese auctions.

Also wondering what upgrades are worth doing to the EG-500?
Wiring, pup's?

I've already had to replace an intermitten ...
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
Views: 545

PostForum: Greco   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:37 pm   Subject: 1978 EG-500
Which years/model EG's or LP copies are the most accurate in terms of build quality and play-ability?
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
Views: 545

PostForum: Greco   Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:08 pm   Subject: 1978 EG-500
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, soun ...
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
Views: 545

PostForum: Greco   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:08 am   Subject: 1978 EG-500
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 ...
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
Views: 545

PostForum: Greco   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:04 pm   Subject: 1978 EG-500
Tap on the guitar with your knuckles on the top near the bridge and a few other spots, if it's hollow there will be a noticeable change in sound. You could also take a pup out and look inside if the t ...
  Topic: 1978 EG-500
jy3

Replies: 11
Views: 545

PostForum: Greco   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:30 am   Subject: 1978 EG-500
Hello All,

Just picked up this EG-500, and was wondering how to identify where it was manufactured. Also how to determine if it's chambered or not. What's the weight difference?
Here's some [ur ...
 
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