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  Topic: NGD - 1980 Reborn Old LS-80
mattbarlow

Replies: 4
Views: 779

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:22 am   Subject: NGD - 1980 Reborn Old LS-80
2 days ago I got my hands on my first LS80.
It is Old Sunburst in very good/near mint condition...frets have plenty of meat... just very few marks, last fret marked "80" ...nibs... etc ...a ...
  Topic: 1981 ES200J quite possibly the rarest MIJ guitar ever..
mattbarlow

Replies: 25
Views: 2479

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:01 am   Subject: 1981 ES200J quite possibly the rarest MIJ guitar ever..
hope that its even greater than you hope

Really nice to see such an experienced owner be so excited !

Looking forward to the full review
  Topic: (Very Belated!) NGD '81 LS 60 BS
mattbarlow

Replies: 18
Views: 6054

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:05 pm   Subject: (Very Belated!) NGD '81 LS 60 BS
Thanks Lee!!
I ll keep that in mind
  Topic: (Very Belated!) NGD '81 LS 60 BS
mattbarlow

Replies: 18
Views: 6054

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:04 am   Subject: (Very Belated!) NGD '81 LS 60 BS
Had to update since I got sheptone tribute PAFs in there... and it became just superb!
I love the sound of the LS now (was falling behind when i installed Sheptone HSP90 in my 07 LC185)...
Now its b ...
  Topic: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
mattbarlow

Replies: 12
Views: 3935

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 6:26 am   Subject: My Yin-Yang Silverstars
Ressurection!

Will any 11 screw pickguard do for a SilverStar replacement?
  Topic: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
mattbarlow

Replies: 7
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 12:28 am   Subject: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
Thanks for the replies ! guys .... that were pretty much my estimations at the time of the buy.

The neck reads 3-13 clearly the body read either 3-13 OW or 3-18 OW or 8-18 OW in one of the photos . ...
  Topic: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
mattbarlow

Replies: 7
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:08 am   Subject: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
Yo Len thanks for the reply...

I think there is no stamp at all.... that was stated in the add as well...
So... it is definitely weird since all '79 silver stars had stamps...

I totally agree ...
  Topic: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
mattbarlow

Replies: 7
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 4:19 am   Subject: '79 Silver star with mixed signals ..pending!
I m waiting for a 79 silver star that was in a pretty decent price...
Many clues point to SS80 (brass nut - saddles ... SS80 in the cavity ...) but the pickups are not Dimarzio....I guess the body sh ...
  Topic: SOLD
mattbarlow

Replies: 6
Views: 1536

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:33 pm   Subject: SOLD
Sick and tempting examples!
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:22 am   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
Thanks a great deal!!!

BTW its a stellar player ... not a strat fan here till now!
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:50 pm   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
its 9005 the first 4 digits



To me, the whole scratchplate and pickup assembly are from a 1983 model

what do you mean by that! Someone rewired it lets say in 1983???
What could the pickup ...
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:23 am   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
At this moment I don't have other pics. The serial is starting with 9.... And there is a 36 number on the fretboard. I think its safe to say its a 79 ss 36. Do you think the pickups are not stock?
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:12 am   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
I think that was it or something very similar!
Thanks felix !
I quite like the pickups on the Silver Star... although I always read they are not good (maybe it's the fact that it's the first s ...
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:17 am   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
I clearly remember a topic with a list with detailed specs of Silver Stars, I ve searched via google and the site and cant seem to find it!!!
  Topic: silver star pickup ID ?
mattbarlow

Replies: 13
Views: 3087

PostForum: Vintage (Older than 1985)   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:44 pm   Subject: silver star pickup ID ?
thanks for the reply!
they are original then i guess?? I ll have to look for the 79 ss36 specs
 
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