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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2005 10:07 pm 
Woaah! you should be called Mr Spectrum, cheers for the details, after reading your post I realised my fellow band member's guitar had 2 Humbuckers which made it a Westone Spectrum DX.

Cheers :)


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 12:16 am 
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Or it might have been an ST. Do you remember if it had a locking nut?


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 1:03 am 
Westone started out with distributors in the UK, France, |Holland, Switzerland and Sweden.

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Full details on the Spectrum MX are available here


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 9:07 am 
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Wonderful! So it looks like the MX and GT are very similar to SX and LX, really, yes? Have you seen a Westone with only one pickup? I have seen pictures only, so it may have been a neck swap... but that's one model I have yet tto track down.


BTW, thanks for putting up such a great Westone site!


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 9:30 am 
It definately had and an X in the name designation, and it was the 1st locking nut I had seen on a guitar.


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 9:34 am 
I think the MX is a budget version of the SX - much the same guitar but without the fine tuners/locking nut/phase switch. It's fine without them, gives a very good range of sounds and the trem on mine never goes out of tune.

I've seen 2 Westones with only one pickup, the Clipper Six (Strictly speaking 2 pickups, but it looks like a single humbucker) and the X125. The X125, judging by the shape and the model number, looks like it should really have been one of the Electra Phoenix series. I've seen a couple of X125s on Ebay, they usually go for about $60-70. Personal opinion - quite well made but extremely limited guitar, no matter what you do you can only get one sound out of it.


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Hm, I had an X125 and I was surprised at the range of tones, especially with the coil tap switch. But yes, after H-S-H, it's hard to settle for less.

So if there was a Westone version of the X125, what did it say on the headstock? Just Westone? Spectrum?


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2005 10:06 pm 
'Westone X125' - no coil tap on this one, just a bridge humbucker, a volume control and a Fender style trem


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Wow! I'd love to see pics of that headstock- that'll be the only (to my knowledge) X-number that appears on the front of an Electra/Westone headstock. Cool!


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2005 9:57 am 
Headstock and full guitar pictures are here


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