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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:22 pm 
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It's an Aria Pro RS Knight Warrior project!

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Aria Pro guitars ae close cousins to later Electras, both made byMatsumoku and both often with MMK pickups. This project is rough but promising- neck and body are solid, it needs hardware. Included also is an MMk pickup, two original RS single coils, and the remains of the original wiring harness. If you dig double-cutaway guitars, this will reward you with a slinky neck and tone that all Electra fans love.

Yet another crazy guitar project for an ElectraFest winner.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:27 pm 
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what the hell is with the bridge cavity

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:36 pm 
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Looks like a FLoyd Smith style rout.

I've been looking closer at the body, and it seems to be ash. I'm surprised, I would have expected maple like later Phoenixes always put under paint. Hmm, if you stripped the scuffed black paint you could have a natural ash RS... or some kind of cool relic inbetween.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:29 am 
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I have a feeling that these had an ACT-2 or ACT 3 FR style trem set up like the Inazuma III which is why the rout is so big.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:23 pm 
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That looks like a Kahler Tremolo route to me... not an authority or anything. What year would this be? I think the Kahlers were popular in the mid to late 80's.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 9:49 am 
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I cant wait for it :hyper:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:23 pm 
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I got it. I have a vision... BUT the vision will have to wait. My funds are low and im moving. But im gonna paint it BURNT ORANGE/COPPERwith black hardware and a matte black pickguard. :wink: Thanks x189

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:45 pm 
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awesome!


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