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 Post subject: Serial Number
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:52 pm 
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I have a X940 Vulcan serial # 23070. Anybody know the year this guitar was made?


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 Post subject: Re: Serial Number
PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:30 pm 
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Was the serial number on a foil tag or printed on headstock. If it was from a foil tag, you cannot date it by the serial number. Some other ways of determining age must be used. Sometimes in the MPC cavity a build date might be in there (or maybe not). The index of models states that the x940 was made 1980-82 so that might be as close as you can get.

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 Post subject: Re: Serial Number
PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:21 am 
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Yes the serial number was on a foil tag and there's no build date anywhere on the guitar. I figured it was early eighties from index model. Thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: Serial Number
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If you look in the MPC door,there is a white cotton pull strap under the battery-usually there will be a date in ink if it's still readable...

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 Post subject: Re: Serial Number
PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:55 pm 
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I checked the battery tag and ones missing and the other one is blank. So i'll just go with 1980-1982. Thats all i needed to know. My brother loaned my kramer guitar out and swears he gave it back to me. He replaced my brand new kramer with this electra. Not a bad trade just quite a few years older. Guitar sounds great and plays easy. He's trying to convince me it was made in the 90's and i just thought it was older than that.


Thanks for all your help guys.


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