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 Post subject: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:51 pm 
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This is being offered to me locally. What would it go for on ebay?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3150/273 ... c48d_o.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/273 ... 1c.jpg?v=0


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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:04 am 
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It would go for what someone wanted to pay. :P
In honesty, it depnds on the quality and condition. The wood alone can be worth a hundred or two, etc.

How much is the offer?

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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:33 am 
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He's asking $100


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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:50 am 
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Stop reading this and go grab it! $100 would be , um, ... really really good!!

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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:11 pm 
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Picked it up today for $80. It looks pretty nice in person and I'll try and get some better photos of it posted. The humbucker looks to be missing the trim ring and the tip of the pickup selector is missing and the tremelo bar but otherwise in nice shape.


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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 5:44 am 
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Here are some better pictures although I can't figure out the model from the index page.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3083/275 ... 0c9e_o.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3168/275 ... 87bf_o.jpg

Looks like it might be the X180 but that was listed as brown only.
Maybe the X190, but those were supposed to be 1984 and this has what appears to be a 1982 serial number. Also, it only has a single volume and tone control.
The only one listed as a sunburst model is the X130 but that's a S-S-S configutation.


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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:44 am 
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Definitely a Phoenix, but looks like it's had some custom work done.

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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:47 am 
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You think maybe it originally had a different pickup configuration or what do you mean by custom work?


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 Post subject: Re: Electra Phoenix
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:59 am 
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I'm guessing it's a modified X-145VS. Especially with an '82 date....
here's a pic of an original (left) and the same one after a neck swap (right).

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if you pull the mount ring off the humbucker, you should be able to tell if the cavity was widened....

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