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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:32 am 
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Been wondering this, I *think* I remember seeing one (perhaps on of Arthurs...)

.... but were any Omega's produced with the notched headstock like this?

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:49 am 
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Chad:

From McBrat's Electra identification web page, he has pictures of at least the x210 and x230 Omegas with the "Cut-Out" headstock.

http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Elect ... Index.html

cut-out SLM X210 - v2 Omega Black LP Style peace Set 6 Japan

cut-out SLM X230 - v2 Omega Natural Curly Maple LP Style peace Set 6 Japan

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:08 pm 
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Forgot about that site... very cool. Thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:20 pm 
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8) Yep they were produced with that headstock and yes I do have one. These were the early models and have the hollow compartment just behind the pickup and bridge area. Great players. :up:

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:10 am 
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I have never seen a solid carved top Omega, only the pressed tops. I'd like to feel the difference one day. My X935 obviously is a solid top, but my X930, X240, and X230 are all pressed tops.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:16 am 
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I am referring to the Omega's which are the LP copies, not the Omega's with the partial cutaway on the upper bout (when I say "I have never seen a solid top Omega).

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:57 am 
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There is a very noticeable difference in the weight of the early models and the later solid models. From what I understand the early cut out headstock models with the internal cavity were made by another Japanese manufacturer other than Uncle Matt as were many of the early models. The wave headstock models were all made by uncle Matt. 8)

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 8:46 am 
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My Wave stock X240 does not have a solid top, it has the pressed top, and that's a Matt! If all Wave stocks are Matts, and therefore solid tops, then do I have an odd ball, is my X240 an anomaly or is it more common than we think?

Arthur, do any of your wave stock LP shaped Omega's have a solid top? Or a pressed top?!

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 08, 2015 10:44 am 
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Will take a look see at all four of my Omegas and let you know.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:57 pm 
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Anybody have a confirmed date on the notched head stocks? They were in the 77 catalog along with the wave head stocks werent they. Kinda looked like they did the MPCs first and then the others, or maybe thats just what was finished at the time. What did you guys find out?

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I'm still waiting on a confirmed Omega without the ply top!!! I've never seen one, all I've seen have had a "pressed" top of ply.

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