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Mid-90s 330 FG

Postby (rickinroma) » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:27 pm

I have the chance to buy a second hand single owner mint conditions 330 FG at an extremely good price, from 1996.
Opinions on that... on finish, neck type, pickups, good year, bad year, average, anything I should know?
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Re: Mid-90s 330 FG

Postby (jdogric12) » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:42 pm

I'd say average to good. Necks were growing in that era, but it shouldn't be as thick as the late 90's to early 00's.

Many of the quirky "Space Germany" tuners show up in '96. The batch of tuners that were made between the time Germany reunified and the tooling was changed to reflect it... they simply removed the "W." but did not slide the letters together to fill the gap until a while later. I see most of the Space tuners in '96, but they appear as late as the early 00's.
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Re: Mid-90s 330 FG

Postby (thisismusicinc) » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:53 pm

Don’t know about the guitars, but I have a ‘95 4001v63 in beautyful fireglo. The back of the neck really looks like embers. The best playing rick I’ve played. Good luck! :)
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Re: Mid-90s 330 FG

Postby (wmthor) » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:25 pm

I have a '96 1997 LH MG that is an awesome guitar.
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'98 360 LH MG
'63 1000 FG (it belongs to my nephew now)
'96 1997 LH MG
'00 360/12 Carl Wilson LH FG
'07 730S Shiloh LH
'97 360/12v64 LH FG
'08 660/12 LH FG
'40s DC-12 Lap Steel (it belongs to my nephew now)
'15 4003 LH FG
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Re: Mid-90s 330 FG

Postby (rickinroma) » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:32 am

330 front1.jpg
Many thanks for the replies
The guitar has actually arrived, not yet seen in person, but here are some pictures
823 USD at today's exchange rate :)
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