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  • JB Player Sledgehammer Strat Copy - MIK late 80's.

    I just got this guitar:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330219455826&ssPa geName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=014

    Only 82 bucks (I got the shipping price reduced). I was afraid that this thing would be too worn out; I've never purchased an axe older than 8 years.

    But, to my surprise, this thing is in very good condition. The neck is almost mint, the frets have almost no wear on them. The neck has a patina on it that's very much like the one on Peavey Predators.

    The only issue is the electronics. I think the pots are starting to go as the guitar goes mute every once in a while, but the pups may just stay; they sound good, even if they are ceramics.

    By the way, Frets99 has that pretty pink one of these.

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    • #3
      Looks pretty nice!
      Not a bad deal for 89 bucks, have fun with it!
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      • #4
        I've got one, but with a Jackson style headstock. Maybe I'll go pick it up from my sister's house and hotrod it.


        • #5
          I had a Sledgehammer, piece of crap with a plywood body. But it did have a decent neck.
          Harold Horatio Heckuba (Triple H)


          • #6
            Congratulations!! Yes I do have a pink one and it's a great feeling guitar!! I put in a cheap non GFS pup PG from GFS which was still excellent. Great strat tones!


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            • #7
              Why piece of crap? Mine feels pretty good.


              • #8
                Mine has the pointy headstock and is from `88. It also had onboard pre-amp/boost electronics, but they don't seem to work anymore. Still plays and makes guitar sounds though.

                Mine was intermittent as well, but it was the 5-way switch. Really bad switch, replaced that with one from my junk box and all is well.

                Very nice neck, but a bit chunkier than is my norm. I'm debating wether to keep it and stick four GFS mod boards in the pre-amp compartment (it's got a battery box for two 9 volts) or ditch it for a small profit.

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