That 70s Guitar

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by Angry Possum, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. BluesForDan

    BluesForDan Squier-Meister

    must have been a common mod. It had been taken off the one in the picture before I bought it. Somebody had used a sharpie to black out the white bobbins but I cleaned it up with isopropyl alcohol. I had switched out the pickups on my first one for some Dimarzio Super Distortion but frankly I was not overwhelmed by them not exactly living up to the hype. I traded my original in 1989 for a new Les Paul Standard. I played the Ibanez for a last time went to the store got the Gibson. Came home and plugged in and within 3 minutes my mom was hollering up the stairs "You bought a new guitar, didn't you?" Even she could tell the difference.:confused::D
     
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  2. Dave_11

    Dave_11 Squier Talker

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    Mar 16, 2016
    Very nice! I love 70s strats and teles. I have the MIM version of this, but wasn't aware they made an AVRI in a natural finish. Do you know what pickups they put in these?
     
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  3. squierbilly

    squierbilly Dr. Squier

    Apr 21, 2013
    sunny phoenix
    No.. not really.. i thought i looked them up when i got the guitar but i dont remember..
    70s vintage reissues?..
    Interesting they are grey bottoms though.. much like what would be available from fender back in that day..
     
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  4. Guitfiddlist

    Guitfiddlist Squier-Meister

    375
    Aug 16, 2019
    ‘Merka
    I guess I can add this here... @Eddie was so kind as to offer this up and I’ve been looking for a vintage flat top!

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  5. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

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    39
    Jul 14, 2018
    Nashville, Tn
    I actually really dug this lesson! The cat knows what he's talkin about, and him doin the ENTIRE thing in character (with all the puns and double entendres) was hilarious... And I learned!
     
  6. Lonn

    Lonn Squier-holic

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    57
    Dec 19, 2009
    Carmel IN
    I've owned a couple of 1980 Gibson LPs but I'm not sure I ever owned a guitar from the 70s. I had a Yamaha RnRoller strat but can't remember how old it was.
     
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  7. Loin Lover

    Loin Lover Squier-holic

    Jul 26, 2018
    Backwoods, USA
    70s? 60s? I dunno. It is a Teisco E-110 'Tulip'. Does anyone know how to date these?

    I laugh at myself all the time. Hopefully it is healthful. I laughed as I read the thread topic since I do not own any old guitars. I laughed yet looked forward to seeing your cool 70s guits. Then I realized I have the old Tulip on a stand in a corner. I laughed again.

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  8. Fergyuk

    Fergyuk Squier Talker

    58
    Dec 3, 2019
    England
    here's my 70's Antoria SG mij
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  9. jefffam

    jefffam Dr. Squier

    Age:
    62
    Jan 26, 2015
    Portland, TN
    All I have is my AlvIarez 5064. I'd have to check the actual date on the replacement I have now. My original was 1979. They run from about 1978 until 1983.

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  10. mb doug

    mb doug Squier-holic

    Jan 4, 2012
    Long Island
    My first guitar, Epi FT-130 Cabellero bought new in I believe 1972. 1973 Gibson L6-S, gift from my wife. 1978 Peavey T-60, gift from one of my daughters. epiphoneFT-130Caballero.jpg 013 (2).JPG 044.JPG
     
  11. Angry Possum

    Angry Possum Squier-holic

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    Oct 30, 2019
    Squier Town NY
    The pickups sound decent on mine. Love the switches. Neck has nice feel on mine.
     
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  12. mb doug

    mb doug Squier-holic

    Jan 4, 2012
    Long Island
    Forgot about my 78 RD Artist. It's at my brother's house so I don't have any recent pics but here's an oldie from the mid-80's. Huntington bsmnt.JPG
     
  13. duggerh

    duggerh Squier-Meister

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    Jun 1, 2018
    Pacific Northwest
    It goes on and on,on and on and on!
     
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  14. Angry Possum

    Angry Possum Squier-holic

    Age:
    57
    Oct 30, 2019
    Squier Town NY
    A recently acquired 1976 Greco Cherry Sunburst LP Copy. I'm yanking out the original bridge pickup and adding in a Dimarzio Tone Zone. I have a fetish with pickups lately. Not liking the Greco pickups.

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