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Offline kandiman

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« on: October 29, 2008, 08:15:37 PM »
I Have A Electric Washburn G-IV Guitar SN. 7050119 Made In Buffalo Grove Ill. 60089 USA. Body is White. Neck is Wood Grain. Any Info Will Be Appreciated
 

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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008, 09:11:26 PM »
Here is pics
 

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« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008, 09:36:10 PM »
Should be an 87' from the serial number.

It was made in Japan, not the US like on the neck plate, for more info look in the archives.
 

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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 10:33:26 PM »
what archives?
 

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« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2008, 10:35:01 PM »
And why would it say usa if it was from somewhere else?
 

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« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2008, 10:47:15 PM »
Here is the achieves: http://www.washburn.com/about/faq/archive.aspx

The answer to the second question is, because the world is full of deception to lead people from the truths.
 

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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2008, 01:43:18 PM »
No where does it actually say it is made in USA. It only lists the head office at the time. This was common practise for all guitar companies in that era.....
 

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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2008, 12:22:32 PM »
....yeah- for sure.....all the chaps who think bc rich nj was made in jersey.....and all the kramer plates, too.....once you get used to each company's plates, it all makes sense......who started that bit, i wonder.....?......jim
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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2008, 08:29:07 PM »
I've got an MG-70 sn:2060185 however there's a number on the base of the neck that one is :MG70C/FVS Any ideas?