Tue Jul 24, 2012, 01:24 PM
Taverner (55,476 posts)
DUDE!!!! My Formanta Solo just shipped!!!!!
Look at this crazy guitar! Soviet-era with on-board fuzz!
In Soviet Russia, Guitar plays YOU!!!!
Yeah, it's got some issues, but it plays and with a little luck I can get this thing back to mint!
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DUDE!!!! My Formanta Solo just shipped!!!!! (Original post)
|Bonhomme Richard||Sep 2012||#3|
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Tue Jul 24, 2012, 06:12 PM
aint_no_life_nowhere (19,501 posts)
1. Those pick-up switches remind me of my first electric guitar
They remind me of house light switches where you push down on one side or the other to turn a pick-up on or off instead of switching between them. My first guitar was in 1965 and it was a Japanese-made Domino Californian, one of the earliest Japanese imports. My parents paid $85 for it and it had the same type of pick-up switches. Here's a pic of the shape of the guitar, modeled on a Vox Phantom. This particular guitar in the pic has the later type of switch (I can't find a picture on the Internet of the exact guitar I had with that type of switch like a light switch). It was decent axe for a first guitar.