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SA 1800


Yamaha SA 1800



This guitar was made in Japan from 1983 to 1988 and retailed on release at 130,000 yen. It is in the 1985 Japanese catalogue. There is also an 1800L which is just a left handed version of the 1800, the only other differences being that it was only made in Sunburst and cost an extra 15,000 yen.

Specifications
Body Bound Beech and Birch Alder block Spruce top poly finish
Neck Set Mahogany Bound C shape
Fretboard Ebony Dot inlays 13.75" radius 22 frets
Headstock Black Yamaha in caps and super axe in gold script black on white truss rod cover with SA 1800 written on
Tuners Yamaha branded sealed
Pickups 2 Spinex Humbuckers coil split
Controls Gold 2 volume 2 tone with push push for coil split 3 way switch with white tip
Nut 42mm
Hardware Chrome
Bridge T-O-M stoptail
Pickguard Standard Black on white
Colours Sunburst, Burgundy
Weight 3.7kgs


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