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Post by hairbag on Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:34 pm

Hi All,
       I thought I would share something I found at a silent auction. A Westone Concord S
It needs a little TLC but other than that it looks to be great, especially for $90 CAN.
I have been trying to find any info on this model but there does not seem to be anything out there concord - Westone Concord S Concor20on this specific model.
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Post by corsair on Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:36 pm

Great to see that there are still bargains to be had, eh!!

Welcome here, and as to your guitar, I would think that it is a transition model as the Concords were phased out and the Spectrums were introduced to the market.
Yours is a Spectrum ST body shape, pickup configuration/bridge model and headstock shape with the only Concord reference the logo and bridge. 

They are not unknown - I have a friend over here with a Concord DX named guitar which is, for all intents and purposes, a Spectrum GT, right down to the blueburst finish!
They are, though, uncommon; I think I've seen or heard of about 4 over the 10 years I've been here....

Check this one out...

http://www.westoneguitars.net/guitars/concord-series/concord-sx/

... not exactly like yours, but indicative that there was a brief time when Spectrums were Concords!

Do you like it? Does it play well??

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Post by Barry on Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:32 pm

Hi Jon and welcome.
(Your friend and mine Steve O. and I had a bit of a chat offline about your purchase)

As I mentioned to him you have what later became the Spectrum series model S (not the ST which has the Tremolo bridge, sorry Corsair).

As Corsair (John) said, the Concord was an interim branding that wasn't carried forward, so anything with that on the head stock is a rare find. Won't make you rich however! Razz

Steve said there was some exposure to moisture? From the pictures it doesn't look like much of a problem, but when it comes to electronics you never know. I'm sure he'll help you sort it out.

When you can let's have a few more pictures eh?
Meantime, have a look at the Spectrum S specs HERE (the white one mine is mine)
Oh, and that was a hell of a deal you got!

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Post by corsair on Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:21 pm

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Barry wrote:
As I mentioned to him you have what later became the Spectrum series model S (not the ST which has the Tremolo bridge, sorry Corsair

... that looks like a 2 screw wobbler from here, Barry, but if not, then yeah; a Spectrum S, which would tie up nicely with the nomenclature...

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Post by DimensionIV-addict on Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:01 pm

All aside, she's a cutie for sure.
Cleaned, degunked, fret level, new strings (9's), setup, intonation and a little polish (nail polish too)... It'll be in "Hairbag's" hands tomorrow Laughing
Electrics are good.. still a little scratchy at the bottom end of the tone. Put it through the ropes of
my infamous "monster board" and she screams quite nicely.
The pup's do read the 6K and 3.2 on single but honestly... a little kick of gain and effects... no problem if you keep in humbucker mode.
(sigh... and now I'm hooked on Spectrums too.. just what I needed)
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Post by hairbag on Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:00 am

Thank-you all for the info. When I saw it on auction, the first thing I thought was.. Steve would like this...Nooo? Ok I'll bid on it. (sigh... and now I'm hooked on Spectrums too.. just what I needed) lol Well there is that one on Ebay
Thanx Steve See you tomorow.
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Post by corsair on Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:48 am

Being a Spectrum fan is great; I mean, I know that the X350/390 and Prestige models are proper high class weapons, but Specs have every pickup config known to man - H/H, H/S/S, H/S/H, S/H/S, and S/S/S... Ok, those last two are Electra Phoenix, but they are sisters!! There are all kinds of bridge options in there with all but the S being vibrato bridges, either strat-style or proprietary single locking bridges, so plenty to collect, eh!!

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Post by Barry on Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:19 am

DimensionIV-addict wrote:. . .(sigh... and now I'm hooked on Spectrums too.. just what I needed)

hairbag wrote:. . . (sigh... and now I'm hooked on Spectrums too.. just what I needed) lol Well there is that one on Ebay

Roll on Floor Laff  Uncle Mats infects 2 more with Spectrum GAS! Love it!

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