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Post by Cmin Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:43 am

Im considering buying this guitar but do not have much info on it, the seller believes its an 86' I would like to verify that it is a Matsumoku produced guitar.

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Post by Silverfox Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:54 am

I'd have to say it does look like it could be. Sure you'd find lots of experts over on the forums at http://www.matsumoku.org/

Nice looking guitar though

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Post by Cmin Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:01 am

Thanks for the fast reply and info!
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Post by Guest Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:41 am

Hello Cmin, Smile

Yes, it is most certainly a Matsumoku and as far as I am aware, they were made by Vantage. I've just bought a Quest Atak Bass and they are superb guitars.

David is right, there is some info and a catalogue showing all the different Quest models on the Mat site.

Well done and enjoy it!

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Post by Cmin Thu Nov 13, 2008 9:46 am

Thanks!

I am going to be trading a lower end '05 Dean ML for this and a Vintage Kustom 2x12 Cab. I think that sounds like a good deal.
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Post by corsair Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:14 am

Hold on, guys - that doesn't look like any of the Quests in that catalogue scan over at the MAtt site, so it may be prudent to go and ask the bods there, eh?! Sure is a classy looking guitar, though! Smile


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Post by Silverfox Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:32 am

I now really want a Quest Manhattan! They look soooo nice!
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Post by Silverfox Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:35 am

On a more constructive note, finding out what, if anything, is stamped on the neck plate might give some clues too. You may at least get a Made in Japan assurance.

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Post by corsair Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:38 am

Silverfox wrote:On a more constructive note, finding out what, if anything, is stamped on the neck plate might give some clues too. You may at least get a Made in Japan assurance.

David

True! Yeah, there's some oddball shapes in there, eh; I quite like the Mosrite styled ones, and the APII Urchin ones! They had cool paint schemes, too!! Cool Twisted Evil .... like we need more guitars..... Laughing
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Post by Cmin Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:43 am

Silverfox wrote:On a more constructive note, finding out what, if anything, is stamped on the neck plate might give some clues too. You may at least get a Made in Japan assurance.

David

I am waiting for him to send a pic of the neck plate as well as a serial number later today. which I think, will tell me what I want. he is advertising it as Made by Matsumoku. So I will probably own this by the end of the day.

Thanks again for all the comments.
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Post by Cmin Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:02 pm

I just spoke with the seller again, and he says that the neck plate doesn't say anything, which worries me that it is not a Matsumoku. the serial number is E624235 which certainly sounds like a Matsumoku serial, Any Ideas?
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