Bill Alston

Yamaha SA 1000

This guitar was made in Japan from December 1977 to 1983 and retailed on release at 100,000 yen Specifications
Body Bound Beech and Birch Maple and Spruce block 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 1000 written on
Tuners Yamaha branded sealed
Pickups 2 Alnico 2 Humbuckers no coil split
Controls Gold 2 volume 2 tone 3 way switch with white tip
Nut 42mm
Hardware Chrome
Bridge T-O-M stoptail
Pickguard Standard Black on white
Colours Brown or Persimmon Red
Years available 1977 to 1983
Weight around 4kgs
Comments The Brown is like Walnut or even slightly Burgundy

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