NGD 1975 Greco Se-600 Strat Copy

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  1. kirobhan

    kirobhan Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Fresh in from Japan, 1975 Greco SE-600 Strat Copy. Seller listed it as an SE-600 but I honestly don't know how to differentiate the models. It has some bumps and bruises and needs some TLC but all in all is in very good condition for its age.

    Action is low (4/64 low, just under 4/64 high) but also has buzz on a couple strings. Frets have some wear (I've seen much worse) which cause a few spots to buzz. The frets don't look like they were too tall to begin with so I think I'll take this one to a tech for a setup and a look over. Nut definitely needs to be replaced or given the baking soda and super glue trick as it currently has paper under the top 3 strings. The neck feels great though, maybe a C shape, and is very easy to play. She be a heavy one too. On my scale just around 10 lbs. Good thing I had a @tvvoodoo Well-Hung Amp'd strap ready and waiting.

    All electronics check out, even the classic 3-way switch. Haven't had much time to play but volume goes from a nice clean to slightly dirty. I'm not too familiar with strats but the top tone knob controls the neck pickup, bottom tone is middle pickup, no tone control on bridge. I'm not a stickler on pickups and these sound good to me in all three positions with the bridge pickup having some twang without being ice picky which is what I like. I don't have any reason to change anything there.

    Basically, looks like a strat, sounds like a strat and has a very comfy neck. A cool piece of history that happens to have come off the assembly line the month/year I was born. On with the pics.

    Came in this pieced together Nintendo and other miscellaneous Japanese cardboard box but arrived safe.
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    Pancake body confirmed!
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    kirobhan Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Japanese impersonation bump
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    guitaro Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Looks great man, glad you're digging it. Those are some of the cooler looking tuning machines I've seen. How well do they work?
     
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    kirobhan Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Seem to work good. Smooth with no play. It came de-tuned and the neck is still settling in so I'll know more in a day or so.
     
  5. dearlpitts

    dearlpitts Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    looks awesome- congrats
     
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    Niko Souza Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Congrats man, that looks very cool! Glad it made it in safe and sound.
     
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    tvvoodoo Well-Known Member AGF Registered Dealer

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    Wow that's a great looking guitar. Congratulations! Agree - the tuners look very cool.
     
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