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Incoming 1997/1998 All 'hog with Ebony 'board Custom type

bursty

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as seen on page 15 from the 1998 Bacchus catalog I snagged this one for cheap :D as it is players grade making it likely beyond broken in and well loved

been looking for one of these MIJ unicorns for many years as they very rarely show up; 1997/1998 production, 1 piece mahogany body, mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard

this one has a non-original bridge pickup but I do have an identical/stock replacement VH-59 pickup (in gold) on hand to make it 'stock'

neck should be a mix of thinner '59 to thicker '60 profile/thickness and it has the original speed knobs :cool:

can't wait for this one to arrive from 'the land of the rising sun' :love:

# 1 BLC-140 1.jpg

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# 1 BLC spec pg 15.jpg
 
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bursty

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circa 1997/1998 Bacchus BLC-140 arrived this week; very dirty and needs a good cleaning.

The guitar was originally white/WH but the nitro lacquer top coat has aged heavily over the years to what looks a burned butter color. I like it. :)

Removed the non-original bridge position EMG and it reveals a very bright white/WH inside the pickup route.
After removing the pick guard a definitive tan line is visible just below the small E string.

BLC tan line.jpg
 
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