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Unread postby Buzzard » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:40 pm

For you who love guitars.
This topic will grow slowly but surely with pictures of my guitars.
The ones I own, have owned, or simply just want to get my hands on in the future.
This album is WORK IN PROGRESS, it will take a while before all pictures are taken and uploaded. :roll:

:idea: Link for my Yamaha amps: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7006

:idea: Link to pedals and other effects: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=8253

:idea: Link to TIMELINE for Yamaha guitars, amps and pedals: http://europe.yamaha.com/en/products/mu ... hronology/

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1984 Yamaha SG-3000S
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1974 Yamaha SG-35
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1974 Yamaha SG-50
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Y.M.T. Exart NSX-2000 :idea: more Exart here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7004&p=38068#p38068 :idea:
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1974 Yamaha SX-60
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Yamaha Weddington
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1988 Yamaha Weddington Classic
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1991 Yamaha Weddington Custom
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Yamaha GX-1. more GX-1 : viewtopic.php?f=23&t=7142
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Yamaha BX-1. more BX-1 : viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7942
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Yamaha FZ-1000. more FZ-1000 : viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7349&hilit=fz1000
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Yamaha SF-700 . more Yamaha SF guitar info: http://yamahasuperflighters.co.uk/ :idea:
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1997 Yamaha VG STD
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Unread postby Buzzard » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:47 am

2006 Yamaha SA-503 TVL. More SA info by Bill Alston: http://www.alston-family.co.uk/SA/indexsa.php
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:idea: SA-503TVL : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... /sa503tvl/ :idea:

1994 Yamaha SGV-300
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:idea: SGV-300 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... mode=model :idea:

2000 Yamaha SBV-500
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1990 Yamaha SE-912A
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2010 Yamaha SLG-100S BL
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:idea: SLG-100S : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... s/slg100s/ :idea:

2007 Yamaha RBX4 A2 White
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:idea: RBX4 A2 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... 4a2_black/ :idea:

2007 Yamaha RGX-A2 red
2007 Yamaha RGX-A2 White
2007 Yamaha RGX-A2 Black
There is also a BLUE, but I don't have it, yet. :D
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:idea: RGX-A2 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... ars/rgxa2/ :idea:

2005 Yamaha RGX-520FZ
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:idea: RGX-520FZ : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... _dark_red/ :idea:

RGX-TT transluent red sunburst.
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:idea: RGX-TT : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... ars/rgxtt/ :idea:
:idea: manual: http://data.manualslib.com/pdf/20/1965/ ... ake=binary :idea:
:idea: More RGX-tt info: http://www.seymourduncan.com/forum/show ... a+ty+tabor :idea:

The original Yamaha RGXTT guitar was introduced in January, 2000. The "TT" suffix stands for co-designer Ty Tabor who plays guitar in Kings X.
Ty contributed his "wish list" of features to this line of all-business rock guitars.
In June of 2000, the redesigned and lower cost RGX Yamaha guitar started life with a price of $499 MSRP.
The "D6", for drop six, is Yamaha's derivation of Ty's original RGX and denotes that this guitar was designed from the beginning to be tuned down for a weightier sound.
A typical string tuning begins with the normally low E string tuned down to a low C. Chord shapes stay the same as regularly tuned guitars but,
for example an E chord becomes a big fat C chord.
You'll be glad to know that now there's no stress or need to learn a seven-string guitar just to get that low B string sound.
A 26 1/4 inch scale neck is used along with heavier gauge strings to achieve this.

:idea: RGX-TT-D6 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... mode=model :idea:
The D6 has the same construction, materials and looks of the original Ty Tabor RGXTT model.
The basswood body has a raised center section of figured maple running the length of the body.
The pickups and bridge are attached to this maple section that is said to help focus the low-midrange frequencies.
The rest of the body tapers towards the edges making for a lighter instrument.
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The RGXTTD6 uses a Seymour Duncan Jeff Beck pickup in the bridge position and Vintage Rails pickups at the middle and neck positions.
You also get a Wilkinson VS100 Tremolo, a maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and a pitched headstock.
The Sperzel tuners are mounted in a staggered layout, keeping the strings at a consistent pull-angle away from the nut.
All hardware is black including the 5-position pickup selector, master volume and master tone controls.
Available in Red Burst, Green Burst and Purple Burst, the RGXTTD6 carries an MSRP of $1,699 and will begin shipping in November, 2000.

RGX-420S D6 (long scale baritone guitar) :idea: more RGX-420S D6 : viewtopic.php?t=7847 :idea:
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1999 Yamaha AES-800 and AES-800B
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1999 Yamaha AES800 /62 Shelby blue finish w/Bigsby Tremolo, no longer in production.
Alder body with mahogany top, Maple neck with Indian rosewood fingerboard.
Dimarzio Q100 pickups, 5-Way switch, Tone, Volume and phase vol control, Chrome hardware, pearloid pick-guard and back control plate.
4 bolt neck, 22 medium jumbo frets, tune-o-matic bridge, string thru body, 25-1/2" scale.
:idea: AES-800 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... es/aes800/ :idea:
:idea: AES-800B : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... mode=model :idea:

1999 Yamaha AES-500 silver
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:idea: AES-500 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... es/aes500/ :idea:

2004 Yamaha AES-720 metallic green/Black
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Yamaha AES-720 metallic blue/Black
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:idea: AES-720 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... mode=model :idea:

1999 Yamaha AEX-500 Brown Sunburst
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:idea: AEX-500 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... es/aex500/ :idea:

1999 Yamaha AEX-500N Black
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:idea: AEX-500N : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... /aex500n2/ :idea:

:idea: Link to Yamaha Pacifica guitars: http://www.yamahapacifica.com/ :idea:

Yamaha PAC-120H TBS
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:idea: PAC-120H : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... a/pac120h/ :idea:

1999 Yamaha PAC-311MS
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:idea: PAC-311MS : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... /pac311ms/ :idea:

1997 Yamaha PAC-402S
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:idea: PAC-402S : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... a/pac402s/ :idea:

1997 Yamaha Pacifica 303-12
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:idea: PAC-303-12 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... pac303-12/ :idea:

Two well worn, but cool beauties, both made in Taiwan, both from the 90's :D

Yamaha RJ-420D and EGK-300 Eterna
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If anyone think they look a bit like a double cut Les Paul and a strat, I would agree.

The RJ-420D has been modded quite a bit:
Pickups have been changed and pickup surrounds mounted.
Seller told me the pups should be Wilkinson PAF, or something like them.
The Yamaha logo and torch on the head has been removed/polished away,
and the volume and tone knobs have been changed to the black knurly type.
Still, it looks, feels and plays fine. ((i))
Anyone who knows more about this rare, but reasonable priced oddball, please come forward.

The EGK-300 Eterna was hiding at my local music pusher, but needed a new home.
This one I think is stock, with some dings and dongs, but looking ok, sounding very stratish.
:idea: more EGK-300 info: http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... rs/egk300/ :idea:
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Unread postby Buzzard » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:47 am

Yamaha ERG-121C
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:idea: ERG-121C (Gigmaker set): http://asia.yamaha.com/en/products/musi ... mode=model :idea:

1995 Yamaha PAC-302S
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:idea: PAC-302S : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... a/pac302s/ :idea:


Yamaha SL-700 Custom
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Yamaha SL-500
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1998 Yamaha AES-500 gold
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2000 Yamaha AEX-500 Black
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1994 Yamaha SBG-200
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1995 Yamaha 120SD "Woody"
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:idea: (PAC) 120SD : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... mode=model :idea:

1998 Yamaha 120SD Black
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1990 Yamaha APX-4-12A
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:idea: APX-4-12A : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... /apx4-12a/ :idea:

2005 Yamaha PAC-412V
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:idea: PAC-412V : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... a/pac412v/ :idea:

2004 Yamaha SLG-100N
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:idea: SLG-100N : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... s/slg100n/ :idea:

1988 Yamaha RGX-211
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Yamaha Pac 112JL "lefty"
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:idea: PAC-112JL : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... 12j_black/ :idea:

2000 Yamaha Pacifica 303-12 II
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:idea: PAC-303 II : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... c303-12ii/ :idea:

1993 Yamaha G-231 II
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1987 Yamaha RGX-110 Wild Thing
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2008 Yamaha CG-100A
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1995 Yamaha Pacifica 102S
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:idea: PAC-102S : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... a/pac102s/ :idea:

Yamaha EG-112
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:idea: EG-112 : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... 112_black/ :idea:

Yamaha PAC-112X
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1990 Yamaha RGX-121
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Yamaha APX-500-II BL
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:idea: APX-500 II : http://usa.yamaha.com/products/musical- ... /apx500ii/ :idea:http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w45 ... b7aed4.jpg[/img][/url]
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Unread postby Buzzard » Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:48 am

Please take time to read Ed's fantastic Yamaha SG history: http://mycoolguitars.com/yamaha-sg/ :D

Chris super informative Yamaha SG page: http://yamahasggeek.com/index.html

Leons Yamaha guitar and stombox page: http://www.yamahaguitars.nl/

Yamaha Pacifica site: http://www.yamahapacifica.com/

Yamaha SG on youtube:
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NGD.: Y.M.T. Exart NSX-2000

Unread postby Buzzard » Sat May 10, 2014 9:31 pm

:D
This Black Beauty is on it's way from Japan.
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● NSF2000
170,000 yen
● NSX2000
180,000 yen


Iguzato
NSF2000

Iguzato
NSX2000

July [release] 2002
Through [feature] a test marketing and planning and development of the spring of last year, the original brand Yamaha Music Trading (YMT)'s first "Exart" (Iguzato) was launched in earnest. Based on the SF-1000, SX-900B was released from Yamaha in the late 1970s, hardware, etc. using the latest parts, while taking advantage of the taste and design of the time, while also sticking to the made in Japan, the original plan of YMT I will build a new brand by. Limited release of each to 180.
Maple top, alder back body, NSF2000 adopt an asymmetric neck of maple that has a set neck joint. Fingerboard is ebony. PU is equipped with sound switch by addition of 4200turn humbucker × 2,3 P selector. Three colors: brown sunburst, cherry sunburst, yellow natural.
NSX2000 adopt an asymmetric set neck arched maple top, back ash, maple. Fingerboard is ebony. The PU 3. 5P selector switch mounted 4200turn single coil ×. Three colors: brown sunburst, black, and yellow natural. Both hard case.

(Google translate :oops: )

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Here's a few links where i found info about the Exart guitars:

http://item.rakuten.co.jp/otakara-100/o ... d=59877034

http://paprica-music.com/?pid=74759587

http://www.musictrades.co.jp/products/2002_11/4.htm (scroll Down a Little)

http://www.gakki.com/shopping/eg_yamaha.html

http://black.ap.teacup.com/kaminarioyaji/1914.html

Google translate is needed if you can't read Japanese. :idea:
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Re: Yamaha Guitars

Unread postby Daviedawg » Sun May 11, 2014 8:20 am

That is a gorgeous instrument. Well done Peter.

I have not heard of the branding "Exart". From the price it would appear to be a high end brand like Lexus is to Toyota? Or have I got my currency conversion very wrong which is possible depnding on the exact release dates? In any case that is such a rare item you must be very happy to get it.

I look forward to hearing/seeing more when it arrives.

The pictured NSF is interesting as it looks almost completely "Super Flighter".

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Yamahas:
SF500 Sunburst three colour Aug 1978
FZ1000 Black Sharkfin offset vee July 1986
SC400 red transparent 1982
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Unread postby Buzzard » Sun May 11, 2014 6:39 pm

Cheers Dd. :D

I'm SO LOOKING FORWARD to get this beauty home. ((i))

As far as I know at the moment, only two Exart models were made by the Y.M.T. brand. (Yamaha Music Trading)

NSX-2000 - basically an SX-900B reproduction.

NSF-2000 - basically an SF-1000 reproduction. (Yeah, the top of the line SuperFlighter 1000)

Both are supposed to be extremely well made and only 180 guitars produced of each type. (not verified yet).
I already have the lowend(ish) SX-60 and love it to bits, so the Exart must be fabulous :!: :?:
I wouldn't mind to get my hands on the NSF-2000 , but the lines of the NSX-2000 is just about the sexiest guitar I've ever seen. :wink:

If you havn't allready found the ebay add, here's some of the sellers pictures:

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The tuners look a bit primitive compared to the normal closed type. :!:
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Then I found some Pictures online of the yellow/natural version:
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There's also supposed to be a Brown sunburst version, but I havn't found pictures yet. :)

Regards
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Re: Yamaha Guitars

Unread postby brokentoeswalker » Wed May 21, 2014 10:16 pm

Super nice collection and congrats on your incoming Exart.

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Yamaha Guitars , The Exart has landed.

Unread postby Buzzard » Sun May 25, 2014 1:52 pm

((i))

It arrived a couple of days ago, but needed a little bit of polish, fretboard oiling, neck adjustment, action hight and intonation adjustment.

Don't get me wrong, the guitar is in excellent condition, but since I changed to thinner strings: Roto Nexus NXE9 , I could as well give it the works.

Some of the REALLY cool features is the moulded case. Exart moulded in the lid.
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and a small sticker states exaxtly whitch guitar that goes in it, including the serial number of the guitar.
This may not be factory original, but still a cool feature.
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The Roto Nexus strings are Black and Gold, PERFECT for this guitar.
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There's also a warranty card (in japanese) and the original keys are included too.
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So how does it sound ? , let's see, 3 single coil pickups and a 5-way switch: it sounds strat(ish), a warmer tone, not quite as trebly, but very clear.
My fears about the old fashioned tuners are no worry, they keep in tune just fine.
Even though I got this beauty home, I'm still keeping my SX-60, they are similar, but sound VERY different, The SX-60 sounds more tele(ish).
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The only mod I intend to do, is to mount straplock knobs, for safety of NOT DROPPING the guitar.

Regards
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Re: Yamaha Guitars

Unread postby brokentoeswalker » Mon May 26, 2014 4:39 am

Looks killer !!! She's in good company at your place. Enjoy Buzzard.

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Re: Yamaha Guitars

Unread postby Daviedawg » Mon May 26, 2014 7:59 am

Fantastic Peter. Looks good with the Nexus strings. I like the open tuners. They add class. Of course they need more care than the sealed ones but should be mechanically just as sound.

If you don't want to add bulky straplock buttons, it is possible to get plastic discs which slip over the button and strap end and are almost invisible. I bought several a few years ago. I will try to find out what they are called.

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SF500 Sunburst three colour Aug 1978
FZ1000 Black Sharkfin offset vee July 1986
SC400 red transparent 1982
Fazer 600cc gold and black 2000 25,000 miles and rising. Sorry 30,000 miles.

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Unread postby Buzzard » Mon May 26, 2014 6:53 pm

Thanks Guys :D

This guitar is among my favorites :!: up there with the SG-3000 and Weddingtons.

I use Schaller strap locks on most of my guitars, a brilliant system,
quite small compared to standard strap knobs and they're available in gold, black and silver.

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Re: Yamaha Guitars

Unread postby jeff-carolina » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:22 am

Hi Peter,

While researching I found this link which in turn brought me in a back door to the forum, so I decided to post. (http://www.tdpri.com/forum/guitar-owners-clubs/166075-yamaha-guitar-owners-club-12.html) Let me just say WOW, you have some Beautiful guitars!!!! I mean a lot of Beautiful guitars!!!!
Forgive me for posting to older posts but they are new to me and it is still a fabulous collection. Oh, how does the Yamaha RGX-A2 sound? I have the chance to get one fairly cheap.

Jeff

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Unread postby Buzzard » Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:55 am

Hi Jeff, no worries, this old post is work in progress, just like my Yamaha amp post,
they just don't show up as new when I have edited or added new pictures :D

If you can get a Yamaha RGX-A2 at a reasonable price, it's worth a try:
More info here: viewtopic.php?f=24&t=7849

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