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Vintage legendary brand “Lotus” Stratocaster style 6 string electric guitar. Lotus was a “house brand” name put on the headstocks of a line of good-quality electric guitars made in various Asian factories from the late 1970s until the late 1990s. Lotus- branded guitars started with the elite league of Japanese craftsmen who initially made excellent Morris-branded guitars, Yamaha, and . Lotus' guitar company owners, scrambling for cheaper labor, began manufacturing their guitars in India, but could not compete with Chinese and Indonesian guitar producers, so the company ended production before the end of the 1990s
This guitar has a beautiful metallic pearl white finish. This has been a cared for instrument and lightly used. Two small dings and a couple inches of finish burn through are all the wear you’ll find (see final 3 photos of listing). Classic S-type guitar perfect for any range of musician from beginners to seasoned veterans. Configured with three single coil pickups. One volume, two tone controls with 5-way switch. Bolt-on maple neck with rosewood fretboard. 25.5 inch scale. 21 frets. Chromed, string through, tremolo bridge. For me, it is impossible to identify with any confidence what kind of wood might be used in the instrument in this listing. I am NOT an expert on what woods Asian guitar factories use to make their instruments. Plantation grown trees such as Paulownia, Swamp Ash, Alder, Poplar, Pine, Spruce, Basswood, Khaya, Keruing, and Kauri are used.

Steves Guitar Shop

~1995
Lotus
Very Good
Metallic Pearl White
$260
Steves Guitar Shop
Jersey Steve
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All of my guitars have been fully tested and are functional. All of my guitars have been cleaned, detailed, and waxed, electronics flushed and checked for functionality. All of my guitars have been “set up”: neck straightness adjusted when possible, fingerboard oil treated (if rosewood/laurel), action set, pickup height optimized, intonation checked, to MY PERSONAL PREFERENCES ($60. Value at any Guitar Center). Please note: “setups” are not “one size fits all”. Your personal set up requirements might be different from mine, so, additional adjustments may be needed to suit your setup preferences. Also, for optimal sound and playing ease, I always advise buyers to put a new set of strings on the guitar, the brand and gauge of their preference. To protect the guitar from damage, string tension will be relieved before shipping. You will need to tune the guitar to pitch when it arrives. ***Condition Disclaimer*** This is a PREVIOUSLY OWNED item. Please see images for details and ask any questions you may have BEFORE YOU BUY! I strive to provide photographs that accurately represent each item I sell. Please do not hesitate to request additional photos of an item BEFORE YOU BUY! I do my best to fully test all electronics. 100% full functionality of an item as if it were “brand new” is not implied and cannot be guaranteed. Please read the condition description in my listing. Please do not expect a “MINT” guitar if I have posted “GOOD” condition in a listing. BTW: if the guitar you are considering features a “tremolo arm” and you are unfamiliar with the device, PLEASE watch some free YouTube tutorials about a tremolo arm’s installation and use BEFORE installing and using the feature. I am not responsible for you stripping threads, breaking strings, and fracturing tremolo blocks learning how to properly install and utilize a tremolo bridge. I describe my listed items to the best of my ability; however, I am NOT the world’s foremost expert on guitars. I am always learning. I suggest you do YOUR research and know what you are bidding on or buying. Please contact me with any questions BEFORE YOU BUY. I’m happy to answer inquires or provide additional photos. I DO NOT OFFER REFUNDS OR ACCEPT RETURNS!