My guitar collection - G&L

 
 

This SC-2, with the more common Dual-Fulcrum Vibrato (DFV), is more than a year younger than its hard tail brethren on the previous page. The 2-piece, Mustang-shaped, slab soft maple body has a Black finish, two Jumbo MFD pickups, and a black powder-coated control panel hosting the simple wiring harness of volume, tone, and 3-position. The hard-rock maple neck with 7½” radius maple fingerboard with small position markers (compare with this 1982 SC-2), and G&L branded closed tuning machines w/tabs. The body shape changed to more Strat-like in early-1984, as seen on the 2nd style SC-2, but with the introduction of the Broadcaster in May 1985, the SC-2 disappeared from the catalog only to make a triumphant return between 2008 and 2017, reviving the Mustang-shaped, offset body. Information on the now discontinued again BBE-era SC-2, which had a very similar layout, can be found in this archived snapshot from 2017.

 

SC-2 (1st style) w/Dual-Fulcrum Vibrato

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This is my second SC-2, preceded by my 2nd style SC-2 with hard tail. And like that guitar, this one was also purchased from a fellow Guitars by Leo (GbL) member, Adam Baker, who in turn had bought it in 2009 from Murali Levine, another (old-)GbL member. For the 1st style SC-2, I was specifically looking for a Black one with the DFV. The body is from early-1983 but if the stamp on the heel is to be believed, the neck is from almost a year later and from just before the transition. The guitar is complete with original vibrato arm, mixed springs, and the tolex hardshell case with black interior and no compartment, just 2 dividers. Not unexpectedly, given my previous experience with other SC-models, this one turns out to be a rocking machine. Great tapers on the pots (again), wonderful fingerboard (again). You catch my drift. Keeper!

The story behind this guitar

1984

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JAN 13 1984

FEB 08 1983

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