Hardtail bridges are introduced.2004: In fall 2004, Dean announced Dimebag Darrel was to become a endorser. Dean also signed Michael Schenker of the Scorpions to an endorsement deal.2005: Dean went ahead with the Dimebag Darrel guitars at the request of his family and the new line of Dimebag guitars was released at the Winter NAMM show 2005. Blue Book of Electric Guitar Values Online Subscription The Blue Book of Electric Guitars is available as a stand-alone online subscription in 24-hour, one-year, two-year, or three-year durations, as part of the Blue Book of Acoustic & Electric Guitars online subscription in 24-hour, one-year, two-year, or three-year durations.
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With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others.
Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon.
Companies that had been manufacturing Accordions for 20 years, retooled for electric guitars.The Baby configuration has an unbound fingerboard and dot inlays, while the Baby Deluxe has a bound fingerboard and block inlays.1983-1984: Bolt-neck Bel Aire superstrat models.1985: The Japanese-built Hollywood models were introduced.1985-1987: Korean bolt-neck Signature superstrat models.1987-1990: More Korean bolt-neck designs arrive: the Eighty-Eight (perhaps a year early?), Jammer, and Playmate models.1990: Zelinsky sells Dean Guitar Company to Tropical Music.1991: The six-screw bolt-neck superstrat 90E, 91E, and 92E are introduced.1993-1994: The U. korina model would now be a USA Custom Shop model).This updated system utilizes an impressed eightdigit numbering scheme that covers both serializing and dating functions.The pattern is as follows: YDDDYPPP YY is the production year DDD is the day of the year PPP is the plant designation and/or instrument rank.The numbers 001-499 show Kalamazoo production, 500-999show Nashville production. During the early 1980s production moved to Korea, and again the serial numbers are not an exact science as a dating mechanism.