1981 ES-150J (ES-335 Style Tokai)

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marcusnieman
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Post by marcusnieman » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:39 am

My 81 ES100J has a beefy neck - very much a 59 profile.

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Post by duff » Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:43 am

Emiel wrote:A friend of mine has a '81 ES100 that is just three serial numbers apart from my '81 ES100. His has a noticable thicker neck and soundwise a little bit more low end, other than that they are identical. Fantastic guitars!
did he recently buy it? might be my old one.. big neck, sunburst.

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Post by Emiel » Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:57 am

duff wrote:
Emiel wrote:A friend of mine has a '81 ES100 that is just three serial numbers apart from my '81 ES100. His has a noticable thicker neck and soundwise a little bit more low end, other than that they are identical. Fantastic guitars!
did he recently buy it? might be my old one.. big neck, sunburst.
No, his is a natural one :)

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Post by _JDZ » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:37 pm

Here are neck measurements from all three of mine:

ES-150 - 1981 (in the pics)
0.84" / 21.3 mm at 1st fret
1.01" / 25.7 mm at 12th fret

ES-150 - 1981
0.85" / 21.6 mm at 1st fret
1.02" / 25.9 mm at 12th fret

ES-100 - 1981
0.87" / 22.1 mm at 1st fret
1.04" / 26.2 mm at 12th fret

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