MIC Cat’s Eyes

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Sigmania
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MIC Cat’s Eyes

Post by Sigmania » Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:38 am

I didn’t realize Cat’s Eyes were made in China now.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Cats-Eyes ... 632-2357-0

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That’s alright ‘cause I still got my guitar… ‘79 LS80 GT Reborn, '79 ST100 Springy, '81 LS100S Hog, '81 ST70R Slab Springy, ‘81 ST80R Springy, '81 TE120 Breezy, '82 LS120 Love Rock, '82 JB50 Jazz Sounds

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Re: MIC Cat’s Eyes

Post by mdvineng » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:54 am

Have been for awhile, again low end models. Haven't seen one in the flesh.
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Re: MIC Cat’s Eyes

Post by Sigmania » Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:31 pm

Attractive "low end" model. And over $1,300 open box.

I don't think this one is being marketed as "low end".

I did see the scarf joint. Diamond volute though.

SPEC

Body: Solid Spruce Top, Ziricote Side & Back
Neck: Mahogany
Fingerboard: Ebony Long Slot Belly
Tuners: Vintage Grover Style Gold
Headstock Inlay: Cat’s Eyes Logo Marks
Position Marks: Cat’s Eyes & Snowflake Abalone Pearl
Bridge: Ebony
Nut Width: ≒ 43mm
Pickguard:Tortoise Shell Pattern
Finish: Polyurethane
Weight: Unknown
Serial Number: N/A
Color: Natural
Neck Shape: Unknown
Model Year: Unknown
Others: Ivoroid Bindings
Last edited by Sigmania on Tue Jan 18, 2022 1:28 pm, edited 2 times in total.
That’s alright ‘cause I still got my guitar… ‘79 LS80 GT Reborn, '79 ST100 Springy, '81 LS100S Hog, '81 ST70R Slab Springy, ‘81 ST80R Springy, '81 TE120 Breezy, '82 LS120 Love Rock, '82 JB50 Jazz Sounds

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Re: MIC Cat’s Eyes

Post by Sigmania » Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:57 pm

I didn't know anything about ziricote before just now. Interesting.
That’s alright ‘cause I still got my guitar… ‘79 LS80 GT Reborn, '79 ST100 Springy, '81 LS100S Hog, '81 ST70R Slab Springy, ‘81 ST80R Springy, '81 TE120 Breezy, '82 LS120 Love Rock, '82 JB50 Jazz Sounds

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