Dating a fender showmaster

Okay, now with that tidbit of information I can help you out.... However, before I do I need to know which one it is; * Showmaster HH Skull & Crossbones - Obvious inlay....

* Showmaster Jason Ellis Signature - 2 Humbuckers * Showmaster Rally Stripe - with Stripe.... The original post was from, after all, 3 years ago.

2004 Fender TC-90 Thinline, (front), (back), (headstock), (optional case).

Pretty rare model from Fenders Special Edition series, made only from 04-07, seamlessly replaced by the single cutaway Jim Atkins signature (JA-90) in mid-07.

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Combined, there were less than 2000 of this model shipped so its a fairly rare guitar.

The promise of a new, revitalized Fender dawned in the early 1980s as the dismal CBS era wound down, and concerned Fender officials noted the abundance of Japanese guitar makers who were blatantly copying—in some cases cloning—original vintage Fender designs with great accuracy and low costs, albeit with some occasionally bizarre details.Early Showmaster models (prototypes) were originally labeled as Stratocasters on their headstocks and are very rare.The Custom Shop Showmaster perimeter was a design supplied by John Suhr, another Senior master builder during that era.By entering this site you declare you read and agreed to its Terms, Rules & Privacy and you understand that your use of the site's content is made at your own risk and responsibility.: If you're not familiar with my site, it's simple, and you'll love it or hate it: (1) This page has gear that has recently arrived; (2) Links at the bottom of this page take you to most of our gear, logically arranged by manufacturer or type, e.g. (3) Lastly, my contains a lot of gear that hasn't made it back to the proper pages yet and is sort of in limbo until I move it.The Showmaster was hence its most recent foray into the superstrat niche, and was introduced in 1998.


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