clash Posted October 20, 2009 Report Share Posted October 20, 2009 hey, 'm looking to buy an XR-1 and i was hoping if you people could tell me more about this guitar. i already know it's a prelude to the studio's but ... if someone can hook me up with more details that would be much appreciated. i have one specific question ... since they are norlins and every norlin i've seen has a burst on the back of the neck, does an XR-1 have to have that by default, or did they also come in dark back? the one i'm looking at has a dark back with no burst on the neck/headstock, but does come with a volute, a stamped serial, a made in usa stamp, a two screw trussrod cover. the serial however dates back to late 1980 (83500XXX), but wiki.gibson.com says they only start making XR's from 1981 til 1983. idea's, thoughts? thanx flip. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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