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From the old JS1 to the current JS2450 the JS series kept on evolving, going from 22 to 24 frets, refining the body shape, refining the neck shape and material, changing the bridge, working on better electronics with Di Marzio, varying the woods and proposing a huge amount of finishes.For more than twenty-seven years now the JS guitar series continues to innovate and please guitar players.Please feel free to use info from this web site on ebay or other websites, but please give credit to analogman.com, thanks!An Ibanez Tube Screamer is an overdrive/distortion pedal that is mild compared to many, but allows the true sound of the guitar and player's technique to come through.Warning: At the bottom of this page is a listing of current Ebay auctions that claim to sell lawsuit guitars.There are still gems to be found and a lot of these auctions are genuine, but some of the lawsuit guitars found on Ebay are not lawsuit guitars at all.OK it goes like this..starting with Japanese built guitars: 1997 to Now F=Fujigen factory, 2nd & 3rd digit=year made(eg 04=2004) next 5 digits =month & build number Jan=5000 Feb=10000 Mar=15000 Apr=20000 May=25000 June=30000 July=35000 Aug=40000 Sept=45000 Oct=50000 Nov=55000 Dec=60000 So an example here is for a recent model with a Serial number F0330210 = Fujigen 2003 June 210th guitar built.
It was preceded by the Orange "Overdrive" and green "Overdrive-II" which came in narrower boxes without the battery cover, and the reddish "Overdrive-II" which had a box very similar to the TS-808.
Household names, like Fender and Gibson Guitars, were not cranking out the quality workmanship which they were known for in the past.
This lead to the emergence of copy guitars from Asia which used arguably better parts and craftsmanship.
The word is abused a lot though because it drives the price of a guitar up.
What exactly is a lawsuit guitar and why are they so popular?
The TS-808 and its generation have small square metal on/off touch-buttons. There were some TS-808s made in the 1979 period, mostly for other than USA markets, that came in a narrower box.