1978 Fender Mustang

  • $1,950.00
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Summary: The Mustang is a dual-pickup, 22-fret, medium-scale guitar and it has an offset waist like a Jazzmaster and was the first of the student models to feature a vibrato system. This 1978 Mustang has the larger headstock with “F” tuning keys that have more of a square shape. This model has three-ply black pickguard, solid black pickup covers and black pickup switches. This guitar has the original case and plays and sounds fantastic.

Body: Solid double cutaway, offset, Natural gloss finish.

Neck: Maple with a Maple fingerboard, 24” scale length, 1 5/8” nut width, 22 frets, black dot inlays, larger headstock.

Pickups/Hardware: Two single coil pickups, master volume/master tone controls, on/off slider and in/out phase switches, floating bridge and “Dynamic Vibrato” tailpiece, F key silver tuning keys, black pickguard.

Cosmetics: This guitar is in great vintage condition. It has light surface scratches on the body. There are a few dings here and there and some other scuffs as well (See Photos Please). Some of the hardware has started to slightly tarnish. Overall, this guitar is in great shape and it plays and sounds fantastic.

Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.

Weight: 8.275 lbs.

Case: This guitar ships in the original hard-shell case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.