Hello, Johnny! I just bought this electric guitar with the case at a garage sale and I can't find a maker name or name plate. It is in very nice condition. Jet Black with a small sticker that says "sk-51" on the rear top of the neck. It has all kinds of knobs and three switches. Neck appears to be wood on the front.
Answer Hey Joy,
Thanks for writing! I'm sorry it took awhile to get back to you but this is a tough question. It looks like one of the Japanese Stratocaster (Fender's flagship guitar) copies from the 1970s. TO get you further information, I have to ask you a few additional questions. First, is there any name anywhere on the guitar? Look on the back of the guitar where the neck bolts into the body for a serial number or any other markings. Also, did you buy this guitar used and in so, when did you buy (include price you paid). What makes it unique is the three slide switches, rather than the traditional Fender single sliding switch used for controlling the pickups. Let me know about the above questions and I'll try to figure out who made this and when. This is a tough question but I'll keep at it. Write me back...Johnny
I can answer questions regarding playing, guitar models, guitar construction, amplifiers, effects, starting a band, recording and touring. As the Guitarist and singer for No Alternative I have recorded a number of albums, singles and CDs as well as extensive touring. I can also answer questions about starting a band and recording.
I have been a guitar player for 26 years. I play and tour with No Alternative. With a number of CDs out there are also 14 bands that have recorded my songs.
Publications Can You Hear Me, Live at the Deaf Club (With KGB)
SF Underground, Subterranean Records (No Alternative)
Backtracks, Subterranean Records (No Alternative)
Lifeline/No Alternative, Bull Dog Records (No Alternative)
Johnny Got His Gun, Wingnut Records (No Alternative)
SF Nights, Bachuus Archives (No Alternative)