The 1/2 Moon “Bullet” Squier Stratocasters are a mixed lot….. These were made in Korea and China and were made with different specifications, and thus different hardware and wood.
This has an “NC” serial number and was made in China. This guitar has the basic dimensions of a Standard Stratocaster, including a 1.75″ width at the top wing. These guitars were more handmade than mass produced, so the same models made in the same factory, can be very different sounding instruments even from the same year. It is not surprising to find some incredibly unique pickups in these NC guitars….. This has all original parts as far as we can tell, except for the pickguard. We replaced a very warped pickguard with a newer single ply, 8-hole. The body and paint on this guitar are near perfect. One tiny dimple on the front. It is warm and bright….
All of our Stratocasters come with a tremolo bar, backplate, and used, but not abused carry/gig bag.
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Lorien Guitar Recovery Refurbished Instruments
In addition to selling newer factory refurbished instruments, Lorien Guitar Recovery is in the business of recovering unique older Epiphone, Squier, Mexican Fender, and other mid-range guitars for resale.
This instrument was refurbished by Lorien Guitar Recovery. Unlike a typical used guitar, this one was completely checked out, and tested by skilled guitar Technicians, and then put through a multi-point refresh and refurbish process
Our Refurbish Process
First we inspect the instrument for any physical or functional issues or damage. If the instrument has too much damage or does not meet minimum requirements, it is disassembled for parts and recycled; if it meets basic requirements it is refurbished. This is what we do:
We try to stay “original”, but we never have the history of these older guitars, so we don’t know if they came to us already altered, so we never claim originality. But we do refresh a lot of older Squiers and we can make intelligent guesses. Look to our descriptions as to the items we added or changed.
Too many used instruments get rejected, and tossed into a closet, or outright thrown away, or sent to thrift stores. And too many people, who should be able to learn an instrument, can’t afford to buy one or only one that is hard to play.
We believe every instrument should have a second chance, and every aspiring guitar player, should have a chance to buy a good guitar, at a fair price…. This is one of those guitars…. Don’t let it pass you by…. I offer my guitars at a fair price but I am open to an offer. We have to reject low-ball offers, but always consider honest ones. Try it; I may be in a good mood today! If you have a low budget or no budget, let us know. We’ll do our best to get you an instrument that is playable and affordable.
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Lorien Guitar Recovery
“Saving the world one guitar at a time”