Westone Clipper

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Westone Clipper

Post by Guest on Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:40 pm

Saw this on Ebay - http://cgi.ebay.com/WESTONE-CLIPPER-3012-ELECTRIC-GUITAR-RARE-FIND-NZ-/130411822621?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Guitar&hash=item1e5d267e1d

Not a model I have seen before. Anyone have one of these?


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Re: Westone Clipper

Post by Barry on Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:43 pm

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Re: Westone Clipper

Post by norfolkngood on Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:46 pm

According to westone.info the Clipper range were made in 1987/88 for the UK and European markets. Not listed in the US pricelists and most were made in Korea.

Never played one so can't say how good but they look Tele-ish if that makes sense. They don't come up too often on UK ebay so far as I remember.

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Post by corsair on Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:10 pm

It's a CL3012 and it's the first one I've seen for sale although I'd have to say that's a bit steep for this kiwi!! Probably Korean built with Japanese parts - it has the Bendmaster Deluxe... with the stringlocks!! - which doesn't make it a bad guitar, just not Matsumoku.... probably!?


I've got 2 CL4112's which play like a dream - beautiful neck, light as body stable trem... what more do you want?! Super-teles rock hard, dude!!

FWIW, an after market esoteric nut is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist, and a great way to convert your money into someone else’s.


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