Originally Posted by Runnerman
Play it first if you can!
These are hit or miss.
Some are very good to great, a lot are not good.
1975-1981 were Fender's dark years.
Yes there are some great examples of these years.
But on a whole, the QC went down hill here the closer you get to 1980.
There is a reason Fender put out it's reissue series in 1982.
Sales were down, and QC was not up to snuff. Compared to
anything before 1973.