Her name was inlayed in her headstock in Mother of Pearl.
She has a Translucent Dark Blue finish.
was built at the same time as the "Angel",
in the Guitarist Magazine Review
from October 1987, and was sold in our Shop shortly after.
has a one piece Mahogany body with 'comfort contours' front and back, a 'white
one piece Mahogany neck, white 'bound' Ebony fingerboard with 'cut diamond' Mother-of-Pearl inlays,
Ebony head-face with Mother-of -Pearl inlays, 24 5/8" scale length, Kahler Pro Tremolo and was
originally fitted with 'Royal' pickups - a 'Cream Dream' at the neck and a 'Dirt Box'* at the bridge.
These have been replaced at some time - as you can see in the picture above.
NB - Kev.....
" I have managed to glean some information about her 'fate' -
She ended up in the hands of Paul Westlake.
She was pretty beaten up and in generally quite poor shape,
but since then nobody seems to know where she is !
If anybody does know.....please drop us a mail."
supplied by Paul
Tucker of Torquay
(via Big Norm) - Thanks Guys.
Drop us a mail if you get a chance.
Please Note - we have found a picture taken of Crystal when she was new - See Big Pix Link above.
(A point of interest is that another company has now (since 2002) adopted this particular spelling X-plorer !)
" CHEESE " . SPECIAL CUSTOM MODELS . THANKS
* The name "Dirtbox" has been used since by several companies for overdrive pedals and other devices.
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