Advert Description

On offer a Super Flighter of the famous SF series made in Japan by Yamaha from 1977 to 1980, these guitars are sought after by many people worldwide. This SF-500 was used by “Big Country” on their recent “The SEER” tour and can be seen on various YouTube clips. The Ghost pups as used on tour have been replace with the original pups.
The guitar has a 24-fret bolt on neck into a solid  body, well crafted and well balanced. It has two powerful hum-bucker pickups each with independent volume and tone controls, however the SF-500 doesn’t feature the coil-tap option like the SF-1000 does. Good quality chrome hardware and tuners, versatile and solid, and accurate. The oil stain is a great finish and shows up gorgeously in bright light, showing the underlying mahogany wood with a quality overall look.
The guitar sustain is amazing, even for a bolt on neck. Being over 38 years old, the guitar is fairly clean and has some genuine play wear marks to show for. This guitar is a brilliantly kitted out for a mix of blues/classic rock playing, rhythm and lead. The low action makes even for a good shredder, easy and accurate. Comes with gig bag. . Offers considered. Location Berwick upon Tweed.

Additional Information

Advert Type
Private Advert
Condition
Second hand
Manufacturer
Yamaha
Model
SF-500
Era
1970s
Type
6 String
More Details
https://elitevintageguitars.com/2016/10/10/yamaha-super-flighter-sf-500-1978-oil-stain/

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