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Mustangs with P90s?

 
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:09 pm    Post subject: Mustangs with P90s? Reply with quote

A friend just got a Fender Mustang RI with P90s and he loves it. I got wondering, any of you have a good estimate of the % of Fender Mustangs with P90s?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They've been making Mustangs since 1964, I think.

There were two other models with P90s besides the current ones, one was Chinese, the other American with a laminated wood top. There probably weren't that many of either one of those made.

Say 1%?

(actually considering some of the current Mustangs are Duo-Sonic IIs, if you count all the Duo Sonic IIs and Musicmaster IIs, you'd probably get something like 0.something%)
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Never played one, but I think they just look weird...
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fakir Mustache wrote:
There were two other models with P90s besides the current ones, one was Chinese, the other American with a laminated wood top. There probably weren't that many of either one of those made.


The Chinese ones were part of the Modern Player range:



The American ones were part of the limited edition "10 for 15" releases that came out in 2015:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wasn't this the "board shorts" mustang ? lol
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It was the "Shortboard" mustang.

There was also a "Longboard" strat:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fakir Mustache wrote:
They've been making Mustangs since 1964, I think.

There were two other models with P90s besides the current ones, one was Chinese, the other American with a laminated wood top. There probably weren't that many of either one of those made.

Say 1%?

(actually considering some of the current Mustangs are Duo-Sonic IIs, if you count all the Duo Sonic IIs and Musicmaster IIs, you'd probably get something like 0.something%)


Thanks, FM. My Mustang is a '65 and I know for sure there were 0% Mustangs made with P90s. Of the reissue Mustangs, aka "fakir Mustang" (No, I truly respect the RIs most of which have improvements over the vintage Mustangs) I'm just curious that I'd not noticed the P90 models and, as you and Bear Boy suggest, it seems not too many were made...maybe 1% of all RIs?

Other estimates?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BearBoy wrote:
It was the "Shortboard" mustang.

There was also a "Longboard" strat:


Which makes a lot of sense, since Mustang bodies are longer, and Strat bodies are shorter (and wider).
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:43 pm    Post subject: I love my Mustang 90 Reply with quote

The Mustang 90 is a awesome sounding guitar.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd hit that
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same. Could make a Roseland P90 Mustang outta one too
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Noirie. wrote:
Same. Could make a Roseland P90 Mustang outta one too


Can you color swap covers on p90s like you can other shit or do you gotta melt that shit off?

You cant roseland with weird black shit around the pickups
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


If it's not a dog-ear P90 (above), you generally can
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