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I have created a new website for the Fender California Series Acoustic guitars where you will find information about the line. Please come by and check it out.

Thanks

http://www.fendercaliforniaseries.n.nu/

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You should start a new discussion groupfor these guitars here on AGM ... it's very easy to do. Just click on "groups" up at the top banner, then click on the button that says "+ add" 

 

BTW,  I run group here for Seagull guitars.

Hey Jud,,If there are enough "fans" out there maybe. Thanks for the comments.

Earl

Very nice... tho Im not sure a strat type headstock looks right on an acoustic. My main acoustic is a Fender, albeit a low end one. Still, very nice sounding guitar!

Yes there is for sure players who like or not that headstock. I started with a Fender bass in the 60's and have had the 4 (6) on a side state of mind since. I also play a Carvin 5 string, 5 on the side. Do I need help maybe??

 

Thanks for the comments....

 

Earl

A friend of mine in Gilroy, CA sent me a pic of his guitar - a Fender Malibu!

 

Did a little research - they were made originally 1965-1971, then re-introduced in 2006.  Since he's had it 23 years, it must be an original one... :-)

I am assuming this is a California Series...

That may be a early Malibu but I think it is part of the California Series acoustics 82-92'. If it has a bolt on neck it is early, 65-71. Beautiful guitar!!! Here is a pic of an early Malibu.

 

 

 

http://www.fender.com/support/articles/acoustic-instruments-product...

 

Intererstingly, that link lists my guitar (a DG5) but the information doesnt tally with mine!

My guitar was bought new in 2004, and is made of basswood and nato: And yet according to Fender's own site, we get this:

DG5 1995 -1998 $175.99 Nato top, mahogany back and sides
Ha. My DG5 came with a pickguard cover like that! It just peeled off.

I must confess, assuming John has had this Malibu for 23 years like he said, I have no explanation for why the pickguard cover is still on...

82-92 certainly sounds possible - if he bought it new, he'd have bought it in 1988...

Any clue from what you can see of the label?  Looks to be solid wood back...

I just looked at the link - sycamore top, back, and sides?  Maybe I'll see this guitar some day...

Well I wouldnt rely on the accuracy of the info on Fenders site!

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