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If you know your vintage Japanese guitars you may have heard of Fresher guitars. Which are quality axes. But they stepped it up in every way with their FRS series. Which stands for Fresher Refined Series. I put this up there with Tokai, and I’ve played a number of Tokai’s.

Refined? Yup. Let’s start with the stock Brass saddles. You only see that in top of the line Japanese axes. With a stamped 'japan' block. Add to it the stock Kluson style deluxe tuners. (Again you only see these in the quality MIJ rigs. I am guessing Gotohs). Finally that pickup is a monster. It is a stock Gotoh Invader style pickup.

Add that all up... and then just look at it. Like a freakin tuxedo. But this is more like James Bond. Lethal. One pickup to rule them all. White binding to go with the white pickup ring. Matching black headstock with some sort of holofoil logo. And a classic lawsuit worthy headstock.

This is a rare guitar, especially in the USA. As far as I can tell it is 100% stock. There is a later version without the fancy binding and Klusons. Acording to the catalog this one is a 1985.

Plays great. Action is really nice. Neck super comfy. I am sure you will need to set it up to your taste, but I am enjoying the hell out of it as is.

I’ve left the vintage Ibanez sticker on there, just cause it is cool and of the era. Was on it when I got it.

Feel free to shoot me an offer. Judge the photos well. (Though black is tough to shoot and most of the tiny specs of light you see is dust.)

Tags: One-humbucker, single-humbucker, 2-knob, single humbucker guitar, metal guitar, 80's guitar

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Condition
Good (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
Brand Fresher
Model FRS ss-38
Finish Black
Categories Solid Body
Year 1985
Made In Japan

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Matt @. - February 13, 2020

Thank you for your business!- Stratosphere

The S. - February 04, 2020

As described, seller very easy to talk with, packaged like a pro

Jason S. - February 01, 2020

Easy deal

Richard H. - January 27, 2020

GREAT SET OF CORT TUNERS.THANKS!

Thomas K. - January 27, 2020

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Fresher FRS SS-38 JAPAN 1985 Black
$400
+ $70 Shipping