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1985 Ovation Ultra GS Stratocaster Black *Rare*

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Vintage 1985 Ovation Ultra GS Electric Guitar  
Completely original. Has stock Dimarzio humbucker and two single coil pickups , Kahler Tremolo Tail works perfect,  whammy bar, plays and sounds wicked, very fast and the ultimate 80's  shredder.

It's in very good condition some normal surface blemishes  very little fret wear it has been well taken care of.
Electrics all work great with a clean sound

Gig Bag Included

These have a cult following and are very well made guitars.

Here is some internet info below:

In around 1985 Ovation contracted with a Korean company to make guitar necks and bodies which it imported and assembled in the U.S. using Schaller hardware and DiMarzio pickups. These were called the Ultra Hard Bodies (advertised with a cute chick in spandex), and consisted of at least four guitar models and one bass.

The guitars included three bolt-neck Strat-style models, the GS-1 (one humbucker), GS-2 (two humbuckers) and GS-3 (humbucker/single/single). Most had locking Kahler vibratos, although at least one GS-3 has been seen with a traditional fulcrum vibrato. The bodies had a German carve relief beginning at the waist and extending forward to the cutaway horns. The necks had 21-fret rosewood or maple fingerboards with dots. The six-in-line heads were kind of squarish and bi-level, with a carved relief along the lower edge, kind of an Ovation trademark. The logos said Ovation Ultra GS. The GS-1 (volume only) and GS-2 (volume, tone, three-way) had pickups mounted on rings on the top. The GS-3 featured a black Strat-style pickguard. One source refers to a GSL model, but nothing is known about what this means, if it isn’t a typo. Most of these came with typical exposed-pole DiMarzios, but the previously mentioned guitar with the fulcrum vibrato also had twin-blade DiMarzio pickups.

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