Dating vintage fender stratocaster
With amazing craftsmanship and attention to detail, Gord transformed my Historic Les Paul into a virtual clone of a vintage mid-fifties goldtop.
The finish, the aging, even moving the “Gibson” pearl inlay to the proper position on the headstock, were done perfectly.
I asked around about who was the best and Gordon’s name came up more than once.
He was a pleasure to talk to and come up with ideas of what would be cool. When I got these things back I was blown away by the transformation.
Just ask him how long it took to hand sand the thick epoxy primer off my guitar!
Through perseverance, dedication, and leading by example G M Vintage Restorations roars into the limelight.
Fender American Vintage Reissue Stratocasters have serial numbers that begin at V000001 in 1982 and are now approaching V200000 in 2008.
Each American Reissue Stratocaster that left the factory had one of these V serial numbers stamped into the neckplate.
On our new record I only used one of the best ’65 jags I’d ever played and when it came to launching the show I had the idea of getting these two old jags supped up for the road.
It came out great, as he used Nitro Cellulose in his finish.