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    Default Anderson (?) 5-string

    The only clue to the identity of this seems to be the name "Anderson" under the electronics plate.

    Seems to be carved from a single block of mahogany, which is cool, but it's been kicked around some.

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    I kinda doubt by the look of the scroll the "Anderson" is "Steven"

    Not only kicked around but looks like it's scored a few goals and been tackled a few times.
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    Default Re: Anderson (?) 5-string

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Martin View Post
    I kinda doubt by the look of the scroll the "Anderson" is "Steven"
    Or Gerald for that matter.
    Not only kicked around but looks like it's scored a few goals and been tackled a few times.
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    Default Re: Anderson (?) 5-string

    Bought this at a Goodwill auction. Seems to be handmade potato bug style. Lengthy cracks along the back of the neck, but the necks seems stable. Holds a tune. Bartoloni Pickup sounds good. Strange wiring. Tone knob works as it should. Volume knob has some sort of high pass filters on it, but doesn’t actually lower the volume. Doesn’t seem to have a lug actually grounded. Volume pot has a code that seems to put it in the mid Seventies. Tone pot says Dimarzio. Crack where the hole for the bridge post is, again, appears stable. Seems to have real pearl dots. No international shipping. Message with questions. As is. Thanks .
    Huh? "Seems to be handmade potato bug style."
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