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Can anyone tell me anything about these early 80s Sunn guitars from India? Or if anyone has one they would like to sell. Thanks.
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Hi to one and all ..

Im on my 2nd Sunn Mustang Strt and I love them !! .. the early 80s Sunn Mustangs are fantastic !!!! the later models made in Korea and China are rubbish " so to say "

the Sunn Mustang made in India are the closest this you will play to a MIM or even a USA strat ..

I would recommend changing out the electrics " the pots and 5 way switch let the guitar down " BUT " surprisingly the pick ups are really good " hot " .

Ive played nearly every make and model guitar , When you pay €1500 for a good guitar your not surprised it has a lovely sound or a really sweet neck . But where you pay €60 and it feels as good as a €1500 guitar ! well that's a little bit different :-) ..

the neck profile on the early 80s Sunn Mustang is really really nice .

an easy to tell if the guitar is early 80s or not .

99,999% of the early 80s Sunn Mustangs have a HSS pickup configuration ,

All of the early 80s Sunn Mustang guitars have the truss Rod adjustment at the heel of the neck " NOT ON THE HEAD STOCK " The heel should also be stamped with a Month Day and letter " to indicate the year of manufacture .

All early Sunn Mustangs " the collectable ones " where made in India " On the head stock it will say " Sunn Mustang and below this in small letters " FMIC" Fender Musical Instrument Company " Or the very very early ones just had Made in India in small letters on the head stock .

The Latere " sorry to say rubbish Models " have a Horses" Mustang " head on the head stock .. Steer clear ,,,,,,,,, There only fit for fire wood .......

the first thing you should notice when you pick up a Indian Sunn Mustang is . " Its really really heavy " mine is just over 9lbs !!!

The Neck is lovely and slim . The early Indian Mustangs have a beautiful " Indian Rosewood Fret Board " and ive yet to see another as nice at it !!

The body is a 2 or 3 piece solid mahogany " NO plywood rubbish here :-) .

I hope the above is of some help and if theres anyone with any questions please feel free to ask ,

Im sorry if I offended anyone with the later model Sunn Mustang but I would sooner be honest " and we have all got stung with a bad guitar at some stage in or lives :-)