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1988 - TOM ANDERSON ProAM

(3 TYPES)

He had 3 of them:

(1) Gold with black bowling ball finish (#1933, Made in California 04-26-88)

(2) White with black bowling ball finish

(3) Red with gold hardware


more info at http://andersonguitars.com/




GUITAR SPECIFICATIONS:
• BODY WOOD: – Basswood
• NECK WOOD: – Maple with Indian Rosewood Fingerboard
• HEADSTOCK COLOR: – Matching
• NECK BACK FINISH: – Satin
• NECK BACKSHAPE: – Even Taper (T/A Standard)
• NUT WIDTH: – 1 11/16-inch with R2 Locking Nut
• SCALE LENGTH: – 25 1/2-inch
• FRETS: – Medium—Exclusive Anderson Stainless Steel
• BRIDGE: – Sunken Floyd Rose
• TUNING GEAR: – Split Shaft
• HARDWARE COLOR: – Black
• NECK PICKUP: – SA1R / EMG 81 (kirk)
• MIDDLE PICKUP: – SA1
• BRIDGE PICKUP: – H3
• SWITCHING: – Switcheroo—for an almost unlimited number of sounds
• PICKUP COVERS: – N/A
• PICKUP RINGS: – Black


(1) Gold with black bowling ball finish
#1933, Made in California 04-26-88
from 2015 property of Brian D'Souza (Thanks for the pics!)
seen on the Binge & Purge Seattle video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-jyQu6LNZY&t=4m13s 4:15-5:30
Kirk is seen carrying it to the stage from 4:15-5:30. It must have been his backstage warmup guitar at the time.

"It originally had  Ultrasonic pickups in the neck and mid and a Tom Anderson humbucker in  the bridge. Those can be seen in many pics of Kirk with the guitar. At  some point however, he replaced the pickups with an EMG S/S/81 combo.  When it got to me it had the EMG S pickups still installed and but not  wired and a passive Humbucker that was wired (presumably the H2). I had  Tom rewire a Vintage 81 back in the bridge. I have also since acquired a  complete set of vintage Ultrasonic pickups in case I ever want to  retrofit the guitar in the future." (Brian)

Model - Pro Am Custom
Body Finish - Black on Gold Bowling Ball
Body Wood - Basswood
Neck Wood - Hard Rock Maple, Pau Ferro Fretboard
Neck Finish - Matching Headstock, Satin Back
Nutwidth - -
Frets - Heavy
Back Shape -
Hardware - Black
Bridge - Sunken Floyd Rose
Pickguard -
Pickups - ULTRASONICS R2 R2 H2
Switching -
Strings - -
Comments -



(2) White with black bowling ball finish
that was used on the Justice tour


(3) Red with gold hardware


pics of a generic red one...do you have pics of Kirk with this guitar?

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