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'50s Kay Old Kraftsman 'UP BEAT' Jumbo Cutaway Archtop Guitar ! NEEDS NECK WORK

Estimated price for orientation: 974 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Brand: KAY, USA  

Vintage Kay Old Kraftsman 'UP BEAT' Jumbo Cutaway Archtop Guitar ! ***NEEDS NECK WORK***

WONDERFUL  Pickups!!Requires strings and personal setup. 

Well... a not-too-unusual scenario here -  a GREAT-sounding guitar hampered by the typical 'Kay neck warp Blues'. Seems to start around frets 5-7. Don't think we are talking neck re-set per se, but rather fingerboard removal, neck straightening and re-alignment. Can be played but not much fun.

    If anyone out there can do this type of repair/restoration, they will be rewarded with an incredibly nice sounding guitar with all the right stuff - Killer looks, Grover tuners, and that so-desirable set of translucent black Kleenex-Box pickups at well below market value!  Pickguard is a modern replacement, all else seems original. Sold as a project and priced accordingly. Thanks for looking!  ***Bottom line - has neck issues as described - may or may not require paid repair services (some folks out there have a lot of skill!). Should be a fun and rewarding project!
  - BEST OF LUCK! Buyer pays shipping.  TERMS OF SALE Sold 'as-is'. Needs have been described. Please examine pictures for detail and determine if this is a project that you would like to undertake or be willing to pay for repair services. I'd rather avoid any unpleasantness because of unmet expectations.