- Apr 6, 2012
- Reaction score
Wow dude, THANK YOU. Great info!February 23th, 1984.
Just so you know:
For 8 digits serial numbers, the pattern is as follows:
YY is the production year
DDD is the day of the year
RRR is the factory ranking/plant designation number.
And since the first R is a 5 your guitar was made at the Nashville plant.
Prior to 1984, first R being a 4 meant made at the Kalamazoo plant.
The pickups are most likely "Tim Shaw" humbuckers which were installed on all Custom's at the time.
A Wine Red Custom is always nice to look at.