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Old 02-18-2016, 04:30 PM
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Default What model is this guitar?

My wife was given this Robin. Can anyone tell me what it is? It's my first Robin.
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Old 02-18-2016, 06:36 PM
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It is a Tokai-made guitar from 1982.
They made three models in this RG series:

RG-50: "rounded" neck shape
RG-80: "V" neck shape
RG-100: same as RG-80 but with gold hardware

The locking vibrato is not original. These guitars had traditional Stratocaster-style vibrato units.

Is the finish transparent blonde, or is it a solid blonde finish? Check out the neck shape and hardware color and let us know which one you have.
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Old 02-23-2016, 01:42 PM
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Yes, the vibrato unit is a Kahler Flyer that some previous owner put on.

The blonde finish is not transparent, if by transparent you mean the wood shows through the paint. It is opaque. Shiny, but opaque.

The hardware is not gold. So I guess either an RG-50 or RG-80.

As far as the neck shape, I'm gonna guess that it's a medium V shape from looking at Google images. Definitely not a hard V and not a D shape. Closer to a C shape or medium V.

So I guess I have an RG-80? The serial number on the neck plate 10745.

Thanks, Ken!
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Old 02-23-2016, 02:08 PM
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Since it is not a very pronounced "V" and more of a "C" shape I am guessing that it is a RG50OW (RG-50 in Olympic White).
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Old 02-23-2016, 02:55 PM
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D'oh! Yes, an RG-50 not an RG-80. (I was lesdixic there.)
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Old 03-02-2016, 09:47 PM
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I have an RH-1 which had a Kahler installed at Robin.

Dave confirmed it in this post...
http://www.robinlovers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11



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Old 08-23-2016, 06:55 AM
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Hi!
Is the Robin RG50 OW for sale? I might be interested if the price is right. Thank you!
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