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ohiopicker
Posted 2019-06-27 1:50 PM (#549305)
Subject: Ovation Pinnacle 3862


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Can anyone tell me definatively if the late 80s to early 90s Pinnacle 3862 was a bolt-on neck, or glued in?

Thanks
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arumako
Posted 2019-06-28 7:59 PM (#549326 - in reply to #549305)
Subject: RE: Ovation Pinnacle 3862



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ohiopicker - 2019-06-27 3:50 AM

Can anyone tell me definatively if the late 80s to early 90s Pinnacle 3862 was a bolt-on neck, or glued in?

Thanks


Glue in. At least the MIJ Pinnacles are. Pretty sure the rest are the same. Here's a pic of a repair done in Japan (not by me).

Pinnacle neck reset

Some folks say the MIJ Pinnacles matched the "build" (okay, don't go ballistic on me guys, I did not say "sound") qualities of their U.S. made counterparts. Hope this helps!

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Beal
Posted 2019-06-28 9:02 PM (#549327 - in reply to #549305)
Subject: Re: Ovation Pinnacle 3862



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pinnacle was only made at Takamine
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ohiopicker
Posted 2019-06-30 9:38 AM (#549341 - in reply to #549326)
Subject: RE: Ovation Pinnacle 3862


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Thanks for the pic! That’s what I needed to know. I’ve always been a bit leery of Ovations with glued-in necks.
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tpa
Posted 2019-06-30 2:58 PM (#549343 - in reply to #549305)
Subject: Re: Ovation Pinnacle 3862


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In my album are a few fotos from inside my 3862. The neck joint on my guitar is fine.
http://www.ovationfanclub.com/megabbs/photos/photo-thumbnails.asp?a...
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tpa
Posted 2019-06-30 4:00 PM (#549344 - in reply to #549305)
Subject: Re: Ovation Pinnacle 3862


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BTW I don't think the 3862 has the Kaman bar neck system - if that matters. Besides the rumour goes that a few were made in Germany.

Edited by tpa 2019-06-30 4:03 PM
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elginacres
Posted 2019-06-30 10:56 PM (#549346 - in reply to #549305)
Subject: Re: Ovation Pinnacle 3862


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I am guessing Beal would know.
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