1/ il faut trouver le truss-road (souvent en tête de guitare, côté face) apparent ou caché par une petit capot de plastique.
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As you look at the Yellow Plus below you will see the very first generation of this roller nut (we will discuss more about these nuts later!
) This nut was design to reduce the friction at the nut when using the tremolo. The first locking tuners on the Plus' were the Sperzel, then later Schaller.
Again, this short lived Deluxe American Standard Strat looks like a Strat Plus, but it's not!!! They came with all the features of a Strat Plus, such as Gold Lace Sensors, same bridge and body type, but no locking tuners or roller nut.
They will often have the E4, E8 or E9 serial numbers too.
) Each of these models are taken up on different pages on this website (just click on the names).
Finally, By the way, when Trevor finally patented his roller nut, he was living in Australia!
He later moved to the US and over the years worked with a number of guitar companies, and was responsible for many creative designs seen on guitars today.
Within the last year someone there entered into that data-base this misinformation: "At some unspecified time, an unspecified number of the Strat Plus guitars came out with a bone nut." Obviously this is not correct!
When I started questioning this entry in the data-base at Fender, one employee emailed me and admitted, "Yes, this was something that I added because that is what I was told by people here.
As admitted too, by the one newer Fender employees, these short lived DX American Standard Strats were confused with the Strat Plus'.