- electric guitars
Dates of manufacture:
Production of the HOWARD ROBERTS FUSION III began in 1979, stopped in 2003, began again in 2005 and it is still available as of 2007. The body has laminated maple top, back, and sides with multi-ply binding on top and single-ply binding on back. The 1-piece maple neck has 22 fret ebony fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays and single-ply binding. The scale length is 24 3/4 inches.Available in ebony, natural (since 2002), vintage sunburst, cherry, or fireburst (discontinued in 1994) finishes.
Hardware is gold with a Nashville tune-o-matic bridge and fine-tuning tailpiece. Schaller keystone tuners. Pickups are 490R and 490T humbuckers controlled by two volume, two tone controls and a three-way pickup selector switch.