The Starforce 8000 series were stratocaster and telecaster style electric guitars made in Korea from 1988 until 1989. The 8000 Series were maked Starforce "USA" models and included; the 8000, 8001, 8002, 8003, 8004, 8005, 8006, 8007, 8008 and 8009 (electro-acoustic model). The matching bass guitars were the 7000 models. The wood used for the body varied, most had bolt on necks, fingerboards were maple, rosewood or ebonol. All the 8000 series had Scorcherz pickups. The entry level models had dot fingerboard markers, but the more expensive ones had stars and planets.