Yamaha SX-125

  • Yamaha SX-125 electric guitar

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1975 to 1976

The Yamaha SX-125 was made from 1975 to 1976. Similar in design to the SX-80 but the SX-125 had a rotary pickup selector switch (with metal position indicators nailed into the body) and had Grover tuners, instead of the Yamaha branded ones. In 1975 the SX-125 cost ¥120,000 -  more than twice the price of the SX-60 at ¥55,000, and considerably more expensive than the SX-80 at ¥70,000.

Specifications (26)

Controls

Controls materialblack controls
Controls shapetop hat controls
Number of control knobs4 control knobs
Pickup selector controls4-way rotary switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, brown finish, natural finish, red finish
Made inJapan
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuresarched top, short horns
Body styleSG-style body
Pickguard materialblack pickguard

Hardware

Bridgetune-o-matic bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware
Tailpiecestop tailpiece
TunersGrover tuners

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)Batwing headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (1)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1975¥125000newguitar-listMSRP

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