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by al_lighton
Thu May 27, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan I scale length
Replies: 3
Views: 662
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Re: Elan I scale length

I think the published scale length for the Elan I is 25.1", and for the Elan II is 25.5". I have one of each. Both are slightly longer than the published scale length when intonated, more like about 25.2 and 25.6, but the exact length depends on which string you measure. They are different...
by al_lighton
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan II just came up on ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 3069
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Elan II just came up on ebay

They don't show up on ebay often these days, but a red Elan II just came up:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/123180970385?ul_noapp=true

Serial number K91718, on the body back near the strap. This is not my guitar, I just saw it yesterday on ebay.
by al_lighton
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan Pickup Switching scheme
Replies: 1
Views: 2395
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Re: Elan Pickup Switching scheme

I didn't remove the pickups from the guitar, so I wasn't sure whether the blue wire is on the coil with the adjuster screws or the coil with the plain pole pieces. And I don't know if the bridge and neck pickups are identical or if one is wound differently than the other. As installed from the facto...
by al_lighton
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan Pickup Switching scheme
Replies: 1
Views: 2395
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Elan Pickup Switching scheme

I have a couple Elans, and was never sure exactly how the pickups were wired, but had a pretty good guess. So I buzzed out the switch with a meter today. The Elans have two 4 wire humbuckers with Black and blue end wires, and orange and yellow wires where the two coils connect to each other. On the ...
by al_lighton
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan I just sold on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 4157
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Re: Elan I just sold on ebay

I didn't sell it. I just saw it there. But I wrote "Elan I" and it looked like it was saying I sold it.. sorry for the confusion.
by al_lighton
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan I just sold on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 4157
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Elan I just sold on ebay

Richard, An Elan I just sold on ebay, and the pictures had the serial number for your database. See http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heartfield-by-Fender-EL-Elan-1-Trans-Amber-MIJ-Made-In-Japan-1991-/302484700379?ul_noapp=true&nma=true&si=GstPRV8dpQ1fc6RTorY9FJk77%252Fo%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt...
by al_lighton
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Elan
Topic: Elan-1 measurements
Replies: 1
Views: 2373
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Re: Elan-1 measurements

I have one, let me know what measurements that you're looking for if you still need them.