I love the pups, no need for a pupgrade, they sound snappy with lots of clarity even with moderate gain. The optimum height adustment varies from player to player due to differences in technique, playing styles, string gauges, etc. Condition: Used, Condition: Pre-owned; in good working condition with moderate scratches and wear. Retune and retest each adjustment. The System II and System III bridges have individual string height and individual string intonation adjustments. or Best Offer. WITH IT'S PIVOTING BLADES FOR EASE OF TREMOLO, IT'S SNAP IN LOCKING TREM BAR THAT NOT ONLY SNAPS INTO A BALL BEARING SNAP RING UNDER THE BRIDGE, BUT ALSO TIGHTENS ABOVE WITH A FERRULE UNDER THE LOCKING COLLAR. My  understanding was that they were produced for Fender by the Kahler company BUT I've recently told by the GM of Kahler International that they were, in fact, produced by Schaller. Original Lace Dually Original Lace Dually in White or Black Glossy Plastic Original Lace Dually Coverted to Duncan Humbucker Fender System I Saddle Locking Screws These are the screws that lock your string saddle after setting the intonation. First, remove the six screws that hold the back tremolo plate in position and remove the plate. PAPATOM. There is moderate oxidation and wear to the hardware, which is normal for a guitar of this age. Excellent condition mid-80's Made in Japan Fender Contemporary Stratocaster. After each adjustment, retune and repeat this test until both notes produce the same pitch. And one very popular Contemporary MIJ Strat was the ‘System I’. If it is too straight or convex, turn the wrench counterclockwise while periodically checking the gap with the feeler gauge. There is a large chip on the front, bottom left side. The contemporary models that use a tbx tone control use 500 K ohm volume pots and use 0.022uf tone capacitors. Learn more about Fender electric basses. $36.43 shipping. There is a large chip on the front, bottom left side. Fender Stratocaster 1984-1987 Contemporary System 1 MiJ Japan | eBay Functionally speaking, guitar works perfectly. The pitch of the strings should now be raised. Allow bridge to return back to body, trapping the block. The System I tremolo system uses a behind the nut string locking mechanism. If the tuning is greatly affected, the strings are not completely stretched. Ships to: US & many other countries, There is moderate pickwear and scratches to the pickguard. Tune the guitar to pitch, being sure to completely stretch all strings; the nut lock is then locked by tightening the three hex cap screws in a clockwise direction. Now remove the spacer block by depressing the tremolo arm. 1985 Fender Stratocaster MiJ Contemporary System 1 Electric Guitar Pre-owned; in good working condition. The System I tremolo system uses a behind the nut string locking mechanism and was manufactured by Gotoh. The frets and fretboard are in good condition with light to moderate wear, and minor indentation of the strings at the first few frets, which is functionally not an issue, plenty of fret life overall. For best results, set the vise locks so that the strings are almost locked, leaving only enough space to tune using the tuning machines. IF THIS BRIDGE WAS TO BE MANUFACTURED AGAIN TODAY, IT WOULD COST A FORTUNE. The procedure for doing this is as follows: Loosen the Allen-head cap screw that locks the bridge saddle in place. Featuring snap in arms and fine tuners, they found their way onto Fender guitars that were manufactured in Japan from 1985-87. 1 product rating - 9716-9652 Fender Contemporary System 1 Clamp Set - MIJ 1985-87 Stratocaster The very back edge of the headstock is scuffed up. IT HAS ALSO OUT LIVED THEM ALL. Fender MIJ Modern Stratocaster HH, Mystic Ice Blue - Soaring trebles, crushing lows, and sleek design. The pickguard shows significant scratches and wear. If anyone has a manual for a different type they'd be doing fellow Fenderholics a service by scanning it and  so it can be shared. Fender Parts. If the fretted note is sharp, the string must be lengthened by moving by saddle back; if the fretted note is flat, the string must be shortened by moving the saddle forward. The Fender Made In Japan Modern Stratocaster HH brings modern innovation and tantalising sound in the form of its iconic Stratocaster and, this time, with two exquisite Modified Type 1 humbucker pickups. During the 1980's, Fender made many super high quality Strats, Squiers and Teles in Japan. Tremolo (or more correctly, Vibrato) Units. 9716-9652 Fender Contemporary System 1 Pinza Set-MIJ 1985-87 Stratocaster. Complete Vintage Fender System 1 Double Locking Bridge from an 1980s Japanese Strat. By creating a counter-acting force, the truss rod prevents the neck from bending excessively under the stress placed on it by the strings. Fully functional Schaller System 1 tremolo system including the bar and the locking nut. These bridges are very rare and often sold incomplete, so here is your chance to … Fender Contemporary Stratocaster MIJ Japan 1986 Sunburst System 1 Tremolo Guitar. The E series, according to All Fender gurus and experts, are the best of the best MIJ production. All 7 guitar models shared basically the same specs across the board. If bridge raises and fails to trap block, tighten the two claw screws clockwise until spring pressure will trap the block with the strings all tuned to pitch. Plays beautiful and clean, all working parts with 6 tone switch. home of the fender system one tremolo bridge , fender mid 80's mij guitars. 1 sold, 0 available. 1985 Fender Stratocaster MiJ Contemporary System 1 Electric Guitar Pre-owned; in good working condition. It also come supplied with a three section screw actuated locking nut. Fender Stratocaster 1984-1987 Contemporary System 1 MiJ Japan. Compralo Subito +EUR 32,15 di spedizione. EUR 6,77. Without the manuals it isn't always obvious how to set them up correctly - well we've got the manuals. 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Check the intonation of each string with an electronic tuner by playing the open string harmonic at the 12th fret and comparing this note with the note produced by fretting the string at the 12th fret. Guitar has a great feel, plays and sounds better than some US made strats I have played and owned. The humbucking pickups used in the contemporary models have a DC resistance which is approximately 7.6 K ohms. 27-4400: 1 humbucker pickup, 1 volume, system I tremolo, rosewood fingerboard, 25.5" scale length, side mounted output jack. 27-4200: 2 humbucker pickups, 3 position selector switch, 1 volume 1 tone, system I tremolo, rosewood fingerboard, 25.5" scale length, side mounted output jack. The Fender Contemporary Strats and Teles were the first Fender Japan models to be exported as Fender models. Set Bridge HeightThe recommended string clearance at the 12th fret (measured by the distance between the bottom of the string and the top of the fret) is:Strings 1-4: 5/64" (2mm) +/- 1/64" (.4mm)Strings 5/6: 3/32" (2.4mm) +/- 1/64" (.4mm)The above dimensions are the factory recommended settings only. This ensures a minimal change in tuning when locked. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fender Contemporary Stratocaster MIJ Japan 1986 Sunburst System 1 Tremolo Guitar at the best online prices at … There are several scratches, scuffs and dings on the front, edges and back of the body. Its definitely a Fender but has its own classy, unique version of Fender tone. The neck and headstock are in good condition with some minor dings and scratches. Once you have stabilized the system you are ready to play. The neck and headstock are in good condition with some minor dings and scratches. Pull each string into its own roller slot and into the locking nut as described below. This will ensure the fine tuners are functional. When this is complete, insert the strings through the back bridge cover into the holes in the bridge sustain block. The System II and III tremolo systems use a height adjustable locking nut. The previous Fender Japan models exported from Japan were all Fender Squier's. All electronics and components function well. Guitar has a moderate amount of scratches and wear. ALL CHROME WITH 6 STRING ROLLERS SO THE STRINGS ROLL AS YOU PIVOT THE BRIDGE FOR TREMOLO. Install a capo at the first fret, depress the 6th string at the fret where the neck joins the body. Parts on both were hard-chromed and incredibly tough and durable, including the System 1 trem itself. Seller: guitarheaven247 (380) 100%, Location: Sherman Oaks, California, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 263627659643 1985 Fender Stratocaster MiJ Contemporary System 1 Electric Guitar. 1985 Fender Stratocaster MiJ Contemporary System 1 Electric Guitar. The frets and fretboard are otherwise in good condition. Ive got an old MIJ Fender body lying around, but Ive got no trem for it. And the Squiers got the same exact System 1 tremolo and string lock as the Fender Strats. 159 venduti. The tension on the rod is adjustable so the correct curvature can be achieved by regulating the neck's resistance to string tension.To check the truss rod setting, tune the guitar to playing pitch. Pre-owned; in good working condition with moderate scratches, wear and signs of use. The System III tremolo system was designed by John Page, Dan Smith, Charlie Gressett and John Carruthers, and was manufactured by Schaller in Germany. Do any final tuning adjustments on the fine tuners on the bridge. There is moderate oxidation and wear to the hardware, which is normal for a guitar of this age. If you followed all the directions carefully, and everything worked as it should, your System 1 tremolo should now be ready to take its first test dive. Tune the instrument to standard pitch. All strings must be stretched out completely by repeatedly stretching and re-tuning until the tuning becomes stable. Remember.... do not lock the nut lock until you have completed all your adjustments and/or have completely stretched the strings. Great seller with very good positive feedback and over 50 ratings. Rotate it gently until you feel it engage in the hex socket.If the neck is too concave, turn the wrench clockwise. The original tremolo arm is also included. The single coil pickups used in the contemporary models have a DC resistance which is approximately 5.6 K ohms. The finish on the neck, fret-board, and body looks excellent. 0% negative feedback. I HAVE NEVER HAD TO ADJUST MINE SINCE 1986. ... Fender 2013 LTD MIJ Limited Edition 1954 Stratocaster 54 Strat Made in Japan. Comes with Fender gig bag. On a System I, the overall height of the bridge is set by adjusting the two pivot posts, one on each side of the bridge. Jun 5, 2013 - Vintage MIJ System 1 Tremolo Unit Contemporary Series Fender Japan The back of the neck is in excellent condition. EACH SADDLE IS ADJUSTABLE AND HAS 6 ADJUSTING SCREWS FOR INTONATION SHOULD YOU NEED IT. Please read description below for more information. Take the instrument to the nearest authorized Fender dealer or service center for inspection. The pickguard shows significant scratches and wear. The spring adjustment system is identical to a Vintage style System (two Phillips head wood screws drawing a claw back and forth with one end of the springs (3 to 5) attached while the other end is attached to the bridge sustain block). Le migliori offerte per Fender Stratocaster MIJ ST-562 System 1 1986 CANDY APPLE RED sono su eBay Confronta prezzi e caratteristiche di prodotti nuovi e usati Molti articoli con consegna gratis! ROCK ON ! Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts Great player with lots of life left. I have the studs for it though. FORTUNATELY, STRATCONNECTION MADE A WAY TO RESTORE AND BRING BACK TO LIFE AN ERA THAT MADE THE FENDER STRATOCASTER THE BEST. Prior to stringing your guitar, set the fine tuners on the bridge to the mid-way point. Buy 1984-87 Fender Contemporary Stratocaster Strat Made in Japan MIJ from only $725.00 I am selling a 1985 Fender Contemporary Stratocaster with a System III tremolo system. Great player with lots of life left. Guitar has a moderate amount of scratches and wear. 1980s Fender Stratocaster MIJ, in almost perfect condition except for a few marks and scratches. The pitch should be the same + or - 1 cednt (1/100th of a semitone). To make these adjustments, you will need the following: 1 -    2.5mm Allen Wrench1 -    1/8" Allen Wrench 1 -    1/5mm Allen Wrench 1 -    Capo1 -    Feeler Gauge1 -    a 6" inch mechanics ruler with 1/64" increments. After the cap screw is locked, tighten the intonation adjusting screw to assure it doesn't become loose and rattle. Location: Sherman Oaks, California, $599.99. Equipped with three Fender USA Vintage Stratocaster pickups delivers beautifully vintage tones suitable for a wide variety of playing styles. Bridge: Fender System 1 Locking Tremolo Tuning Machines: Gotoh Tuners "FENDER JAPAN", Unslotted String Tree: String Clamp Hardware: Chrome Pickguard: 3-Ply White, 11 Holes (config. The guitar also shipped inside of a Chinese made gig bag. The System I (or System One) Strat with three single coil pickups (there were other pickup options, but 3xS/C was by far the most popular in the UK) came as a fully Fender-branded model, or a Squier. 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