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I just picked up a Steinberger GM1T from the mid to late 80's at a local store. This is the strat styled body with 1 EMG and the TransTrem. Just wondering if there are any others out there with a Steinberger. They are hard to find info on.
 

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I just picked up a Steinberger GM1T from the mid to late 80's at a local store. This is the strat styled body with 1 EMG and the TransTrem. Just wondering if there are any others out there with a Steinberger. They are hard to find info on.
Cool find! I'd definitely pick up one of those if the price was right, but they seem to be getting 'collectable' again and you don't see them cheap often.
 

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Chester: I've owned a couple - a black GM series with a single emg, regular trem, and a white GM4T, hum single single, emgs with trans trem.

I found them really cool - The trans trem actually works - well thought out, functional, visually arresting instruments. The maple body on the white one sounded pretty hard and sterile though, then add the emgs..... but cool if thats what a guy wants. Both necks were nice and straight - no trussrod adjustment as I recall. Both stayed in tune well, and the single emg was actually pretty functional with the tone/e.q. control. Playing the headless neck can throw you though! Found myself grabbing the wrong position until I got used to it!
I wonder what a GL sounds like with the composite body? Never tried one and would like to -

Peter
 

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Any idea what the original ones are going for now. I got this one for under a grand.... it seemed cheap
 

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They seem to be climbing in price every time I check them out. The Newburgh era ones (which are the ones we've had) bring the most dough. I paid around $800 for my black one about 7 years ago. Post a pic!:tongue:

Peter
 
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