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Yamaha Weddington Classic

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General
Manufacturer: 
Yamaha
Made in: 
Japan
Series: 
Yamaha
Weddington
Signature Guitar: 
No
Strings: 
6
Construction: 
Set-In
Orientation: 
Right handed
Years: 
1989 to 1993
Body
Body Style: 
Single Cut
Body Material: 
Mahogany
Body color: 
Cherry Sunburst
Metallic Black
Metallic Red
Body finish: 
Gloss
Top: 
Yes
Top color: 
Cherry Sunburst
Metallic Black
Metallic Red
Top Material: 
Maple
Carved top: 
Carved
Body binding: 
Binding
Pickguard: 
No Pickguard
Electronics
Neck Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Bridge Pickup Brand: 
DiMarzio
Piezo: 
No
Pickup Configuration: 
HH
Tone knob: 
2
Volume knob: 
2
5 way switch: 
1
Coil split: 
Yes
Control color: 
Amber
Miscellaneous
Description: 

The Yamaha Weddington Classic is a single-cut dual humbucker guitar like a Les Paul developed by YGD (Yamaha Guitar Development) located in North Hollywood under Rich Lasner. The Weddington series was named after the street where YGD was located. The Yamaha Weddington Classic features a sculpted neck heel, a carved maple top,  DiMarzio made humbuckers (DHB2 and DHB3) and a solid brass bridge with locking saddles.

The 5-way switch configuration of the Weddington Classic is as follows:

  1. Coils 1+2 in series (normal bridge humbucker)
  2. Coils 1+2 in parallel (single-coil neck voicing)
  3. Coils 1+2 in series + 3+4 in series (normal middle-position of a Les Paul, both humbuckers run in parallel)
  4. Coils 2+3 in series (the inner coils from each humbucker) +4 (the back coil in the bridge humbucker) brought in paralled with the rear tone control.
  5. Coils 3+4 in series (normal bridge humbucker)
Neck
Nut Width: 
43 mm (1-11/16 inch)
Locking nut: 
No locking nut
Neck Material: 
Mahogany
Neck pieces: 
1 Piece
Neck color: 
Cherry Sunburst
Metallic Black
Metallic Red
Neck finish: 
Gloss
Neck binding: 
Binding
Neck binding color: 
Cream
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Fretboard radius: 
305 mm (12 inch)
Scale Length: 
24.75 inch (629 mm)
Frets: 
22
Inlays: 
Split blocks
Inlay color: 
pearl
Scalloped Fretboard: 
Not Scalloped
Headstock
Tuning Key Arrangement: 
3+3 arrangement
Locking tuners: 
No Locking Tuners
Headstock color: 
Natural
Headstock angle: 
angled
Matching headstock: 
Not matching headstock
Reversed: 
Not reversed
Hardware
Bridge type: 
Tune o matic
Hardware color: 
Chrome