I'm just looking for exact model and wiring diagram cause when I plugged it in all I got was a bunch of noise. Serial numbers will be found on a plate bolted to the back of the guitar's neck on electric models or inside the body of an acoustic model. Most of Aria's models were low to mid range overall. I can't think of anything even remotely close to the kind of basic quality the neck and body are on these old Aria's. It was good enough for Kurt Cobain, and you know that this guitar can do you proud as well, even though it might not be quite as famous as some other brands. Determine whether your guitar's first two digits are 81 or higher. Six digit serial numbers date from the 70s, covering '71 through '80.
It is a great sounding bass: I suppose it was made between 1995 and 1998. Hello i recently acquired an Aria Diamond body that was gutted the only way i knew what it was is because of a label on the inside of it but where it say serial number it is blank i really want to rebuild it but need to know what model it is so i can get the right parts for it any help would be greatly appreciated I don't know how to post pictures but I can if somebody tells me how thank you Hello, thank you for taking the time to read my request. I was told by another player that this guitar was one of the first issues and it should date to the early 70's. It won't be all that much, but they do play well and their sound is reasonably versatile - seen in the context of today's entry level market, that probably won't mean all that much. While trawling the internet I came across an Aria with the same serial number as mine. It certainly makes a difference, but a great set of pickups, pots, and a solid nut and bridge setup.
Can't really see why you don't own it yet. Here is some more useless backgound fluff. Knobs and toggle are also recessed into the body. Generally speaking the Aria brand produced good solid guitars back then, at all budgets, the mid to top end were particularly good. It feels very solid and after I dropped new pickups and a new bridge in it, it sounds very good. Well that's the thing with Aria's. Many of these guitars are 5 piece maple-walnut neck-thru with Ash bodies.
Mine's more of a slab body and the truss-rod adjustment's under a triangular-ish cover at the headstock end of the neck. Smith and wesson 686 serial number dating one exists. Pickups: Black Humbuckers of unknown make. When it came to coping other brands, they would rip off the Rabbi and piss on the Pope to make a quick buck. The seller told me that is Japanese made in 1986 but I want to check it.
You have my thanks for your advice. One night one of them switched to an Aria. I've just wondering if i got a aria pro ii fa-70, it's 088133. The production run was from 1978 to 1981. Only produced in the serial port and abigail mac - 144 of 1981 it would be great if anyone could not present, seral.
They flooded the market with low-end models. I purchased my guitar in summer of 1970 from Bernardo's Guitar Shop on Brooklyn Avenue, Eat Los Angeles. The manufacturing of Aria guitars were subcontracted out to Matsumoku from 1964 to 1986. Some bridges were made of pot metal. I hated the neck on mine and didn't keep it long enough to tinker with it or get used to it.
But at about £200+ it will be a reliable easy to play instrument that is unlikely to go down much in value. Now if you buy an 80's model, it could be 30 years old. Good stuff, but bc of the age, best to play one in person when deciding to buy one - unless you can set up guitars. Please don't contact us with general guitar questions via e-mail as these are better suited to the Message Board's forums. These have made a very marked improvement in both tone and definition. If anyone is interested I will email the photographs. That site covers the made in Japan era at the matsumoku factory up until the mid 80's I think.
I need some info regarding my Aria Pro ll Mad Axe Bass Guitar. I realize, it's from Korea but sure does look made well to me. Over the years the Urchin U100 has proven to be pretty good guitar. They're quite nicely made, but nothing really special, pickups are pretty characterless, and pots are garbage. They sounded good, but were a bit too scooped in the mids for playing blues. It may be the only neck-thru hollow body guitar ever made. Six digit serial number s4080836.