APX-96 LTD edition

APX series guitars are designed with a focus on playability. Their thin bodies and cutaways that provide greater access to the upper frets, offer smoother switching between electric and acoustic instruments.

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APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by TBeam » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:58 am

Hello
I have a guitar Yamaha APX-96 limited edition (10 years anniversary) and I like to know a little bit more of it. Have have googled it and I cant find much information.

- What model it is built on? (some say APX9 and I also heard APX7)
- What kind of mic and electronics/preamp is included in this model?
- What other preamps/electronics is compatible with my model?
- Do anyone knows how big edition it was built of APX-96?
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Grateful for any answers!!
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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by Saul » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:20 pm

Hi Tobbe and welcome to yamahamusicians.com :)

Only things I could find so far are that there were 300 made in total and it is indeed based on the APX9.
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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by TBeam » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:12 pm

Thank you Saul... both for your welcome and the info. Very good to know... do you know if 300 is a common edition?
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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by Saul » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:04 pm

They normally put these things out in small runs for special occasions. I suppose the thing is to find out what number out of that 300 your particular guitar is. Does it have a serial number?
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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by Buzzard » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:44 pm

Hejsan Tobbe , welcome to the forum and the string section. :D

As you mentioned, there isn't a lot of info regarding your Yamaha APX-96 :(

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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by TBeam » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:17 pm

Saul wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:04 pm
They normally put these things out in small runs for special occasions. I suppose the thing is to find out what number out of that 300 your particular guitar is. Does it have a serial number?
I can't find any serial number or any other sequence number :(
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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by Buzzard » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:29 pm

TBeam wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:17 pm
I can't find any serial number or any other sequence number :(
Look through the soundhole up against the truss rod, the number should be there. :wink:

Here's a chart to decode the serial number: http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/mus ... /4849/4094

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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by Papeletachaser » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:37 am

Hey it’s a cool guitar it isn’t special but it’s like the guy said they did special batch releases, just to hype up sales and that sort of stuff. It’s as good as a apx 4,6,10,20 solid guitars. Do you still have it ?? Email me via the "balloon" to the right . . .

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Re: APX-96 LTD edition

Unread post by parametric » Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:13 pm

Welcome to the forum Andy . . . .

Just a word of caution - I've taken the liberty of editing your post and removing your email addy from plain view.

Spambots DO visit these Forums - hoovering up email addys to sell on.

People CAN send you an email via the forum by clicking on the little "balloon" on the right . . .

Keeps us all safe that way (Y)

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