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Some have noted the the Roland basses have the logo "F Roland" on the headstock, for Fuji Roland.And the Roland guitars have "GR" on the headstock, perhaps for "Greco Roland." The 1981 Greco Catalogue shows every Roland guitar synth product in production at that time.At some point in the production run, the high-mass brass bridge was replaced with a more conventional tune-o-matic style bridge. In 1977, through a joint capital investment between Roland Corporation and Fujigen, FUJI ROLAND CORP is established, based in Matsumoto.
It was this combination most prominently featured in advertising promoting the breakthrough Roland guitar technology.I saw one e Bay auction, from March of 2007, that has a G-808 with this unique hardware, both bridge and knobs. While the G-303 and G-808 are very similar guitars, there are some distinct differences between these two highly sought after vintage guitars.Body: The G-303 has a maple top and mahogany body, the G-808 has an ash and walnut body.Improving hex fuzz high-frequency response The hex fuzz section of a Roland G-series guitar (which is built into the guitar) mixes the fuzzed signal from each string into a single output.Note, though, that this hex fuzz mixer starts rolling off high frequencies around 2k Hz.