Dynasty (XV2)


Matsumoku, 1984-86


First appeared in the January 1985 US price list (Although they were available in 1984 – thanks to Kevin Meager for this info), not mentioned after the August 1986 price list. Available in red (XV2RD), white with red graphics (XV2SW) or black (XV2JB).

  • body -solid Maple
  • neck – hard Maple
  • fingerboard-  Rosewood
  • graphite nut
  • Scale/frets 25.5 inch
  • 22 fret
  • Bendmaster FT trem with locking nut
  • H/S/H pickup configuration (Magnaflux II UBC/Magnaflux IV/Magnaflux II UBC)
  • 3 way switch for the humbuckers, master volume pot has a push-pull switch for coil tap, tone 1 has a push-pull switch to activate the centre pickup and tone 2 has a switch to adjust phase on the bridge pickup.
Dynasty cased Dynasty graphics stripe
Dynasty headstock


buying tips
Expect some damage / chips to the body and headstock points. Check the trem is complete, parts may be very hard to obtain. The pickups may not be the ones listed in the catalogues – see the UBC pickups page for details