Lotus guitars

Posted by Ignacio Gonzalez on Wed, 12/26/01 - 19:11:11.
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I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!

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Re: Lotus guitars

Okay. Im only ten years old, so i might not help that much, but ill try. I looked them up in a guitar magazine, im looking for one myself. They are made in India, and they can be worth, depending on what model, between $235 and $399 american. I tried looking for www.lotusguitars.com and they dont exist. Have you tried their owner's website, www.midcomusic.com? That might help.

Lotus guitars

I grew up playing Lotus and Kay guitars. They are not very good for about $150-400 try www.musicians friend.com They have epiphone,squier,Ibanez,and even B.C. Rich. Which are better quality guitars.

Re: Lotus guitars

i can't believe what you are saying
i have a lotus and it plays better then any epiphone,squier or ibenez.
i have played squiers, strats, whatever..
they don't even compare
you're either crazy or you haven't played a lotus!!

lotus guitars

You have to be kidding. Comparing a Lotus to an Epiphone, Squier or Ibenez is like arguing whether dog crap smells worse than bull crap. I hope you don't plan on ever being good. You're driving a Ford Fiesta in the Daytona.

Re: Lotus guitars

no no website exists i think. look in most pawn shops you can get one relatively cheap within 100-150 $$$ american.

Re: Lotus guitars

Ok my guitar is awesome but really expensive why price a guitar in the $300 range when u might break it its alot to fix

Re: Lotus guitars

:lotus acoustic guitar model l-110 made in korea,would like to know when this model was made.

Lotus L650

Me and my friend just fixed up a lotus L650 guitar. I think it is a japanese import guitar from the 1970's. It plays great and sounds really unique. I guess it depends on ur taste because my friend thought it sounded like crap but i thought it was great. The neck plays fast and the fretboard has NO action. I have a Duncan humbucker in the neck (i dont know what model, it came from the neck in my friend's Schecter C-1+) and it has a Duncan Invader in the bridge. Its a really great guitar and i love it.

late70 or earily80 lotus telecaster styie guitar

im a drummer found this butterscotch lotus looks just like 52 reissue fender my boy played it in my band its badass i dont think it was ever played mint condition with the case im sellin call me for pics 856 275 6421 this is a rare nice piece we can talk deal

Lotus guitar and case

Just wandering if you still have the guitar and case? If so send me some pics and info.

Thanks....Brody

Re: Lotus guitars

: I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!

Re: Lotus guitars

on the note of the lotus guitar, first off, i need pics to tell you anything about it. we'll take it from there

sirius

Lotus guitars

: I bought a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!! could you please mail me some info on them pleaseat ;

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Morris,MN 56267

Re: Lotus guitars

Hello,
if you need the price range on a lotus strat it depends on the model what there worth.. you can buy a lotus L660 at a music store im most area's for around $160--$180 a lotus L690 rund higher like around $180---$200 but you can find them cheaper the list price is higher.. The also Make a lotus les paul wish runs around $250 and a lotus hollowbody electric that runs around $300 thats if its a new guitar.. thats buying it from the company...

Re: Lotus guitars

II bought a Lotus guitar for $100 at a nice guitar store. let me tell you that unless you are extremely poor looking for a guitar, do not even touch a Lotus brand guitar, they are a piece of shit. for example, i was in the process of tuning by ear, and, after i finised, i strummed it all the way through once, and after that it was out of tune, lotus brand guitars suck, they dont keep tune, mine is fat as hell, the parts are put together like shit, the back part that the strings go through from the bottom of the guitar can be bent with the fingers, not even needing a whammy bar, ITS A PIECE OF SHIT!

Re: Lotus guitars

well you must have on shitty lotus then. i have a beautiful, pristine lotus. a nice stain finish. it's been around the block i must admit. it's atleast 20 years old has not been repaired since i got it. still plays. just needs a few minor repairs like knobs. it plays better then my epiphone sg. it's such a nice guitar. a little on the heavey side, but it's not lacking quality. the bridge and other such compenents are so strong. your's must be made of plastic.

Piece of Shit

I guess my question is if you bought it at a guitar store didn't you have a chance to look at it and test it out? If you did then why the hell did you buy it?

Just saying.....

Lotus Acoustic L80

The one that I have has the most beautiful sound that I have ever played. Will keep it forever as there is no replacing this one by any maker..

Re: Lotus guitars

I recieved one of the les paul lotus guitars one of you described. I' just bought a Fender Strat and wish to sell it. It's in pretty good shape and I've never really had problems with it. Any idea how much it would go for? I dont want to get screwed. Thanks
Mike
(please email me if you know anything about these kind of guitars. I haven't found hardly anything)

Please help with wiring!!!!

I have a lotus with 2 single coil and 1 humbucker pickups... The wiring is fucked up.. it looks like it has 3 switches one volume and one tone
How do i rewire this thing...????

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!

: I have a lotus with 2 single coil and 1 humbucker pickups... The wiring is fucked up.. it looks like it has 3 switches one volume and one tone
: How do i rewire this thing...????

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!

: : I have a lotus with 2 single coil and 1 humbucker pickups... The wiring is fucked up.. it looks like it has 3 switches one volume and one tone
: : How do i rewire this thing...????

These guitars are total crap, take the above advice and throw on the shit pile!

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!

fuck... i have a frontline 301... and its got the same bits.. someone tell this guy howe to fix it so i can fix mine.. please?

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!DIAPHRAM

: I have a lotus with 2 single coil and 1 humbucker pickups... The wiring is fucked up.. it looks like it has 3 switches one volume and one tone
: How do i rewire this thing...????

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!

throw the mother fucker in the shit pile and start a new.

Re: Please help with wiring!!!!

throw the mother fucker in the shit pile and start a new.

is ti any good or should i sell it ?

: I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!
thats exactly it it was going to be thrown away so i snagged it.

Re: is ti any good or should i sell it ?

: : I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!
: thats exactly it it was going to be thrown away so i snagged it.

sell it quick before before it falls apart on you

Re: is ti any good or should i sell it ?

: : : I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!
: : thats exactly it it was going to be thrown away so i snagged it.

: sell it quick before before it falls apart on you

TRY SAMICK GUITAR INFO SITES ,,, SOME LOTUS WERE DESIGNED BY Greg Bennett AND BUILT BY SAMICK . SAMICK HAS PRODUCED GUITARS UNDER A 100 NAMES AND VARYING DEGREES OF QUALITY.. LOTUS GUITARS WERE BUILT BY SEVERAL OFFSHORE CO.'S AND AT TIMES WERE EVEN CUSTOM PRODUCED IN SMALL QUANTITY IN CANADA. BUT ANY GUITAR TECH SHOULD BE ABLE TO HELP YOU OUT WITH THE WIRING....I THINK THIS QUITE FROM HARMONY SAYS IT ALL
"Better than buying the same guitar with the word Gibson on it for my year's salary or more!!" "it's a mistake to buy a guitar without playing it...the only reason you should buy a guitar is because you pick it up and play it, and it feels right," and then you have :"This thing is absolutely the worst guitar I've EVER played" followed by anothers: "I wish I had asked the guy at the pwan shop why the hell he was selling this guitar so cheap! I would pay ten times(really!) what I paid for an instrument of this quality. I would buy a thousand of these. I love absolutely everything about this guitar except for the big, ugly-ass headstock. This was the absolute best buy I've ever made. Fifty bucks for an instrument that kicks serious ASS!!! My REAL Les Paul is only *slightly* better than this and I paid almost 100 times as much for it, and it blows all of the "authentic" crap copies that Epiphone makes out of the water." Not my opinion but that of someone who actually can afford a real gibson.. Anyone know what a diamond looks like before the cut and polish??? worthless coal....

Re: Lotus guitars

I wanted to learn how to play guitar for awhile so my friend was selling his guitar for 50 bucks it was one of those lotus stratocasters. I played it and it sounded like shit so i got a chance to get al these nice elctrical componets for a fender strat for a really good price. so i replaced all the electrical componets and now it sounds pretty nice. i havent had much problems with the tuning like other people. the only problem i have with it is the fretting was done half ass. I think its the 14th and 15th fret that there is no change in sound. It is pretty heavy but this thing is unbreakable unless you absolutely try. and the rumors that they are built in an abandoned fender factory in india im not sure if thats true or not but it makes a good story well thats pretty much everything i know about this guitar

Lotus guitar

If your 14th and 15th frets sound the same note, it's because your neck tilt is wrong. the neck is leaning backwards, causing the high notes to fret out. Check to make sure the neck is bolted on properly. If it is, then loosen all the screws, and put a thin sheet of sandpaper in the pocket under the neck close to where the neck meets the body

Many of the issues I've read people complaining about here are more about the setup of the guitar than the quality of it.

The earlier Lotuses (70'sand 80's)were made in Japan and are pretty stinkin' decent. Look for Jap guitars made in the Matsomuko factory or FujiGen factory. Good stuff.

Re: Lotus guitars

: I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!! Model # L-240
Its in excellant conditon LIke to know the year it was made what it sold for the and what it would sell for now.

If you have a pickguard on

If you have a pickguard on it there may be a manufacturing date stickerhavea lotus red strat copy and the production sticker in the middle of the pickup routing is 5-16-88 and initialed if you have a rear routed guitar take off the back plate and it may be inside there

Re: Lotus guitars

: I was given a lotus electric guitar, and i dont know anything about it. Theres no info on the net. Someone please help me!!!:

I have an electric Lotus, I have no info on it whatsoever, Im not gonna sell it, the paint is chipping off, it has a few scratches and it's missing a string. It's a heavy guitar, but I don't know what kind of guitar it is.

Re: lotus info is here

Lotus is a company that mass produces copys of guitars for beginers! they are great to learn on but when you have mastered your 3 chords throw the mutha in the river! they weigh a ton they dont stay in tune the electronics feed back and shriek like a 2 year old that has $hit his pants!! I believe the lotus is made by samick which is a company that makes 1/3 of the guitars in the world. So dont buy one, try not to play one. Hell buy a epiphone cheap,there worth a damn, and hold there value

lotus parts

: Lotus is a company that mass produces copys of guitars for beginers! they are great to learn on but when you have mastered your 3 chords throw the mutha in the river! they weigh a ton they dont stay in tune the electronics feed back and shriek like a 2 year old that has $hit his pants!! I believe the lotus is made by samick which is a company that makes 1/3 of the guitars in the world. So dont buy one, try not to play one. Hell buy a epiphone cheap,there worth a damn, and hold there value

hey, where can i find tuning pegs for a lotus, or any that will fit?

Lotus strat copies

I got one made in the 70s or 80s and badly messed up, but the neck and body were solid so I rebuilt it and now I love it. Really nice action. Yeah, they are heavy beasts but that doesn't both me. The original machine heads sucked- replace 'em. If you want to upgrade the electronics and machine heads I think you'll end up with a good guitar without spending a lot. Think of them as projects you can customize without being afraid you'll mess up something really expensive. I think a decent one is worth $50-100 in my area.

Lotus 35. Plays great.

I think the qualtity definitely depends on the guitar. My 35 plays awesome with a unique sound owing to the solid through construction. Granted I may be a beginner, but my brother plays professionally, and spends a lot of money on guitars, and I've been hearing them my entire life. I myself have been playing the keyboard for some time. I am really psyched about this guitar. Got it from a very reputable source, and tried out a bunch of midrange guitars with this one being the obvious favorite. Some of it is definitely a personality thing I guess as within any guitar, but I think jumping to the conclusion that this brand is all crap is definitely a mistake, especially considering it seems the brand has been made with many different standards, in completely differnt locations. I paid 300 for mine. Gotta say, I have tried out a lot of guitars in the last week, and this was my favorite by far under 400. Yeah you could pay 1500 or more for a Gibson, but this guitar certainly has some real spirit for a much more reasonable price. I got a case, a discounted amp, cord, and tlc all for about 350. I guess you just need to find the right guitar for this brand to really work out for you, because I am certainly enjoying mine.

Is my lotus guitar rare?

I got this from my uncle. It was obviously manufactured in the 80s, so it has to be somewhat rare, but I am unable to find it online.
The model is L-505WA

Lotus acoustic Model L80 Value

I bought this guitar in the early 80's and never used it. It has been in it's case all these years. A girl at work would like to buy it, but i don't know the value. I think I paid $125.00. It is obviously in excellent condition. Any idea how much it is worth. Don;t want to give it away,

Thanks

my lotus tele

got mine in 1992 and it still plays great.no worse than a fender tele.i have one of them too. most who trash this guitar or any for that matter lack when it comes to being able to really play.

I have a lotus model l-80,

I have a lotus model l-80, the strings are old and frail so they broke. Does anyone know what type of string I need?

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