So, has Abigail Ybarra Retired?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by FireBottle, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. FireBottle

    FireBottle Member

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    Does anyone know if she is she still punching the clock at Fender's Custom Shop?
     
  2. vanguard

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    still there AFAIK.
     
  3. Muzzy

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    I doubt she punches a clock. She's a marketing tool.
     
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    She must still be winding. I just had a CS Strat delivered with Abby wound '50s that she signed.

    BTW, the pups sound great but if I didn't know that Abby wound them I wouldn't give 'em a second thought. They are no better than my CS '54s and my CS '65s.
     
  5. amphead777

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    She looks great. That pickup winder is in good hands!!
     
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    She's not allowed to retire. Fender has the people from the Lenin mausoleum on standby along with the audioanimatronics people from Disney.
     
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    Good know that they are letting her work there for how ever long she wants to.
     
  8. snarkle

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    According to the video she started in 1955.

    (I have a ’65 Strat pickup in the parts bin that's signed "AY". I guess she had a pretty good handle on what she was doing by then...)

    All the same, I've been at my job for 22 years, and much as I like it, I don't want to be doing it in 2046!
     
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    :aok
     

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