Most notably, production dates have been penciled or stamped on the butt end of the heel of the neck of most guitars and basses, although there were periods when this was not consistently done (1973 to 1981, for example) or simply omitted.
instrument production history, production dates have been applied to various components.
While there have been periods of dramatic change—such as the transition periods between the Leo Fender years and the CBS years or the transition between the CBS years and the current ownership—most models are generally feature-specific and do not change from year to year.
Desire, yearning, and lust, intertwine as if in a never ending soap opera, like the “Tele Novelas’ that keep millions of Dominicans glued to their TVs.
Besides, it is true that in this island most of the people are poor, money are never enough and it is worthwhile trying to find one's way marrying a foreign visitor.
If you spend time at the airport as we do, you will frequently see both departing tourists and locals crying.
The former does not want to leave and the latter does not want the former to leave.
Therefore, while helpful in determining a of production dates, a neck date is obviously not a precisely definitive reference.
Most specifications for a given Fender instrument model change little (if at all) throughout the lifetime of the model.
Neck-dating can be useful in determining the was produced, rather than the complete instrument.
Given the modular nature of Fender production techniques, an individual neck may have been produced in a given year, then stored for a period of time before being paired with a body to create a complete guitar, perhaps, for example, in the following year.
The ambiance is alive, people having dinner, a drink, shopping the boutiques, or simply strolling accompanied by the Dominican rhythms of Merengue, Salsa, Bachata, and Reggaeton heating up the atmosphere. Communicating is not a problem; the girls will take the initiative with the tourists using a near universal Spanglish dialect, understood by everyone in Boca Chica.
Once a guy gets eyed up, especially someone new, someone without a tan, with a “cara pollito blanco” (face like a white chicken), it is not unusual to see several girls compete for the their attention.
Pay attention: the style is different from other countries.