Originally Posted by larryz
Good question. I'd like to know too. Same number of plies? Regular size Stage Customs seem like they have more.. Both are birch I'm pretty sure. Yamaha's web page should have the answer somewhere. Yamaha's quality is good top to bottom but with moving the operations to China to save $$ time will tell.
Hoop Model : Triple Flange Hoop
Material : Steel
Lugs Type: Separate Lug
Shells Thickness: 6ply
All these specs are the same on both models, so they would appear to be the same in quality on paper.