NGD Eric Johnson Thinline Stratocaster

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  1. lovehifi

    lovehifi Senior Member

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    NGD! The newly released Eric Johnson Thinline Stratocaster. Just received it yesterday and spent last night setting it up. Wasn't much to do though. This may be the first guitar out of all the Fenders and Gibsons I have bought that was setup perfectly right out of the box. I did set the pickups up and raise the D string just a hair. Intonation was dead on as well as action height and neck relief. Pictures do not do it justice. Playablility is fantastic. Sounds different than my other EJs (both maple and rosewood) but in a good way. Has some warmth to it and yet the Strat tones are still there. Blues playing awesomeness! Love the neck and middle pickups whether playing through my Friedman Small Box or through my 66 Super reverb. Playing clean or with some dirt both sound great! Still messing with the bridge pickup and almost there. Anyway excited to have it and I really like its uniqueness both in looks and tone. Sorry for the low quality pics.
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    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Outstanding brother!! I was just looking these this morning. I need a thin line and a ‘05 maple EJS....
    That’s just a beautiful guitar,man!
     
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    Had to come back and take a second look. That thing is stunning!!!
     
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    Congrats! Is the neck profile the same as the original EJ?
     
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    Congrats. :dude::dude:
     
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    Its still pretty fat but not as fat as my other maple neck EJ. Very close to the neck profile of my rosewood EJ.
     
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    HeartString Non Prominent MBR Premium Member

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    Sweet looking Thinline!!! Congratulations!!!
     
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    Congratulations, stunning guitar.
     
  9. NotScott

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    Congratulations on something different and cool! I am really trying hard not to buy one of these.
     
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    Looks great man congrats :thumb: I love these strats
     
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    First really new mod ever on a Stratocaster. Wish I had the two grand, sigh....
     
  12. bossaddict

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    Looks really nice. Congrats!
     

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