Show Your Strats!

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  1. Benjammin

    Benjammin Senior Member

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    I prefer the bridged decked now, I think you get more resonance out of it. Tightening the trem claw all the way to the wood and using 5 springs helps too.

    I've tried using a wood block a la Clapton, tonally it is a plus (IMO) but with the 2 point tremolo, inserting the block can knock the bridge plate off the posts slightly, which then raises and tilts the bridge. Just an FYI in case you were thinking of going all the way
     
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  2. Silverfox

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    My CShop 1960 Ltd Ed
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  3. wwit

    wwit Senior Member

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    American Standard w/RW fingerboard. Oly White w/Tort pickguard. 2 knob set up, MV & MT. 5way w/mini toggle to get 7 way switching. SD SSL-5 bridge, SSL-1 RWRP mid and SSL-1 neck pickups.

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  4. Benjammin

    Benjammin Senior Member

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    ^^ I love the tortoise on white look :thumb:
     
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    Brian Krashpad Senior Member

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  6. X–Ray

    X–Ray Cowbell by Misadventure Premium Member

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    I decked my guitar and I can hear the notes ring out longer (for a Strat)

    Tuning never an issue with the locking tuners, roller nut, and locking trem

    So far don't miss whammability at all because I rarely used it

    Whereas, always have a need for sustain and resonance...

    Thanks again guys for your advice :thumb:
     
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  7. David Garner

    David Garner Senior Member

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    Here are my two. EJ Strat on the left, heavily modded Traditional Series on the right.

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  8. Pokerstar

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    My newest baby. She arrived today via FedEx. I'll post more pics once I play her for a bit can get some outdoor shots.

    2015 American Design Experience Stratocaster.

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  9. Pokerstar

    Pokerstar Senior Member

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    I followed this YouTube video to block the trems in 2 of my stats. It is very simple, absolutely 100% non-damaging, and works really well. It uses 5 (US) Half Dollar coins taped together to slide in the rearward opening next to the term block and the body of the guitar and 2 (US) Dimes taped together on the other side of the block. Works great!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IWWrSXl3Ys
     
  10. Luthier-Atlanta

    Luthier-Atlanta Senior Member

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  11. joba

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    Master built John Cruz , 57 Strat.
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  12. Silverfox

    Silverfox Senior Member

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    '54 Master build by... me :D
    (Musikraft one piece ash body, Allparts fat v neck & Fender Custom shop '54 pickups set)...

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  13. Hyper

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    Sorry, didn't see this until now. I picked the body up on CL. It's an Ash body with a gun oil finish. I kinda dig it! :thumb:
     
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  14. joba

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    Wildwood 10 1961 journeyman Relic.
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  15. Kris Ford

    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    Don't normally like tort guards..but DAMN!!
     
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  16. joba

    joba Premium Member

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    Had it made and aged. Spitfire pickguards.
     
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  17. Tangerine

    Tangerine Guitaraholic Premium Member

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    Since Photosuckit killed 8 years worth of links, here's my Strat.

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  18. X–Ray

    X–Ray Cowbell by Misadventure Premium Member

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    How do you like the playability of the reverse head stock?
     
  19. Tangerine

    Tangerine Guitaraholic Premium Member

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    It only took a couple days to get used to, now it's not much of a difference, just feels a little weird when tuning sometimes. :laugh2:
     
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