So let's see those Strats!

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  1. James R

    James R Premium Member

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    They're really great guitars, mines a little beat up but it plays and sounds fantastic!
     
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  2. kevinpaul

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    I started with a red 335 copy that amazed me. The rose wood Tele is fantastic, the next was a EVH Wolfgang with high out put pups by SD. My last one is a Jaguar the now has a killer Blender Pot.
     
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    Black Road Worn 50's body with 90's CIJ neck and 57/62 pickups
    Inca Silver Road Worn body with 80's MIJ neck and CS 69 pickups
    The Edge signature Strat

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  4. jaycoyoyo

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    American Special

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  5. NHTom

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    My latest project..........the Creamsicle.......

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  6. sonar

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    2016 MIJ ST62 with upgraded electronics and Pure Vintage 65 pickups.

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    Some shadow in this pic, but the Surf Green is as close as any recent Fender gets to the real deal.
     
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    '93 MIJ ST-62, custom 'guard 57-62s and blend pot, full Callaham trem/bridge [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    MIJ ST-54 and MIA CAR standard( Sold but no new pics)
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    A Squier bullet in disguise before the (not so) infortunate accident.
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    Some nice MIJ there...
     
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  11. Bud Stoner

    Bud Stoner Senior Member

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    That is just way too cool! :thumbs:

    How do the minis sound in a Strat?
     
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  12. KelvinS1965

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    My only Strat; had it since 1982 so it's been around the block a bit (like me :) ). I had it refinished 3 years ago in nitro (non standard, but I prefer it) and it's currently being re-freted. Only a Squire, but it's one of the first into the UK, just after they stopped putting 'Fender' in big font on the headstock, so it is a 'JV' model.

    I've tried other Strats but I always prefer the feel of this one. I didn't know back then that it had a 7.25" radius, but it turns out that's what suits my hands, so I have a 50s Classic Tele now too with a very similar neck.

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    Resting against my mini Marshall stack:
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  13. Benjammin

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    did you paint it yourself? looks great :hmm:
     
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  14. jimmyjames

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    Much more than "only a Squier" mate (but you already knew that) :cool2:
     
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    I did it myself indeed, only for it to meet its fate. you can see the steps of painting it here
    http://www.mylespaul.com/threads/on...ere-a-tribute-to-hendrix.391646/#post-8218359

    And what happened next here
    http://www.mylespaul.com/threads/on-the-road-to-monterey-a-tribute-to-hendrix-we-did-it.391819/

    It almost broke my heart, and I'll probably will find a good MIM Strat, paint if the same, and keep it this time.
    And I still need to finish the threads above.... didn't had time to finish the video of the show.
     
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  16. Fuggle

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    Dang, add a mint green pickguard and aged plastics and you'd have the World's Best Looking Guitar!
     
  17. Benjammin

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    oh cool, I saw the video where you burned it :thumb: I'm sure Jimi would approve. I've always wanted a Monterey-style strat, but I really don't think I could paint one that good myself
     
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    1st pic late 70s Fender erly 70s ibby hedstocks
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    3rd erly 80s guild (far left)
    4th 85 usa fender
    6th 83 ibby
     
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  19. dsmcl77

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    Believe me when I say that closer it look far from perfect. But when I showed it to a collector who has many Hendrix articles and saw the real guitar, he said that Jimi didn't do it perfect either. So no shame on trying.

    Here is a strap Jimi painted and used : (the guitar is just a '97 JH trbute Stat signed by John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Kim Simmons in 2006)

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    And some of hand drawn sketches he did in '68 and he gave to Noel Redding.
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  20. Codazzle

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    god... dang... GORGEOUS. I know this is an LP forum, but Daphne Blue is my kryptonite
     
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