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Holy Smokin' 59 Fiesta Red Strat Batman!

Discussion in 'Pre-CBS Strats (before 1966)' started by Bazz Jass, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. Bazz Jass

    Bazz Jass Chairman of the Fingerboard Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Okay, I don't tend tho love these guys' videos, but this one is a doozy, and the guitar is actually demoed very tastefully.

    (Freakishly optimistic) price is on the blackboard at the end :eek:

    But hey, it's free to enjoy this clip, and I sure did!

     
  2. Guy Named Sue

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    Wow I was really guessing at 45k max, boy was I wrong.


    Still, a gorgeous guitar
     
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  3. Mipstoo

    Mipstoo Senior Stratmaster

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    Price is exaggerated in my opinion.
    It's very clean though... But still

    Love the Vibroverb as well, even if it's not the brown one.
     
  4. Percy

    Percy Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Insanity

    Imho my '91 AVRI sounds better:thumb:
     
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  5. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

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    A stunning beauty...wow.
     
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  6. Mipstoo

    Mipstoo Senior Stratmaster

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    Purely subjective. Also impossible to compare based on a YouTube video.

    The price is not determined by the sound but by collectibillity, condition and scarcity.
     
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  7. dueducs

    dueducs Senior Stratmaster

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    So the host had a little trouble counting the pickguard screws... there are 9, not 8 as he says (2:25).

    But, @Mipstoo , you are right, what a combo (and I prefer the blackface Vibroverbs)!
     
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  8. Bazz Jass

    Bazz Jass Chairman of the Fingerboard Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Dont tell 'em! The price will go up another 5 grand ;)
     
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  9. Bazz Jass

    Bazz Jass Chairman of the Fingerboard Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I can't disagree with you....
     
  10. T Guitar Floyd

    T Guitar Floyd Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks, Bazz! My dream guitar! That was funny about the 8 - 9 screws. Odd to see a pg with one screw in the upper right area and no more screws til the very bottom.

    I guess I better start saving up for that one as it's only 76 big ones. :whistling:
     
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  11. Guy Named Sue

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    It has to be an early to mid 59. The shoulder/hump wasn't yet added in the control cavity so nowhere to put that extra screw in.
    Screenshot_20190110-161629.png 59may_strat_8.jpg
     
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    gofmusic Senior Stratmaster

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    I think it looks pretty darn good. The sound is not so fantastic imho, but ofc thats not up to the guitar only.
     
  13. Strat Jacket

    Strat Jacket Senior Stratmaster

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    Ouch...that's stupid money for a very nice guitar.
     
  14. Fretmeltkid

    Fretmeltkid Strat-Talker

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    Just like one of mine
    I use my fiesta red 59 every day 14352458_1082760721810199_5745664911519426043_o.jpg
     
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    :eek:76 grand holy moly. It sounds nice but.... With that kinda dough I could buy a brand new strat a deluxe reverb and retire in Jamaica:D
     
  16. Bazz Jass

    Bazz Jass Chairman of the Fingerboard Strat-Talk Supporter

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    That's just reckless....

    Or showing off...

    Can't decide which. Both? :p
     
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  17. Fretmeltkid

    Fretmeltkid Strat-Talker

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    Why reckless?
    If I had an airworthy spitfire I would sure as hell fly it
    To me it's a great guitar with no price attached
    After all i will never sell it or any others i own i am merely looking after them for the next owner
     
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  18. T Guitar Floyd

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    Yeah, FretmeltKid has got dozens of 'em. So . . . reckless and showing off. :thumb:
     
  19. Bazz Jass

    Bazz Jass Chairman of the Fingerboard Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Just teasing, just teasing....:)

    I always do this face when I'm teasing in a post :p
     
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