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Meet the most pedestrian and bland Stratocaster

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Guy Named Sue, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Wrighty

    Wrighty Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 7, 2013
    Harlow, Essex, UK
    That body is crying out for the neck in Dave673’s post!
     
  2. Slowhead

    Slowhead Strat-Talk Member

    42
    Oct 11, 2013
    Orlando Fl
    Looks about as exciting as Wonder Bread
     
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  3. mijstrat72

    mijstrat72 Strat-Talker

    346
    Sep 2, 2008
    marquette
    You guys aren't realizing that mismatched wood is the new "relic".
     
  4. rocknrollrich

    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    47
    Jan 8, 2016
    philadelphia
    Buy, sand, paint, move on with life.
     
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  5. Stormy Monday

    Stormy Monday Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 19, 2011
    somewhere
    old news. I had this a while back

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  6. JamesE

    JamesE Strat-Talker

    Age:
    63
    169
    Mar 30, 2018
    Hamburg, Germany
    I feel like I've woken up in someone else's nightmare! I was actually going to do that with my project.
    Thank goodness I had a change of heart.
    How it looked when I bought it:
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    After sanding:
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    Now:
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  7. Birdsong

    Birdsong Strat-Talker

    Age:
    49
    109
    Jul 24, 2018
    Nenc
    I could use the back for a chopping block
     
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  8. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Well, change the plastics to black, let the clear yellow a bit and I think it would look OK.
     
  9. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    53
    Sep 24, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
    The sanitary Strat . It's just sooooooo clean !
     
  10. Duotone

    Duotone Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 12, 2016
    Norway
    I'd rather have a Saga kit.
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  11. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    58
    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    I agree that is indeed "the most pedestrian and bland Stratocaster" around. And whoever decided that that body was good enough for a see through finish should have his eyes removed. o_O
     
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  12. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognito
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    Up until this point the grain pattern of both pieces melt together, even the hue of the pieces match.

    It only gets really bad when this part gets added. Which is a shame.
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  13. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    58
    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    It's not "a shame", it's sloppy wood selection.
     
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  14. PCollen

    PCollen Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 13, 2014
    Florida
    Here is the ONE you want:

    https://www.sweetwater.com/store/de...ive-3-tone-sunburst-with-rosewood-fingerboard
     
  15. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognito
  16. PCollen

    PCollen Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 13, 2014
    Florida
    I am REALLY tempted, but that one would be difficult to sneak into the house under my wife's watchful eye....:whistling:
     
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