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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by jimmyv723, Dec 1, 2017.

  1. jimmyv723

    jimmyv723 New Member!

    Nov 30, 2017
    Western New York
    Hey everyone. Just re-joined the Fender family and through some searching for info before taking the plunge I found the forums here so wanted to join in. I've been playing for about 20 years now and my first real guitar way back then was an American Lonestar Strat. Within the next few years i added a couple more with a used 93 American Standard and a new Eric Clapton. Unfortunately I ended up having to sell them before much longer and never got back into the Strats until now.

    I decided recently to get a Strat again and started looking around at what to get. I was looking around and stumbled onto a MIM Powerhouse Strat. It wasn;t listed as such which is what led me here through a search trying to find out what it was. Thanks to some great info here I knew it was a Powerhouse and has the 12db boost and dummy coil under the pickguard making the pickups noiseless and it reminded me of the Clapton I had back in the day with a smaller boost. It's even the same pewter color as well.

    Got it the other day and it's a great guitar and it's nice having a Strat in the collection again too.

  2. banjaxed

    banjaxed Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Mar 14, 2014
    Liverpool UK
    Hi Jimmy, welcome back to ST.

  3. mshivy

    mshivy Most Honored Senior Member

    Welcome Jimmy. Congrats on the strat
    Always good to have another New Yorker around -

  4. shovelmike

    shovelmike Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 26, 2013
    Welcome to Strat Talk, Jimmy.

  5. chrimturn

    chrimturn Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jun 14, 2013
    Hey same here Jimmy. My first Strat was an American Lonestar, a little over 20 years ago. Still have it. Welcome.

  6. Bodean

    Bodean Rock N Roll Ain't Noise Pollution Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 23, 2014
    South Carolina

  7. Yaralag

    Yaralag Senior Stratmaster

    We need a picture of your rig so that we can verify you aren’t a robot or a hipster. :D
    Just kidding.
    (We do like pics though)

  8. Tone Quest

    Tone Quest Strat-O-Master

    Sep 11, 2013
    Raleigh, NC
    Welcome aboard! Always glad to have another Strat player in the fold

  9. TheDuck

    TheDuck Most Honored Senior Member

    Jan 12, 2016
    Lil' Rhody

  10. jimmyv723

    jimmyv723 New Member!

    Nov 30, 2017
    Western New York
    Thanks guys and i posted it in the Powerhouse Owners Club thread but here's the new toy...

    Omar, muf magician and Tone Quest like this.

  11. muf magician

    muf magician Strat-Talker

    Jan 10, 2015
    Sweet Strat, man. Welcome!

  12. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
    Marbella, Spain
    Nice! Congratulations and welcome :)