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New MIJ hybrid with 60’s colors

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by elliotj26, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. elliotj26

    elliotj26 Strat-Talker Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Oct 21, 2017
    indiana
    anyone know more about these? Seen any official specs or pages on them?

    I’ve seen some stuff on Instagram but can’t find it on fender’s site or sweetwater
     
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  2. Percy

    Percy Most Honored Senior Member


  3. velvet_man

    velvet_man Strat-Talker

    355
    Sep 7, 2016
    Vancouver
    The Fender Japan site has info on them. Like all Fender sites, if you're out of the country it tries to auto-redirect you to a useless site (happens every time I try to read up on a USA Fender product from Canada). All you have to do is access Google's cached version of the site and you can read it, though: https://webcache.googleusercontent.....html+&cd=7&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca&client=safari


    EDIT:

    The listed price converts to $1150 Canadian, or $915 US. That's about what the local shops charge for high end MIMs (like the Classic Series).
     
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  4. Percy

    Percy Most Honored Senior Member

    ^^^^yes^^^^^or look on Ebay under Fender Japan....
     

  5. velvet_man

    velvet_man Strat-Talker

    355
    Sep 7, 2016
    Vancouver
    Yes, but Ebay's pricing seems to be WAY off from Fender Japan's listed pricing (see the edit in my first post).
     

  6. TomH8

    TomH8 Strat-O-Master

    777
    May 1, 2014
    USA
    What does hybrid mean
     
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  7. Percy

    Percy Most Honored Senior Member


    If you have a close look it is a '68 strat with a 2 point bridge.....hybrid= late 60's AMER Std Spe
     
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  8. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Antisocial Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    They have modern radius, medium jumbo frets, locking tuners, 2 point bridge and a mint green scratchplate.

    Virtually the same specs as the MIM classic Player 50s, but with a rosewood fingerboard.
     
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  9. stratlt

    stratlt Strat-Talk Member

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    Kaunas, Lithuania
    One color (in Burgundy mist) as the FSR will be available in Europe in next year. According to dealers they will come with two point tremolo, USA vintage pickups and locking vintage tuners.
    Here is print screen with specs from Fender web site for Japan. Screen Shot 2017-12-29 at 00.09.35.png
     
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  10. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member

    [​IMG]??????
     
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  11. TomH8

    TomH8 Strat-O-Master

    777
    May 1, 2014
    USA
    Does that come in candy apple red? Does it overdrive well?
     
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  12. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh needs you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 10, 2014
    Initech, Inc.
    Sure, but doesn’t cause much GAS...
     
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  13. diogoguitar

    diogoguitar Strat-O-Master

    903
    Feb 2, 2012
    Northwest US
    this japanese strat looks delicious. I had a sherwood green w/ vintage specs... it was really good.
     
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  14. diogoguitar

    diogoguitar Strat-O-Master

    903
    Feb 2, 2012
    Northwest US
    HOLY SH*T they have a full lineup in the Japanese website. The Hybrid series are MIJ Strats and Teles with vintage look but with modern playability.

    You have to use a "proxy" to access their Japanese website.
    Here is my suggestion
    You're welcome
     
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  15. The-Kid

    The-Kid Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
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    Feb 15, 2014
    SO CAL USA
    I dont get the point of buying a "vintage" type guitae if the radius is not even correct.


    Like I get if you want a two point trem....rwrp pickup....locking tuners....

    But the esential vintage part of a "vintage" style is always the radius....aesthetics are seconsary IMO.
     

  16. Neil.C

    Neil.C Senior Stratmaster

    Mar 3, 2012
    Surrey, England
    But isn't the vintage look with modern playability already available in the Classic Player series? :confused:
     

  17. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Yes. Fender Mexico started off by copying what Fender Japan had already done - 62 Teles, 57 & 62 Strats etc. Now it seems that Fender Japan is copying the lead from Fender Mexico & introducing hybrid vintage/modern guitars. Not exactly a big surprise if stuff like this sells.

    And remember - Fender don't want us to buy these guitars, they are intended for the Japanese home market. That's why they make it so hard for us all to get hold of them. Particularly you folk in the USA.
     

  18. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Antisocial Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    ^^^^
     

  19. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Antisocial Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    They're going to be available here, shops are already taking orders.
     

  20. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    Really? That's a bit of a policy change isn't it? Why would they do that?