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Sherwood Green...

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by SlopeSoarer, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. SlopeSoarer

    SlopeSoarer Strat-Talk Member

    Nov 22, 2017
    Clitheroe, Lancashire
    ... hit or miss?

    I'm considering a Squier Classic Vibe Stratocaster in Sherwood Green. I always said I'd never buy a green guitar but am strangely attracted to it. My worry is that there will be others like me who in general discount greens for what ever reason and should I ever want to move it on not be able to!

    I know it is probably a really shallow perspective... likely it says a lot about me: )
  2. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier-A-Holic Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 19, 2014
    Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    It's the matching painted headstock face a lot of people don't like.....but I love them!

    The colour itself is's also going to eventually not be offered anymore.....

    Keep in mind if you buy new though the most you can ever sell it for is about 60% of original retail price

    Cheers! They are excellent quality guitars with fabulous necks and incredible pickups....
  3. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 5, 2015
    The EU
    Yeah, that pretty much sums up my opinion, too.

    Definitely a hit - go for it!
  4. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Nitro-mancer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Sep 18, 2014
    Lewisville, TX
    One of the most loved colors, I'd say, just from the reaction around here.
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  5. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 5, 2015
    The EU
    But honestly, short of a reliced Antigua Burst HH with matching headstock, there's no guitar that wouldn't find anything but love around here, so with us, you're safe whichever way you go.
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  6. altar

    altar Former Member

    Oct 4, 2016
    I had one I got cheap and it sold on reverb 5 hours after I listed it for $80 more than I paid for it. Not sure if that is typical or I just got lucky to sell it so fast.
  7. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    I love SWG personally. :thumb:
  8. ChatNoir

    ChatNoir Strat-O-Master

    Dec 11, 2010
    Peabody, MA
    Well, this thread is encouraging. I've been trying to decide between Fiesta Red or Sherwood Green for my Jazzmaster build. I really love both....

  9. guitarman1984

    guitarman1984 Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 24, 2013
    I don't like it very much... But it's somehow appealing... I once missed a swg Hot Rod Strat which sounded sweeeeet... The colour put me off. Not many swg stratocasters around by the way.
  10. Lone Woof

    Lone Woof Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 30, 2014
    That painted headstock with a maple fretboard is hideous. Otherwise, Sherwood Green looks great.
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  11. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 21, 2010
    London, UK
    I like it. The green that I love, however, is that 7-Up green that some of the Clapton Strats had. I wish that was more widely available.
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  12. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

    Aug 7, 2009
    austin texas
    The deal breaker for me is the maple neck combined with painted headstock...I'd prefer a rosewood fretboard without painted headstock.Too bad because they are nice guitars.But you know what they say about opinions...
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  13. ChatNoir

    ChatNoir Strat-O-Master

    Dec 11, 2010
    Peabody, MA
    With my Jazzmaster build, it' going to be (probably) Sherwood Green with a flame maple neck and rosewood fretboard which isn't going to be painted. For some reason, painted headstocks have never appealed to me...
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  14. Mississippi_Kid

    Mississippi_Kid Senior Stratmaster

    I love green guitars...and I love that color. Here are some that I've owned...only have the last one now.

    17517 mahogany body with figured maple top 19FEB14.JPG 20825 made in the USA 03JUL2016.JPG 31411 acquired at Guitar Center in OKC 08APR2017.JPG
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2017
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  15. Ecosse

    Ecosse Strat-Talk Member

    Jul 28, 2017
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Sherwood Green + Rosewood board = Bueno

  16. HankPym

    HankPym Strat-Talker

    Sep 11, 2017
    Get it! One of the best strat colors, I think. Especially with a mint pickguard!
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  17. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Admin Post
    The Squier CV Sherwood Green is anything but. It's some sort of turquoise. This looks nothing like Ecosse's guitar.

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  18. YALCaster

    YALCaster Strat-O-Master

    Mar 14, 2017
    Offsets in Sherwood Green are so beautiful!

    Here’s mine!

    Attached Files:

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  19. diogoguitar

    diogoguitar Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 2, 2012
    Northwest US
    Get it! SWG is great. I had one for a long time and I kind of miss her.
  20. BB Stratoholic

    BB Stratoholic Strat-Talk Member

    Feb 27, 2017
    I love sherwood green, 2017 limited edition 59 custom shop

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