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Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by That635Guy, Jan 1, 2018.

  1. Stratdejavu

    Stratdejavu Strat-Talker

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    You’re right.
     
  2. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Ah, but déjà vu isn't what it used to be......o_O

    If you own a Ford, would it be cool to put a Ferrari badge on it? It's the same thing.
     
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  3. Groovey

    Groovey Most Honored Senior Member

    Nov 17, 2016
    NC. USA

    I'd buy a Svender!
     
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  4. Fettmajik117

    Fettmajik117 Strat-Talk Member

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    As they say: the magic is in the Axe Man, not the Axe ;)
     
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  5. Fettmajik117

    Fettmajik117 Strat-Talk Member

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    I really like their alternative material necks. Stratosphere bought up a bunch of them. Walnut, rosewood, pao ferro.. graphite.. seems like ur getting a mounting resistance to the decal deal, I saw some neat decals that say other stuff and look like fender, if I was adding a decal I'd look into that stuff:)
     
  6. stormin1155

    stormin1155 Strat-Talker

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    I don't have a problem with you putting Fender on the headstock as long as it is never sold as a Fender. Problem is, you sell it appropriately as a Squier partscaster, next owner may not be as scrupulous if he decides to sell it.
     
  7. LarryBirdsFace

    LarryBirdsFace Strat-Talker

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    If you're building a guitar to play it, who cares what it says on the headstock if you like the way it feels and sounds? Subsequently if you're playing to people who care what it says on the headstock, you're playing for the wrong crowd.
     
  8. Stratoskater

    Stratoskater Senior Stratmaster

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  9. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    So buy a Fender neck, then the moral dilemma becomes

    Is this guitar a Squier with a Fender neck

    or

    a Fender with a Squier body?

    I'm crawling back under my rock now. :sneaky:
     
  10. Fendereedo

    Fendereedo Most Honored Senior Member

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    Where's that damn popcorn gone.

    Aha......

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  11. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Never mind the popcorn, have you got the bullet yet? :p
     
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  12. Dalendl

    Dalendl Strat-Talker

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    I see a lot of opinions in these threads that just don't make rational sense to me. What is it about the Fender neck that makes it the "only" part that can not be altered if you want to keep the name on the headstock? Where are the cries of indignation when bodies, paint, pickups, tuners, frets, knobs, pots, saddles, bridges, trem blocks, and on and on get changed with non-fender replacements? Any guitar that has been altered should have lots of sanding going on to remove that logo off the end of the neck once you start removing any factory parts.

    I know the prevailing opinion around here is if the neck came from the factory, it's OK to leave to logo and it doesn't matter what what you bolt that neck to. Just seems kinda hypocritical to me.
     
  13. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    The thing is that the opposition to Fender decals being applied to non-Fender guitars or necks comes from the top - the list owner. As far as I know he wrote the rules (that many new members seem to not read) & the culture of ST has evolved from there.

    I'm sure that there are fora where members will encourage you to stick Fender decals on non Fender gear, but this isn't one of them. It's the way it is, & I don't expect it to change any time soon.
     
  14. Stratoskater

    Stratoskater Senior Stratmaster

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    Like Stratman said, it's against the rules of Strat Talk to discuss faking decals (i.e. putting Fender decal on Squier necks). It's not about the parts, it's about fraud. There are thousands of Squires out there being sold as Fenders with fake decals.
     
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  15. Dalendl

    Dalendl Strat-Talker

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    I'm not advocating that anyone should put a fender decal on a non fender neck, what I am asking is what makes the neck so special? Is it because that is that is the predominant placement of the the fender logo/brand? Do most feel the same way towards any other part that displays the Fender logo and may get used on a guitar that is not 100% Fender?
     
  16. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    In view of the factually correct post from Stratoskater, I am going to decline to get dragged into that discussion. All I was trying to do is to explain the reason for the attitudes that prevail on this forum.
     
  17. Dalendl

    Dalendl Strat-Talker

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    Fair enough, I understand the rules, and again, I'm NOT advocating anyone should use fraudulent decals. The point I am trying to make is there are lots of other parts that can be swapped on a strat that make it less than original but it seems to be OK to proudly display the Fender brand/logo on an original neck, regardless of what you do with that neck. That is hypocrisy in my book, IMHO.
     
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  18. MrKrabs

    MrKrabs Strat-Talker

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    As long as you don’t sell it as a Fender, it’s your guitar and you can do whatever you like with it
     
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  19. Groovey

    Groovey Most Honored Senior Member

    Nov 17, 2016
    NC. USA
    caveat ēmptor
     
  20. trapdoor2

    trapdoor2 Strat-O-Master

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    You'll get a pretty cool "Warmoth" decal with the new neck. I'd use that instead. Warmoth has a big following and makes great necks. What it does is advertise that you've chosen to hot-rod your guitar with known, high-quality components.

    If you're gonna hot-rod, be proud of it.