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Which would you rather have?

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by 3bolt79, Dec 6, 2018.

Whidh would you rather have...Two good American made Strats, or six Squier Strats?

Poll closed Dec 13, 2018.
  1. Two American made Strats

    48 vote(s)
  2. Six Squier Strats

    10 vote(s)
  1. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 16, 2018
    Tacoma in two weeks
    Which would you rather have? Two really good American made, mid priced or high end strats? Or would you rather have six or more Squiers at any price point?

    I was of the camp that two good American ones would be all that I need, but some of the stuff that Squiers has at the 300 to 400 dollar range looks pretty tempting to me, especially the 50's strat in Sherwood Green.
  2. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 5, 2015
    The EU
    How 'bout 4 MIMs?

    Still, I voted SQ ;)
  3. mad axe man

    mad axe man Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 23, 2016
    ontario canada
    6 1982 JV squiers will work for me
  4. tery

    tery Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jul 31, 2014
    I Don't care about the brand but I do feel that less is more :thumb:
    Two will get more love and attention than Six every time .
  5. dirocyn

    dirocyn Strat-O-Master

    Jan 20, 2018
    Murfreesboro, TN
    I have no use for six squier STRATS.

    Make it 2 Squier strats, 2 Squier Teles, a Squier Jaguar and a Squier Jazzmaster and I'd be a pretty happy guy.

    If it had to be Strats, I'd need to make them all different from each other. 2 each of Rosewood, Pau Ferro, and Maple. One with vintage SSS, one with hotter modern pups, one with lace sensors, one HSH, one with hot rails. Maybe a hardtail strat with tele bridge. Yeah, I'd rather have that than 2 American Strats.
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  6. Dmac73

    Dmac73 Strat-Talker

    May 29, 2018
    I vote for this. Lol
  7. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 16, 2018
    Tacoma in two weeks
    I should probably add that the reason I chose six squires in the poll because two of my American strat would cost about as much as six really nice Squiers.
  8. arcticstrat

    arcticstrat Strat-O-Master

    Feb 6, 2016
    Really?? Easy peasy... 2 MIAs, ;)
  9. circles

    circles Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    One good one would be fine with me. :thumb:
  10. VanWhelan

    VanWhelan Strat-Talk Member

    Oct 24, 2011
    Roswell, GA, USA
    I would trade in all of my Fender guitars for ONE killer Custom Shop Strat
  11. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 5, 2015
    The EU
    I would trade in all of my Fenders for ONE killer Strat...

    Thing is... I have two already :D
    Would be a bad trade o_O

    LOSTVENTURE Strat-O-Master

    Jun 15, 2007
    I have 10 MIA Strats, mostly AVRI, as well as a EC, a EJ and a CS56. I leave the Squiers for the kids.
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  13. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

    Sep 24, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
    6 Squiers of my choosing ;0)
  14. jaybones

    jaybones Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    I'd rather have the Squiers.

    I'd end up with 6 partscasters, no one the same as the other.
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  15. artgtr

    artgtr Artgtr Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 18, 2013
    Well I already have them, 1 MB & 6 CS & still counting Strats, 3 Ultras, 2 Fullerton AVRI. I’ll stop there. I have more Strats, Tele’s & hey It’s GAS for many, many years!
  16. dueducs

    dueducs Senior Stratmaster

    As it turns out, I have 2 MIA Strats (plus a hollow-body and an acoustic). No need for any more.
    I get that some people like to have many guitars- like tools and those guitars serve a valid purpose.
    But, I'm not one of those people. I could actually live just fine with one nice Strat.
  17. Birdsong

    Birdsong Strat-Talker

    Jul 24, 2018
    I’ll take just one good playing, stable and sounding strat
  18. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

    Oct 16, 2018
    Tacoma in two weeks
    I only have two American made strats, and no other electric guitars. I would like to see what all the fuss is about with some of the Squiers that cost $400.00 So, when I go to see my son in a couple of weeks, I will visit the guitar Center in his neck of the woods. They have way more inventory than the GC in my town. Maybe they will have more than just Bullets, and Affinitys
  19. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    I'm quite happy with one very nice Japanese Strat.
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  20. Cerb

    Cerb Most Honored Senior Member

    Jan 22, 2016
    I can't see why I would ever need tobown more than one guitar of each type. Unless of course I misplace one and can't find it...
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