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  1. freddairy replied to the thread AVRI '62 questions.

    1 and 11/16th is pretty large for a Fender nut. I had a 2008ish '62 RI for alittle while. It was about .825 at the first fret.

    Jan 26, 2020 at 12:05 PM
  2. freddairy replied to the thread do you have SRV syndrome?.

    When I started guitar at about 10 years old I wanted to sound like SRV. I loved him and still do. But thank god my dad hipped me to...

    Jan 25, 2020 at 8:37 AM
  3. freddairy replied to the thread My new guitar room is DRY!!!!!!.

    My room is about that too. In summer it's like 99 percent humidity. I do nothing about it. I've got a cheapo acoustic that I don't...

    Jan 24, 2020 at 2:59 PM
  4. freddairy liked Stratoblaster's post in the thread Need some opinions on Trade value for an '88 1962 AVRI strat.

    Yeah that's what I thought. Those guys weren't "shapers" they were signing off on the neck. I mostly agree but in the interest of...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM
  5. freddairy replied to the thread Need some opinions on Trade value for an '88 1962 AVRI strat.

    I agree with you. the '54 RI is the ultimate of the the range of AV RIs and the '56 comes in a REALLY close second. What I meant by...

    Jan 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM
  6. freddairy replied to the thread Need some opinions on Trade value for an '88 1962 AVRI strat.

    I wouldn't pay over a grand for a 1988 '62 RI. Step up to a 1998 and later model for something more historically accurate. Or better...

    Jan 20, 2020
  7. freddairy replied to the thread NGD - AV '59.

    The '56 has the ultimate Strat neck as far as I'm concerned. The '54 is pretty close too. Fender finally got it right with both of...

    Jan 20, 2020
  8. freddairy liked dave999z's post in the thread NGD - AV '59.

    I really wish Fender would back the AV or AVRI series. The American Originals don’t cut it for me. First, they aren’t reissues of...

    Jan 20, 2020
  9. freddairy replied to the thread '56 AVRI Strat to buy or not to buy?.

    I’ve got a few 56 ris. They play better for me than the older 57 ri. The neck profiles are thicker and even tho Fender states these...

    Jan 20, 2020
  10. freddairy replied to the thread NGD - AV '59.

    Congrats! I’ve owned two of them and ended up swapping each for a 54 or 56 reissue from the same series of 2012-2017. only swapped...

    Jan 20, 2020
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