John C's Recent Activity

  1. John C replied to the thread Fender roadhouse deluxe strat vs player plus strat.

    They should be roughly the same in depth - Fender Modern C - but of course individual guitars will vary. The Player Plus has the wider...

    Dec 8, 2021 at 5:41 PM
  2. John C replied to the thread Teach me about "Dan Smith era" Fender.

    Thanks Antonio! I never did go back to the book to look that up.:oops::oops::oops:

    Dec 7, 2021 at 10:43 PM
  3. John C liked Antonio77's post in the thread Teach me about "Dan Smith era" Fender.

    Hi John. Yes, Smith was involved also in the development of the Vintage Series and other guitars. And, since he worked at Fender until...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 10:42 PM
  4. John C replied to the thread Strat to mod.

    Well Ed was known to play fast and loose with the truth back in the day. The body was probably a second, but Ed has also said that the...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 12:51 PM
  5. John C liked Thrup'ny Bit's post in the thread String choice for your strat?.

    They're not for everybody, but they allow me to keep playing with my arthritic hands.

    Dec 7, 2021 at 12:15 PM
  6. John C replied to the thread Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Electric Guitar - New guitar with feedback issues.

    The OP buried the lede: his LP Standard 50s has P90s, not humbuckers. Evidently he thought P90s were humbuckers also, which of course...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 4:55 PM
  7. John C replied to the thread I'm just curious....

    It's just different and it's personal preference - some people like a hotter bridge pickup, others do not.

    Dec 6, 2021 at 4:49 PM
  8. John C replied to the thread Belated NG(gear)D.

    Nice gear; congrats!!!

    Dec 6, 2021 at 12:53 PM
  9. John C liked Red Bread's post in the thread String choice for your strat?.

    I only know that because a friends shop is a D’addario dealer and i used to go to GC just to grab Erines and he’d ask me why i didnt...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 12:51 PM
  10. John C replied to the thread I'm just curious....

    While they stopped marketing the "Delta Tone" name in the early 2000s Fender didn't change that spec of the no-load tone pot and...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 12:49 PM
  11. John C replied to the thread I'm just curious....

    "Delta Tone" was a lot of marketing-speak from Fender. When you boil it down the main thing is the "no-load" pot - when the lower tone...

    Dec 5, 2021 at 9:38 PM
  12. John C replied to the thread String choice for your strat?.

    For some reason I thought Fender moved from D'Addario to someone else as their supplier in 2019; I'm probably mistaken though as I've...

    Dec 5, 2021 at 9:33 PM
  13. John C replied to the thread String choice for your strat?.

    I go through phases where I use D'Addarios and phases where I use Ernie Balls. But on Strats/25.5" scale guitars it's 9-42s, on Les...

    Dec 5, 2021 at 10:59 AM
  14. John C liked Stubie78's post in the thread Anyone tried these?.

    That's useful to know. Thanks John.

    Dec 4, 2021 at 10:16 PM
  15. John C liked Riderock's post in the thread American Standard Stratocaster Evolution.

    A couple of oddities I've seen are a E3 # with vintage string trees (No locating pin hoels) and a E9 # with the squarest contours I've...

    Dec 4, 2021 at 10:13 PM