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  1. Mipstoo attached a file to the thread Can a neck with a mar65 stamp with a spaghetti logo be authentic?.

    @Rendef I thought we already commented on your neck. The logo on it is very likely a replacement logo, pretty sure about it, but to be...

    logo - 3.jpg logo - 2.jpg logo - 4.jpg logo - 5.jpg logo - 1.jpg Aug 22, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  2. Mipstoo replied to the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    Spiderchecking should already set off some alarms... And unless you fitted it with vintage parts, there would have been enough signs for...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 1:01 PM
  3. Mipstoo replied to the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    Some guitars are made as pranks, So never buy at *****

    Aug 21, 2019 at 6:11 AM
  4. Mipstoo replied to the thread Has anyone played an objectively bad pre-cbs Strat?.

    The reason I listen to it unplugged, set up to go with a new set of strings, is because I can assess if, with "in spec" electronics, the...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  5. Mipstoo replied to the thread Has anyone played an objectively bad pre-cbs Strat?.

    Sustain, attack, decay, brightness and loudness. All these start from interaction between wood and strings, and all parts in between....

    Aug 21, 2019 at 3:15 AM
  6. Mipstoo liked wht1's post in the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    I got faked on my first pre-cbs Strat. I bought it on an eBay auction (back when eBay was all auctions). I paid $6k for a refinished...

    Aug 21, 2019 at 2:18 AM
  7. Mipstoo replied to the thread Has anyone played an objectively bad pre-cbs Strat?.

    Try a guitar made of oak or beech... Let me know what you think ;)

    Aug 21, 2019 at 2:01 AM
  8. Mipstoo replied to the thread Has anyone played an objectively bad pre-cbs Strat?.

    I haven't played a better 'modern' Strat than my 1963 nr. 1 up till date. It took me over 20 vintage Strats to find the one I love....

    Aug 20, 2019 at 5:55 PM
  9. Mipstoo replied to the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    And where are the nailholes?

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:03 PM
  10. Mipstoo replied to the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    If the ad of the guitar is serious and honest and it's a one-owner guitar, there should be provenance and pictures on what the guitar...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:17 PM
  11. Mipstoo replied to the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    Still far too expensive for what it is.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 12:27 PM
  12. Mipstoo liked Bazz Jass's post in the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    From what I've seen, a lot of fooling, being fooled, or downright ignorance is around originality of finish - primarily custom colours....

    Aug 18, 2019 at 5:18 AM
  13. Mipstoo liked Guy Named Sue's post in the thread New Limited Edition Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster.

    "Izabella was the last guitar Hendrix played with his original Jimi Hendrix Experience group, and the final guitar he ever played in...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:35 AM
  14. Mipstoo liked Thrup'ny Bit's post in the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    Then there are us folks that are interested in old guitars, like old cars or old trains, but have no inclination to spend ludicrous...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 4:00 AM
  15. Mipstoo replied to the thread Fake pre CBS , have you been fooled ?.

    The term "fake" is used here but there are so many Stratocasters out there that are not fake, but simply not what they are advertised...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 3:41 AM
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