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    Small defects on brand new Strato Pro II

    Just noticed this topic and I gotta be out the door in five minutes, and this thread is already too long to read it all, so... just hitting Reply here... (IOW: TLDR! lol) I happen to own this exact model of guitar with the roasted pine body. Just bought it a month ago. Maybe it's still...
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    New guy, new Strat… and amp questions…

    I've been playing ever since The Beatles, have several great tube amps, and yet my usual 'living room amp' is a Fender GTX100. (For comparison, speaking of Fender, I also have a great SuperSonic 60-watt combo. And my Tone King Meteor also has phenomenal Fender-ish cleans and tweedy goodness...
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    Could I see your partscasters?

    My Fender Warmoth Partscaster with Bare Knuckle Slowhands and Wilkinson trem. Trans-purple on a (barely semi-hollow) ash Warmoth body, MIM neck with locking Fender tuners. Store photos...
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    Stratocaster Middle Pickup = Secret Weapon

    Also, from a January 2008 Guitar Player interview with Robin Trower (available here at https://procolharum.com/rt_guitar-player_jan2008.htm)... "He keeps his Strats stock and has a strong preference for the middle pickup, which he called 'the mainstay of the whole thing. That’s the one all [my]...
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    Freaky.............what are the odds?

    I bought a Tech 21 Power Engine 60 several years ago from my great local shop in upstate NY. Eventually, I decided (why not, right?) that I'd like to try going stereo. Looked online and found a matching excellent condition one on Reverb, ordered same. The seller was located several hours away on...
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    Dedicating A Computer For Multitrack Use?

    Ha. Looking for "tendrils and stuff" doesn't sound like much fun! Instead, try one of the several uninstalling utility apps out there. You drag the main application icon onto the app's "target area", tell it to get working, and then it searches for ALL related bits having to do with said app...
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    Poplar?

    I'll also vote for poplar via my EBMM Steve Morse Y2D, a GREAT guitar, not only tonally but also playability and quality-wise.
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    Poplar?

    Talk about some "off beat" woods, there's the recent limited edition Eric Johnson "Virginia" Strat: "...a rare, modified, sassafras-bodied 1954 Stratocaster (named after a label found inside the pickup routes) powered this career-defining moment. He also wielded it during the recording of the...


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