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Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Sharute, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Basking 'neath the almighty yellow yolk Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Yes like I said I'm not sure, but I take your word for it.
     
  2. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I don't really know, just the headstock I suppose. I'd want to see a whole lot more than that before the beer vouchers came out from under the floorboard...
     
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  3. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    Looking at this on my phone. It looks like there is no plastic ring on the string tree. It seems to sit straight on the wood unlike that of an AVRI.
     
  4. Sharute

    Sharute Strat-Talk Member

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    I'm waiting on different pics so as soon as I have them I'll post.
     
  5. Will Lefeurve

    Will Lefeurve Senior Stratmaster

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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Do you think so?
     
  7. Will Lefeurve

    Will Lefeurve Senior Stratmaster

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    I don't know.. do you think so.. :D
     
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  8. Sharute

    Sharute Strat-Talk Member

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    Close up of the pick ups
     

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  9. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    Pointless.
    By bow I would have lost interest.
    If those pics you've shown is all you get, forget it. It must be worthless.
     
  10. CeltRocka

    CeltRocka Senior Stratmaster

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    To be fair to the seller , he,s not going to strip his guitar down to sell it. How many guitars do you see on ebay with pics of guitars stripped down, unless they are expensive vintage guitars

    The pics show bevelled magnet pickups - correct for 1998 pickups.

    To the OP- chances are it is legit with maybe a pickguard change- how original it all is - no one knows without major surgery. If you're buying online its the chance you have to take. If he wants top dollar for it[£1000+] try and see if you can have a return policy if its not all original
     
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    It is claimed to be an AVRI.
    That isn't exactly an inexpensive axe.
    There are signs already that parts may not be what they should be.
    Those low resolution, poor quality pics suggests it may be deliberate concealing. Does not inspire trust.
     
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  13. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I just checked the pics of my 4 AVRIs. As I thought, on every one of them the string tree is screwed directly to the wood of the headstock. Plastic rings underneath are only used on cheaper guitars, aren't they?
     
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    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    You seem to be misreading those signs - that's why you're over-reacting a bit.

    I agree we need to see more pics, but it's too early to write the guitar off yet.
     
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    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I was going to comment that the sharply beveled pickup poles look right for the 57/62s in a post 1998 AVRI. I don't know of any other Fender pickups with such a pronounced chamfer on the poles.
     
  17. Yves

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    AVRIminder to keep an opened mind
     
  18. Yves

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    I stand corrected.
    Blimey! I'm loosing my mind..
    I was absolutely certain about that little plastic spacer and totally wrong!
     
  19. stratman323

    stratman323 Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    But it's not an AVRI! It's some sort of weird mashed up neither-one-thing-nor-another-caster. :eek:
     
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  20. Yves

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    Maybe... Still I like it a lot! And that's a very long name too.
     
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