Advice Needed: Cerulean Blue Classic '60s Strat

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  1. jtoomuch

    jtoomuch Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Congratulations, beautiful guitar.
     
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  2. Stratafied

    Stratafied Dr. Stratster

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    Really nice .. congratulations!
     
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  3. gofmusic

    gofmusic Senior Stratmaster

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    Id pay more than 700 for that... but I dont live in the States. It look so great.
     
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  4. Jason D

    Jason D Senior Stratmaster

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    That’s a pretty Strat right there!
     
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    jrbirdman Senior Stratmaster Platinum Supporting Member Silver Member

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    That is really sweet!
     
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  6. Jesse414

    Jesse414 Senior Stratmaster

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    That is just..... AWESOME!!! And the color is.....even more AWESOME!!!! I want one like right now because it looks so ... AWESOME!!! Happy awesome strat day to you!!
     
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  7. Neil.C

    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

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    It's true.

    Congratulations on your new guitar, I have the exact same model bought over here for £429 new from GuitarGuitar.

    Great guitars - and the best colour!

    P.S Mine weighs 7.4lb.


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  8. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    Not odd. Better that way. Closer to authentic wear.
    Nice grab, congrats!
     
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  9. Bucklander

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    Nice - the mint green guard works beautifully with that colour. There's an identical one on eBay UK now for £650.00. I'm considering one myself, in a lacquer finish. The 60s appears to be universally loved (like the 60s Tele). The only thing I've read against is that the bridge pickup is a little weak, but that's obviously a matter of taste. FWIW, I would put a three-ply mint green tremolo cover on it.
     
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    Nice guitar. The new series is not even in the same ball park. You went the right route
     
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    Agtronic Senior Stratmaster

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    Jesus Christ that is one beautiful Strat. Absolutely love the color. And the combination of the yellowed headstock, lustrous rosewood fingerboard and faded pick guard is just perfect. Really, really nice.
     
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    Bladesg Funk Meister Silver Member

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    Very cool! Congrats and enjoy
     
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    Very nice. It's got a Special Edition sticker on back of the headstock but I think that was because of the color. Bought a similar looking Strat yesterday myself.
     
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    Sarnodude Most Honored Senior Member

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    Fender put killer pieces of RW into the Classic series and Classic Player guitars.
     
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  15. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    That's gorgeous, the fretboard in particular. Congrats. If you like it, the price will seem inconsequential in no time.
     
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    Badstratplayer Strat-Talker

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    That's a pretty one , I have a 50s lacquer, my fav guitar.
     
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  17. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Dr. Stratster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Advice?????
    You don't need advice???

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  18. Deafsoundguy

    Deafsoundguy CERTIFIED HACK Silver Member

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    Yeah buddy, I've never been into the colored Strats or bursts myself but I really like that color. Just sends me back to Beach Boys years et al. Obviously by your responses, it was a great color choice.

    I have to ask though about your avatar photo with the blue headstock. What the heck is that all about? I really think that's cool. A Strat in that color with matching headstock would be too cool. Is that something that's offered or some yesteryear thing? Excuse me if it's a dumb question, I have never seen that before....
     
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  19. Retroe

    Retroe Strat-Talker

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    Had no idea I'd get so many nice compliments. Y'all made me feel confident about my purchase. Thanks guys.

    Need to remove the plastic film from the guard and install a new set of strings and maybe a little lemon oil to the fretboard this weekend to make her mine

    My avatar photo is from a Strat I had many years ago. If I remember correctly she was seafoam green or maybe surf green with a matching headstock. Can't remember what model or year but I'm pretty sure it was also a MIM. Sadly I didn't really bond with it and ended up selling her.
     
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  20. Twin

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    Beautiful color, enjoy it!
     
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