Beauty of the Burst

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Mikeylefty, Oct 8, 2021.

  1. Shoegoo

    Shoegoo Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    Is it my imagination? Are those lefties strung right handed?
     
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    Cymro Strat-Talker

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    The tele has a mint p/g now. I forgot how bright the white looks
     
  3. Jimbo99

    Jimbo99 Strat-Talker

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    Just ordered a Burst Tele. This online shopping thing, I hope they send me a beautiful one. I mean I hope it sounds great first & foremost obviously, but after that it's gotta be visually stunning too. For the pickguard, I think a white, mint green, tortoise shell or one of the sparkly Pearloids for a burst works equally well.
     
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  4. Neil.C

    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

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    I have two sunburst guitars.

    My '89 US Standard I bought new and still have and my '04 Les Paul Standard +.

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    I remember purposely going out to get a sunburst Strat because I’d never had one and I thought it was the quintessential Stratocaster look. I ended up coming home with a black one. That happened twice and then finally I found one I liked. Then I found another so I had two sunburst Strats. Then I realized my acoustic was a burst, my bass was a burst and my two semi hollow body guitars were bursts. I have no idea how I became so drawn to them but obviously I am.

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  7. SpeedKing

    SpeedKing Senior Stratmaster

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    My 3tsb 'tribute' to Blackmore's rare one piece neck and 4 bolt '71 ... the 'Machine Head' strat.


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  8. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member

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    I run hot and cold on most 3TSB guitars but I love a 2TSB. My Gibson looks great but I still don't play it lol. Just doesn't float my boat as a player.

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  9. Mikeylefty

    Mikeylefty Be Kind Silver Member

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    guilty as charged
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Deathray Senior Stratmaster

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    I’m bursting to share mine:p:D

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  16. soulman969

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    Bursts are busting out all over.

    Call me "old school" but when done well burst finishes can look very classy.
     
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    A sunburst Strat is missing from my collection (I really like the '50s style two-tone with maple fretboard), so here's my Les Paul Standard '50s:

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    Ok I wll play: IMG_8095.JPG IMG_7646.JPG IMG_7384.JPG
     
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    Rufustelestrat Senior Stratmaster

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    Mikeylefty Be Kind Silver Member

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