Double trouble - HNGD Custom Shop.

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by BluesRockGuy, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. BluesRockGuy

    BluesRockGuy Strat-Talk Member

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    Hello guys!

    I would like to present you my new two stratocasters!

    First one is CS '60 reissue in Fiesta Red.
    Second one is CS '62 reissue in Olympic White.

    I can keep only one. The choice was really hard, but I've decided on Fiesta Red. It has really classic specs but the specs of '62 is very interesting - J. Cruz pickups, SRV tribute neck with jumbo pickups (sic!).


    What would be your choice?

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  2. Hash McBrown

    Hash McBrown Senior Stratmaster

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    You made the right choice. Red guitars are the best!
     
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  3. Del1

    Del1 Senior Stratmaster

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    Thankfully, I don't need to choose. They're both lovely looking guitars. But how do they feel and play?
     
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  4. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member

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    I would choose the red one myself.....
     
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  5. BluesRockGuy

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    I like red more. She's well balanced, has vintage tone, maybe It could be a bit darker but I have to test in on another amps.

    White is very good but specific. Cruz pickups are not vert classic and I don't like jumbo frets.
     
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  6. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    Do they both feel as good to play?
    Tough choice!
     
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  7. NickRoberts

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    They both look splendid. If it was my choice I'd go for the Fiesta Red everytime. Sultans of Swing a go go.:):)
     
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  8. garyhoos1

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    For me it would be the 62 purely for looks alone.

    Two great Strats.[emoji106]
     
  9. nungesser

    nungesser crash into your windshield of love

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    StillAlive&Well Senior Stratmaster

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    Happy New Guitar(s) Day.
    Who says you can only keep one?
     
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  11. guitarman1984

    guitarman1984 Senior Stratmaster

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    Keep the Fiesta one, ship me the Olympic white one.
    Thanks and enjoy!
     
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  12. The-Kid

    The-Kid Dr. Stratster

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    Fiesta Red!!!

    Good choice.

    As good as the other one might be. Its got the modern touches, which is nice and all but spending this money on a strat like these.

    Do you want modern touches or as close to vintage as you can get.



    Me id choose the Fiesta red because as you said....spec wise, it ooozez of vintage feel and sound.


    Plus the color is dope.
     
  13. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    Nah, you can keep the guitars - I need that case!
     
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  14. Dan The Man

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    Based on looks alone, you made the right choice. That's a strong red right there....
     
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    Thanks a lot guys!


    My wallet :(
     
  16. StillAlive&Well

    StillAlive&Well Senior Stratmaster

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    Understood.
     
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    The red is definitely the way to go.
     
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    I'm sorry, but the right choice would have been keeping both. I would have found something else to sell in order to keep them together. Has to be something of value around your house. Wife? Kids? Car?
     
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