Finally, after 29 years of playing I got a legit Fender Stratocaster

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by misanthrope222001, Sep 8, 2020.

  1. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

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    Welcome to the club
     
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  2. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member

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    Sweet...
     
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  3. weavzy

    weavzy Strat-Talk Member

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    Well done mate.

    I remember my first one. I couldn't stop looking at the headstock. Such a beautiful sight.
     
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  4. guitarchaeologist

    guitarchaeologist Papa Americano Silver Member

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    Welcome. HNGD! Love the moniker BTW... misanthrope... it's how my wife describes me to her friends.
    Enjoy Clementine!
     
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  5. gutshank

    gutshank Strat-Talk Member

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    HNGD! I'm so happy for you! I started on a cheapo Chinese 'Marquis' strat copy, it felt so good to get an actual Fender after many, many years!

    That's me, like 15 years ago :p
    IMG_20200909_103354_824.jpg
     
  6. JJ119

    JJ119 Strat-Talker

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    Happy NGD!

    Nice looking Strat
    :thumb:
     
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  7. stratobiker

    stratobiker Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Congratulations! You finally made it. Now the journey starts again all over, and with a gorgeous guitar. Have fun! :cool:
     
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  8. SpeedKing

    SpeedKing Senior Stratmaster

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    Yeah the real deal is always a nice thing to have... HNGD.

    The only thing though ... the stark white covers, tips and knobs could do with being cream or aged white.... IMO of course.
     
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  9. dbolt

    dbolt Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Nice and welcome.
     
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  10. RobZ69

    RobZ69 Senior Stratmaster

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    Very nice guitar! And welcome.
     
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  11. Cymro

    Cymro Strat-Talker

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    Definitely- I’ve a 3TSB Tele with PF and it looks as good as my RW starts.
    Congrats and play the heck out of it
     
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  12. guitarman1984

    guitarman1984 Senior Stratmaster

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    Great! And flamed body? Which finish and top is that?
     
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  13. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome and HNGD!
     
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  14. guitarface

    guitarface Most Honored Senior Member

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    Look great.
     
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  15. stratfanGB

    stratfanGB Strat-Talk Member

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    I totally respect somebody that knows their priorities in life. Go and rip it up with your new guitar. You deserve it!
     
  16. 98bigapple

    98bigapple Strat-Talker

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    Looks awesome! Congratulations, enjoy it.
     
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  17. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member

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    I've bought a number of used Fender MIM Strats specifically because they had fretboards like that.
     
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  18. misanthrope222001

    misanthrope222001 Strat-Talk Member

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    It's tobacco sunburst in a plus top.
     
  19. jtoomuch

    jtoomuch Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Beautiful guitar. Congratulations brother.
     
  20. brians

    brians Senior Stratmaster

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    Everything about it looks great.
    Well done!!
    I've yet to own a MIA
     
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