Help deciding on a USA Strat

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by czgunner, Jun 1, 2021.

  1. metrokosmiko

    metrokosmiko Strat-Talker

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    Came here to say American Pro and you just happened to get that. You're gonna love it! I love mine.
     
  2. mattier303

    mattier303 Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks for the service and you can’t really go wrong with any US fender. The Mexican ones are no slouches either
     
  3. Dirtville

    Dirtville Strat-Talker Gold Supporting Member

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  4. Dirtville

    Dirtville Strat-Talker Gold Supporting Member

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    I own an American Fender Ultra Stratocaster and love it. I did change out the Bridge Pickup for a Seymour Duncan STK-S6 for a hotter tone for solos, but the Vintage Noiseless Pickups are as sweet as you can get!
    Sir, thanks for your service. I was not able to proudly serve as I lost a brother in Viet Nam which made me exempt. My Father asked me not to sign up. He didn't want to lose his now only son.
     
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  5. BigDan

    BigDan Strat-Talker

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    I salute your service and appreciate your sacrifices and this is from the son of a korean and viet nam veteran. You deserve a great American stratocaster and my suggestion is search the pawn shops for used and go to any place that sells new just to hold a few. See what feels good as far as the neck is concerned.
    My 90 am std was a steal 10 yrs ago at 700 bucks although I know they are more now but the fun is looking. Haggle the price too. Good luck bud.
     
  6. mazzolar59

    mazzolar59 Strat-Talker Silver Member

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    The used prices you’re seeing are greatly inflated. Don’t be afraid to offer substantially less.
     
  7. czgunner

    czgunner Strat-Talk Member

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    Got the Strat in. Looks to be nearly brand new. No wear. A few pick swipes on the guard. Fret sprout is pretty bad, but I'm letting the humidity of WA state do it's work for a few days and then reassessing. I am a little concerned about the high E string riding off center in it's saddle. Any thoughts on that?
     

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