I’ve wanted one of these since they came out. NGD!

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by mattocaster, Nov 21, 2020.

  1. mattocaster

    mattocaster Strat-Talker Silver Member

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    I’ve had my eye on these since there release. Finally found a great deal on the local market place.
     

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  2. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Dr. Stratster

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    2013 Fender Blacktop HSH? nice, locking tuners aren't original....enjoy it!
     
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  3. mattocaster

    mattocaster Strat-Talker Silver Member

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    Yea, the guy I got it from added them.
     
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  4. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    Cool guitar! Very sharp. HAPPY NGD!
     
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  5. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Awesome! I don't usually like the look of rosewood fretboards, but I have to admit it looks nice on that Strat. In fact, the only rosewood fretboard I have is on a black Strat. Congrats!
     
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  6. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member

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    Nice, congrats..
     
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  7. Andrew Wasson

    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    Totally cool guitar. I didn’t realize that was even a Fender model. I was thinking of doing a HSH on my black Strat just to get all that Humbucker goodness.
     
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  8. montemerrick

    montemerrick no earthly reason why

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    that must sound wonderful.
     
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  9. Torvald

    Torvald Strat-Talker

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    Very cool. I assume there's some coil splitting in positions 2 and 4. Is that right?
     
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  10. Paperback Rocker

    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

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    Cool as heck
     
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  11. JJ119

    JJ119 Strat-Talker

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    HNGD
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    I am picturing a Formal After 6
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    Tuxedo being worn as you play it.
     
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  12. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Senior Stratmaster

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    I have a 2018 Player that's HSH. It's got Alnico 2 Humbuckers. I wonder how they compare to the Blacktop Humbuckers?
     
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  13. Andrew Wasson

    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    I’ve got a soft spot for AlNiCo 2 humbuckers (and P90’s). I find there’s a rawness to AlNiCo 2 that AlNiCo 5 doesn’t have. The set I’ve got reserved for mine are AlNiCo 2.
     
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  14. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

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    Those were really cool Strat...yours is a beauty.Congratulations!!
     
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  15. Baelzebub

    Baelzebub Senior Stratmaster

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    I like them on my Player too. Only thing I'm thinking of doing is adding coil splits for them. Push/pull would be the cleanest, but a 3 way toggle for each, like the one on the Plus Ultras would provide every option possible except for bridge/neck.
     
  16. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Strat-O-Master

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    Congrats, that's a fine looking Strat. Enjoy her.
     
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  17. raf66

    raf66 Strat-Talker

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    Very nice! I bet she sounds great.
     
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  18. CyFan4036

    CyFan4036 Strat-O-Master

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    Very nice! HNGD
     
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  19. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Strat-Talker Platinum Supporting Member

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    Those are cool. If I found one in great condition, I'd probably get it, too. Enjoy!
     
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