My 1956 Stratocaster

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by JamieHenry, May 8, 2020.

  1. ChukkerNation

    ChukkerNation Senior Stratmaster

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    You two should get together and split the guitar 50/50. Seems fair enough.
     
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  2. Peter_Polfeldt

    Peter_Polfeldt Strat-Talk Member

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    Well a 56 is a 56 no matter what...
    Thats an air guitar.
     
  3. stratmister

    stratmister Strat-Talk Member

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    That's a nice attempt at a replica,
    One thing that jumps at me is that I believe sunbursts in 56 didn't have any red, but two tone tobacco, am I right?

    How did you wear out the maple between the frets, sand paper? That must have taken hours if not days!
     
  4. AxemanVR

    AxemanVR I appreciate, therefore I am... Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Any red you may see is some sort of illusion... it's 2TSB.

    As far as how I did everything? Well, it's easier just to send you this link to my project ;):

    https://www.strat-talk.com/threads/2018-fender-road-worn-50s-stratocaster-review-relic-tips.499873/



    *Please note that my "relicing process" and things like "pickup choice" changed several times throughout the project, so you may want to read the entire thread to get the full story on how I ended up with the final results...



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  5. knh555

    knh555 Most Honored Senior Member

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    Did you run a serial number check to make sure you weren’t scammed?
     
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  6. nigelr

    nigelr Senior Stratmaster

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    Keep that beauty at home, it's too valuable to take on the road.
     
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