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New look for my Chrome Red Stratocaster

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  1. jjhuehn

    jjhuehn Strat-Talk Member

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    Here's my freshly set up Stratocaster. Its my 'Mystery' guitar from another post. the body turned out to be and American Deluxe HSS in Chrome Red. the neck is a 50th anniversary Deluxe. It previously had a black guard with Seymour Duncan hot rails which I found too middy and muddy. I discovered a guy called Dave Leddin here in Brisbane Australia who winds his own array of pickups. These are his 'Fullertons'. Alnico 5 staggered magnets, red fiber bobbins, 5.85k, wax potted etc etc. they sound amazing. Nice full bell tones with some nice cut and attack. I highly recommend his pickups so if you're keen to check him out just google 'Leddin Vintage Guitars' I chose the parchment pearloid guard with white plastics and gold hardware to match the rest of the gold on the guitar. In my eyes, its a beautiful thing. Hope you like it.

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  3. AxemanVR

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

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    If you could find a pearloid tremolo bar tip to match the pickguard it’d be perfect! ;)

    Looks good, congrats!



     
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    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Beautiful, nice job.
     
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    I want one one now.
     
  6. jjhuehn

    jjhuehn Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks. I wasn't sure I was going to like the gold screws but they look so good on white and red.
     
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    Beauty!
     
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    This looks amazing! The dot inlays complement the PG + plastics perfectly, too.
     
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    That is one beautiful guitar!! The guard on top of the red is gorgeous.
     
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    Tone Deaf Senior Stratmaster

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    WOW factor is high on that one :thumb:
     
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    That is one awesome looking guitar! I'm glad you're loving it.
     
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    Fancy!
     
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    I dig it. Congrats. ENJOY!!!
     
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