New member, new guitar

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by RockinRobert, Jun 26, 2020.

  1. RockinRobert

    RockinRobert Strat-Talk Member

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    Hello from central Illinois and thanks for adding me. Got my first US made Strat this past Sunday. It’s a 97 American standard in Inca Silver ( I believe) with a rosewood fretboard. I’ve had 2 Mim’s before, in fact I still own a 92.
    So far the new Strat is fantastic as expected, and really feels good and the tone is magnificent. I’m normally a Gibson guy because of my small hands but this Strat is going to get a lot of playing time.
     

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  2. Groovey

    Groovey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Welcome! From one Gibson guy to another!! We love everything here. That Inca Silver looks awesome !!
     
  3. Nadnitram

    Nadnitram Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome. Gorgeous Strat!
     
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  4. Jesse414

    Jesse414 Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome to strat talk. Awesome looking guitar you have. Congrats :)
     
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  5. Kdawg1966

    Kdawg1966 Strat-Talker

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    That Strat is flat-out gorgeous! I love the Inca/Rosewood combo. Thanks for posting a pic. Welcome and happy new guitar day!

    Edit: Maybe it's just the light of your pic, but it looks like it could be Shoreline Gold and not Inca Silver. Maybe it's just the light, but since you didn't seem convinced of the color, I thought I'd throw that out there. Either way, beautiful guitar.
     
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  6. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Welcome! Love the look of that Strat! :):):)
     
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  7. Jimi Lightning

    Jimi Lightning Most Honored Senior Member

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    Welcome!
     
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  8. mfranzdorf

    mfranzdorf Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome! What a perfect looking Strat!
     
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  9. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Really nice guitar, congrats! If you're curious about the color, you can run the serial number through Fender's site and it should give you a listing that includes the color:

    https://www.fender.com/product-registration/serial-search
     
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  10. xland

    xland Senior Stratmaster

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    As a former Central Illinois resident, welcome and congratulations on a beautiful strat purchase!! Next up for you is a Telecaster!! :thumb:
     
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  11. ronsky22

    ronsky22 Strat-Talk Member

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    Nice! Congratulations! Inca Silver is one of my favorite colors.
     
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  12. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Most Honored Senior Member

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    Welcome aboard
    That Strat looks like a winner!
     
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  13. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Very nice looking Strat.

    Welcome to ST:)
     
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  14. soulman969

    soulman969 Strat-Talker

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    Itsa vera vera nicea. Kinda partial to Inca Silver myself. ;)
     
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  15. Malurkey

    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome! :thumb:
     
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    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member

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    Welcome in, stunning guitar...
     
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    tery Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Welcome to Strat-Talk :)
     
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  18. smithstrato

    smithstrato Senior Stratmaster

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    Welcome to the herd.
    Very nice Strat to enter with.
    I suppose the Gibson may get some time off huh?
     
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  19. Deathray

    Deathray Senior Stratmaster

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    From one central Illinoisian to another, welcome!
    Classy looking Strat you have there! I’m a bit of a Gibson fan as well, no one will oust you for that ;)
    This is a great forum. Lotd of knowledge, support, and friendship!
     
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  20. simoncroft

    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    My other Strat looks like this::whistling:
     

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