New Strat Day

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Blue Beagle, Oct 13, 2021.

  1. Blue Beagle

    Blue Beagle Senior Stratmaster

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    So after being on yet another big RHCP kick lately, I realised (once again) that I need a Strat in my collection at all times. This time I have learned my lesson and will never be without one again… … Maybe… lol.

    Always wanted an American Standard after not being too impressed with the American Professional Mk I that I had.

    Not much going on on the used market in the UK until I stumbled across this baby.

    Now as it’s a 2007, I believe it’ll be an American Series rather than the American Standard (despite them being essentially one and the same)? All I’ve been able to find online difference-wise was a comment that the Series have a more pronounced fingerboard roll than the Standard which is a plus for me. I also prefer the block saddles that this has.

    Due for delivery tomorrow and I can’t wait.

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  2. jmontgomery

    jmontgomery Strat-Talker

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    Nice! Congrats
     
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  3. nadzab

    nadzab Play Don't Worry Silver Member

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    Beautiful. Rosewood & white is classic. Congratulations!
     
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  4. Textele

    Textele Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Beautiful machine. Perfect!

    Congrats, That really is all you need in a Strat right there.

    I too prefer the block saddles.
     
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  5. jtoomuch

    jtoomuch Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Congratulations.
     
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  6. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member

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    That’s a beauty.
     
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  7. Tone Quest

    Tone Quest Senior Stratmaster

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    Happy New Strat Day!!
     
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  8. MT Poteet

    MT Poteet Strat-Talker

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    Hoping not to sound like an idiot but............what is RHCP?
     
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  9. Bcorig

    Bcorig Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Great looking piece. I think I’ll get up and go play mine.
    I love looking at and playing guitars.
     
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  10. AxemanVR

    AxemanVR I appreciate, therefore I am... Silver Member

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  11. Exhead

    Exhead Strat-Tinkerer Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats! HNGD!!
     
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  12. Mike Furlong

    Mike Furlong Strat-O-Master

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    I was hoping someone would ask that question. :rolleyes:
     
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  13. mexipan

    mexipan Strat-Talker

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    HNGD, nice one !
    Took my tickets this morning for the 2022 show in Paris :p
     
  14. Blue Beagle

    Blue Beagle Senior Stratmaster

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    Got mine for Manchester yesterday, preordered the album so I got priority a day earlier.

    Went all out and got the “Gold front circle” tickets as John is one of the two players that made me pick up a guitar.

    Hope it’ll be worth the £166 a ticket… lol
     
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  15. AxemanVR

    AxemanVR I appreciate, therefore I am... Silver Member

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    Never saw them live, but I started listening to the Chili Peppers when they were essentially an unheard of hardcore underground band back in the early 80s.

    I can't believe they've been around for almost 40 years...





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  16. Boubou

    Boubou Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Beautiful guitar, a RHCP kick is always good.
    Looking forward to see what they are doing
     
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  17. Archtops

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    Nice rounded edges on that beauty. Congratulations!
     
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  18. Blue Beagle

    Blue Beagle Senior Stratmaster

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    Resolved a signal issue thanks to @Guitarmageddon and it sounds like an absolute monster plugged into my mini JCM800!

    Here’s a pic of it chilling with my Wolfie.

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  19. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats and HNGD. That looks to be a fine guitar, bet you'll be enjoying it.

    Love to see other people getting what they want in musical instruments.

    I just received a Vox AC10C1-TTBM amp I had on order.
     
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  20. jrbirdman

    jrbirdman Senior Stratmaster Platinum Supporting Member Silver Member

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    everyone should have a white/rosewood strat
     
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