NGD: '18 Player strat Sage Green

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by afireinside, Apr 6, 2021 at 2:24 PM.

  1. afireinside

    afireinside Strat-Talker

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    Cruiseing GCs used site yet again. I came across this. Has a tweed roadrunner case for $525 shipped not great/not bad. I love this color, was avail only 1 or 2 years i believe. I had a Jag bass in Sage but hated the P/J pickups so off it went.

    The odd thing is she has no fret wear or damage but man was she grimy! Like everytime the person played it he ate a GREASY cheese burger w/o washing his hands..... gross. Some good ol polish/cleaner and a rag and its factory minty.

    Havent plugged her in yet (kids in homeschool) never played these player Alinco's before, I hope they are decent. A touch heavy maybe mid upper 8lbs. A tiny bit of birdseye on the headstock face. Nice neck profile to boot just right. And a dark FB for being Pau Ferro

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  2. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats, cool color!:thumb:
     
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    shupe13 Senior Stratmaster

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    Zog62 Strat-Talk Member

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    Nice guitar ! :thumb:
    I find these pickups really decent on my player.
     
  5. J4ME5

    J4ME5 Strat-O-Master

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    A very short-lived, but FANTASTIC colour – HNGD!
     
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    Blue Beagle Senior Stratmaster

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    Score!

    Looks sweet. Current MIM stuff is great.
     
  7. mutato

    mutato Senior Stratmaster

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    Nice! Yeah weird that some people leave their newer guitars with half their DNA on them. Happened with me on a mint condition 2013 Deluxe Ash MIM Tele. maple fretboard had so much gunk! Once cleaned, the guitar was mint.
     
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    Meghans Dad Strat-Talker

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    What puzzles me is that they don't clean them up before putting them up for sale or bringing in for trade. Don't you wash the car before putting the for sale sign on it?:eek:
     
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    CRobbins Strat-Talker Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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  10. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Strat-O-Master Platinum Supporting Member

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    Great shade green. Enjoy!
     
  11. Exhead

    Exhead Strat-O-Master

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    Lovely color. HNGD!
     
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    Cali Dude Strat-O-Master

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    That's a beauty. Great deal. Enjoy!
     
  13. afireinside

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    Just got done doing a full setup and teardown. Man was it greasy and nasty eveeeeeerywhere but minty with no fret wear even. Like he ate a grease burger held it and put it away. Never actually played it odd. New strings and man it sounds killer out of the box. Will play with pup height later but very nice. 2 or 3 fret ends need a kiss with the fret file but not bad at all. Had a bit of upper fret buzzing but a slight shim took care of that!
     
  14. afireinside

    afireinside Strat-Talker

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    J4ME5 Strat-O-Master

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    I've said it before, a few posts up – and I'll say it again, because... – it has to be said again:

    That colour is FAN. TASTIC!
     
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    Nice score! Sweet colour as well, gives off that vintage/earthy type vibe and complements the PF board.
     
  17. nadzab

    nadzab Play Don't Worry Silver Member

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    One of the coolest colors out there - I'm actually glad it's out of production, otherwise I'd have to buy one. Congrats!
     
  18. crawdaddy

    crawdaddy Most Honored Senior Member

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    Cool guitar, great color....and I think the price is fantastic with shipping, taxes, and a hard case....you probably paid less than $400 for a fairly rare color strat.....congrats and enjoy....
     
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    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    HNGD! Player's are a great guitar.

    I have a mint HSH from the same year, also in Jade Green Metallic but with a maple board. I just listed it locally with a gig bag for $600. You got a really good price for one with a case.
     
  20. Stratafied

    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    That’s sharp!!