NGD American Professional II

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  1. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Back with a Strat again. Haven't had a Strat in a while. Got this 2020 American Professional II in Olympic White with rosewood today. Very nice player, sounds terrific. Sounds better than the other American Professional II I had last year. Slightly chunkier neck too.
    I might put a parchment or a mint guard on it. Not sure yet. Always liked the tort on white look though.
    Here are some terrible phone pictures:

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    Stratafied Dr. Stratster

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    Happy Strat day, it’s a beauty.
     
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    Cali Dude Senior Stratmaster

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    Awesome strat! Congrats!
     
  4. jwag

    jwag Strat-O-Master

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    Beautiful….HNGD.

    I tried to buy a basically new twin to yours a couple days ago…still aggravated we couldn’t make a deal. Very attractive color combo IMO.
     
  5. Antstrat

    Antstrat Dr. Stratster

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    Nice! Congrats :thumb:
     
  6. LOSTVENTURE

    LOSTVENTURE Senior Stratmaster

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    That looks just like my 2014 Standard. I was not crazy about the tort guard at first, but it's been growing on me ever since. My first thought was to go with all black plastics, which still might happen, but I'm happy for now. Enjoy the Pro !!!
     
  7. Colnago1

    Colnago1 Senior Stratmaster

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    Olympic white, rosewood board with a mint guard is where the magic lies.
     
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  8. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks all! This thing is in mint condition. Previous owner never played it.
     
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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    Tort looks great on it!
     
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    arct Strat-O-Master

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    That's a beauty! Enjoy it long time in good health.

    White pearl.

    rct
     
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    nosmo Strat-O-Master Gold Supporting Member

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    VVeeeerrry nice!
     
  12. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Stratosaurus Magnificus Platinum Supporting Member

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    Purrrfect as it is.

    That’s a stunning combination.
     
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    Deathray Senior Stratmaster

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    I’ve been gassing hard for an Am Pro II, nice score!
    HNGD!
     
  14. jd35801

    jd35801 Strat-Talker

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    HNGD! I agree with you about tort PG’s most of the time but not in this case- I say leave it! It seems to work with the OW to me. Of course, it your guitar so you do what you want. But I like it! Congratulations!
     
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    Exhead Strat-Tinkerer Gold Supporting Member

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    Cannot go wrong with a white strat HNGD!!
     
  16. jrbirdman

    jrbirdman Senior Stratmaster Platinum Supporting Member Silver Member

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    very classy looking, I like it
     
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    jwj1701 Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    Very nice. Enjoy
     
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    neandrewthal Strat-Talker

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    I always say if you're gonna have a rosewood board on an Oly White you need a tort pickguard and if you're gonna have a tort pickguard on an Oly White you need a rosewood board. Looks great!
     
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    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    I would defin leave the tort guard on. Looks great. HNGD!
     
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    aviamsi Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    beautiful congrats!!
     
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