NGD candy

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by SIngles Forever, Jul 4, 2021.

  1. SIngles Forever

    SIngles Forever Strat-Talker

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    My first HSS. (the dark side)

    American Standard 2012. Candy Apple Red. Alnico 2 Paf 'ish' humbucker wound to 8.4, Alnico 5 single coils wound to 6. Pickups by Matt Rainville at Rainville Audio. And we caught a massive Freshwater Drum together too. (Well I caught it while he ate horrible sushi).

    We couldn't quite match up the colours of the plastics though, which sucks. Then again it makes it look more 'hot roddy'.
     

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  2. TheWorldsAStage

    TheWorldsAStage Strat-Talker

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    Looks awesome! HNGD!
     
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  3. JJ119

    JJ119 Senior Stratmaster

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    You did Good.

    She's a fine looker and will rock yer sox off!!

    :thumb: :thumb:
     
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  4. Strat_3TSB

    Strat_3TSB Strat-Talker

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    HNGD! i only buy HSS Strats so don't feel bad :). Looks great!
     
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  5. SIngles Forever

    SIngles Forever Strat-Talker

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    You don't think the different colour Plastics make it look bad?
     
  6. Exhead

    Exhead Senior Stratmaster

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    Nice color and setup on that one HNGD!
     
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  7. Stratbats

    Stratbats Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD!
     
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  8. hamerfan

    hamerfan Strat-Talker

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    The color matching between gibsonish cream and Fender are difficult. Yours seem to be what they call Aged White.
    I had quite luck with Fender Parchment.
     
  9. jtoomuch

    jtoomuch Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    HNGD!
     
  10. Cali Dude

    Cali Dude Senior Stratmaster

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    Love it. Great looking guitar. Congrats!
     
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    Eligius1976 Strat-Talker

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    Awesome!! HNGD!
     
  12. Stevn

    Stevn Senior Stratmaster

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    Turn it up to 10!
     
  13. SIngles Forever

    SIngles Forever Strat-Talker

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    Strats always sound better between 8.5 and 9.5 to my ears. 10 sounds too hard.
     
  14. CRobbins

    CRobbins Strat-Talker Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    Congrats.
     
  15. stormsedge

    stormsedge Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    aviamsi Senior Stratmaster

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    HSS is the perfect combo for Start, IMO.
    Just got my first one a few months ago.
     
  17. Stevn

    Stevn Senior Stratmaster

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    ;)