NGD: Classic Vibe 60s Strat

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by integra evan, Nov 23, 2021.

  1. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Saw this guy hanging out in the used section of GC tonight. It was a really attractive price, so I pulled it off the hanger and plugged in. Played nice and sounded nice. In excellent barely played condition. It's a 2016 model, so its got a nice rosewood fretboard. Score. Its also got some nice figuring on the neck, a nice grain pattern on the body, and a nice burst color that my phone camera absolutely butchered trying to capture it, haha. The body contouring is nice on these, and they aren't blocky...nice curvy lines. This is the cheapest guitar I've ever had, but it plays as well as many other more expensive American guitars I've had.

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    Figuring looks much better in person.
     
  2. SonOfLerome

    SonOfLerome Senior Stratmaster

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    Oooh nice. Happy NGD!
     
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  3. Antstrat

    Antstrat Dr. Stratster

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    Very nice! HNGD:thumb:
     
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  4. sadmoodyfrazier

    sadmoodyfrazier Senior Stratmaster

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    Very well done. Now change some minor parts and you'll be happy forever.
     
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  5. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Most Honored Senior Member Platinum Supporting Member

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    Nice one - enjoy it
    HNGD
     
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  6. Swamp_Thang

    Swamp_Thang Strat-Talker

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    That looks really nice. They are very good guitars.
     
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    MT Poteet Strat-Talker

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    Happy NGD
     
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  8. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks all! Gonna see if I can source a cheap mint guard for it.
     
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  9. l88vette

    l88vette Strat-O-Master

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    Those are great guitars. You are going to love it. Mint will look nice but I knd of like the tort.
     
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  10. FrieAsABird

    FrieAsABird Senior Stratmaster

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    I love them, sadly prices for them have skyrocketed in my part of the world. I’d grab anything under 200 bucks in any condition, these are always worth fixing up… Great guitars, if I had more disposable income I’d be collecting them for sure!
     
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  11. jrbirdman

    jrbirdman Senior Stratmaster Platinum Supporting Member Silver Member

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    good looking unit, I really like the grain figuring off the bridge
     
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  12. Martin Mim

    Martin Mim Senior Stratmaster

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    That is beautiful! Enjoy.
     
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    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member

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    I’ve paid attention to some of the amazing guitars you’ve had over the years so that’s high praise indeed.
     
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  14. nosmo

    nosmo Strat-O-Master Gold Supporting Member

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    Happy for you, for some bizarre reason I like tort pickguards. I love my Squiers. I'm taking a break from torturing my SE right now.
     
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  15. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    I like tort too...I just want something different for this particular guitar lol.
     
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  16. integra evan

    integra evan Senior Stratmaster

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    Yeah they just got this one right. Its put together really well and just works well together. I mean it still has the indications that it's a cheap guitar, but nothing that affects playability.
     
  17. Groovey

    Groovey Dr. Stratster

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    Beauty! I’m always amazed at these pretty necks on Squiers.
     
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  18. Dirtsquirrel

    Dirtsquirrel Strat-Talker

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    Beautiful guitar! I agree on the mint guard option or maybe black. I like tort guards but the CV ones have a matte finish that doesn’t look quite right to my eyes.
     
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    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

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    Hngd !

    These are great guitars !


    Mint guard = yess ;)
     
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  20. gilmourstrat

    gilmourstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    Sweet! Those "older" models are amazingly built! On top you got a nice RW fretboard. Congrats!!!
     
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