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NGD FCS '56 2TSB

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by mscjr, Jun 1, 2019.

  1. mscjr

    mscjr Strat-Talk Member

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    I've been trying to thin the collection of guitars for some time, and I've had a lot of folks wanting to trade rather than buy outright. This came up as a trade for a Gretsch G6120 I had (nice orange Chet Atkins model) and I said I'd take a look. Well.. it came home with me.

    This guitar sounds just perfect through my 57 CHamp RI, no pedals, effect, etc.. just plugged in and played.

    It has a distinct worming mark of an X that the builder placed right in the middle of the fretboard - kind of unique. It also has some great checking.

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    X.jpg
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  2. shupe13

    shupe13 Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats!

    Sent from my REVVLPLUS C3701A using Tapatalk
     
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  3. Mr Dunlop

    Mr Dunlop Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats:)
     
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  4. CephasG

    CephasG Senior Stratmaster

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    Gorgeous guitar. Happy NGD!
     
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  5. kris ford

    kris ford Strat-O-Master

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    Cool!!!
     
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  6. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

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    What a beauty...there will be many envious people admiring that one.Congratulations!!
     
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  7. aviamsi

    aviamsi Senior Stratmaster

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    Beautiful. congrats!!
     
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  8. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    HNGD she is beautiful, congrats.
     
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  9. mscjr

    mscjr Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks! The neck on this thing is just unbelievable, so comfortable in the hand to play. Intonation was a bit off, but that was easily sorted, I've heard that some folks done like these pickups but I can't understand why. They're a little lower output than my 60, but they sound great.
     
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  10. RL21980

    RL21980 Strat-Talker

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    Nice guitar! Hey, nice porch swing! I could imagine some quality acoustic time out there!
     
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  11. Nate D

    Nate D Most Honored Senior Member

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    Very cool. Congrats.
     
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  12. Mr C

    Mr C Senior Stratmaster

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    Sweet axe...
     
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  13. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD!
     
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  14. stratobiker

    stratobiker Senior Stratmaster

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    That is beautiful! :cool:
     
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    mshivy Most Honored Senior Member

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    Love the 2 tone
    Very nice
     
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