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NGD: Shell Pink Player Stratocaster

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by mapleglo, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster

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    I blame @btp25 - I saw his NGD thread, and couldn't resist.

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    Guitar Center priced matched the sale price at MF. I'll have to change out the pickguard - not a fan of tort. I think I have a white one around here somewhere. Other than that, it's pretty nice!
     
  2. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    HNGD
     
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  3. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    That could possibly work too...
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  4. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster

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    I just ordered a white moto pickguard. Should have that in a couple of days. The white one I have is a bit scratched up - don't want to put that on a brand new guitar.

    Though this is tempting:

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  5. Yves

    Yves Most Honored Senior Member

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    Or..mirror, pretty cool
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    Textele Senior Stratmaster

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    Happy New Guitar Day!

    Those were a great idea for Fender to do a run on.
     
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    Antstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD!
     
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    Batstrat Strat-Talker

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    Nice!
     
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    hornpiper Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats.! I notice that you have been accumulating some very cool gear in recent months. Keep it up, it’s fun to watch, and live it vicariously.
     
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  10. Bowmap

    Bowmap I nose a thang or two. Gold Member

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    Nice looking. Your collection has grown nicely of late. On my monitor the pick gaurd does not look like tortoise shell. It looks black. Which looks nice to me but that hot pink... mmm mmm mmm. HNGD
     
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    axejock Senior Stratmaster

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    HNGD, but X2 on the hot pink....mmm mmm mmm.
     
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  12. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster

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    Yes, thanks, now that I'm retired, I'm buying all the gear I never was able to buy when I was younger. All part of my nefarious plan to take over the world :p

    The photos seem to be lacking in enough light, so yeah, the pickguard looks dark. This photo shows the pickguard a little better:

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  13. Blackmore Fan

    Blackmore Fan Senior Stratmaster

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    Beautiful Strat! I like the tort, but I could see going with a parchment pickguard as well.
     
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    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

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    Love it.

    I really like the tortoiseshell, gives it a nice contrast.
     
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    +1 I think so too by the way...
     
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    shupe13 Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats!

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    Grats on the new gear!

    With you 100% on going with a white/parchment guard.
     
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  18. Luvs2yoko

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    image.jpeg Very nice, mint green looks good as well.
     
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    Gorgeous!
     
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  20. mapleglo

    mapleglo Senior Stratmaster

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    Thanks everyone!

    You know, playing this some more this morning.

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    Maybe it's the new strings, or maybe it's just these pickups or I hit on some settings that I like, or because I'm playing through headphones, but this guitar sounds really good. I mean, *really* good. Like better than it should. Not complaining :p
     
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