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NGD - white blonde hottie

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Bera, Jun 24, 2019.

  1. Bera

    Bera Strat-Talker

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    Hi!!

    Just returned from my US trip with the most gorgeous looking strat ever! And it sounds amazing too, with a very fat, yet clear, tone!

    It´s a CS strat, a white blonde Mary Kaye with roasted AAA maple fingerboard. The neck has a soft v profile, thick but yet confortable to play.

    Whoo boy, am I happy or what!!


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  2. Ferpie

    Ferpie Strat-O-Master

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    Oh boy... I think this is my dream guitar here...
     
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  3. Supernut

    Supernut Strat-Talker

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    HNGD. All I can say is WOW!
     
  4. Blue Beagle

    Blue Beagle Strat-Talker

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    W0o0o0o0o0o0w

    Stunner
     
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  5. stratcpo

    stratcpo Senior Stratmaster

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    She's a beauty! Congrats. ENJOY!!!
     
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  6. Tone Deaf

    Tone Deaf Senior Stratmaster

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    You certainly did it up in a BIG way
    That’s super nice.
    Congratulations
     
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  7. CephasG

    CephasG Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats on such a gorgeous guitar!
     
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  8. Antstrat

    Antstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    Whoa! You scored big, congrats!
     
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  9. Believer7713

    Believer7713 Most Honored Senior Member Silver Member

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    Yeah, she's beautiful! HNGD!

    Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
     
  10. rafasounds

    rafasounds Senior Stratmaster

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    Nice one. Congrats
     
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  11. stringpoet

    stringpoet Strat-Talk Member

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    Oh my god that thing is gorgeous! Just curious, why are the headstock logos visibly stickers? And how do you adjust the truss rod?
     
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  12. dbolt

    dbolt Strat-O-Master Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you didn’t need that. That’s beautiful.
     
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  13. Tone Quest

    Tone Quest Senior Stratmaster

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    Very nice. Beautiful neck.
     
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  14. aviamsi

    aviamsi Senior Stratmaster

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    Oh boy, you sure do have a good reason to be happy. Congrats!!
     
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  15. archetype

    archetype Senior Stratmaster

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    The headstock logos are waterslide decals.

    The truss rod adjusts at the heel of the neck, which is traditional.
     
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  16. archetype

    archetype Senior Stratmaster

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    Tell us about the neck. Is that roasted or torrified maple, or some kind of crazywood I don't recognize?
     
  17. Bera

    Bera Strat-Talker

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    Yes, and the darker wood on the headstock (helped by the light angle on the picture) highlight the decal border.

    The neck and fingerboard are roasted birds-eye maple .
     
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  18. gutshank

    gutshank Strat-Talk Member

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    Careful, you are nearing the definition of a perfect strat. Not much you could possibly improve. ;) HNGD, absolutely stunning!

    Also, nice dog! Looks less enthusiastic though ;)
     
  19. unionjack515

    unionjack515 Senior Stratmaster

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    Awesome, man. Nice buy! Any details about the pickups or wiring configuration?
     
  20. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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