Squier SE Fretboard Dots - actual inlays or stickers?

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by jestersea, Sep 15, 2021.

  1. jestersea

    jestersea Strat-Talk Member

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    I got my Squier SE for a song ($50) - it's in mint condition and plays beautifully. It does have a "beauty mark" though which is the lowest fretboard dot is offset (you can actually see it in my profile pic). Does anyone know if Squier used real inlays (this was made circa 2010) or if they're just stickers? If it's an actual inlay then I will just continue to choose to love the imperfection. If a sticker though I may consider removing/replacing...
     
  2. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Senior Stratmaster

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    Not a sticker.
     
  3. Neophyte16

    Neophyte16 Strat-Talker

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    those are real inlays.
     
  4. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    Inlays.
     
  5. Dreamdancer

    Dreamdancer Senior Stratmaster

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    I dont think there ever was a guitar in the history of guitars that had stickers as inlays.......they actually work really well for years if you get them from ebay and stick them on to change your guitars appearance but coming like that from the factory? I would say..hell to the no....
     
  6. jestersea

    jestersea Strat-Talk Member

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    Haha - got it. Well I guess I just will learn to live with it. Seems like a really strange thing for the factory to mess up on.