Squier tele/strat thing on CL

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by seanskull92, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. seanskull92

    seanskull92 Strat-Talker

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    hey guys. just saw this on CL. dude wants 60 bucks. i think it looks pretty cool. though i have never seen one like this. is it common? any info would be appreciated.
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  2. ghostwolf

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    it's a squier '51. buy it, they're nice guitars.
     
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    For that price, buy it. Its not as if you'll lose money if you decide later to trade or sell it.
     
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    thanks guys. i emailed him, got a response and hopefully by tomorrow evening ill be the owner of what ive just learned is a Squire '51. ill post pics tomorrow night if everything goes according to plan.
     
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    Yup, they go for 150 easy on Ebay .,, that's whazzup Sean ,,..
     
  7. seanskull92

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    hey guys. just picked up the '51. rad guitar. doing a setup on it tonight ill post pics tomorrow or over the weekend depending on how crazy work gets. one question though. are these all hardtailed with the the screws in the bottom of the bridge? and is it a bad idea to remove those screws to let the bridge come up a little on bends? hmm that was two questions.....
     
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    Yeah they are all hardtailed, I wouldn't mess with the bridge screws as it'll make a real mess if it comes off.
     
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    I find it ironic that the OP bought the guitar when his sig says "Life's too short to play cheap guitars." Haha :p
     
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    show us the pics (when you can)
     
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    Lucky bugger. I've had Squier '51 GAS for a minute now. Sweet deal man, that's badass.
     
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    I think you need to get something with a trem, before you damage that thing. It's clear it's not what you really want.

    Send it to me, I'll refund your purchase price... or if you prefer, I'll send you... something with a trem. How about a nice Rondo Hawk?
     
  13. seanskull92

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    hahah yes i realized that the second i bought it. its the first squier ive ever bought. i do have an 89 squier that a friend gave me but never actually bought one.

    also in reference to the trem, im just not used to something like that. i bought it because i needed something with a humbucker for playing punk style stuff and didnt want to add one to any of my american strats.
     
  14. softwarejanitor

    softwarejanitor Most Honored Senior Member

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    One possible out for you... There is a difference between "cheap" and "inexpensive". Squiers I generally put in the "inexpensive" camp... although some of the parts used on some of them border on "cheap". Luckily it is easy to upgrade those parts... Which makes a Squier what I call a "bargain".
     
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    I know of someone who sold that exact model to GC for $70. I expect it to sell now for >$110. His had a pup upgrade but you got a good price on yours.