Squire body?

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by Willmunny, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Willmunny

    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    archetype Senior Stratmaster

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    I don't see any red flags with this one. It looks like a pre-2020 Squier Bullet hardtail Strat that's been messed up. I've never seen inside of one, and can't swear they have a swimming pool route, but the bridge screw holes match a Bullet hardtail. You may have a tough time getting a bridge for it. There aren't many Squire 5-screw hardtail bridges available and alternative bridges need to be top loading unless you're going to drill for string through and ferrules.

    A complete, used guitar would be a better value IMO.

    If you want a project, get a Bullet body with the bridge or look for something else.
     
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    nickmsmith Dr. Stratster

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    old squier hardtail. I've had one. I think it may be plywood. 50 bucks ain't bad for all that. The plywood body was fine for me. I only found out it was plywood because I tried to sand/heat gun the finish off. It's an old 90s squier.

    Good thing the neck comes with it, because back then, the neck/pocket and body weren't necessarily cut to exact Fender specs, unlike today.
     
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    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks guys, I will let you know if I pull the trigger
     
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    Collin D Plonker Strat-O-Master

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    Throw out another 30 or 40 and get the whole guitar. By the time you buy neck, pickups, pots, switch, and hardware you will have exceeded the cost of the whole guitar.
     
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    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Was gonna offer 30 lol
     
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    I wouldn't. Get a more recent Squier bullet that's built closer to Fender standards.
     
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    Willmunny Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    He didn't want to dicker, turned it to a hard no. Thank for the input folks
     
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    nickmsmith Dr. Stratster

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    cool, you aren't missing out on anything super special.
     
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