Howdy everyone, I recently saw the limited edition Blue Burst Stratocaster in GC. It was on sale for $499 plus an additional 15% for some reason bringing the price down to $425 total. Unfortunately the only one they had was a floor model that was abused by what I assume was an army of kindergarteners from the sheer number of dings and scratches. After some thought I decided to roll the dice, order one and pick it up in store. The one that was sent was not the same color as and other I have seen. The blue is less vibrant and much more transparent. The outer sides of the burst are even transparent. The tiger maple is also very figured and has lots of contrast. It’s almost like they ran out of the proper blue color and had to mix more of the clear coat to finish it properly. I think it’s super unique so decided to customize it even more with a pick guard, Seymour Duncan’s and new knobs. Anyone else seen a MIM Blue Burst this color blue and this transparent on the finish? Maybe the pictures don’t do it justice because it is super transparent but all the others I have seen are so dark.