Which looks better?

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  1. Johngill2020

    Johngill2020 New Member!

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    I decided to swap the necks on my starts today just to see what it looks like.

    I really like the rosewood with blue body myself but I'm undecided which I prefer.

    Which do we think looks best?
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  2. Intune

    Intune Strat-Talker

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    I love ice blue metallic and rosewood but the maple neck looks good too!
     
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    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    I’m a maple fan.
     
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    AncientAx Still hacking ....

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    For me , the blue with rosewood.
     
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    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    Both look good to me.
     
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    JJ119 Strat-O-Master

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    I like a Rosewood Neck on any guitar.
    If I were buying one of these, I personally am drawn to the Blue with Rosewood.

    You have Very Nice guitars no matter what you end up doing.
     
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    sonny wolf Senior Stratmaster

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    Rosewood with blue and green with Maple looks best.
     
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    Chont Most Honored Senior Member

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    I like the blue with the rosewood

    crap now I have gas

    thanks
     
  9. StratoMutt

    StratoMutt Senior Stratmaster

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    For no reason that leaps out at me:

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    BigNorm Senior Stratmaster

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    Of course it's always a matter of taste...but now I would swap the loaded pickguards, and the blue would be perfect...lolll. ;)
     
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    The 1st photo
     
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    Tele like it is Left is right!

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    Well, rosewood is ALWAYS better, but the lighting makes it hard to tell the color on the second pic... I AM SO CONFUSED!
     
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    Blue with the rosewood gets my vote!
     
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    PCollen Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    I like the original way. You'd have to swap the tuning keys if you changed the necks..gold tuners on the rosewood board
     
  15. systolsys

    systolsys Strat-O-Master

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    Dark blue with the rosewood.

    But I'd also swap the pickguards and the plastics, so the lace sensors are in the whiter guard, and the aged plastics in the darker guard.
     
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    First photo.
     
  17. Seamus OReally

    Seamus OReally Buried alive in the blues Gold Supporting Member

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    I’m the odd man out. I like the first picture better.
     
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    I like the maple on the green, looks better with the gold hardware imo. Blue looks good with either, but I'd like it better with aged p/u covers to match the knobs. JMO! Nice guitars :thumb:
     
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    Dibbs Strat-O-Master

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    Ehhh, narrgh. They're both about the same, to me.
     
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    CyFan4036 Senior Stratmaster

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    The rosewood looks good with both but only the blue looks good with maple.