Your Next Buy

Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by Raphael256, May 16, 2020.

  1. DJGranite

    DJGranite Strat-O-Master

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    I got it :D
     
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  2. JamieHenry

    JamieHenry Strat-Talker

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    Well, after the 2023 models get here, if I make it that far myself, I’ll be looking for something from Fender, probably some sort of Strat. In the meantime, as soon as I find a verifiable 1986 Am Standard Strat, I’ll be buying that.
     
  3. White Dog

    White Dog Strat-Talk Member

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    That's NOT a "Partscaster"....LOL...just because the shape of the body resembles a Stratocaster doesn't me it's a "Partscaster"----SOME of the "PARTS" have to be some form of Stratocaster in order for it to be a Partscaster. That's just my opinion. (Yes I know Fender owns the 'Charvel' brand)...means nothing in this context. Sorry bro---I can't live with the "stretching" of the meaning.
     
  4. DJGranite

    DJGranite Strat-O-Master

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    @White Dog
    Sorry to offend your sensibilities so.
    Do you wear sneakers or tennis shoes?
    What is the White Dog approved term?
    I'll make a deal with you.
    You call your mutt whatever you want to.
    I'll call my mutt what I want to.
    That work for you?
    Once again sorry for the offense...
     
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  5. Andrew Wasson

    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    That’s cool. Takes me right back to the mid-80’s when Fender came out with their MIJ single humbucker Strat Guitars.
     
  6. Antstrat

    Antstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    eyeballing Wampler Velvet fuzz. Got fuzz fever.
     
  7. Believer7713

    Believer7713 The Pink Bunny Frankenstein Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I have to agree with @DJGranite here. There are plenty of partscasters that are made from all tele parts or completely of parts that resemble stratocasters and are not made by companies that have nothing to do with Fender and are not licensed to make Fender parts. Take my Telecamphor for example. Partscaster all the way.
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  8. White Dog

    White Dog Strat-Talk Member

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    Sorry to offend your sensibilities so.
    You didn't.
    Do you wear sneakers or tennis shoes?
    I wear boots.
    What is the White Dog approved term?
    Don't know that I have one.
    I'll make a deal with you.
    You call your mutt whatever you want to.
    I'll call my mutt what I want to.

    Seems fair to me.
    That work for you?
    I just answered this question.
    Once again sorry for the offense...
    No need for apologies.


    My point is....the word "caster" is at the end of Stratocaster and Telecaster. If none of the main parts used to build a mix of guitars are from one of the aforementioned guitars, I don't see a "Partscaster" and/or "Frankenstrat". That's just my OPINION. You are more than welcome to your OPINION as well.
    Enjoy your day.
     
  9. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    But playing side by side with the Quilter... The Quilter may actually come up on top. I need to try this with more volume... And cowbell.
     
  10. Stratwrangler

    Stratwrangler Senior Stratmaster

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    Lovely amps those quilters I tried a couple of those and a couple of friedmans in London a while ago. That s my problem with not getting a replacement for my ac30 nothing quite gets there and not enough cowbell ;)
     
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  11. Lone Woof

    Lone Woof Senior Stratmaster

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    Ok, my next buy became my most recent buy. Today the Epiphone Les Paul Special I ordered for my son arrived. It's a fantastic guitar, especially at just $399. The reviewers who say Epi could easily be charging $449 or even $499 for this are right. It's so good, I plan to order one for myself, although I may wait to buy one in person so I don't have the anxiety of buying one sight unseen.

    Nice chunky neck, low action (too low, actually), no sharp fret edges, no finish flaws, great tone, stays in tune, and it weighs just 7 lbs 3 oz. I actually like it better than the Gibson LP Special I briefly owned.
     
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  12. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Amp 1 looks and sounds awesome!
    i'm kinda jealous. i've pretty much committed to all modelers all the time now, but...
    :whistling:
     
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  13. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    It does. It's different enough fromthe Quilter that owning both would be OK. If I had to choose I think the Quilter would be my amp. The pedal format of the amp 1 is awesome though, I could go play somewhere and fit everything I need in a single gig bag if there's just a cab or PA to plug into.
     
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  14. Gridlock

    Gridlock Strat-O-Master

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    A Fiesta Red Fender Special Stratocaster
     
  15. Raphael256

    Raphael256 Strat-O-Master

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    Any photos of it?
     
  16. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    That's how i roll nowadays... no more lugging amps around for me.
    If i can't use the mini-EJ rig and have to settle, i'd rather settle for something small and light that gets me all of my tones
    at fairly close quality, at least as far as anyone else would be concerned.
    Most people don't really care what gear you're using, as long as it sounds good.
     
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  17. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    What I'd like to do now is find a pedal board that'll house the amp 1, plus a reverb, fuzz and wah-wah. The one board I have is too small, it needs to be deeper. That amp and those three pedals would be all I'd ever need. I could even settle for the built in reverb but the pedal I've got sounds amazing.

    Of course there's no need for that unless the band picks it up again or I find another one.
     
  18. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Might i suggest...

    Figure out your layout, measure twice... and they'll cut it once for you.
    Elite stuff!
    In use:

    The Rig Doctor's stuff is TIGHT!!!
    :D
     
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  19. Cerb

    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Looks very nice, and expensive! :D
     
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  20. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I'm really pushing the boat out...

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