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For me it was a tie. When I discovered these two bands at 13 years of age I knew I wanted to play guitar. I had no money but that didn't stop me from dreaming, and went I dreamt it was of these two iconic guitars and all those beautiful sounds they made:
I am looking for ideas as to which stratocaster to get. I would like this:
Black strat (preferably with a black guard but I can change that myself)
Large 70s style headstock
9.5" fretboard radius
Does this guitar exist outside the Squier Vintage Modified range? I am also...
Hi. I currently have a line on a Variax 700 in excellent condition. It is about two thirds the price of a B-stock Variax. Do you think that the 700 is still a worthy choice?
And how do you guys think those two models compare in general?
I have a Japanese Fender strat from '85 with the best neck ever. It's the one guitar I swore never to get rid of when I bought it. However, after having owned my Japanese Jazzmaster for nearly two years I almost haven't touched the strat in that same period. Even though the jazzmaster has 7 1/4...
I have a Side Jack in white. One of the "old" ones with set neck and a stop bar tail piece. It sounds good but the build quality is horrid. The pickguard looks like it was hacked out by a seven-year-old using a bread knife. The fretboard widens suddenly in an ugly fashion where the neck joins...