am i crazy?

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  1. ahcleinad

    ahcleinad Member

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    so i really dont like fancy guitars so i got my mexican strat and took out all the pickups and just put in one humbucker and one volume control. i know i dont get any tone out of this, but i really like just having one pickup.

    so for my next guitar, i really want another strat cause im really comfortable with strats but want to upgrade to a higher strat. so am i crazy for wanting to get an american strat and taking out all the electronics and just putting in 1 pickup? i probably broke the biggest strat sin...
     
  2. cyndicate

    cyndicate Member

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    Or you can get a Charvel :AOK
     
  3. Bryan T

    Bryan T Guitar Owner Silver Supporting Member

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    It seems like that was a pretty common thing to do in the 80's, so you're not crazy . . . just retro.
     
  4. adamzappa

    adamzappa Member

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    Strats are great things to do mods on. Enjoy yourself and play it loud.
     
  5. All Hallows

    All Hallows Member

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    Weird. I wouldn't do it but if it makes you happy...
     
  6. Sadhaka

    Sadhaka Member

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    I thought we were all crazy - man, woman and child (well children to a lesser extent)
     
  7. CharAznable

    CharAznable Member

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    This guy called Ed started doing that around 1977. You might have heard of him.
     
  8. atquinn

    atquinn Supporting Member

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    You're not crazy, you're Tom Delonge :D

    -Austin
     
  9. jimmyohio75

    jimmyohio75 Member

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    As long as that one pickup does what you need it's all good!!!
     
  10. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer (Paul) Supporting Member

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    Nope, not crazy. Alot can be done with one pickup.
     
  11. FrankieSixxxgun

    FrankieSixxxgun Member

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    I'm pretty sure no Stratocaster comes from the factory that makes an owner 100% happy. I have honestly never met a Strat player who said, "Yep, this this is 100% bone stock." Seems like they're ALWAYS modified. I guess it's like anything else though. Out of all of my guitars, only 1 of them is bone stock and makes me happy that way, and coincidentally it cost me over $3000 so it better be effing good! :D
     
  12. derekd

    derekd Supporting Member

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    Yes, absolutely certifiable.
     

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