Anyone Play the Fender '66 CS Strat?

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  1. exodus

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    Anyone try out the newer '66 custom shop strat? I'm curious how the neck and pickups were.
     
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    I have a newer '65 CS relic. Are they the same with diff paint?
     
  4. Ogre

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    The 66' has the big headstock. I played one at a local haunt and it was splendid.
     
  5. exodus

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    How was the neck on it? I hear the '66 is a bit thinner--rounded C.
     
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    The neck was no slimmer than the other early 60s Custom Shop guitars I have played. Hard for an old dog like me to dig that goofy bigger headstock!
     
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    Big heads are awesome. I much prefer them to the small ones. They just look cool. Plus that little bit extra wood up there improves the tone of course ;)


    Btw, I do own a Fender '69 relic and the neck is very similar to my real '66 below. U shape and chunky round. No finish left on this neck. BTW, why can't Fender get their pickguards right on all their relics?!

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  8. exodus

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    Nice. I agree, I love big headstocks too, and the '66 with the Klusons and transition logo might be the coolest of them.
     
  9. Ogre

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    I rechecked that guitar, and it is indeed a thinnish C shape. Not my preference, but a very nice guitar.It is also used, and has a kooky green finish. I don't know the name of the color.
     
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    How much is it going for?
     
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    I would be very interested in a review on the CS 66 Strat.

    Here is my real 66.... I have never found any Strat that compares. I d' love to get a backup.

    Sorry about the pic quality.


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    WOW!!!

    lovely Strat and Amp! :AOK

    [size=1/2]and i really dig your motto...[/size] :D
     
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    Thanks alderbody !
     
  14. Ogre

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    The color is Teal Green Metallic, the price is $1875, and it's on consignment @ Guitar Resurrection in Austin, TX. I believe the website is: www.guitarrez.com
     

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