NGD: Fender CS 1963 Relic

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  1. BrentSP

    BrentSP Supporting Member

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    Honestly, I've never been a strat guy, always have leaned on my Les Pauls for anything and everything which is strange since I cut my teeth on SRV. With that said, the older I get the more I like strats and teles and have a desire for that sound. I have a really nice sounding strat HSS deluxe with antiquities that I've had since 2008, but this 63 CS is a tone monster and oh so warm but with cut. Truley remarkable tool that feels old and broken in with a fantastic bell like voice. There were 3 to choose from and only 1 of the 3 had this really nice flamed neck. Guess which one I bought? ;) I'm in love.

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  2. Rotten

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    Wow! Congrats.
     
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    Beautiful man, congrats!
     
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    Beautiful guitar, play it in good health. I love Stratocasters.
     
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    Man that's gorgeous! The flame on that neck is killer!
     
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    Nice! Congrats. My '63 Custom:

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    Gorgeous Strat you've got there, I especially LOVE the neck. You just can't go wrong with a CS relic, they simply have that perfect Strat vibe!

    Congrats on your new Strat! Long may you jam together!
     
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    Looks fantastic. Which pickups?
     
  9. BrentSP

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    Thanks everyone.

    It's the stock CS pickups for that era is what a fender rep told me.
     
  10. motorcitychick

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    Where did you purchase this guitar? I am starting to have gas for one, especially for one that has the flamed neck.
     
  11. BrentSP

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    It was from sweetwater. There were 3 to choose from and this one happen to have a flamed neck, the other two didn't.
     
  12. BrentSP

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    Very nice!
     
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    Gorgeous! Pure eye candy.
     
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    Hot damn. I love it.
     
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    sweet, nice neck for sure..congrats
     
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    Congrats and a great looking body with a nice looking mint green pickguard.

    Quite why Fender CS call this a '63 though is inappropriate considering the fingerboard looks more a 'slab'.

    That said, a slab fingerboard is better, (IMO) that the thinner veneer type they were using on an original '63 I owned in the early 90's, (and mine certainly did not have a great looking flame maple neck).

    Play/enjoy in good health ... :)
     
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    Thanks! Iced Tea Burst.
     

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