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Old January 22nd, 2013, 08:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Love the 60's CP Strat

I got a great deal with this on ebay a couple of months ago. Perfect condition, and professionally set up. The vibrato has a nice amount of play in it. I was considering selling it, as my Tele works a little better with fuzz and overdrive, and I don't really need two guitars, but I'm so glad I held onto it. I love this thing now.

The mint green - sonic blue combo doesn't look so contrasted in the flesh either. Photobucket likes to lower my image resolution for some reason.

Such a great Strat all round. I have no need to replace anything, and the only thing I might consider adding to it is a Jensen Capacitor (if one would fit). I had one installed in my tele and they're more useful than I thought. Roll back the tone and play with some drive and it's got a touch of a 'parked wah' kind of sound. Don't know if that would work with the Strat.

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Old January 22nd, 2013, 08:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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very pretty; congrats.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 12:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Love my 60s CP Strat as well. Pop off your pick guard. See if your CS69's have AY's initials on 'em ;)
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Old January 25th, 2013, 09:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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These are definitely nice strats. I've got one in sunburst and it is beeyootyful....I really like the sonic blue too. I took mine to a local luthier and had a pro setup done. He leveled and dressed the frets and got a nice low action on it. I had to raise it a bit, just so I can "dig in" a little more, but it's nice and smooth's a dream to play actually. I'm having some trouble with the middle pickup at the moment, but hopefully I'll solve that problem soon. Anyway, they're some seriously nice guitars.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 10:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Big fan as well. Really love the CS69 pups. Most likely the last strat I'll ever buy.
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Old January 26th, 2013, 05:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I got one yesterday on a trade. Thought I'd never get another strat but I'm lovin' this thing.

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Old January 26th, 2013, 12:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Nice Strats, I am currently GASing for a RW Strat.
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