In which "futuristic" is code for "hipster" . The new Fender Meteora

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  1. t-ray

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    Futuristic, sure. But fro a 1950's perspective.
     
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    Futuristic, sure. But from a 1950's perspective. Nostalgic, in other words. There is room in the world for that, but what about the future?
     
  3. MattyK-USA

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    I'm lovin' this thing. Love the looks, love that it's got Tele under the proverbial covers (and peeking out too).

    And that's a problem, because I'm currently at peak guitars, and peak WAF*. I'll play the cr@p out of one of these, though.

    *Wife Acceptance Factor
     
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    I don't like anything new even if it can be proven to be better. I'm still against the belly cut, now look what they're doing.
     
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    It's ok. I'm to set in my ways to play that thing but if someone brought one to a jam session, I'd be cool with it. Complimentary, even.

    I think it would be cooler with a strat style bridge and maybe a humbucker in the bridge position. Possibly with a P90 in the neck.
     
  6. 3fngrs

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    It's ok. I'm to set in my ways to play that thing but if someone brought one to a jam session, I'd be cool with it. Complimentary, even.

    I think it would be cooler with a strat style bridge and maybe a humbucker in the bridge position. Possibly with a P90 in the neck.
     
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    Also, the black on yellow color is iconic and belongs on a Tele. Another color would be better to my eyes.
     
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    i think it's cool, love to play one. but probably, never buy one.

    agreed, it would be cooler if surf green or black
     
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    Emperor's new clothes? Parallel universe? It's just a tweaked telemaster, they couldn't even design a new headstock...it's the new mediaspeak, don't look at our product, just listen to what we say
     
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    For a moment there I thought those green shop tools were General, but I saw a Grizzly logo, they are both green, being in the US it makes sense.
    It’s a guitar, got a neck, 6 strings, pickups, what do you expect guys?
    I like the neck with rectangle markers
     
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    This guitar looks similar to a current wave of neo-retro (I think I made that up) designs being sold by companies like Reverend, Sublime, Yamaha (Revstar). My guess is that Fender is jumping on that bandwagon, which is fine because I think those designs are cool.
     
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    I like it fine
     
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    If it said Gibson on it the internet would be on fire.

    This guitar is ugly, has nothing new to offer and is probably just some piece of imported crap anyway. A long boring video that doesn't even seem to have any soundclips.

    Par for the course for FMIC.
     
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    I predict a mad scramble when the Squier version hits the market.
     
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    :lol: This is clearly in the avant-garde of a post-neo-retro trend. :D
     
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    I don't hate it. I'll definitely play one in the store, but not sure if there's a reason to buy one yet.
     
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    I’m still not entirely sure what a hipster is in this context. In my world, hipsters are ladies underpants. And they’re pretty damn cute. So I’m cool with ‘em.
     
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    I'd prefer it to a pointy guitar but I won't be rushing out to buy one.
     
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    Too bad it’s that terrible color. Otherwise, it’s pretty neat.
     
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