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My new Squier Classic Vibe '50s Esquire!

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by Abre, Apr 18, 2021.

  1. Abre

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    Hey All - It's Saturday night and this is how I'm having some fun. Just got this Classic Vibe '50s Esquire from Sweetwater earlier in the week. An Esquire is completely new to me and I am really enjoying it. I know the recording is pretty poor, but I like the way the guitar sounds. Never thought Black Sabbath would sound good on a guitar like this. Cheers!

     
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    Congratulations, nice demo too
     
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    You are a bridge only player? I see a Les Paul with one bridge pickup on the wall.
    Nice playing!
     
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    Wow, I can't believe you can cover Iommi so well on an Esquire... His sound is so mid rangy and didn't he play an SG?
     
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    All these posts about the CV Esquire are making me wish I was a little quicker to order one. Sounds and looks great.
     
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    tintag27 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Great playing and a cool esquire - I never stop being reminded how versatile Leo's classic is
     
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    If I could find one in the 7.5 lb range I'd buy it. Most seem to be over 8 lbs, with some weighing as much as 9.
     
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    Mine was listed at 8 lbs 8 oz. I wish could have been mid 7s as well. It's not too bad though with the strap I use.
     
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    Hello...I always thought the same and assumed he only played humbucker guitars. His Epiphone SG has Gibson humbuckers. Then I read about his 'monkey SG', and it has a P90. But it was customized and probably sounds heavier than s stock model. Thanks for watching...Cheers!
     
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    I am not sure if I am ready to give up a nice neck pickup. But more and more I think one pickup is super cool.
    Thanks for the kind words!
     
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    It sounds sweet!
     
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    this guitar is bad ass..I changed the saddles to fender pure vintage brass..and changed the pickup to bootstrap original recipe..

    Absolutely...heaven..cheers..
     
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    Cheers! I got one too. It's at the shop getting a set-up plus a new pup (SD Quarter Pounder) installed. Enjoy!!!
     
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    I own a Les Paul clone which was custom made for a pickup winder. You can remove and change pickups from behind on the fly. I can tell you a bridge pup without neck sounds better and rings out free.
     
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    That's really interesting. I've been wanting to read up and research that. Thanks for sharing that....Cheers!
     
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    Just for clarification: I depends how strong the magnet field above the neck pup is. The highest field is produced by rod magnets of Fender pickups, the lowest magnetic pull is created by steel rails. The magnetic field slows down the movement of the strings. It works stronger on the mass of the low strings than treble strings.
     
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