"Unique" Goodwill Find

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  1. ftbtx

    ftbtx Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Found this made in India Squier II at goodwill last night.
    Kind of a Nashville Strat I guess. Tele bridge, strat middle and tele neck.

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  2. OlRedNeckHippy

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    Wow, that's actually pretty cool.
     
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    Did you buy it?

    (Asking for a friend)
     
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    That's actually a somewhat rare guitar. The weren't made in India very long. Issues with the factory or something. Anyway, quality is supposed to be decent and from what I understand the bodies are solid wood. Nice score.

    I'd get the rest of those stickers off and string it up as is.
     
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    Thanks, I thought so too, should be fun.
     
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    Yes, couldn't resist
     
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    I put a tele pickup in the bridge position of one of my strats. If you flip it around, no routing is necessary. You just need to enlarge the pickguard opening a bit.

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    Nice! See, this is why I stay away from pawn shops and Goodwill. I have way more guitars than I need already but am afraid I’ll see something like this. Cool, unique and cheap enough to where there’s no way I’m leaving without it.
     
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    Wow that’s hat is a cool find. Why is it that other people manage to find cool guitars at goodwill and I only find crap?
    And yeah if I saw that I would’ve bout it too.

    Just from looking at the neck and seeing it doesn’t have a headstock truss rod adjustment....is that A 1962 style slab board style neck. Kind of looks like it. Any way to coax more pics of the neck?
     
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    Here is my goodwill find. Got it for $10 and put $115 into getting it in working order.
     

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    That is an awesome score!!!
     
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    Thanks, everything is all original and a bastard child of 2 guitars blended together. The gold foils are original Ry Cooder.
     
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    Had me an 89 india Squire II in arctic white and maple fretboard. Body wasn't too great and felt more like plywood but the neck was great.
     
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  15. Ringo

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    I bought a Squier Strat made in India some years ago, the neck felt pretty goodt but the body was plywood and it had the typical cheap hardware and pickups,
    That said I'd buy one as pictured in the OP if it was cheap enough
     
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    Cool!
    I would have never thought to do that.
    Now, I’m going to!
     
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