What do you think of Fender's "Mercury" finish?

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  1. archiestone

    archiestone TDPRI Member

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    I can't decide whether or not I like it enough to commit...
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  2. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    I like it. If you want a silver but don’t love that exact one look at Fender Mod Shop.
     
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    I love it. Kind of a silver burst.
     
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    I like it. Is it metallic?
     
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    I don’t think the burst helps the finish and I prefer a maple neck with the black guard on gray.
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    I’ve seen it in person. I like it.
     
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    Ironwolf Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Ooooh.....pretty!
     
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    RodeoTex Doctor of Teleocity

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    I like it - wouldn't buy it, but I like it.
     
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    Lawdawg Friend of Leo's

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    I think it looks pretty cool.
     
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    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    21st century Antigua.

    *slips into bomb shelter*
     
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    stxrus Poster Extraordinaire

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    NO!! Antigua is simply hideous. Blech. Yuck. Barf. Puke. Did I happen to say, “NO!!”?

    Im sure I’d not own one, being that it’s a strat, but I’m partial to the color. I’d love a SG in that color scheme
     
  12. Chuckster

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    Love it... but then again, I'm an Antigua owner.
     
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    surely we can do worse than THIS for that title
     
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    i like the paint but it needs a single in the back
     
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    I'll leave the Antigua to a more deserving player.
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    Peace - Deeve
     
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    dented Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Strats don't have humbuckers...it's modded :rolleyes:Sliverburst :(Right up there with Liverworst
     
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    I don't hate it per se. I'm more offended by the bridge humbucker TBH.
     
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    I like it. For other people.
     
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    It looks pretty cool to me. So, is this a new Fender thing with auto manufacturing colors? One was a “Lexus” blue as I recall. Not really my thing, but I like the concept.
     
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    Fender did a similar thing with the earliest Anniversary model.
     
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