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post Jun 17 2008, 12:07 AM
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A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I was going to get a new guitar for graduation, and I had decided to go with the standard strat. Then I found this http://www.instrumentpro.com/P-FEN1134700.html its a standard strat with a floyd rose, I didn't even know they made these. I was wondering if anyone has used one or even owns one and what they think about it.
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post Jun 17 2008, 01:15 AM
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Looks great to me, but judgind by the price, I think it's Mexican one. Nevertheless it's a cool guitar,


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post Jun 17 2008, 01:39 AM
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That's a lot of guitar for the money, man! You have alot more possibilities with this strat because of the Floyd. And a humbucker to boot! You'll certainly get a fatter sound with the humbucker anyway. Will it sound like a classic strat? Probably not, at least not in the bridge position; it depends on the sound you're going for. But, for 500 bucks, you can't beat it.
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post Jun 17 2008, 05:38 AM
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eeeeeh. Call me old fashioned but I think that just looks wrong. By all means get a humbucker in it or put one in later. (and by the way if it's mexican, you can really benefit from replacing the electronics) But floyd rose on a strat just looks weird. I've always preferred the standard tremolo bridges myself, but then again, I'm not a huge whammy user in general so if thats your thing, by all means go for it and tell me how it goes. smile.gif


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post Jun 17 2008, 09:27 AM
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Yeah Floyd looks weird on strat to me too, but I guess its a nice feature to have smile.gif
This guitar looks cool , but check where is it manufactured...


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post Jun 17 2008, 11:07 AM
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Congrats on your new Strato smile.gif Never tried one with a floyd before though

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post Jun 17 2008, 11:52 AM
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Also if I may wanna add, there a quite a few options with strats. ALmost all of their models today are drilled with HSH holes inside, regardless of the factory pikcup configurations. So the flexibility is high, you can later add anything you want, even those complete pickguard kits, along with electronics and pickups. I would say you really have to think about it and find a decent piece of wood. Later on, everything will be much easier to put in it. Also not sure of what quality this guitar is, being a floyd rose, HSH and a strat. Suspicious if you ask me.


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post Jun 17 2008, 11:56 AM
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Really nice guitar, I love strats with floyd, nice piece of gear for sure!


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post Jun 17 2008, 08:12 PM
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Strats with locking trems rule, but the floyd is only of added value if you're a whammy user.
I'd go for the bridge humbucker anytime. cool.gif

As for the looks of Strats with floyd style trems, that's a matter of personal taste.
I think it (kahler spyder trem) looks great on my HM but as far as the more "regular" strat models go the floyd rose looks kinda weird to me.


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post Jun 17 2008, 09:18 PM
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I'd want one, but with a Wilkinson tremolo, a roller nut and locking tuners! Would be the best of all worlds! laugh.gif

Floyd Rose is too overrated..
And I don't think it looks good with all those unbraco bolts sticking out .. dry.gif


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