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post Jan 9 2009, 07:53 PM
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Fender® U.S. Highway 1 Guitar Teal Green Transparent.


Made in US and bolt on neck.


Also included is a Fender hardshell guitar case, and tremolo bar.


Condition: Excellent. There are 3 very minor knicks near jack/plug area.


Manufactured date: October 2002


The following are the official specs on this model from Fender:
(1) Body: Alder
(2) Neck: Maple, Modern “C” Shape
(3) Satin Polyurethane Finish
(4) Fingerboard: Rosewood (p/n 011-1100) or Maple (p/n 011- 1102), 9.5” Radius (241mm)
(5) Machine Heads: Fender®/Ping® Standard Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
(6) Pickups: 3 Vintage Style Single-Coil Strat® Pickups with Staggered Pole Pieces, Alnico Magnets


this was listed on my company's exchange, I really really want it, but I don't have much money sad.gif

does it seem like a good buy? I attached some pics... I've wanted an american strat for a while now, and here is a, what seems like, a great oppurtunity.... I just need to act quickly before someone else buys it!!

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post Jan 9 2009, 08:19 PM
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How much are they asking for it?

Edit never mind, see it now....$550 for a USA made strat seems really reasonable. smile.gif Don't know about that color though.. tongue.gif

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post Jan 9 2009, 08:20 PM
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$550

sorry, I put the price in the sub-title for the post


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post Jan 9 2009, 11:00 PM
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New one is 750$ , well that's the cheapest option for US made strat...Can be a good deal if you can try it out..I heard that highway one guitars have less detailed work and some flaws can pass unnoticed in production so you need to test it for intonation,action and overall details...


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I like the color! You can call it "Envy"!


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post Jan 9 2009, 11:48 PM
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Well this guitar is definitely a good buy if you want US Strat guitar. The more better models will sound better, but for that price, you will get a very good playing guitars. Try before you buy tho.


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post Jan 9 2009, 11:59 PM
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the highway one is a good guitar, the biggest difference between this and the american standard is the finish
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I heard that Highway one is actually assembled in Mexico, only the parts are made in US, it does not necessarily mean that it is a bad guitar, but in some way explains the low price smile.gif


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post Jan 10 2009, 05:27 AM
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thanks for the input guys,

I ultimately did not decide to get it. Mostly because I didn't really have time to think about it... I had to move back to my apartment to go back to school today laugh.gif

thanks again guys, and based on the input from you guys, I probably would not have got the guitar, even if I did more spending money.



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