Keep and let go

Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by crowtee, May 14, 2019.

  1. crowtee

    crowtee Squier Talker

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    Need to sell a strat one is a black Squier SE in great shape with CAE serial number intact. The other is an unknown basswood body with a Squier neck no serial number but I nice looking burst body. Both play great. Both modded similar. Would it be best to keep the SE with intact serial number?

    What say you

    Mike

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    Last edited: May 14, 2019
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  2. GeorgeA

    GeorgeA Squier-Meister

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    If they're both full size bodies I would keep the sunburst, just because I like it better than black. Though I do have a black SE heavily modded that I like alot. But I do think about changing the body or painting it. Black/rosewood is my least favorite color combo. I'm shallow, looks matter to me. lol.
     
  3. drewcp

    drewcp Squier-Nut

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    Imagine this:
    Your dream gig is about to happen. You need to leave, out the door, in 1 minute. Put your shoes on, grab a guitar...So, which one are you taking? Which one is more exciting/inspiring/reliable? Grab that one. That’s your keeper.

    Sell the other.

    We can’t decide this for you. Some folks will say, black guitars are best. Looking at you @Paruwi. And @GeorgeA who already commented is going to suggest the burst.

    The one that you are more drawn to playing is the one you should keep.
     
  4. crowtee

    crowtee Squier Talker

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    It's not going to be my main strat. I have 2 mexi strats that I play the most. I was just wondering has far has value go is the one ith a serial number of better value.

    Mike

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  5. dbrian66

    dbrian66 Squier-holic

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    Honestly, neither one is worth very much money. Just keep the one you like the best and sell the other.
     
  6. kenneth

    kenneth Squier-Meister

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    +1
     
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  7. TEXINGA

    TEXINGA Squier-Meister

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    Well if you're going to your "Dream Gig" you better grab more than one guitar!!! Your putting a lot of trust in the one you grab. LOL
     
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  8. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Dr. Squier

    Jan 7, 2016
    Maryland, USA
    Keep the black one, unless it has a rosewood fretboard. In that case, flip a coin. ;)

    Or, put them both on eBay, or CL, etc.. Keep the one that doesn't sell.
     
  9. daan

    daan Squier-holic

    Oct 21, 2013
    Twin Cities
    You could always just part BOTH of them out, and buy another MIM... :p
    Around here at least, anything saying Squier on it doesn’t sell for much anyway, no matter how nice it is (or what mods were done) so I wouldn’t worry about what either said on them. At one point I had a good half-dozen highly modified partscasters, and I’d be lucky to sell them for more than $50 each. I ended up parting them out online and getting way more, even with shipping and fees and such.
     
  10. Paruwi

    Paruwi Squier-Meister

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    Germany
    I always sell the guitar that gets played less than others
     
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  11. TimTheViking

    TimTheViking Squier-Meister

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    So in other words, you always sell the black one.
     
  12. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

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    We need pics of both to decide .

    You know we like pics around here :0)
     
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  13. Lonn

    Lonn Administrator Staff Member

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    They're both Squier SE's. Does it really matter which you keep? Keep the one you like best.
     
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  14. jjudas

    jjudas Squier-holic

    Mar 23, 2016
    Metro New Orleans
    Keep them both if you cannot decide.
     
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