Monoprice sale

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by porkpie, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. porkpie

    porkpie Squier-holic

    Mar 16, 2015
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  2. burke

    burke Squier-Meister

    Apr 26, 2014
    How are the necks on the teles? Are they chunky? nut width?

    Also are the Jazz basses any good?
  3. Triple Jim

    Triple Jim Squier-holic

    Feb 16, 2018
    North Central NC
    Don't skip checking for Monoprice coupon codes. A friend recently got the 15w tube amp for $160 delivered, using a code.
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  4. Ralph124C41

    Ralph124C41 Squier-holic

    Feb 10, 2016
    True ... but those shipping charges, especially if you're on the East Coast like me, can be a real pain.

    There are some Monoprice Q&As where the rep says the nut width is 43 mm on the newer models. I have the older California Classic Strat copy ... which by the way I see Monoprice may be preparing to sell again. The "suggested" price is only $69.99, but the listing says it is out of stock. These models have not been sold since April of May IIRW.

    As for the Tele copy neck, I read one review that says it is sort of chunky, but I don't personally know. My older Strat copy has a very slim profile neck. But again, that is the older model which sold quite well. The Monoprice site has 332 reviews on the California Classic series alone and the older Route 66 LP copies also were very popular. I don't know much about the first-generation Tele copies, however.

    Sorry, I don't know anything about the basses, new or old, at all.
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  5. radiotech

    radiotech Dr. Squier

    Apr 23, 2014
    Member @surf green says that the Indio Tele neck profile is very similar to the chunky Sawtooth Tele (43mm wide at the nut, which makes it wider, but not thicker than a MIM Tele neck), he should know, he just sold me a Sawtooth neck... and bought an Indio Tele.

    Can’t speak for any other models.
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  6. surf green

    surf green Squier-holic

    Jul 15, 2014
    Here are some tele DSCN1954.JPG neck comparisons: DSCN1956.JPG DSCN1957.JPG DSCN1958.JPG
    1st pic
    left - Mono (old) CA Classic right Mono Indigo Classic
    2nd pic
    close-up of 1st pic
    3rd pic
    left - Sawtooth tele right Mono Indigo Classic
    4th pic
    close-up of 3rd pic

    Top row pic 1 & 2, bottom row pic 3 & 4 (you never know where the pics will land). So Sawtooth & Indigo have "chunky" necks, good, but still not vintage fat tele style.
    Update on the $99 Indigo, after a couple of weeks playing it: I really like it, tuners work well (even held open E for a slide session), pickups have a "dirty" rock tone (think Rolling Stones), built like a brick bleep house, a little weighty, but so am I.
  7. MOD-VM70

    MOD-VM70 Squier-Meister

    Nov 11, 2016
    Does anybody have a current Monoprice coupon code? Can't find any valid generic codes last couple days on the usual sites. Looking to offset the shipping charge.
    Kenneth Mountain likes this.
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