New Weird Guitar that does it all?

Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by SquierTap, Apr 16, 2019 at 6:29 PM.

  1. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

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    So, what do you guys think about this...
    I JUST saw this, and I'm still rollin it over in my mind... The only thing I'm sure of is that I don't dig piezo pickups... The only expierence I've got is with acoustic/electrics, though... I guess it'd be nice to have a couple EQ options with one, though...
    It IS a cool trick that the whole back pops off and you can change pickups in literally 3 seconds... Lol, heck, he changed the bridge pup WHILE he was playin the neck pup... That's pretty cool, man...

     
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  2. blackspider57

    blackspider57 Squier-Nut

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  3. Jay Jackson

    Jay Jackson Squier-Meister

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  4. so1om

    so1om Dr. Squier

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    It's like the demonstration guitars that Gibson et al used to make for the salesman to carry around in a suitcase. Pup in different pickups to hear the differences.

    Interesting, thought never worked for Armstrong... of course an acrylic body and whatnot had other things going on too.
     
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  5. breek

    breek Squier Talker

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    Just watched that the other day. Interesting concept, priced as expected...
     
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  6. Exhead

    Exhead Squier Talker

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  7. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

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    Yeah, the price pretty much kills it for me... I'm not like most people, but IF I was
    gonna spend $600 to $1000 for a guitar, with spending that much, I guess I'd have to go with a "proven" company, and a classic design (Tele, Strat, LP, etc) that I loved...
    If it was cheaper, now...
     
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  8. Big tuna

    Big tuna Squier-holic

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    That is scary crazy. not for me
     
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  9. otisblove

    otisblove Squier-Nut

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    Very cool, but soldering pickups in my basement is one of my favorite stress relievers.
     
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  10. stratman420

    stratman420 Squier-Meister

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    I guess it would be fun to have, but I doubt it would be my main guitar.
     
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  11. TEXINGA

    TEXINGA Squier-Meister

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    nice, would never spend that kind of money on it unless I wanted it to show my friends and have them say "wow cool", and put it back in the case and pull out my Fender and begin playing.
     
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  12. Toddcaster64

    Toddcaster64 Squier-holic

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    Wow, I’m usually the stick in the mud who can’t handle change, but I’ve gotta say, I was impressed. I thought it sounded great, and it wasn’t bad looking either. I dig it.
     
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  13. BlueSquirrel

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    +1.
    I dig it as well. The idea of having only one guitar is fantastic for people who don't have a lot of space (btw I think the Variax concept is interesting as well for that reason).
     
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  14. seua

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    I dig it too, just need to play it for a while before to say more about... ;)
     
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  15. SoundDesign

    SoundDesign Squier-holic

    I really wanted to hate this but couldn't. Some people drool over a 2019 Nissan GT-R and others want a '66 GTO but most can generally at least appreciate the other. Guitars are no different. If I wasn't more of a traditionalist and less driven by sentimentality, why not?
     
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  16. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Dr. Squier

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    Yeah, a little hefty in the price, but a really good concept and execution. Having the wiring done through the pickup ring is clever.

    IIRC, an S-T member was kicking around the idea of a guitar with quickly interchangeable pickups last year.
     
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  17. fuelish

    fuelish Squier-Nut

    I'm kinda a "traditionalist" in many senses as far as guitars go, the most "unique" guitar I own is a BMG Special, it's pretty sweet. At this point I have my tonal bases pretty well covered, don't need any more guitars (although am awaiting delivery of a mid '60's Harmony H15 Bobkat)...if I had the money to burn, I'd entertain the idea of buying one...it is indeed an interesting concept in a few ways :cool:
     
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  18. Tamarindo03

    Tamarindo03 Squier-Meister

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    Relish guitars is based just a five minutes drive from my home. At the 11. of may they are doing the "The relish guitar & beer fest". As you can see in the picture there are two glasses of beer, a guitar and a sausage. I think i know what i do at this date.

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  19. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

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    That's weird, lol... Cause attempting to solder pickups in my kitchen is one of my main stress CAUSERS, lol...
    Naw, I've gotten better at it... I do need to get a better iron and soldering station... I just started modding about a year ago and I ordered one of those cheap irons off Amazon... The 2nd time I used it, the temperature adjuster gauge fell off, and the 3rd time I used it, the tip fell off and I had to wedge it back to limp through that job, lol...
    If I had a decent iron, I can see where it would be fun and stress relieving...
     
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  20. SquierTap

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    Amen... Right there with ya...
     
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