NGD - my #0001- White CV50 Flame

Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by snivlem, Feb 27, 2019.

  1. snivlem

    snivlem Squier-holic

    Age:
    42
    Jan 25, 2018
    FL
    It's staying the way it is for now, but mint or white might still be in it's future...not all of us appreciate the gaudy things in life such as you sir....but I do have a Fiesta red CV50 on the way, maybe that will take care of the need for mint ;p :p
     
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  2. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    I thought the CV had gold hardware or I wouldn't have bothered - mine is the only gold in the house ! I like mint on white also - but that CV should stay stock - it's our logo ? lol
     
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  3. SpeedKing

    SpeedKing Squier-holic

    Apr 9, 2015
    UK
    Leave it as is... almost.

    When Leo first invented the strat (with lot of help it must be said although he was the driving mind behind improving on the tele) he envisaged it with a metal guard but the material he used coloured the early prototype player's fingers so eventually white plastic became the standard.

    Gold's the fella for a 50's strat. Now pop a round string tree on for that fully authentic '54 look... and go so far as to consider a 'original contour body' decal for the headstock... over the finish of course (you could go the whole hog and cover the existing logo with clear decal paper over the top to go Fender Classic series detail).

    ... and if you really wanna go for it no expense spared a MIM bridge unit for the bigger block and better materials plus more vintage correct bent steel stamped saddles.

    Anyway, I digress.

    It's a minter and a thing of beauty.
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2019
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  4. BlueSquirrel

    BlueSquirrel Squier-Nut

    987
    Dec 21, 2018
    Europe
    Kenneth, I really love what you did with your strat. It's very inspiring!
     
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  5. DJGranite

    DJGranite Squier-holic

    Feb 7, 2012
    maine
    Very nice.
    I'm glad your going to give the gold a chance.
    Photos never seem to do Flame justice IMO.
    As good as the Flame looks in your pic, I'll bet it's amazing in person.
    Enjoy.
     
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  6. pcampbell

    pcampbell Squier-Meister

    206
    Jan 15, 2015
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Your choice, of course, but I'd say KEEP that gold pickguard. Looks great. Classic.
     
  7. snivlem

    snivlem Squier-holic

    Age:
    42
    Jan 25, 2018
    FL
    UPDATE:

    I let the gold ride for a while, but I switched it out yesterday and couldn't be happier. The mint went onto the white CV70, so the white CV50 got even whiter. I'm a happy camper.
    [​IMG]
     
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  8. Best1989

    Best1989 Squier-Meister

    262
    Apr 25, 2019
    Arequipa
    It's a beautiful guitar with either pg. One of the few maple fretboards that have caught my attention.
     
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  9. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    show me a picture that I can see please ! ! !
     
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  10. DougMen

    DougMen Squier-holic

    Age:
    65
    Jun 8, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    I had one of those, but I sold it, 'cause I just have to have rosewood on my Strats. I replaced the guard with an 8 hole single ply white one, and it sounded way better, 'cause the metal one was killing the highs.
     
  11. snivlem

    snivlem Squier-holic

    Age:
    42
    Jan 25, 2018
    FL
    20190610_094443.jpg @kennethmountain
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2019
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  12. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

  13. corn

    corn Squier-holic

    Feb 27, 2013
    San Diego
    I like the white and gold, there’s a million white and mint green
    Congrats nice find
     
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  14. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

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    53
    Nov 29, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
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