NGD - it's a mystery

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by Clockwise, Jul 23, 2021.

  1. Clockwise

    Clockwise Squier Talker

    85
    Jan 26, 2021
    Atlanta
    So,

    Grabbed this guy locally today. Let's see how may details don't add up to the label on the headstock... PXL_20210724_001050123.PORTRAIT.jpg PXL_20210724_001050123.PORTRAIT.jpg
     

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  2. Clockwise

    Clockwise Squier Talker

    85
    Jan 26, 2021
    Atlanta
    According to Fender (see attached) this is a Sonic Red HH. PXL_20210724_002256605~3.jpg
     
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  3. sconniesquier

    sconniesquier Squier-Meister

    Age:
    53
    424
    Aug 16, 2017
    Wisconsin
    We’ll whatever.. dang that’s cool!!! Love the graffiti yellow.
     
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  4. Shine

    Shine Squier-holic

    Nov 29, 2016
    West Coast Landia
    I dunno, looks like one of those special run P-casters to me!

    Could play and sound pretty good.
     
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  5. Clockwise

    Clockwise Squier Talker

    85
    Jan 26, 2021
    Atlanta
    I REALLY like the yellow and it does sound pretty good. My guess is that it's a Fender player neck on a generic body. It'll be great to noodle on and upgrade over time.
     
  6. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier-Axpert

    Age:
    45
    Sep 27, 2014
    Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    No mystery - and you can even tell by looking at the yellow body, how the upper horn transitions into the neck pocket. It's a parts Tele with a non Fender body, that USED to have a red HH body attached when it left the Fender factory - assuming you went to Fender's site and typed it in here https://start.fender.com/serial-number

    So yes, Player Tele neck on another body....
     
  7. Robb

    Robb Squier-holic

    Jan 13, 2011
    Chertsey Canada.
    It's a cute tweety :)
     
  8. Loin Lover

    Loin Lover Dr. Squier

    Jul 26, 2018
    Backwoods, USA
    Really nice fretboard grain. Sorry, but I would need a pair of Blues Brother sunglasses to be in the same room as her. What matters, of course, is that you like her.

    Since you mentioned possible noodling, perhaps some sort of checkered flag or blue / red / green / orange racing or EVH inspired stripes knowing it is an aftermarket body?

    HNGD!
     
  9. the_dude

    the_dude Squier-Meister

    Age:
    48
    403
    Feb 17, 2021
    Japan
    The bridge and the length of screws for the saddle adjustment just does not look right. Usually when the intonation adjustment is that wide it is to compensate for bridge being inconsistent in it's correct placement. Which would make me think that it is a generic mass produced body (with a Fender neck).
     
  10. Clockwise

    Clockwise Squier Talker

    85
    Jan 26, 2021
    Atlanta
    Wow - I would have never noticed that. Good catch
     
  11. CV50sFan90

    CV50sFan90 Squier-Meister

    Age:
    31
    231
    Oct 10, 2020
    Minnesota
    Bridge plate, saddles/intonation screws, top loader (not string through), the spacing on the knobs doesn't seem right to me either. How does it play? I've always been curious about top loader hardtails.
     
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  12. Clockwise

    Clockwise Squier Talker

    85
    Jan 26, 2021
    Atlanta
    Those are the the things that I saw.

    It plays pretty well, but needs tweaking (truss rod, maybe a shim). It does sound tele...e. I basically paid current retail for a Fender tele neck and got the rest as a bonus. The neck will become part of a build later on. This will hold me for now.
     
  13. fendereedo

    fendereedo Squier-Meister

    420
    Aug 12, 2015
    Just off the A12
    Really love the colour. Congratulations.
     
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