What would you do with this slick sl54 ashbody guitar?

Discussion in 'Other Guitars' started by Powerstroke, Jun 13, 2021.

  1. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Is spray better?
     
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  2. beagle

    beagle Squier-holic

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    I certainly wouldn't throw more money at something I didn't like. $200 was $180 too much to begin with.
     
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  3. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    I was asking in regards to a 2019 affinity stratocaster hss with a neck that wasnt completely sanded all the way.
    The slick if keep it would probably just sand the hideous logo and head or paint black over logo.
     
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  4. beagle

    beagle Squier-holic

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    Sanding the roughness off the back of a neck takes 5 minutes. You shouldn't even break through the sealer coat before it's smooth.
     
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  5. Kinnon09

    Kinnon09 Squier-holic

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    That is Slick;)
     
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  6. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Theres lip. The skunk is down lower than the maple. And there's hardly any coat of any kind. Its the worst one ive seen.
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  7. Kinnon09

    Kinnon09 Squier-holic

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    I am liking your radios. 466.500 was my listing to. cq cq cq DX AW113. I miss my radio stuff:(:D:D:D
     
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  8. beagle

    beagle Squier-holic

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    Have you thought of burning it? You're making a mountain out of a molehill really. Sand it until you can't feel it and then just play it. It's not a 1954 Strat...
     
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  9. Kinnon09

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  10. radiotech

    radiotech Dr. Squier

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    The whole Slick line is pretty heavy, so boat anchor is always an option.

    ;)
     
  11. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Dr. Squier

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    I had Squier Standard neck like this. Sand it till its smooth . Hit it with some 0000 steel wool or a fine scotchbrite pad and satin poly a couple coats on it ;)
    Hit it with the fine scotch again after a week and it will be slick.

    Not earl slick tho ..lol
     
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  12. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Ive been a amateur extra class operator for a while. I have lots of radios. Some with tubes. Some new some 80s. Kinda like guitars...the Japanese ones are high quality usually. I prefer yaesu and kenwoods mostly. I run mostly on the low bands like 80 75m. I should start a thread somewhere and see if theres other hams or radio people on here. This is actually my dont use very often table of stuff
     

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  13. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Roasted maple? I think you're reading into this wrong. Im just bored asking questions w a grain of salt. I have 15 guitars and counting. Its not important. The lip is as thick as a fingernail so its not small. I dont want to expose the wood without a sealer. That was my point. It plays fine. I just like tinkering
     
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  14. Angry Possum

    Angry Possum A Psychotic 6 String Collector Gold Supporting Member

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    I'd keep it, you can also buy a guitar skin if you wanted to down the road. You may have some leftover, to do the headstock also.

    This one's cool.
    http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-5...0001&campid=5338148356&icep_item=164870055451


    Here's my new $180 Kramer that I just skinned recently. It transformed very nicely.

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  15. Ray Stankewitz

    Ray Stankewitz Jammin' in my Music Room Platinum Supporting Member

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    Another Amateur Extra here, got my ticket in 2013 in one shot, the "Trifecta" as one observer commented. Mostly 2m/70cm mobile on a Yaesu 7900, haven't bought a rig for HF yet. Prices and availability are still in that "Stupid" range atm.
     
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  16. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Wow wow wow and more wow
     
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  17. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    Nice. I got my tech in January 2014 and had my extra by 2015 i think.
    Kg7hvr I'm good on qrz. I talk all over from Arizona late around 9pm to 12am on 3.930mhz usually. Theres a group of us. Mostly az, ca, utah, sometimes Montana and idaho.
    We also like to go hiking ish and i set up portable while the kids play.
    Ive owned alot of radios and prefer older hf stuff. I sold my second 7300
    I do have a new xiegu g90 and a ft891 and a ft818 for portable but i use a old tube hybrid yaesu ft102 it does about 200w so i never need to use my amplifier.
    Radios are costly right now due to everything and preparations people i guess. I just got a tyt md-uv380 dmr ht for $65 a few days ago. So theres deals on some stuff.
    If you have any hf questions i know a little. If you were close i might even have a hf radio for sale.
    73
     
  18. Hadronic Spin

    Hadronic Spin J Squier, Esquier Gold Supporting Member

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    Regarding your Slick, and I'm reaching here, is it possible to route that headstock into a Tele shaped headstock??? Would it look any better? Would it even work???

    Like I said, reaching.

    J
     
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  19. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    A keep thinking of that Dixie Chicks song that came out back in the late nineties or 2 thousands something about Earl's gotta die.
    I've got the bugera 1990 and the cheap crate cab Ready to load up in the truck but I can't decide if Earl's got to die
     
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  20. Powerstroke

    Powerstroke Squier-Nut

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    I had thought about that or putting Italy(a tele) voice to txt sucks... or strat neck on it but that goes above and beyond and the shame of it is this thing has really nice fret work.
    I'm still trying to decide but we're going to be heading down to Phoenix here in the next hour or so once the heat dies down
    I was actually looking at a $500 made in Mexico Fender player series but it's sold on the Scottsdale guitar centre
     
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