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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Stratocasters / 1960 players grade strat!

jimbobbb

Canada

Oct 12th, 2016 06:59 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hi all....I'm back! I was a member here many many years ago and had a few problems.
I did miss this place as there is a great amount of knowledge here.
Hopefully we can let bygones be bygones and start fresh.
i recently bought a player grade 1960 strat.
Refinished body and neck. New pots, one original pickup and supposedly the other two pickups are pre-CBS. Any way to tell?

I was also told it was the original case, which I have since learned, its not.
I hope I didn't get burner.
The body has an 11/60 stamp, and the neck has none, which is not uncommon.
Any way to accurately date a neck and pickups with no marks??
I don't know how to show pics on this site.

Here's my posting from another forum that lets you upload photos directly.

https://guitarscanada.com/index.php?threads/navsd.87057/#post-803145
Cheers

(This message was last edited by jimbobbb at 09:05 PM, Oct 12th, 2016)

urby
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Seattle, Wa

Not quite my tempo
Oct 14th, 2016 12:44 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Wow! I like it. How old is the refin?

I guess the only way to determine if you got burned depends on how much you paid?

By the way, cool case, too.

(This message was last edited by urby at 02:48 PM, Oct 14th, 2016)

teemon

Florida

A Piece for Assorted Lunatics
Oct 14th, 2016 05:09 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Man I gotta see this. Link fix request

jimbobbb

Canada

Oct 14th, 2016 08:20 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I have no idea how old the re-fin is. But..its done very well. You can see white under the gold, and parts of the Gold are greening very slightly.
I was told the case was original, but Its not Fender Tolex and the interior isn't right.

External link

teemon

Florida

A Piece for Assorted Lunatics
Oct 14th, 2016 09:03 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Man that looks cool and real to me. Experts chime in soon hopefully

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