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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Stratocasters / Help Identify Strat

6stringer777

USA

Dec 28th, 2018 06:13 PM   Edit   Profile  

Can anyone help figure out when/where this Strat was made?? Got it a few years ago and just replaced the bridge pickup.

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Pinetree
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Dec 28th, 2018 06:22 PM   Edit   Profile  

The Warmoth stamp makes it a "Parts-O-Caster", so it's anybody's guess.


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I hear something

scratchin' through the wall
Dec 28th, 2018 07:19 PM   Edit   Profile  

Looks like it may be a MIJ Fender 'fotoflame' body. The decals on the headstock are repros.

The only way to confirm the body as a Fender is to pop the hood and look in the control cavity. There should be a paper label in there--often under the clearcoat.

ejm

usa

Dec 29th, 2018 09:28 AM   Edit   Profile  

Fender also sometimes put holes in the body underneath the M&N pickups.
That might tell where it was supposedly made.
I believe that one hole was USA and three was MIM. But I could be wrong.
Also, I noticed that it has a full size/thickness trem block, FWIW.

The body thickness might tell you what model it started out as.

All of this is assuming that the body is a true Fender to begin with. Which it may not be.

(This message was last edited by ejm at 11:31 AM, Dec 29th, 2018)

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Dec 29th, 2018 09:34 AM   Edit   Profile  

Could the "GF" tin the neck pocket mean Guitar Fetish? Kind of looks like that quality level to me. No doubt on the neck being Warmoth.

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Dec 29th, 2018 11:04 AM   Edit   Profile  

That is a genuine MIJ FotoFlame Stratocaster body. I've owned several FotoFlame guitars and basses and can confirm that easily enough. Nice looking parts guitar!

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