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(@artlutherie)
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I remember seeing Johnny Cash play an original one of these and thinking they were cool, till I found out they had a wooden truss rod. Well they've brought it back. What do you think?

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(@rocker)
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i've never seen one before, looks cool, its gotta sound good 8)

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hmmm...that doesnt really look nice IMO. Can the wooden truss rod be adjusted with the use of an allen key?

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The body is beautiful, but I think the headstock looks rather foolish.

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It just doesn't look right to me. I don't like it.

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me neighbor has an original one. it's a Fender Del Rey i think. looks pretty weird, but it's got it's own crazy appeal. his sounds pretty nice. the originals look a little nicer.

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(@off-he-goes)
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Sort of reminds me of those Stratacoustic guitars actually. They were different!

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hmmm...that doesnt really look nice IMO. Can the wooden truss rod be adjusted with the use of an allen key?

The new ones have a metal truss rod, but the older ones weren't adjustable.

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I know a guy who plays one like this.

It may look odd but his has a great sound.

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I have the Fender San Luis Rey I purchased 15 years ago and it also has the Strat Headstock. I happen to like it alot.


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mikespe,

nice guitar buddy, i like the way they look, does it sound sweat?

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I like it rocker. I have .11's on it and it still has the deep dound of .12's that most people like. Most likely because of the age of the guitar. After the setup I had done to it a few months back is plays almost as smooth as my Agile!


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There's a pawn show aroud here with a Fender Coronado II I believe. It has a head like that one, but has a 335 body. Very strange, and very cool. Plays awesome, too. The year that come sto mind if '65.


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I like Fender Palaminos.


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(@sito71)
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i found one at a pawn shop in Montreal in 1990 (it was a 300 buck fender acoustic with the strat headstock, 70's style)...but i gave it to my then roomate in lieu of my rent ( i was 19)...i really liked it though...it had 2 string trees.


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