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Today needed another thread about my strat, so now you have it! :woohoo:







We can all mourn the loss of the classification sticker for now. It didn't get along with DiMarzio cleaning polish very well. :lol:

So far:

- Swapped the pickups for Lace Sensor golds
- Swapped the shit Fender pots for AT ones from StewMac
- Swapped the shit Fender switch for a 5-way "super switch"
- Swapped the shit Fender jack for a Switchcraft
- Black Sperzels (today)
- Black knobs / switch tip
- Shielded the cavity
- Elixir 11-49s

To do:

- New bridge, blocked.
- Maybe a black jack plate?

Note the missing pickguard screw. It's in my pocket, because I'm headed up to the hardware store to snag some black ones. :yesway:
 

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That black/white/black look is killer. Keep the chrome bridge and jack plate, and maybe swap the stock saddles for GraphTechs so that the black/chrome theme you have going with the tuners extends to the body.
 

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Yeah, but all vintage style trems are ugly. The only way to fix that is with a floyd rose :lol:

these are marginally better though
Babicz FCH Tremolo. Chrome - Full Contact Hardware by GPDUSA.COM

I wanted to try their TOM, but its still crazy pricey. You should buy it and let us know what you think of the full contact technology :yesway:
I would get that, if it didn't have their logo so ridiculously etched on the front of it.

I may go with just their saddles though.
 

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They do, but for one reason or another (and I'm looking at the nut) the high E likes to slip out of the nut without the tree in place.
Nut's probably not cut for 11s.
 

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To do:

- New bridge, blocked.
- Maybe a black jack plate?
1.) Yes
2.) NO. The contrast looks fucking awesome right now. Stick with Chrome for the bridge, too.

And they require drillage. No thanks.
Maybe, maybe not - I suspect it's a direct retrofit for a MIM Fender. I mean, you figure that's sort of the standard, right?
 
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