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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Stratocasters / Dating possible Fender USA 70s Strat body



Aug 3rd, 2019 05:12 AM   Edit   Profile  

Hi all,

New to the forums and I'm trying to date or get more info on my favourite guitar that I'm refinishing at the mo. I've had it since circa 1986 and it's a bit of a Frankenstrat in that the neck isn't original (I know this would usually be key to dating) also I'm not sure how much of the hardware is original (I'm going to look into the pots etc. but more interested in the body).

The place I bought it said it was a USA 70s body and I was young so I took them at their word. I've only took it apart twice so now is a perfect opportunity to try and get some more info. The only distinguishing features are that it's an 8 scratchplate screw hole and from the cavities it looks like the original colour might have been white poly. I've got some pics, what's the best way to post them?



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Aug 9th, 2019 07:19 PM   Edit   Profile  

Take your pics and then upload the ones you want to the "Edit User File". Then you can pick them up from there and then put them in one of your postings.
Anxious to see some pics.

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Aug 9th, 2019 07:25 PM   Edit   Profile  

Another way is to upload the pics to imgbb.com (no account required), copy the URL from the Embed Codes section once uploaded, and paste it into the Link Address box under your new message here. Stick a link title under it.

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