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Old 11-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #21
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I'd go with the HSS strat. I used to be the biggest Nirvana fanboy, and I've seen kurt with more strats than mustangs. And Frusciante is obviously a massive strat guy. If you want to emulate those guys it's a no brainer.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:39 PM   #22
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Definitely the HSS Strat. Maybe get the humbucker coil-split so you can achieve the Frusciante tones in the bridge (I'm thinking of Cant Stop). And I agree with OP-IVY, I've seen Kurt with lots of strats with humbuckers, such as his vandalism strat.

I play a Cort G260 with HSS configuration and coil split, I used to play lots of Nirvana with it a year ago and lately I've gotten into Frusciante's tone and playing. In my opinion HSS with coil split has the best of both worlds and is the way to go.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:31 AM   #23
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Also seen a Fender Stratocaster USA Clone SSS for 250 euros(online) but as someone here stated before I would like to test some guitars by myself but in my town there is just one little music shop I don't think there should be more than 10 guitars.

Now that I've realized that the amp affects the sound more than the guitar I've to choose a good amp before and then choose a guitar with the rest of the money.

Someone here before said that Fender Hot Rod Deluxe + Fender Strat is a good combo but the Fender Hot Rod is about 600 euros. Someone here knows if the Fender Pro 185 is good as the Hot Rod?

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Old 11-08-2012, 10:04 AM   #24
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I still think you should invest more into the amp than the guitar.

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Old 11-08-2012, 12:10 PM   #25
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I haven't played that Fender, but the 185 has a decent rep. Like almost any fender amp you can name, however, it probably will not distort all that well, so you might want a good pedal in there, too.

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Old 11-08-2012, 04:24 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by JustRooster
I still think you should invest more into the amp than the guitar.

That's what I tried to say in my last post.
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