What do you think about this Fender? FENDER-JAPAN ST62G-TX/3TS エレキギター

#1
I am thinking of buying via a proxy the FENDER-JAPAN ST62G-TX/3TS エレキギター from Amazon (Japan). http://www.amazon.co.jp/Fender-Japan-ST62G-TX-3TS-FENDER-JAPAN/dp/B0016HTQ3S/ref=sr_1_28?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1251217588&sr=1-28

Any opinions about it? I mostly just want to play Eric Clapton/Jimi Hendrix and some Blues/Jazz/'Soul'.
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#2
It would probably do nicely for all, seeing as they use those guitars. And ignore what people say, the japan made strats are great.
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#3
dude that is a very nice guitar and perfect for your genres listed, I say go for it!
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#4
Thank you for your replies. I have full trust in Japanese crafstmenship. What I was wondering is what are the differences in between the American and Japanese guitars? Are there any differences in the woods and pickups and if so, what are the differences?
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#5
why are you buying from Japan?
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#6
Becuase he's japanese maybe?

The difference is bassicaly build quality. I don't think different woods are used, but I may be wrong.
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why are you buying from Japan?


I am in Hong Kong. I will check the guitars localy as well but I think they don't have many CIJ/MIJs. I am not dead set on this guitar. It is a guitar that I am considering.

I am looking for more information about the differences of CIJ/MIJ to the MIAs.

I am Swedish but I moved to HK =).
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#8
Ah, ok

I have always been under the impression that MIJ Strats were just as good as MIA Strats, or, they used to be, unfortunately I've never had the pleasure of trying one.

For EC & blues you can't go wrong with a strat
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#11
Seriously the fretboard difference will be so minimal it doesn't matter just go for the one that looks better to you.
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