#1
So i've been playing guitar for about a year with a ****ty epiphone guitar and I am thinking about getting a new guitar. I am really into a lot of hendrix and frusciante stuff right now so i was thinking of getting a highway one strat with all single coils. Would this be a good choice?
#2
What's your amp?
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#4
Oh, alright.

What's your budget exactly?
Just play around to see which one you like.
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Gear:
Fender American Deluxe HSS Strat
Chicago Blues Box Roadhouse
Bad Cat Cougar 5
1957 Gibson GA-5
Ceriatone 18w TMB Combo
Hughes & Kettner Tube Factor
Various Ibanez TS9s
Weber MASS Attenuator
#5
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Oh, alright.

What's your budget exactly?
Just play around to see which one you like.


you were expecting to have a spider/mg/crappy SS crate weren't you?
lol i know i was
a strat seems like a good choice to me.
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#6
The HWY One Strat is an awesome guitar. I have a HSS one myself.
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#7
Yeaah thatll be a really nice set up. My music teacher has a HWY1 strat that hes modded (new bridge and pickups) and its excellent. As good as if not better than some American standard strats ive played.
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#8
i have an sss highway one and really enjoy it

What are the downsides of a single wide humbucker? how hard would it be to switch it?


why is the hw1 not considered a standard (the finish)?
are all hw1's wood finished in a gloss coat?
#9
this should really be over in Electric Guitar

single sized HBs are about 1/2 the way between single coil and full HB.

Info on finish and other specs:
http://www.fender.com/products//view_specs.php?full_partno=0111760&name=Highway+One%26trade%3B+Stratocaster%26reg%3B+HSS+%28Upgrade%29
#10
I've got a Fender Highway One Telecaster and I think its great. I prefer the finish to the Standards as well.
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#11
are you in the US or europe? if europe, there are better value options...
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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#12
Single sized humbuckers are the same tonally as a full sized HB.
MARSHALL JVM 210H
PEAVEY JSX
KRANK 412
MESA 412
FENDER STRATS
DIMARZIO
CELESTION
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I'll have to put the Classic T models on my to-try list. Shame the finish options there are Anachronism Gold, Nuclear Waste and Aged Clown, because in principle the plaintop is right up my alley.

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Presumably because the CCF (Combined Corksniffing Forces) of MLP and Gibson forums would rise up against them, plunging the land into war.

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