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Frost* => Gear Corner => Topic started by: Lerxst on November 16, 2008, 09:04:37 AM

Title: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Lerxst on November 16, 2008, 09:04:37 AM
Discuss.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Geetar on November 16, 2008, 11:00:35 AM
Javelin.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: RWA on November 16, 2008, 12:38:35 PM
I prefer the "Hello Kitty" Strat. But that's just me.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Geetar on November 16, 2008, 12:51:24 PM
Does it refuse to make a sound if you use Duracell  batteries in your pedals?
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Gig Buddy on November 16, 2008, 08:40:59 PM
Being the guitar slut that I am, I'd love one. Unusual for me 'cos I don't much go for signature stuff. Haven't seen a bad review and they don't seem to come up on the second hand market very often.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Big Black Shed on November 16, 2008, 09:05:52 PM
Quote from: "Gig Buddy"
Being the guitar slut that I am, I'd love one. Unusual for me 'cos I don't much go for signature stuff. Haven't seen a bad review and they don't seem to come up on the second hand market very often.

A word from "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed": NO
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: EVP on November 16, 2008, 11:24:40 PM
Cliffs of Dover - Tube Driver

Desert Rose. Ah yes.

I need to find Ah Via Musicom.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Dave M on November 16, 2008, 11:52:20 PM
Strats are like Pringles ... you cant just have one.

I know a guy in Wales that had a couple to sell quite cheap ... 35 % less than shop price, he'd imported them direct, so they looked a good price. I got a custom shop off the guy .. gorgeous it is too.
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Gig Buddy on November 17, 2008, 12:55:23 PM
Quote from: "Big Black Shed"
Quote from: "Gig Buddy"
Being the guitar slut that I am, I'd love one. Unusual for me 'cos I don't much go for signature stuff. Haven't seen a bad review and they don't seem to come up on the second hand market very often.

A word from "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed": NO

Yes, but I have sold one :( so there's a space under the bed AND I could use the old 'looking after it for a friend' excuse  ;)
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: D S on November 17, 2008, 08:12:22 PM
Friend of mine has just bought an EJ Strat (before the prices went up!) as his Christmas present to himself.  I get socks and aftershave...hmm!  :roll:
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Pedro on November 17, 2008, 09:55:36 PM
Quote from: "D S"
Friend of mine has just bought an EJ Strat (before the prices went up!) as his Christmas present to himself.  I get socks and aftershave...hmm!  :roll:
It's nice of your friend to buy you anything at all!  ;)
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Lerxst on November 18, 2008, 12:13:52 AM
I tried a couple of them last week in different shops in different counties in different colours - this guitar is the dog's mutts - best strat I have ever played - tonally it sh*ts on every other strat I have tried and is arguably the best designed guitar I have played (bar my trusty PRS). It just oozes quality and simply inspires the player to play better. I'm planning to sell some kit to fund a purchase.

For me the sunburst beats the candy apple red.

I convinced my dad to try the candle apple red from Andertons (he prefers the candy apple red), so he did and bought it today.

I now look forward to a healthy legacy - 1 x Fender EJ, a Gretsch Tennesean, a Fender Tele custom and Fender Twin Reverb.

Cheers Dad!

 :D
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: TheAmerican on November 21, 2008, 11:30:37 PM
i'd take one, but i wouldn't buy one...
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Blessed Dude on November 27, 2008, 01:55:38 PM
It won't make you sound like him, though - unless you're Joe Bonamassa!
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Blessed Dude on November 27, 2008, 01:56:29 PM
Curses! Where's my avatar?
Title: Re: Fender Eric Johnson Strat
Post by: Lerxst on November 27, 2008, 07:51:44 PM
Unlike many other guitarists I like the fact that Joe B is upfront about nicking lots of EJ's licks - don't have a problem with it as long as you don't end up being a clone - Joe B also very much has a voice of his own in his playing.