New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by The Dead Ranch Hands » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:25 pm

So who wants a Squier Classic Vibe Coronado?

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by parry » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:35 pm

The Dead Ranch Hands wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:25 pm
So who wants a Squier Classic Vibe Coronado?
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by carron » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:45 pm

I don't think they are up anywhere in the Internet anymore.

Premature list-tation... Sorry... But what a tease by Squier.

Will they re-appear shortly?

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by parry » Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:48 pm

parry wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:35 pm
The Dead Ranch Hands wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:25 pm
So who wants a Squier Classic Vibe Coronado?
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Oh...
but with a centre block, please. Not fully hollow. Blocks/binding. And black/white, please ;)
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by kimson » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:19 am

Oh man... I always thought I didn't give a shit about Starcasters, or semi-hollows in general for that matter, but that walnut CV (and, well, maybe a parted out neck or two) is seriously calling my name.

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by Gavanti » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:21 am

It looks like the these have extra deep neck pockets/heel like the MP version, so that adds complications for anyone looking to swap necks.

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by leokula » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:42 am

The Dead Ranch Hands wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:25 pm
So who wants a Squier Classic Vibe Coronado?
Sign me in!

I'm so glad I hate the Starcaster lol if Squier puts out a Coronado, Toronado or Jagstang then I'll be proper mad about getting one.
Jaguar > Jazzmaster :)

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by leokula » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:45 am

mbene085 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:27 pm
Well, in fairness, what's a contemporary guitar from any other company? Guitar culture has been pretty stagnant for the last 2-3 decades, except for the metalheads getting further and further into adding extra low strings and fanned frets.

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Musically, that's really niche though. There just haven't been any new* guitar heroes in a few decades to change our ideas of what a "contemporary" guitar, or guitarist, is.

*stylistically speaking.
Couldn't agree more and, on a side note, I have mad respect for Tosin, but I liked his light blue Ibanez better than the ones he makes. I'm not much into "math prog rock" or whatever they call it, but I can really enjoy the sound and aesthetics of Animals as Leaders.
Jaguar > Jazzmaster :)

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by higgsblossom » Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:38 am

The only „new“ guitar hero for me is Anna Calvi. And she rocks a Tele. So... contemporary means active electronics, I guess?
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by mackerelmint » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:05 pm

aliendawg wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:37 pm
mackerelmint wrote:
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This is gonna sound sacrilegious to many, but it'd be a much better looking guitar if it were differentiated from the fender models by having a different headstock. I hate that foot-looking headstock, it makes my visual pun oriented brain fill in the image with some creepy looking sweaty guy licking it.

Share my pain, people.
I'd be done with Squier if they released those with another headstock
It needs one of those pointy Dean headstocks. See, Larry? People talk about Dean guitars.
This is an excellent rectangle

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by aliendawg » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:08 pm

mackerelmint wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:05 pm
aliendawg wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:37 pm
mackerelmint wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:20 pm
This is gonna sound sacrilegious to many, but it'd be a much better looking guitar if it were differentiated from the fender models by having a different headstock. I hate that foot-looking headstock, it makes my visual pun oriented brain fill in the image with some creepy looking sweaty guy licking it.

Share my pain, people.
I'd be done with Squier if they released those with another headstock
It needs one of those pointy Dean headstocks. See, Larry? People talk about Dean guitars.
lol Gibson would sue them, probably
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by Steadyriot. » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:03 pm

Gavanti wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:21 am
It looks like the these have extra deep neck pockets/heel like the MP version, so that adds complications for anyone looking to swap necks.
Just like the original!
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Starcasters never had an overhang for the 22 fret neck.
Swapping may be harder this way; but it's vintage correct! ;)
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by mbene085 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:46 am

Of all the vintage details to keep correct, that seems like the silliest.

The bridge and knobs would be cool things to keep the same. The unlike-every-single-other-Fender neck heels aren't!

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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by Maggieo » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:50 am

kimson wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:19 am
Oh man... I always thought I didn't give a shit about Starcasters, or semi-hollows in general for that matter, but that walnut CV (and, well, maybe a parted out neck or two) is seriously calling my name.
Yeah, that's me. I can already see it sitting next to Nelvis. :fp:
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Re: New Squier Starcasters - Classic Vibe, Contemporary, and Affinity

Post by Maggieo » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:51 am

higgsblossom wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:38 am
The only „new“ guitar hero for me is Anna Calvi. And she rocks a Tele. So... contemporary means active electronics, I guess?
Oh man, Anna Calvi! God, I love her work. Soooo good.
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