Fender Classic Moments This book is about the unique relationship that exists between performer, instrument and audience, and celebrates in photos occasions when the three come together to create an unforgettable Fender Classic Moment.
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The Fender Book This book features striking color photography and a reference section of model specs for identifying and dating Fenders made in the U. Fender Amps: First 50 Years Chronicles Fender's amazing contribution to the amplifier, providing a complete overview of its history and operation.
Features 40-page color section with two-page fold out.
The most serious problem, though, lies with the sellers who use the great reputation of the very best JV Squiers, to sell inferior Squiers made in the latter phase of the '80s, for totally unjustified prices.
Given the modular nature of Fender's production techniques, an individual neck may have been produced in a given year, placed in the manufacturing warehouse and remained in stock for a period of time, and then subsequently paired with a body to create a complete guitar in the following year.
The early '80s 'JV Series' Squier Strats were undeniably amazing value for money, representing as they did the premium Fender Japan product in Europe, at a budget price.
But not all JV Strats were created equal, and in my experience their appeal fluctuated quite markedly.
I thought for this piece it would be worth exploring the reality of the Squier Stratocaster of the 1980s – just as a guide for anyone who’s been subjected to conflicting pitches from vendors who might be, shall we say, a little over-enthusiastic to sell their merchandise.
The Squier Strat is one facet of the guitar market which comes steeped in hype, and I wanted to provide a bit of balance amid what can sometimes be wishful, hysterically over-gushing, or just plain misinformed rhetoric.