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12:36 pm - Holy freaking crap
I'm so excited. I just bought the greatest thing I think I've ever purchased. Of course, I'll be selling more of my precious game items and my Kenshin VHS Memorial Box to help pay for an amplifier for it, but it's soooooo worth it.





It's one of the Japanese Fender Stratocasters from the early 90's with a very lovely cherry Foto Flame finish. Fender has stopped making their Made in Japan/Crafted in Japan (MIJ/CIJ) products available in the US b/c apparently the quality is comparable to their US crafted line (which is considerably more expensive). Fender's Mexican-made Fat Strat costs $400 without the case. I paid $375+$25 shipping for my MIJ Fat Strat (with case), and the finish is far lovelier than just about anything you'd find on a Mexican Fat Strat.



The pics are kind of dark, but as soon as it arrives, I'll hopefully be able to take some pics of my own.

The only thing missing, as far as I can tell is the back tremelo cover:



But it will play fine without it until I can find a replacement. Of course, I'll eventually replace the stock pickups with something that will sound a little nicer....and if I really love it and intend to keep it, I can replace all the electronics with the US stuff. Of course, those plans are for much further down the line.

Right now, I'm just counting the days until it arrives. :D :D :D


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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:10 am (UTC)
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Oh, you know I will. Once I get an amplifier for it, I can really make an authentic-sounding Akutsu part.
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:11 am (UTC)

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XD XD XD

We can make a whole himura-sings-as-akutsu album! :D

With such famous tracks as

Do You Know Who I Am, I Am Jin Akutsu
Don't Tell Me What To Do
Throw That G-ddamn Bandanna Away I Don't Want It

and the ever popular...

Yeah, I Like That Ass, So What?

XD
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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:12 am (UTC)

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ROFL

Don't forget the Taka sessions. We've already seen how much he loves to sing. :p
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:13 am (UTC)

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I LOVE YOU!
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:15 am (UTC)

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...Wait...

Since I helped you pay for this guitar...

And we're on a public forum at the moment...

Do you have anything you want to say? Anything about a certain lucky redhead?

...Go ahead. :D
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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:18 am (UTC)

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Oh yes. That Sengoku....he is a very hot fellow. Wherever he goes, the girls follow screaming, crying, tearing at their hair. He is truly sex incarnate. Just thinking about him makes me tremble with delight.
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:18 am (UTC)

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...Sengoku just disappeared in the bathroom with a picture of you and a supersized bottle of Downy. :D
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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:20 am (UTC)

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Oh boy. I may have to restrain myself from attempting to join him and forcing him to make wild, monkey love with me. Yes, that is truly a testament to his animal magnetism. What a fascinating specimen of man.
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:21 am (UTC)

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Sengoku in bathroom: *CLIMAXES SCREAMINGLY*

XD XD XD
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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:22 am (UTC)

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I feel the bil...er....lust rising in my throa....er....loins.
From:kawamurasushi
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:23 am (UTC)

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*dies* XD
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From:senorcoconut
Date:January 30th, 2004 11:23 am (UTC)

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*is long since dead*

:p

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