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To: PAPATOM <PAPATOM@stratconnection.com>
Subject: Merry Christmas! (lindyjose family) Candy Apple Red Strat
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2010 20:59:38 -0600

Hi Tom & family & all,
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Happy Christmas to you all.
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Thank you very much for the beautiful Candy Apple Red Stratocaster Tom!!! This morning, Christmas Morning, our daughter started to cry when she saw the beautiful guitar. I her heart she had been hoping and praying for one. Linda said that she thought Cecilia was going to faint.
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Ceci (CHAY-chee, Italian style pronunciation) was so happy! Thanks again so much brother Tom. The first thing Ceci said was that the guitar was VERY easy for her to play...; that it felt really good and that the action was very low and easy. I said "really?" and she said, "Yes, look I can easily play the bar chords!" So, I watched and sure enough she breezed through a bunch of bar chords. Tom, do you know what I suddenly remembered? That in your eBay listing you wrote that the Candly Apple Red color was so beautiful that you could almost cry.
Remember that? Well, Ceci did cry--she was that happy when she saw the guitar.
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Cecilia said just now that after dinner she would like to plug it in.
She has been playing it unplugged pretty much all day. So, later we will plug it in and make some music.
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Joyful Christmas to you all and all our best wishes for the New Year 2011,
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Joe, Linda & Cecilia & Tennessee
 

                  PAPATOM RESPONSE:

 
Hi Joe and linda, and Merry Christimas, I am so glad to here Cecilla loved the guitar.  It is a beautiful guitar and I know she will enjoy it.. It means so much to mean and my work to hear someone has been reached with the efforts God has talented me for and that their exhuberant joy has been filled.  I pray that she will excell in leaning and playing as I did when I first bought my 1986 Fender MIJ Fender System One Stratocaster.  The D profile neck and the 12 degree radiuos on the neck make it so easy to wrap your hands around it and like you say in your letter, be able to do bar chords a whold lot faster.  The lead playing is that way too.  The mass of the solid brass Chrome plated Fender System One floating bridge with lock down nut, provides the cleanest and brightest tones,not to mention sustain.  The wammi bar is able to dip down into a dive bomb and up again to safely bend the strings with out breakage because of the rollers on the saddles and the two point fulcrum style pivoting post that has a much wider vibrato then the six screw vintage type or the new two point fender saddle bridge... I so glad Cecilia is enjoying it.. Have a Merry Merry Christmas and a happy New Year... papatom l


ACTUAL PAPATOM EBAY AUCTION NOVEMBER 11, 2010

 1986 MIJ CONTEMPORARY STRATOCASTER BY LEGENDARY FENDER FUJIGEN GAKKI  COLLECTORS PIECE

 PICTURED FOR YOU'RE CONSIDERATION IS A BEAUTIFUL RARE CANDY APPLE METALLIC RED  E SERIES, 1986 MIJ STRATOCASTER BY FENDER.  I COULD NOT TAKE ENOUGH PICTURES OF THIS BEAUTIFUL STRATOCASTER.  THE COLOR JUST OVER WHELMED ME.  PLEASE CLICK THE LINK TO SEE A  BUNCH MORE:  http://www.stratconnection.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=7703754

THE SYSTEM ONE BRIDGE MADE EXCLUSIVELY BY THE SCHALLER COMPANY IN GERMANY IN THAT DAY MADE THE MOST COMPLEX BUT TRUE TO BALANCE, TUNING, VIBRATO SYSTEM, WITH THEIR UNIQUE SNAP IN LOCKING WHAMMY BAR AND TREM ARM SOCKET IN THE BASE PLATE.  THERE ARE SO MANY COMPONENTS THAT MAKE UP THIS BRIDGE, FROM TINY SILVER BALL WITH C CLIP TO TONGUES AND TONGUE SPRINGS.  ALL THIS INFORMATION IS AT MY SITE:  http://www.stratconnection.com/ .

THE BRIDGE ON THIS PARTICULAR BEAUTIFUL CANDY APPLE RED METALLIC STRAT IS PERFECT.. ALL THE COMPONENTS ARE THERE AND IN LIKE NEW CONDITION.  I GUARANTEE ALL MY GUITARS TO BE FULLY AS STATED AND WILL REPLACE ANY PART THAT IS NOT IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER, UNDER NORMAL PLAYING CONDITIONS.  EXCEPT FOR ABUSE.  THE NECK IS STRAIT AS AN ARROW AND THE GRAINS IN THE MAPLE ARE BREATH TAKING.  THE BODY IS ALMOST MINT, THERE MAY BE A DING OR SOME SWIRLS, I CAN'T SEE ANY.  THE NECK PLATE WAS CHANGED TO A USA FENDER CORONA CHROME NECK PLATE, ORIGINAL INCLUDED UPON REQUEST.  THIS GUITAR WAS A PLEASURE TO WORK ON.

NOW FOR THE PART I LOVE.  ALL THE JOYS OF A FENDER CONTEMPORARY STRAT, BUT, WITHOUT THE NOISE!!!  GOLD! WE HAVE GOLD LACE SENSOR PICKUPS MOUNTING A BEAUTIFUL BLACK PICKGUARD THAT NOT ONLY ACCENTS THE BEAUTIFUL CANDY APPLE METALLIC RED BODY, BUT BRIDGE AS WELL.  NOTICE THE GOLD NUMBERS IN THE TOP HAT KNOBS.  EXQUISITE SPARKLE IN THE METAL CANDY APPLE PAINT.  I COULD ALMOST CRY!  THIS GUITAR IS BREATH TAKING! I'M SORRY FOLKS IF I GET CARRIED AWAY, BUT I RESTORE THESE FENDER GUITARS MADE IN JAPAN DURING THAT CELEBRATED TIME THAT SAVED A LEGENDARY HERO IN MY EYES, MR. LEO FENDER AND GEORGE FULLERTON, RIP. 

EVERY THING ELSE IS ORIGINAL, THE BODY, NECK, TUNERS, THE GRAIN IN THE HEAD STOCK IS AWESOME, I THOUGHT I SAW A TINY SCRATCH JUST THERE ON THE FRONT OF THE HEAD STOCK, HARDLY NOTICEABLE.  INCLUDES USA FENDER MOLDED CASE PICTURED WITH PLUSH BLACK LINER.  THESE FENDER MIJ CONTEMPORARY STRATS ARE GOING TO BE WORTH ALLOT MORE THEN I'M ASKING FOR SHORTLY.. THEY ARE ALREADY RUNNING OUT OF THEM AS COLLECTORS ARE SNATCHING THEM UP.  WHAT'S LEFT ARE PIRATE PARTS AND EVEN THE MIJ SQUIRES ARE SCARCE.  A FELLOW EMAILED ME ON ONE OF MY OTHER AUCTIONS AND SAID I WAS TO HIGH IN MY PRICE AND HE PAID 3 OR 4 HUNDRED FOR HIS.  I SAID, WAS THE ARM SOCKET IN TACT.  WHAT'S THAT HE SAID...THE FERRULE UNDER THE COLLAR YOU CAN HARDLY FIND FOR 12.OO DOLLARS FOR A LITTLE NYLON FERRULE. 

THE SYSTEM ONE BRIDGE IS THE BEST BRIDGE THAT WAS EVER MADE BY MAN.  I STARTED PLAYING MINE IN 1986 AND WAMMIED ON IT, DIVE BOMB AND SPRING UP AND THE STRINGS STAY IN PERFECT TUNE.  THE LOCKING NUT SYSTEM ONE IS SO PRECISE.  THIS ONE HAS STAINLESS STEEL FINE TUNERS THAT ARE TIGHT AS A DRUM AND JUST A LITTLE TURN WILL GET YOU RIGHT THERE IN PERFECT PITCH.

THERE'S ALLOT MORE I CAN SAY, BUT ALL THE INFO YOU NEED IS AT MY SITE, INCLUDING OVER 70 MORE PICTURES OF THIS GORGEOUS CANDY APPLE METALLIC RED MIJ CONTEMPORARY STRATOCASTER,  BY FENDER.

SHIPPING IS FREE, AND INSURED, AND MUST BE SIGNED FOR BY AN ADULT, TO THE LOWER 48 STATES PLEASE.  I MUST ASK FOR PAYPAL ONLY ON THIS ONE.  PLEASE ASK ME AS MANY QUESTIONS AS YOU LIKE.  ONLY SERIOUS EMAILS WILL BE ANSWERED.  IT'S AGAINST EBAY POLICY TO MAKE STATEMENTS NOT REFERRING TO INFORMATION ABOUT AN ITEM.  THERE ARE NO RETURNS FOR THIS ITEM, PLEASE LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND ASK PLENTY OF QUESTIONS. WILL YOU TUBE ON REQUEST TO ONLY SERIOUS PROSPECTIVE BUYERS. 

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LOOKING AT MY AUCTION.  PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS.  AND HAVE A HAPPY HANNUKA, MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY SAFE HOLIDAYS....FROM papatom AND STRATCONNECTION.COM 

 

 

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