82' Fullerton 'Dad' relic.....is on it's way to the USA

FrieAsABird

Senior Stratmaster
Mar 18, 2020
4,344
Germany
Cool. So relicking or relicing?
Well, I usually try to consider both options, and while I definitely agree that, strictly orthographically speaking, a k would be required, the version without a k seems to have established itself as the more commonly used word. Adding that language is inherently dynamic and constantly changing, adapting to developments and changes in the world it is spoken in, I would say both versions are usable. Another option I’ve seen is using the original noun, relic, and adding the suffix -ed, marking it as either the simple past or the past participle of the newly created verb, e.g. a heavily relic-ed guitar.
That way, you can both acknowledge that it’s actually not the proper word while still following the linguistic development we can observe.
 

HighwayStar106

Senior Stratmaster
Nov 5, 2018
1,980
United Kingdom
Well, I usually try to consider both options, and while I definitely agree that, strictly orthographically speaking, a k would be required, the version without a k seems to have established itself as the more commonly used word. Adding that language is inherently dynamic and constantly changing, adapting to developments and changes in the world it is spoken in, I would say both versions are usable. Another option I’ve seen is using the original noun, relic, and adding the suffix -ed, marking it as either the simple past or the past participle of the newly created verb, e.g. a heavily relic-ed guitar.
That way, you can both acknowledge that it’s actually not the proper word while still following the linguistic development we can observe.
I was just wondering if a dash would be grammatically correct. I usually use an apostrophe, as in relic’d, which probably isn’t.
 

stratman323

Dr. Stratster
Apr 21, 2010
39,442
London, UK
Well, I usually try to consider both options, and while I definitely agree that, strictly orthographically speaking, a k would be required, the version without a k seems to have established itself as the more commonly used word. Adding that language is inherently dynamic and constantly changing, adapting to developments and changes in the world it is spoken in, I would say both versions are usable. Another option I’ve seen is using the original noun, relic, and adding the suffix -ed, marking it as either the simple past or the past participle of the newly created verb, e.g. a heavily relic-ed guitar.
That way, you can both acknowledge that it’s actually not the proper word while still following the linguistic development we can observe.

That's just not what the English language does.
 

Bazz Jass

Chairman of the Fingerboard
Silver Member
Nov 19, 2014
6,262
Off the map
Looks to be on eBay now. Listing says ‘pics tell the story’ but given this particular story I wouldn’t necessarily say that’s the case - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/33468691...bvMfRd0Sua&var=&widget_ver=artemis&media=COPY

I'd say in this case the story tells the pictures. It's a good story, a long story, but it tells the pictures. Should be stated.

A new owner will start Googling and find all the threads relating to this strat. Best to be honest up front.
 
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stratocarlster

Most Honored Senior Member
Jan 6, 2012
9,494
Telephone Road
Excuse me if this has been discussed ad infinitum but as the neck date is '83, doesn't that make it an '83? I have always assumed that if the body and neck are different (consecutive) years, then the guitar was obviously assembled in the later year and so would be identified as such. Does convention say otherwise? @Parksie
 

stratman323

Dr. Stratster
Apr 21, 2010
39,442
London, UK
Excuse me if this has been discussed ad infinitum but as the neck date is '83, doesn't that make it an '83? I have always assumed that if the body and neck are different (consecutive) years, then the guitar was obviously assembled in the later year and so would be identified as such. Does convention say otherwise? @Parksie

Have you read this thread from page 1?
 

Wulfrik

Strat-Talker
Nov 6, 2022
442
Jersey, CI
I’m late to the party here, but as far as wear on the top horn goes, strats leant against low tables (coffee table height) a lot do tend to lean towards the upper horn as they pivot on the neck. My friend’s 1990s Jackson has chips and bare wood patches all over that area, and he’s never deliberately relic-ked (!) it I am 100 sure.

Obviously strat in OP is way overdone.

Honestly I would have painted it and done the ‘solid finish over 3tsb’ thing like my tele has.
 

CirroStratus

Senior Stratmaster
Sep 11, 2022
1,141
Stratosphere
LOL, just scrolled down to post that when I saw yours.

In an interesting side note, the woman in that original video has reinvented herself, started a solid career, and has a whole new persona.
Yep, she did, and my hat’s off to her. Nothing wrong with banking on a little notoriety to get you to the next level.
 

artgtr

Artgtr
Silver Member
Aug 18, 2013
1,227
Wurtsboro, NY
I just saw a pic of the guitar on eBay & it sold - who ever did the update on the guitar did it justice & looks great. Very nice!
 

Rufustelestrat

Senior Stratmaster
Nov 7, 2010
2,324
Banning, California
This is what I thought @Parksie is up to each and every time he starts a thread. There is some sales or flip or fast buck theme every time. Like his mates white over black guitar that I am sure was just him trying to hype up a crap guitar to sell it for more $$$.
 


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