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Post by Micro on Mon May 14, 2012 1:45 pm

Hi Fellas

Can someone on here tell me anything about this guitar? It is a Aria STG in candy red.
Well, hope it is ok as I have bought it along with a Marshall amp - Ritter gig bag with tags attached & lead. All for the princely sum of £51.99. Now was I robbed or did perform a highway robbery?
Here is a picture, which I did not take. Not picked it up yet but will do shortly.
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Post by Barry on Mon May 14, 2012 2:21 pm

Can't say if you're a victim of robbery or not but from my understanding I believe this series was/is Korean, not Mats made (and not Westone either Rolling Eyes )

These are approximately in the Fender Squier class as far as fit/finish/playability, etc. Both good and bad.
I'm not a big devotee of Strats but I understand that if you're keen on the Aria brand you should look for the Fullerton models (George Fullerton of G&L fame). These do have an excellent rep.

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Post by hoax on Mon May 14, 2012 3:06 pm


Micro

You weren't robbed but you did not get a steal. The Aria Strat is the staple offering of Cash Converters and Cash Generators at around the £40 to £70 mark. The fact that you got the amp and other goodies, fine.

It is on a par with the Westone Mocking Bird you found last week.

Hope I have not dashed your hopes on the rocks of despair!!

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Post by Barry on Mon May 14, 2012 3:29 pm

hoax wrote:...It is on a par with the Westone Mocking Bird you found last week...
Owch! I did the Squier's a dis-service. Aria STG Series Facepalm

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Post by Micro on Mon May 14, 2012 5:48 pm

Looks like my son has a new guitar then.
Don't know where the picture got too?
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