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A strange thing happened (ngd)

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by rocking rooster, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. rocking rooster

    rocking rooster Tele-Meister

    Oct 13, 2011
    Somerset UK
    A couple of days ago I walked into town and as I was standing outside the local music shop, an alien space craft materialised above me. I was taken aboard via their tractor beam and obviously lost consciousness immediately.
    When I came to, I was back standing outside the music shop exactly as before but with one difference. I seem to have bought another Telecaster!
    I explained all this to Mrs R. who does not believe that this happened. Luckily I have photographic evidence, and here it is :



    It's a Made in Mexico FSR Thinline Deluxe, Candy Apple Red, mother of toilet seat scratch plate, bound top.
    There's some cosmetic damage on the rim near the bottom strap button and I got £120 off because of this.
    So a word of warning to you all, just be careful if you are walking near a music shop and keep your eyes on the skies.
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  2. teletimetx

    teletimetx Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 25, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Watch for those tractor beams that shine in a thin line...

    Congrats! Fine looking tele!
    dan1952 likes this.
  3. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Aug 17, 2012
    You got a Tele out of the deal? Lucky man. Every alien encounter I have had resulted in my regaining consciousness with a sore butt and a fistful of stale Twinkies.
    teletimetx, DougM, dan1952 and 6 others like this.
  4. Paully

    Paully Tele-Meister

    May 29, 2014
    Lewiston Maine USA
    Nice Tele
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  5. robgilmo

    robgilmo TDPRI Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    **** me that's nice!
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  6. voodoo tele

    voodoo tele Tele-Meister

    Sep 30, 2009
    Beautiful guitar love the color
    dan1952 likes this.
  7. Otis Fine

    Otis Fine Tele-Holic Platinum Supporter

    Jun 3, 2016
    Chicago, Illinois
    That’s a telecaster alright. You can tell your wife that your story checks out 100%.
    Red_Gloria and boris bubbanov like this.
  8. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Friend of Leo's

    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Any nearby crop circles???? That might help substantiate your "story".....;)
    asnarski likes this.
  9. bgmacaw

    bgmacaw Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 11, 2006
    Near Athens GA USA
    That set of $1000 diamond earrings the aliens gave you to give to her should help you show the proof of the incident...
  10. idjster

    idjster VERY grateful member Silver Supporter

    Man, I HATE when that happens!

    Congratulations, that guitar is a thing of beauty! Let us know how it sounds!
  11. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  12. John Owen

    John Owen Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Jan 29, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    Them aliens sure do know a nice guitar when they see it. I hope you sent them a thank you card.
  13. TeleTucson

    TeleTucson Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

    Aug 6, 2016
    Tucson, AZ
    That is one nice looking guitar! But here's the thing ... you really don't yet know the price you actually paid for it. When those aliens come back and give Mrs. R a ride of her own, THEN you'll find out the final price! :D:D

    LOSTVENTURE Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 13, 2007
    Charlotte, NC
    Happens to me all the time.
  15. televillian

    televillian Tele-Holic

    Oct 3, 2013
    Clarkdale, AZ
    the Mother ship was supposed to beam that down to my place. intergalactic screw up I guess
  16. Synapse2k

    Synapse2k Tele-Meister

    Jan 11, 2016
    Brooklyn, NY
    That is an absolutely beautiful guitar.
  17. connuchar

    connuchar Tele-Meister

    May 30, 2006
    phx az
    it seems the aliens have good guitar tastes
  18. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Telefied Ad Free Member

    I know that model has been made up in various pastel colors....

    But I think that deep dark red is an exceptionally nice match with the pearloid pickguard and the neck and all the small bits. Just aesthetically a really excellent looking piece.
  19. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

    Nov 15, 2010
    Gorgeous instrument...

    I wouldn't mind being abducted if I got a guitar like that (hint, hint, Zoltar!)...
  20. MrCairo46

    MrCairo46 Friend of Leo's

    I got an MIM strat the same way a few years ago
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