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Black Guard Tele # 2490 We spent a Sat. afternoon together

Discussion in 'Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)' started by Flakey, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    This guitar showed up and my friend's store. It's looking for a new home. I can't give it one but we spent the afternoon together and a Nocaster showed up also but its staying where its at.

    I took pixs I thought I would share them with everyone here since I know a few people like teles here.



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    2490 neck block and pocket

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    There's more I'll post later.
     

  2. sonicdom

    sonicdom TDPRI Member

    97
    Apr 27, 2012
    switzerland
    thanks for sharing! can you post where it is for sale?
     

  3. MichaelAa

    MichaelAa Tele-Holic

    930
    Jun 9, 2012
    Norway
    Thanks for sharing! That sounds like a perfect afternoon if you ask me.
    Such beautiful guitars!
     

  4. rze99

    rze99 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Feb 26, 2014
    South London UK
    What a pair of beauties!
     

  5. rebelwoclue

    rebelwoclue Poster Extraordinaire Platinum Supporter

    Jan 15, 2012
    kentucky
    Where were you? Dave's? That '52 is CLEAN.
     

  6. deytookerjaabs

    deytookerjaabs Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2015
    Nashville
    Uh oh. You might not have the dough but you know there's a cash advance store up the street from me. If maybe five or so of us dudes chipped in maybe we could do a time share?
     
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  7. fernieite

    fernieite Tele-Meister

    225
    Mar 24, 2003
    (Age: 54) Toronto
    Just to be clear, the '52 is on the left - correct?
     

  8. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    No Lavonne Music in Savage Minnesota. They've been in business for 40 years and were selling these things since they were just a "used guitar". :)
     

  9. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    Yep.
     

  10. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Age:
    60
    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx

  11. Bill

    Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    London
    Oh wow, very lovely! I own her cousin, 2539. The one in my avatar.
     

  12. Danman

    Danman Tele-Meister

    Age:
    55
    230
    May 12, 2012
    Amsterdam,The Netherlands
    Very very nice! I would love to spend an afternoon with those two!
     

  13. Twisted Kerle

    Twisted Kerle Tele-Meister

    226
    Feb 2, 2016
    Alaska
    Always nice to see another Nocaster being used.
    Do those beauties have the original hardware?
     

  14. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    Here's more.
    Yep.
     
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  15. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    Here is some more.

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  16. Amby

    Amby Tele-Holic

    How does the bridge pickup sound compared to today's OVs or Nocasters?
     

  17. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    It was slightly warmer. In another thread about 4 months ago I played a late 52 Enquire and it was much brighter than this 52 tele. which I thought interesting.

    I have a tele I built 4 years ago that has SD Broadcaster pup with Rutters brass saddles and it almost sounds identical to this tele. The difference was more of the sweep of the tone pot between those two guitars but wide open they sounded the same.


    So given that one could say the difference between this actual 52 and an OVs or Nocaster would be no greater than between two different OV or Nocasters.
     
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2017
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  18. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    More cosmetic differences between these Telecaster (left) and (Right) Nocaster.

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    Telecaster

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    Nocaster

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  19. Flakey

    Flakey Friend of Leo's

    Telecaster Bridge

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    Nocaster Bridge

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