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Dutch guy, new on TDPRI

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by Ydwen Jones, Jan 2, 2019.

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  1. Ydwen Jones

    Ydwen Jones Tele-Meister

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    Jan 2, 2019
    Amsterdam
    Hey there,

    I'm new here. I live in the Netherlands, in a town near Amsterdam. I've been playing and singing for a while. But music's always been just a hobby. I like all sorts of music, but my favorite kind is blues. My current guitar is a candy apple red MIM Tele. I am considering changing the pickups for a pair of Fender Original Vintage pups and maybe getting a three saddle bridge, while I'm at it. Not sure yet, though. Might just trade it in for something else, at some point. Another Tele, of course. : )

    Anyway, I'm here to learn and read everything there is to know about my favorite guitar. And I'm pretty sure I've come to the right place. Btw, are there any more Dutch people, here on TDPRI?

    Take care!

    Ydwen
     
  2. brogh

    brogh Assistant Admin Staff Member

    Jun 26, 2010
    italy
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    Hi and welcome Aboard !!!

    we have a saying here .. "pics or it didn't happen !! " so we want to see this Delicious candy apple red :)

    Dutch people ? .. i think we have a couple aboard .. Link ;)

    Have fun here !!
     
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  3. Ydwen Jones

    Ydwen Jones Tele-Meister

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    Jan 2, 2019
    Amsterdam
    Thanks, @brogh and you're right, so here's a picture. You can probably guess when it was taken. : )
     

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  4. brogh

    brogh Assistant Admin Staff Member

    Jun 26, 2010
    italy
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    Well merry Xmas then ! ;) sweeeeeetttt looking telly !!
     
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  5. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    Hey - my Sister-In-Law lives in Holland. Do you know her? :lol::lol::lol:

    Welcome.
     
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  6. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    Nice Tele, by the way. I've always liked the looks of the "block saddles" over the bent steel saddles.
     
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  7. Tobias

    Tobias Tele-Meister

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    Dec 2, 2015
    Amersfoort
    678F4ACD-8BD0-4815-97C4-AC761AA03DD9.jpeg Welkom!

    Love CAR.
     
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  8. Greggorios

    Greggorios Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Jun 18, 2016
    Patterson, NY
    Nice to have you here. Pretty red guitar!
     
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  9. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  10. Bergy

    Bergy TDPRI Member

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    Dec 12, 2018
    Denver
    Hey there, Ydwen.

    Nice axe! Been thinking about going with a low profile bridge plate lately, I keep bruising my fingers on that darn vestigial ashtray lip on the bass side.

    What kind of blues have ya been listening to? I’ve been on a Janiva Magness and Bobby Rush kick lately, here.
     
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  11. dented

    dented Poster Extraordinaire Platinum Supporter

    Apr 17, 2006
    Back at the Beach
    Welcome! Buy more Teles! Sweet looking CAR for sure. There is a lot of reading here........start now.....
     
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  12. FrankJames

    FrankJames Poster Extraordinaire

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    Aug 9, 2008
    Ohio, USA
    Welcome to the forum, Ydwen !!
     
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  13. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    Okay, I’ll bite:

    Am I supposed to be able to pronounce “Ydwen?”

    Welcome!!!
     
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  14. GreatDaneRock

    GreatDaneRock TDPRI Member

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    Dec 6, 2018
    Central FL
    Welcome to TDPRI, you'll find all necessary info regarding teles plus more in here. Nice people to boot, great community. Nice looking CAR tele!

    GDR
     
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  15. Tonetele

    Tonetele Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 2, 2009
    South Australia
    Welcome to TDPRI from Downunder (where it's 41C here today).
    My son has been to your beautiful country and If I go to England this year i will definitely see it.
     
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  16. Ydwen Jones

    Ydwen Jones Tele-Meister

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    Jan 2, 2019
    Amsterdam
    Thanks for the nice welcome, guys!

    Well, lots of stuff, really. From Roy Buchanan to (early) Eric Clapton (I'm currently reading 'Motherless Child') and some JJ Cale, Jim Campilongo, Robben Ford and Mike Bloomfield. But I also like SRV, Rory Gallagher, the three Kings, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and many other great artists.


    Haha, it's pronounced the way my Kiwi (NZ) relatives pronounce 'Edwin'. : )
     
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  17. RoyalBaby

    RoyalBaby Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 23, 2013
    Birmingham, UK
    Welcome to the forum.
    I've been to Amsterdam a couple of times and quite a few Dutch towns and cities. Stroopwaffles, herring, patatje oorlog...yum.
     
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  18. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Jun 24, 2006
    Fort Worth,Tx.
    Welcome aboard.
     
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  19. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    Welcome to TDPRI :)
     
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  20. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Jan 18, 2013
    West O' Philly, PA
    Welcome to the fold!

    SB
     
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