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Greetings from the Philippines!

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by anyrandomhole, Oct 28, 2018.

  1. anyrandomhole

    anyrandomhole TDPRI Member

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    Oct 6, 2018
    Philippines
    I'm Anton and I was over the Internet to find a forum for guitar talk. Then, I found this and thought it's perfect.

    My guitar is a P series MIJ Squier Telecaster with two humbucker pups (EMG '81 bridge and EMG '91 neck) that I bought from a guitarist of a local band. Interestingly, the guitar itself was a relic of the past here in my country as it was owned in the 90s or early 00s by an undergound rock musician who had a legendary status among those guitarists in-the-know. (Now, I say this because I'm primarily a synth player and bass guitarist.)

    I may have questions about this one but, for now, I'm posting my introduction. I hope to learn more about this guitar and other Teles around... As I plan my next Tele purchase (those Japan Squiers really got a hold on me).

    Oh, I play ambient and post-rock and the Tele is a perfect fit for the music I perform.

    Some pics:

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  2. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
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    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    Cool guitar, is the body original to the neck?
    I love the '80s MIJ Squiers, getting expensive though, above my pay grade!

    Welcome to the TDPRI!
     
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  3. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  4. anyrandomhole

    anyrandomhole TDPRI Member

    Age:
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    4
    Oct 6, 2018
    Philippines
    How will I know this? I'm a total noob.
     
  5. anyrandomhole

    anyrandomhole TDPRI Member

    Age:
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    4
    Oct 6, 2018
    Philippines

    How will I know this? I'm a total noob.
     
  6. telestratosonic

    telestratosonic Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Mar 5, 2011
    Alberta, Canada
  7. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Doctor of Teleocity

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    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    Let me check on that...
     
  8. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Doctor of Teleocity

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    Mar 2, 2010
    Maine
    Here’s the neck pocket of an ‘85 MIJ Fender with familiar stamps.
    I don’t have an ‘80s Squier and forget what should be in the pocket but if you take the neck off and post some pics in a new thread others can fill you in on the details.
    Many of us like those early Squiers a lot and enjoy close up pics!

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  9. anyrandomhole

    anyrandomhole TDPRI Member

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    Oct 6, 2018
    Philippines
    Thanks! I've unscrewed the neck off the body and found that the neck says something like SQII TLM however, the pocket on the body is quite different.
     
  10. Blue Bill

    Blue Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    Feb 15, 2014
    Maine
    Hey Random, welcome aboard!
     
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  11. skyrocket17

    skyrocket17 TDPRI Member

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    Oct 16, 2018
    Stockton, CA
    Nice guitar you have there. Welcome to the community.
     
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  12. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    Pretty cool! My neighbor is from the Phillipines - do you know her? :lol::lol::lol:
     
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  13. Tonetele

    Tonetele Friend of Leo's

    Jun 2, 2009
    South Australia
    Greetings from Australia Anton.
    Nice guitar.
     
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  14. Greggorios

    Greggorios TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    Jun 18, 2016
    Patterson, NY
    Greetings and welcome.
     
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  15. GGardner

    GGardner Tele-Meister

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    Jun 22, 2017
    NJ
    Hello, Anton. What kind of music do you play? What do you like to listen to?
     
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  16. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    Welcome!

    Send balut!
     
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  17. FrankJames

    FrankJames Poster Extraordinaire

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    Aug 9, 2008
    Ohio, USA
    Welcome to the forum, Anton !!
     
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  18. Slowpoke

    Slowpoke Tele-Holic

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    Dec 3, 2011
    Mandurah. West Australia
    Welcome Anton, enjoy your stay here, we're all guitar nuts.. S:D
     
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  19. littlebadboy

    littlebadboy Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 25, 2016
    Midwest, USA
    Musta bro! Ganda yang gitara mo! Congratulations and welcome!
     
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  20. Ira7

    Ira7 Poster Extraordinaire

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    61
    Jan 8, 2008
    Coral Springs, FL
    I don’t know how many TDPRIers know this, but in the entire world...

    Filipinos are the absolute best in covering bands. There are like a thousand bands there, small local bands, that can cover...for example...every Meatloaf album. Or Bon Jovi. Or Rush. A thousand bands that can sound EXACTLY like the covers.

    I know that some people don’t consider this a virtue, but I sure as hell do. It’s just freaking amazing.

    These guys and gals are into the music on an entirely different level than many of us. More devotion and hard work.
     
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