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Harley Benton copy of "The Prinz"

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by MaskedRider, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. Hendrixlvr

    Hendrixlvr Tele-Meister

    I just ordered one last night. Got confirmation and now it's just a waiting game until the end of August :eek: when they get more stock in, and then ship to me....was a little over $300 Canadian, which is about $230 U.S. with the current exchange rate....i think prices may slowly be creeping up with demand since Prince passed. I'm wishing I would have ordered one last year when I first heard of them rather than waiting till now....:confused:
     
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  2. Dan Spiffy Neuman

    Dan Spiffy Neuman Tele-Meister

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    I just checked. The price for me to get one right now is EXACTLY what I paid a month or so before Prince's death. Even the exchange rate is similar.
     

  3. Hendrixlvr

    Hendrixlvr Tele-Meister

    Interesting. I was just looking. I'm thinking it's because I ordered a new one, not a "b-stock" one, they're cheaper. I didn't even notice the b-stock ones.... apparently they're in stock....o_O

    I wonder how hard it would be to change my order
     

  4. Hendrixlvr

    Hendrixlvr Tele-Meister

    Maybe I could even get one of those delxue models instead of the deluxe model lol
     

  5. Txepikat

    Txepikat TDPRI Member

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    Humble,Tx
    I ordered mine (6/10) before the new batch (6/23) arrived and got it a few weeks later. It didn't come with the extra leopard plate. I wish it did, I really want to change mine over to the leopard pattern.
     

  6. DarkKnight37

    DarkKnight37 Tele-Meister

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    May 21, 2016
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    I finally got around to making a video about the TE-80. The quality sucks, because all I had was my wife's old and busted Macbook with webcam and internal mic. But I wanted to make it anyway, just to get some more info about this guitar out there.

     

  7. DarkKnight37

    DarkKnight37 Tele-Meister

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    I'm gonna post this, too. I went live on Facebook via my phone while waiting for the above video to process. I made the video public, so hopefully you'll get to see it. It's just me aimlessly noodling for about 30 minutes. And responding to comments as they happen when you go live. I sound like an idiot when I talk...

     

  8. bender66

    bender66 Friend of Leo's

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike
    Nice job darknight. Stock pickups it sounds like?

    If anyone is interested I posted 6 more sets of celluloid PG kits over in the classifieds. Once gone- no more.
     
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  9. DarkKnight37

    DarkKnight37 Tele-Meister

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    Mississippi Gulf Coast
    Yep, stock pickups. I don't really see any reason to change them, either. I'm happy with them.

    I hate that I'm gonna miss out on the pick guard, but I don't see it happening right now. Maybe there'll be a next time at some point...
     

  10. BKtelehunter

    BKtelehunter TDPRI Member

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    Hey i was watching this live! i think those pickups sound great
     
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  11. Steveinthesticks

    Steveinthesticks Tele-Meister

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    I don't see them, they went quick?
     

  12. DarkKnight37

    DarkKnight37 Tele-Meister

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    Yeah, I like'em. Hopefully after this month we can get together and you can teach me how to play.
     
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  13. BKtelehunter

    BKtelehunter TDPRI Member

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    lets make it happen, DarkKnight37
     

  14. bender66

    bender66 Friend of Leo's

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike
    Neither do I.

    ... & I was paying close attention to my ad. I hope they didn't get pulled. Am I wrong in assuming bumping your ad does just that?

    There are images in this thread on June 8th & 11th I posted. You can pm me if you want info.
     

  15. Dan Spiffy Neuman

    Dan Spiffy Neuman Tele-Meister

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    Apr 4, 2016
    Madison, WI
    Got any left? I am helping a Prince impersonator (who's pretty good). Got him an HB, going to probably get a second for backup, so we'll need 1 or 2 guard sets.
     

  16. bender66

    bender66 Friend of Leo's

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike

  17. vlammie

    vlammie Tele-Meister

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    Jan 27, 2012
    Belgium
    Forget 3 and 4 bolt necks, 1 bolt will do... :-S
     

  18. eclipse

    eclipse Tele-Meister

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    Dec 30, 2006
    U.K.
    I never felt my TE80 was as heavy as many have quoted. It feels lighter than my Strat and Hamer. So today I got a new digital scale and the first thing I weighed was the Harley Benton. 7lb's 10oz's. Lightest guitar I own.
     
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