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Hi to all fellow tele players

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by AmDlx, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. AmDlx

    AmDlx TDPRI Member

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    Just joined, hi to everyone. I’ve been reading these forms for around 5 years with much interest. I’m an ex pro and semi pro player, not playing much these days due to work and travel but that will change in next few years and I plan to be back in a working band again one day. I have 2 Tele’s both are USA Fenders. One is an American Deluxe and the other is an American Standard both 2015. Love them both (but I strongly dislike the N3 pick ups in my Deluxe). My 2 amps are Fender Hot Rod Deluxe and a Marshall JVM 215c which to my ears sound good with teles. I use various pedals..nothing boutique smallish pedalboard with common everyday stuff like MXR, Boss and TC plus a couple of Xotic pedals. I play most styles and I find the teles are great for almost everything I like to play. I have other guitars for different things but the teles get the majority of my play time.
     
  2. Ydwen Jones

    Ydwen Jones Tele-Meister

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  3. bettyseldest

    bettyseldest Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 13, 2011
    UK
    Welcome to TDPRI, if you have been lurking for 5 years I'm sure you know the score. Pictures......
     
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  4. AmDlx

    AmDlx TDPRI Member

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    E8DF8109-817F-424B-A383-6AB1B7377D2C.jpeg Ok..here goes
     
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  5. Finck

    Finck Tele-Afflicted

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    Oct 11, 2017
    São Paulo - Brazil
    Welcome aboard!
     
  6. RoyalBaby

    RoyalBaby Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 23, 2013
    Birmingham, UK
  7. skippolony

    skippolony Tele-Meister

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    Hi and welcome to TDPRI.
     
  8. bettyseldest

    bettyseldest Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 13, 2011
    UK
    I was fortunate to find the same deluxe body, loaded with Tonerider Classics a few yers ago for £175. I fitted a Mighty Mite v profile neck and love it. Never tried the necks that come with them, how is yours?

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  9. FrankJames

    FrankJames Poster Extraordinaire

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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
  10. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
  11. Bristlehound

    Bristlehound Friend of Leo's

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  12. RadioFM74

    RadioFM74 Tele-Afflicted

    Hey welcome! I am really happy you’ll be back in a band soon, and I so agree with you about teles being the best tool for a lot of music!

    Both are very nice teles, I like the tuxedo one especially!
     
  13. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

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    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Welcome from Texas! ;)
     
  14. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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  15. Greggorios

    Greggorios Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Jun 18, 2016
    Patterson, NY
    Nice to have you onboard.
     
  16. AmDlx

    AmDlx TDPRI Member

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    Hi to everyone thanks for all these nice welcome messages from all over the world.
    That loaded body was a steal for £175 bettyseldest. The neck on mine is lovely and fast, I love it but I could see vintage fans hating it as it’s quite thin but I’ve short fingers so it works good for me. The frets were dressed with a quite flat profile at the factory so it feels like a very well played in guitar. I will get the new pick ups next week but I still travel a lot with my job and it could be weeks before they finally go in. It was either Nocasters or Twang Kings. Very hard to decide just going by reviews and videos. Hope the Emerson 4 way works out too.
     
  17. bettyseldest

    bettyseldest Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 13, 2011
    UK
    It comes as standard with a compound radius neck, which lots of folks rave about, but I've never tried one. I'm guessing that someone bought mine for the neck and sold on the body.
     
  18. AmDlx

    AmDlx TDPRI Member

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    Thanks, that one was one of the last of the previous American Standard series. The shop was selling the stock off when they were end of line at the time, it was a very good deal they had on. Yes I am amazed at how much ground teles can cover.
     
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  19. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    Nice hardware. Welcome!
     
  20. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Jan 18, 2013
    West O' Philly, PA
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