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How many Teles do you own. Why?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by moosie, Oct 18, 2015.

How many Telecasters do you own? (any brand okay)

  1. None (yet)

    23 vote(s)
  2. 1

    228 vote(s)
  3. 2

    182 vote(s)
  4. 3

    121 vote(s)
  5. 4

    83 vote(s)
  6. 5

    39 vote(s)
  7. 6

    32 vote(s)
  8. 7-10

    39 vote(s)
  9. 11-14

    15 vote(s)
  10. 15+

    16 vote(s)
  1. Zepfan

    Zepfan Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 30, 2013
    Horn Lake, MS
    I have a J Bass with a small Tele-ish body and I'm in the process of building a DC Tele. DSCF3473.JPG DSCF3635.JPG
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  2. bluzkat

    bluzkat Tele-Holic

    Feb 20, 2011
    Lansing, Michigan
    I have to add one more Telecaster... a new Tele Pro in Crimson Transparent. Elderly's had to order one for me, hopefully it will get here next week.

    So that will be 5 Teles for me. :twisted:

    I really need to get a nice family photo (as well as NGD pics) soon.

  3. cocoboudin

    cocoboudin Tele-Holic

    Oct 4, 2010
    1 SX, 2 jay Turner, and 1 Xaviere.

  4. PickMaker

    PickMaker TDPRI Member

    Jun 6, 2015
    7, one out on loan. Sheer simplicity of design

  5. Mur

    Mur Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 30, 2004
    Can't think of a reason to have more than one even though I do.
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  6. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
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  7. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    I'm back down to one, my avatar guitar.
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  8. Lobomov

    Lobomov Friend of Leo's

    Jul 15, 2013
    Different strings:
    One with 9s for country madness like pedal steel and behind the nut bends.

    One with 10s for that classic tele sound and feel

    One with flats for your more old school sound etc.
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  9. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Tele-Afflicted

    The most I had was two, and I currently have two. Im trying to sell/trade my strat to get another telecaster. probably a cheap modding platform like a used Squier Standard or Classic Vibe if budget opens up. But I really want a rosewood fretboard tele to get a 60's modding platform.

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  10. -Hawk-

    -Hawk- Friend of Leo's

    Oct 14, 2015
    IL, USA
    Traded one off this weekend, so down to two. Early 90's MIM that I modded quite a bit. Poor thing was sitting there unused for months. Got a PRS SE Custom 24 in return.
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  11. xjazzy

    xjazzy Friend of Leo's

    Feb 17, 2007
    I'm down to one now.
    I don't know when I voted but I had two at the time.

  12. pondcaster

    pondcaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 29, 2010
    Tryon, NC
    Have since Esquire'd one and added one, 60s Baja CAR. Couldn't pass up a decent deal on it. Great pups, nice neck.

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  13. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Tele-Afflicted

    Those are a lovely bunch! You sir, have all my dream tele's!

  14. thessandman

    thessandman TDPRI Member

    Jul 2, 2009
    Gainesville, Fla.
    Three. One is a Mexican with a bender on it. It's on loan to my nephew in Nashville. I actually got to see him play it at the Opry. At the Ryman no less.
    One is a G&L that I gave to my son. Lastly, a 60's Baja that I use for probably 90% of my gigs

  15. zumzool

    zumzool TDPRI Member

    May 3, 2004
    I just got my 4th.... just wish they were a little more different from each other.[​IMG]

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  16. TimothyC

    TimothyC Tele-Afflicted

    May 12, 2016
    Just the one right now, it does everything I need it to and looks good while doing it. I havent had any need for another in a while!
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  17. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Tele-Afflicted

    CAR and Rosewood really goes well!
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  18. TimothyC

    TimothyC Tele-Afflicted

    May 12, 2016
    Thank you! Though I think it's a metallic burgundy, a bit darker than CAR. I love rosewood necks with vibrant color bodies

  19. kunos

    kunos TDPRI Member

    Feb 15, 2011

    1. Fender American Deluxe Ash
    It went through a lot of changes but it's now back to almost original with the SCN noiseless. S1 is not wired properly and the tone control is not wired at all because I don't use it.

    2. Fender American Elite
    Got DiMarzio Chopper and Area T pickups.

    3. Fender CS 52 Tele
    All original, of course

    4. Ibanez FRsomething Iron Label
    Tele-ish shape EMG loaded metal machine

    5. Suhr Modern Satin T
    The end game
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  20. Oakville Dave

    Oakville Dave Friend of Leo's

    I have 4 Fender Telecasters, 1 custom Tele style, and a Godin Acousticaster that looks like a Tele:

    - 1980's American Standard in Lake Placid Blue with TBX control
    - 2010 MIM FSR Copperburst - 1 of 300 made for Guitar Center - reverse control plate, brass
    - 2010 MIM FSR Black Paisley
    - MIM 60th Anniversary Big Block Telecaster
    - Canadian Breed #003 double bound sasafrass body in blue burst, flamed AND birdseye maple neck. (My avatar)

    Why? Because I LOVE Teles! I play in a band in my spare time and gig money feeds my G.A.S.

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