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Howdy from Portland Maine

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by CalebAaron666, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    D34A2056-1F6A-4C43-893E-3DEFBFA1D38D.jpeg 8261F396-04E4-42BB-83B7-48B273729196.jpeg Howdy Folks,
    I’m a long time telecaster player. I’ve searched around this forum countless times in the past looking for valuable info and tips. Figured I might as well join the club.

    My tele is a 2008 MIM standard natural ash “special edition”. It’s been my #1 gigging guitar since I bought it almost 10 years ago, and we’ve been on stage many many times together.
    It’s since been modified with a b5 and soon a mastery bridge (delivery expected friday)!
    I’m also making my mind up about adding some noiseless pickups that i bought recently. I’ve always wondered about making this guitar sound better, but I kinda like the dirty stock pups to be honest.
    The neck has been sanded just enough to make for smooth movement, and I’m a big fan of decoration (in case the pictures didn’t convince you).

    I also play a few Gretsch guitars (maybe i’ll see a few friends here from another forum I frequent).
     
  2. Fiesta Red

    Fiesta Red Friend of Leo's

    Nov 15, 2010
    Texas
    Welcome to the crew...you have a lovely herd of axes--very unique and funky!

    Can't wait to see the (installed) mastery bridge!
     
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  3. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    Thanx for the welcome!
    Yeah, I like eye candy. There’s substance under all the flash, I promise!
    I’m psyched for the mastery. I’ll file a full report after it’s installed for sure!
     
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  4. Bristlehound

    Bristlehound Tele-Afflicted

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  5. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    Thanx!
     
  6. preactor

    preactor Tele-Meister

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    Welcome to the Forum. If you are not a Bengals fan, you should be! ;) Great looking guitars and I am certain they sound as good as they look.
     
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  7. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    It's been a long time since I was in Portland, Maine. Beautiful city! I was even there once in January for a business trip.

    Welcome.
     
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  8. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Welcome aboard.
     
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  9. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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

    SB
     
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  10. Frank'n'censed

    Frank'n'censed Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 27, 2011
    Parts Unknown
    Howdy & welcome to Tele Town!!
     
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  11. Billnchristy

    Billnchristy Tele-Holic

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    Sep 21, 2017
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    Having just been to Portland, I have to say your guitars fit the town perfectly.
     
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  12. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Poster Extraordinaire

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    Welcome aboard - I have a few friends and relatives around Cumberland County.
     
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  13. Blue Bill

    Blue Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    Feb 15, 2014
    Maine
    Howdy neighbor! Welcome aboard.
     
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  14. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    Welcome to TDPRI :)
     
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  15. jrblue

    jrblue Tele-Holic

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    Nov 14, 2010
    Santa Barbara
    Gretsch knobs on a Tele? That's a "I do what I want" statement!
     
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  16. CV Jee Beez

    CV Jee Beez Tele-Holic

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    Clive Barker fan!
     
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  17. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    I do what i want when i wanna use up cool knobs! only have two of these vintage “gold” G knobs, and they didn’t look right on either of my Gretsch guitars mixed and matched with shiny new knobs, so on the tele they went!
     
  18. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    Yes! Very big Barker fan. All around horror freak from way back!
     
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  19. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    Thanx! Nice to see another Mainer.
     
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  20. CalebAaron666

    CalebAaron666 Tele-Meister

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    Thanx everyone for the welcome.
    I think i’ll have fun here.
     
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