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NGD Fender Telecaster 50s Baja FSR White Blonde Ash (2013)

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by rze99, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. Crobbins

    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Jul 10, 2014
    Meiners Oaks CA.
    Nice looking Tele, congrats.
     
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  2. MahoganyStratDZ

    MahoganyStratDZ Tele-Meister

    469
    Mar 5, 2012
    USA
    Nice Tele....white pg looks nice ... Nice grain match ...clean tele. I seen one in person when they came out...they went real quick. The one I played was a light 7 lbs too. One of those that got away....congrats .
     
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  3. RadioFM74

    RadioFM74 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Count one more vote for the white guard. Or eggshell if you prefer… I seem to remember one post of yours mentioning it right before I bought one from Callaham?

    With white guard and its own maple neck it is a beautiful, beautiful tele. And you say it also plays and sound great… what more do you want? You were on the lookout for a neck and you found a gem at an incredible price!
     
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  4. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Feb 26, 2014
    South London UK
    Ah yes, the eggshell guard is beautiful... but it's a '60s 3 ply guard for a '60's style Tele, so I wouldn't put it with maple, but if you added it to the body and used a rosewood board neck it would start to look like a Pure Vintage '64 I suppose.
     

  5. RadioFM74

    RadioFM74 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    BUT from your pics I thought that the maple neck looked much, much nicer than the rosewood one on this body. So I’d go with a white(ish) guard and leave all else as it is ;)
     
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  6. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    51
    May 15, 2017
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Very nice man. I love the way that grain subtly shows through the finish. Nice guitar.
     
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  7. hamfists

    hamfists Tele-Meister

    106
    Feb 22, 2015
    ely, cambs, england
    I like the black guard. I like the way it sits with the chrome pickup and bridge plate
     
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  8. Owenmoney

    Owenmoney Tele-Holic

    856
    Oct 20, 2012
    Oley Pa
    That is stunningly beautiful. Please don’t part it out. The Baja 50s are awesome guitars. I have two, they’re my favorite guitars. The MIM upper level guitars are great. The classic series, the Classic Players, the road worns, etc. are really great guitars?
     
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  9. unixfish

    unixfish Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 20, 2013
    Northeast Ohio, USA
    OMG that is a gorgeous guitar. I'll tell you what to do with it - ship it to me! :D
     
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  10. Wrighty

    Wrighty Tele-Holic

    758
    Aug 17, 2013
    Essex UK
    Am I the only one who prefers the black guard? Just enhances the body color to my eyes.
     

  11. hrstrat57

    hrstrat57 Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 21, 2016
    Rhode Island
    not too many things beat those Mexi FSR's, I've had 2, still have my FSR 72 thinline

    Yours is a real beaut!
     

  12. tele_pathic

    tele_pathic Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    47
    Aug 18, 2009
    St. George, UT
    Oh man that is sooooo nice!!!
     

  13. Chick-N-Picker

    Chick-N-Picker Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    24
    Apr 26, 2015
    North Carolina
    Never realized these were a thing until your mention in your 59 build thread. These look awesome. Will keep my eyes open. If I had run across one I might would have thought it was scam.
     

  14. rze99

    rze99 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Feb 26, 2014
    South London UK
    Thanks yes - just had to snap it up!
     

  15. bsman

    bsman Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2003
    Santa Clara
    I wonder if that finish will yellow as it ages, to produce what is now known as BSB?
     

  16. GK34

    GK34 Tele-Meister

    284
    Dec 20, 2010
    Pearland, TX
    Man! This is my dream Baja! I wish they sold these as a production model!
     

  17. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Telefied Ad Free Member

    Plenty of bright sunlight, plus plenty of tar from cigarettes, probably. Otherwise, not quite.
     
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  18. 55er

    55er TDPRI Member

    31
    May 16, 2016
    Vic, Australia.
    Nice! White guard, maple neck. ;)
    Keep her in one piece a go get another neck, that’s a good’un’!

    Cheers, Scott.
     
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  19. BamaSurf

    BamaSurf TDPRI Member

    Age:
    66
    16
    Nov 12, 2017
    Mobile,Al
    That is a sweet axe....
     
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  20. AndrewG

    AndrewG Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    65
    May 15, 2007
    Exeter, England
    Putneycaster?
     

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