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NGD - MIM Standard - Lake Placid Blue

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by wblynch, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    I have two little amps, a Bassbreaker 007 combo and a VibroChamp XD.

    This guitar sounds amazing through the VCXD but muddy and dank through the Bassbreaker.

    I ordered the Pure Vintage 64 pickups before the guitar even arrived, thinking I wouldn't be happy with the ceramic pickups, and I will put them in.

    But the standard pickups through that little VibroChamp sound wonderful. No real reason to change them at all.

    I am digging this new Telecaster !
     
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  2. boris bubbanov

    boris bubbanov Telefied Ad Free Member

    Congrats!

    That was a strange time, as the economy slipped down and FMIC raised MSRPs at the same time. Like you, I got left short on a "fender friday" and I called up, somehow got connected with a higher up and got two absolutely sparkling fresh Jimmie Vaughans at a price I won't even repeat in 2019 because it would just make people angry at me. Those guitars were so newly minted, when I opened the boxes I could smell the air of the Pacific.
     
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  3. ejphotos

    ejphotos TDPRI Member

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    daza152 Tele-Meister

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  5. Mr_Q

    Mr_Q TDPRI Member

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    Congrats! My next build will be LPB!
     
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  6. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    Yep, you can only go with the pricing at the time. I could have bought a whole house for half price then too.

    whatchagonnado?
     
  7. alnico357

    alnico357 Tele-Meister

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    I have a Mystic Blue Am STD Telecaster and a Deep Pearl Blue Carvin. I like blue guitars. I also have an Electric Blue DRRI with Alnico Blue speaker. I like to write with blue ink.
     
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  8. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    Are you in the Blue Man Group ? :)
     
  9. alnico357

    alnico357 Tele-Meister

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    I don't know what the Blue Man Group is.
     
  10. wblynch

    wblynch Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

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    Oh, they’re a performing act in Las Vegas that paints themselves all blue and do some weird things but it’s a really good show. ( because you seem to like blue..)
     
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