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What's your holy grail tele?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by horax, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Greenmachine

    Greenmachine Tele-Holic

    Nov 28, 2011
    New Jersey
    A rosewood Schecter tele with all that brass hardware.
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  2. TheYeti

    TheYeti TDPRI Member

    Jan 23, 2016
    South Carolina
    1950 Fender Broadcaster, stamped 0249 on the bridge plate, currently owned by Nacho Baños. I doubt he'll ever part with it though. So I'll be content with my '04 52 reissue telecaster with custom shop blackguard pickups. That way I don't have to dream... Well almost.

  3. Rock-Ola

    Rock-Ola Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    Nov 26, 2009
    Hellsinkin', Finland
    It would have to be one of the two sported by Messrs. Seymour & Palmer here.

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  4. horax

    horax Tele-Holic

    Jul 1, 2011
    colorado springs
    do you have a link for the squier project? I'd like to see it.

    Also, lately I've been jonesing for one of these...




  5. bchaffin72

    bchaffin72 Friend of Leo's

    Aug 14, 2004
    Stratford, Ontario

  6. JeffBlue

    JeffBlue Tele-Holic

    Oct 24, 2012
    southern California
    My voodoo priestess Korina Bloodwood. A Warmoth partscaster build. Black Korina capped with Bloodwood, Bloodwood neck with a Canary skunk stripe and Rosewood fretboard, Seymour Duncan Antiquities tele neck, P90 middle and tele bridge pickups and a Seymour Duncan all brass prototype bridge.

  7. orangeblossom

    orangeblossom Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Got mine already. '69 I bought new in '69.

  8. brenn

    brenn Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 8, 2013
    I want the Tele Daniel Ash played with Bauhaus in the late 70's and early 80's. Unfortunately, I believe it burned up in a fire when he was recording with Love & Rockets.

    I'd probably settle for a black 1966 with rosewood fretboard, similar to what Daniel and Joe Strummer played, but from the year I was born.

    For something not so vintage, I could go for a Fender James Burton red paisley, with gold lace sensors...which I used to have and sold (it came with red/silver/blue lace sensors and I put the gold in).
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  9. sonny wolf

    sonny wolf Friend of Leo's

    Jun 16, 2009
    austin texas
    The flash coat is really delicate and I gig my guitars so the wear and tear is inevitable.
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  10. haggardfan1

    haggardfan1 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 17, 2014
    down every road
    Same for me. I did own a 1998 Collector's edition, in similar finish, for a few years. I sure wish I had it back.

    Holy Grail...Let's see. The aforementioned 40th, of course a Tuff Dog (either version), and I still covet the Select Tele from six or eight years ago, in Violin Burst. Oh my.

  11. Krex1010

    Krex1010 TDPRI Member

    Dec 16, 2011
    IMG_7246.JPG This one will do....
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  12. willyb

    willyb Tele-Meister

    Dec 19, 2013
    omaha, ne
    Here's mine...'63 Custom. My Uncle gave it to me when he bought his Grestch. It's actually the first Tele I've ever played. DSCI0002.JPG DSCI0004.JPG
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  13. RadioFM74

    RadioFM74 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

    Apr 10, 2015
    Italy and Switzerland
    Beautiful with a capital B.
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  14. Seasicksailor

    Seasicksailor Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 26, 2012
    Bristol UK
    Probably a Rosewood one from the early 70s (chambered!).

  15. Stubee

    Stubee Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Jan 22, 2007
    My AV62. IMG_3151.JPG

    And if I'm dreaming, a real one. IMG_6703.JPG

  16. Tim S

    Tim S Tele-Meister

    Oct 27, 2008
    Upstate NY
    I guess I'm easily pleased. For me, it's my 50s Baja. 6.8lbs of joy. It's my favorite guitar of all I own and I lust after no other.
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  17. Vanzant

    Vanzant Tele-Afflicted

    May 18, 2013
    United States
    My Forrest Lee Jr. Bender!

  18. jazzboy

    jazzboy TDPRI Member

    Dec 27, 2016
    Vancouver, BC Canada
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  19. BopT

    BopT Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 6, 2011
    If I could pick any 55-57 white guard. Those necks are incredible and the early staggered pole pieces are mighty!

  20. Just Dropped In

    Just Dropped In TDPRI Member

    Sep 12, 2015
    Not really sure at the moment, but according to my username, maybe it should be this one, lol.

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