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    Now you know why Fender's marketing department wound up changing the name to "American Professional"; they did try to kill the name back...
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    John C reacted to HiHumidity's post in the thread Where was this telecaster made? with Like Like.
    Well, that makes sense! Thanks
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    John C replied to the thread NGD....almost.
    There is evidently a flaw in Guitar Center's system. It was described to me by the manager at the local GC as automatically pushing...
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    John C replied to the thread Where was this telecaster made?.
    It was made in the Corona factory. When the management team bought Fender from CBS in 1985 they didn't buy the factory. But after the...
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    John C replied to the thread EVH Wolfgang Standard.
    Those are very nice; I played a couple of them in that matte black finish (it's a Guitar Center exclusive and is $100 less than their...
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    I just played this model in sunburst at a local store; it wasn't too terribly neck heavy; they are using some fairly lightweight...
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    John C replied to the thread Tele vs Strat - prices….
    Fender has had several price increases; your Strat might have been priced before an increase and the Tele after an increase, and...
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    I think that calling the "American Standard" the "middle of the road Fender" is a fallacy - it was designed to be a workhorse modernized...
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    Yep; and in person they were a very deep purply-blue color when they were brand new. With a little fading/yellowing there will be a...
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    The manufacturers also sometimes set the specs to be different - different woods, different hardware materials, etc. - to create the...
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    John C reacted to guitrr's post in the thread Your #1 Telecaster with Like Like.
    I’m fortunate to have several fantastic Tele style guitars, but my #1 is also my favorite of all the guitars I own, regardless of model...
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    John C replied to the thread NGD! Gibson SG Special!.
    Very nice; congrats!!
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    John C reacted to cooltouch's post in the thread NGD! Gibson SG Special! with Like Like.
    Well, my last two guitars have been Fenders, so I figured I was about due for a change. I've wanted one of these guitars since shortly...
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    John C reacted to fender kev's post in the thread ngd with Like Like.
    picked this up on sunday 2011 usa 60th with seymore duncan antiquity/ little59 in the bridge one thing thats puzzling me the tone pot...
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    John C replied to the thread Your #1 Telecaster.
    The flame top with staple pickups is a Ron Thorn from before he joined the Fender CS, right? I never had had the pleasure of playing...




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