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Well, hell...it sounds better! Lol.
Trying to get a bit more of the original AmStd Tele sound from my Player Series guitar, I changed the pickups.
I came by a pair of AmStd vintage...
Ok, ok...the Surf Pearl Telecaster is the new one. Brand new, this one has a nicely cut nut and a great stock setup...go figure!
Just left the...
The strings turned out to be 10-52 or 10-56 hybrids! She plays much better with new 9s on it!
It's a 2018 model. It plays well but I somehow feel like I'm fighting the strings. Maybe they're 10s? Lol. Maybe the action is a bit too low...hmm.
Well, the action is great with no buzzing. Hmmm, are necks interchangeable with all models?
Hey folks. So I picked up a fairly late model (how do you date this Chinese thing?) Affinity in Natural finish.
I like the bridge pickup well...
Haha...also loving the black pickguard!
I just filled the wound string slots a little and That did the trick with just a bit of filing.
I also have a Player Strat. The nut on that...
Damn. I just got the same guitar and I didn't think they were too bright at all. Are your other guitars single coils as well?
So, last week I ordered the $519.00 Adorama Ltd Ed Tele in Lake Placid Blue.
I really like this guitar quite a bit. 'Been working on it all...
You all are very kind. Thanks!
I told you folks I hadn't played a Tele in over 20 years. And then I didn't appreciate it for what it was.
Well my Adorama order came today and...
Yeah...the bed smells.
Had a G&L T Bluesboy. Needed a better HB. Put in a Seth Lover...nice guitar!
I like single/single.
Check your cables before sending the amp somewhere for work.
Got a refund for the Player Tele from Reverb. Found and bought a brand new Ltd Ed Lake Placid Blue one for $519 plus tax and $14 shipping from...
This forum IS great!!
I just bought one as well. Thanks kids!
Not my favorite guitar color, but for this price, I'll like it just fine. Maybe a...
Bought it sight unseen from a seller with a generous return policy.
Here she is:
I've really been jonesing for a Telecaster in my old age. Not ready to make the full commitment yet though.
So...I just bought a "mint" 2018...
'87 Am Std in Torino Red
Anyone with any experience or opinions on owning a first year Am Std.? Any thoughts on build quality, playability, or maybe collectibility?
You guys are great. Thanks for all the info and tips so far.