2020 Fender Broadcaster 70th Anniversary.

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  1. Masterbuilt

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    Although we have discussed the release of these before it seems like the dealers are now being permitted to list them. Available in the usual NOS/Journeyman/Relic/Heavy Relic guises.
    Will be interesting to see if they have picked up on the finer details previously overlooked and no clue yet as to how many they are making......

    https://reverb.com/item/30045915-fe...relic-aged-nocaster-2020-aged-nocaster-blonde
     
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    Now that’s quite a long name for a tele..

    Fender Custom Shop 70th Anniversary Limited Edition 2020 Broadcaster Journeyman Relic Aged Nocaster 2020 Aged Nocaster Blonde
     
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    Good to see. Wish they were doing an MIA not just Custom Shop
     
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    Little pricey, but hey if I wanted it I'd pay it.
     
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    The last anniversary 60th tele models were quite good production guitars. Looking forward to playing one. If it's anything close to the real one I played recently, I could sell a few things and go there.
     
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    So I guess Gretsch is okay with the usage of the Broadcaster name now? I think the vintage wiring would be cool but not really into 7.5" necks.

    Limited run to test the waters? I bet these sell out quickly.
     
  8. Masterbuilt

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    Tease.
    Is that a new promo shot?
     
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    I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I think Fender owns Gretsch these days.

    I agree with the poster earlier who said Fender should do a run of these out of the Corona plant, not just the Custom Shop. Probably price them equivalent to the American Originals.

    I personally can't justify spending almost $5k on a bolt on neck guitar even in my wildest dreams, but I hope Fender sells these things out and they make a lot of people happy.
     
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    Fender don't own Gretsch but they manufacture them. Thus they don't own the trademarks and the name Broadcaster. That belongs to the family of Fred Gretsch.
    The pic above was from this past weeks Custom Shop roadshow in Sydney(AUS) where they launched the Broadcaster (pictured). The band are Cruisin' Deuces.
     
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    How are they going to fit that on the headstock?! :lol:
     
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    Pretty precise search engine logic though
     
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    Many thanks for the info. Why launch in Oz? Why not... just wondering.
     
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    International Date Line?

    The ability to overcharge even more?
     
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    I have no idea. I wasn't expecting any info till NAMM, alas like many manufacturers it seems fashionable to release products early.
     
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    Sounds the dog's dooo dahs. And the colour of the body is perfect to me too. I want one.
     
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    At 2:40 Mile Eldred tells the story of the 60th anniversary model and the deal he made with Fred Gretsch to use the Boradcaster name.

     
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    That's it! I want a Boratcaster. Is good!
     
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