2020 US Broadcasters For All

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  1. Masterbuilt

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  2. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Very nice. Those will be hard to keep in stock.
     
  3. unixfish

    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Nice. It looks like a beautiful instrument.

    Only 250 being made though, and $1999 is not a bad price for what it is.

    Fortunately, 7.25 radius and U neck are a no for me.
     
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    250 = original Broadcasters before Gretsch made Fender stop using the name in 1950.

    2,020 = 70th Anniversary Broadcaster limited edition models for $2K each.

    The American Original 50s Telecaster is $1850 new. So $150 for the Broadcaster sticker? Oh wait, the AO 50s has a 9.5" radius fretboard.
     
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  5. stratlt

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    What about Custom Shop Hand-Wound pickups? They are not cheap!
     
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    The main competition will be all those FCS No-Casters they made for years, with the same specifications except the coveted Broadcaster decal.

    How much of the $ 2000 sales price goes to Fred Gretsch?
     
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    7.25 neck radius!!
    I'm in. I was just looking for a 2012-2017 '52 RI. I think I will wait for one of these!
     
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    It’s not logical value for money but I want one. I don’t want the relic even if I had the cash.
     
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    Just preorder put down a deposit.
     
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    Dey only making 2,020 of them, so youse better hurry;)
     
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    My Baja is looking better every day.
     
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    Wha? Apparently posted before reading entire article.

    Just to be clear and accurate, it's actually 2020 being made. Two thousand and twenty. Not two hundred and fifty. That was the originals.

    Bwahahaha,.. and Yeah I'd think if only 250 of those were made and being $2k would "not be a bad price for what it is."
     
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    The 70th Anniversary Broadcasters have “Custom Shop Designed” Original Blackguard pickups. NOT hand-wound pickups.

    The AO50s have Pure Vintage ‘52 pickups.

    Sounds like marketing jargon to me. Custom, Original, and Blackguard are in the name so I can see how it may lead people to believe the pickups are hand wound by Josephina herself.
     
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    Isn't every telecaster a broadcaster with a pu/pg change?....:twisted:
     
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    Yep. Skimmed the listing and missed some details. :oops:
     
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    I think that when I see the prices of the American Professional and the new Vintera 50s Modified. A bird in the hand and the two in the bush are EXPENSIVE! :lol:
     
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    Very nice, but way too much for a bolt-on neck solid body IMO.
     
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    Yeah, wow. I kinda want one.
     
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    One of the better BSB iterations, not too orange like so many others.
     
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    Make the value of owning an original Nocaster go up, up and away.
     
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