40th Anniversary Tele owners...

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  1. digiprod

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    New 40th Anniversary 1988 Natural #235 of 300
     
  3. csapo

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    Congrats! Used to also be mine. Too funny...:lol:

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  4. digiprod

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    WOW. Since I have your red one, I guess you are down to just one now. Quick, you can buy it back :p

    If I had the cash I would but it and then probably need to find a new place to live... :)
     
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    Yep, it's incestuous this 40th Anniversary Tele club.... :eek:
     
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    Well, poo. Had a family car go out, so I need to move some gear to cover the cost of new transportation.

    I REALLY hate to do this, but if someone is dying to get a killer 40th Anniversary in Sunburst, shoot me an email at musicsoma@gmail.com.

    I have a ton of gear listed and am hoping others items sell first so I can justify keeping this. Obviously, this won't be cheap, but it will be a fair price.
     
  7. AjayTele

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    Sorry to hear that. Hopefully the 40th Anniv will be surplus to requirements. ;)
     
  8. digiprod

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    There are TWO Sunburst on US eBay right now.
     
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    Yes, one of them is mine (the one in the US). Obviously if anyone is interested here of the forum I can make them a much better deal outside of eBay. Plenty of people here can vouch for me as a seller.
     
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    Yes, I bought a 40th off of musicsoma last year. Deal went very smoothly
     
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    Hey friends,

    I took my listing for the Sunburst 40th off eBay. I have it listed locally and will make someone a deal if they are looking for a Sunburst 40th. Feel free to email me at musicsoma@gmail.com.
     
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    Good luck with the sale and sorry to have to let 'er go...
     
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    40th Anniv Teles are popping up for sale quite frequently now. A natural finish one on eBay at the moment.
     
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    Yep, been noticing this. Prices seem higher and maybe why some are prompted to sell. The Natural on on eBay looks really nice.
     
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    I haven't seen a 40th I didn't love.
     
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    Hi all. Some of you may remember I joined this club last year with #241, a translucent red. The guitar had a different bridge pickup and a 4 way switch but I liked the way it sounded.

    Anyway, I thought it would be better to return it to stock since it's such a rare piece so I had the original pickup repaired & installed in January. I still liked the sound but after a while I thought it sounded a little muffled. The only comparison I have is my 1972 Thinline RI which was much brighter. The TBX tone control didn't seem to do much so I bought a new one from Fender along with a new 3 way switch and put them in yesterday.

    WOW! What a difference! Tele twang for days! The only issues now are the middle position is a little lower in level compared to the SCs & the bridge pickup seems awfully microphonic which I hadn't noticed before. Could that middle position be because I've put one of the pups out of phase? I've got the white lead from each pup going to the switch . . .

    I also wonder if the person who did the previous work didn't solder everything properly. I know my (solder) joints are good but I didn't re-do all of them. The 4 way wiring looked ok based on what I could find on the web.

    Thanks for any insights!
     
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    Anybody here know how thick the maple top is on these?
     
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    Hi all,
    I have a sunburst 40th in mint condition, with some case candy,but without COA.
    It's the 284 of 300 and I'm selling it on ebayit, for money and because I play jazz on archtops Guitars.
    I am selling also a super rare Collings AT 17.

    Thanks
     
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    FYI ,that was Scott Buehl, Fred Stuart, Brett Faust, Chris Darin Sanchez, John Page,and possibly Mike Stevens?
    I hope that helps.
     
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