64 Pure Vintage is an awesome telecaster.

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  1. KeithRichard

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    I'd like to have a 53 and a 59 pv if fender ever decided to build them. I wonder what goes into Fender's thinking process when deciding which years to market as pure vintages. I think the pure vintage line is fender ' s best. They should make a telecaster pure vintage line covering 1952-83. I'd buy one of each year.
     
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    I like the PV line so much I want the offsets, and a bass, too. I don't even play bass.
     
  3. KeithRichard

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    Lol, I hear ya. Love those guitars. Fender's cream of the crop.
     
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    For the life of me I cannot find a Pure Vintage 64 Fender Telecaster guitar, anywhere, at any price. Lots of American Vintage… Hmmm.
     
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    Just wanted to confirm the '64s have the same fret size as the 52's correct?
     
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    Yes, they have vintage fret wire
     
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    2012 and later are the pure vintage line up.
     
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    Are the pickups in these AV/PV guitars RWRP? Is the middle position hum free? It doesn't say on the Fender website.
     
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    Wouldn't it be great if you could win one of these?

    I mean, if a Telecaster forum held a Fundraiser and one of the prizes was a '58 and another one of the prizes was a '64.

    Wow, how cool would that be? Especially if the '58 was the 2-color Sunburst and the '64 was Candy Apple Red.

    Man... that would be something. I'd like to see that. Wouldn't you?
     
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    I've been tempted to get another AV models but really don't play my other guitars any more.. I have several killer Strats that I play so infrequently there really is no point in buying another one.
     
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    Here's hoping....
     
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    Any AV post 2102 is what you want. Fender revamped the line, changed model years, etc. And they made a mess of the marketing by keeping the name the same, even though so much had changed. They used the term 'Pure Vintage' in their marketing materials, and left it ambiguous whether the line was called that or not. Some have said that's so they can move production offshore eventually. And as you've seen, you can buy Pure Vintage pickups, which are the exact pickups in the post 2012 .... American Vintage guitars.

    Outside of TDPRI-land (yes, there is a world out there), people won't know what you mean by PV.

    Beware: the 58 and 64 weren't available before all the good changes. But you may still find the occasional pre-PV -- plain ol' American Vintage -- '52. Some retailers either don't know the difference, or are hoping you don't. Most of these are moved now, probably. If you see closeout pricing on a '52, make sure what you're getting. xtrajerry knows more about this, I think. He'll correct me if I've omitted or misstated, I hope.
     
  16. BritTwang

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    Check out the banner at the top of the page, this was the new marketing headline when they released the new models in 2012 and as said before, many people use it as a fast way to distinguish between new models and older AV models.

    http://www.fender.com/en-GB/series/american-vintage/

    Edit: Never mind...I'm just repeating information others have posted...must learn to read more before posting :rolleyes:
     
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    This question pops up so often there should be a sticky.. :p
     
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    Why call it something that is a total misnomer when it's pretty easy to distinguish between AVRI and AV? The only confusion I see is people referring to instruments that don't exist.
     
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    Makes sense to me. But I don't follow your suggested alternate. Which is the newer model, AV, or AVRI? Why? :?:
     
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    I think some sellers purposely misuse various terms to describe these guitars with the hope that a confused buyer will pay up for a discontinued model.
     
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