an odd collection of Tele thingies

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  1. ping-ping-clicka

    ping-ping-clicka Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    The Telecaster has been an iconic totem in my particular cosmology for lack of aa better discription . The artist could pour his or her energies into the instrument to enhance the instrument " mojo". maybe?
     

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    Sweet grouping!
     
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    :cool: Very unique herd of Teles indeed.
     
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    LOVE the Trussart, a steelcaster is on my bucket list.
     
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  5. John Backlund

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    If I may, a couple of my past contributions to the 'Community of Odd Tele Thingies'....I'd be surprised (and quite disappointed) if they didn't qualify as bonifide 'odd teles'...

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    Korean-built 'Backlund' Model 200, by Eastwood.
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    The other one is a J. Backlund Design Co. model 200. These were custom-order 'boutique' guitars built some years ago in Chattanooga by Bruce Bennett for the JBD co. There might be twenty or so of them in existence. They were priced at something like $3500-$4500, depending on options.
     
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    Love the color and body shape on that silver one
     
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    Sollophonic Friend of Leo's

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    Nice collection

    Here's mine.

    I've made quite a few of these

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    Then again, I also own these....

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    jvin248 Doctor of Teleocity

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    Headless Esquire Thingie
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    This thread is making me feel ordinary and boring.
     
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    AndyPanda Tele-Holic

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    This has been on the local craigslist for awhile:
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    swampyankee Tele-Holic

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    This one looks like it should be paired with a Peavey Wiggy.
     
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    oh yesssss! I do really appreciate, Doctor Trussart and his industrial fine arts mob. as it's said ,they possed up.
    I used to play a national steel , single rsenator guitar for days and days so when I saw what that crew was up to my heart
    when bump-iddy-bump, bump-iddy-bump❤
    I think with all the different technologies, etching beautiful illustration 62ca4f4bb1860064f05f62feecb2d744.jpg s worked on to the surfaces the texturing (snake or alligator skin textures, the beautiful patinas they create, their work is easily museum quality modern works of art that are actually great guitars all at the same time. stay tuned I have a few more pieces in the top secret files that have caught my eye. more to come later.
     
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    As a matter of fact, I've always wanted a Wiggy. I missed out on a nice one at a local pawn shop a bunch of years ago. Most that come up for sale on the internet are 'Local pickup only' items.
     
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    You say that like it's a bad thing...
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