ANybody played a "Bluesman Vintage" -T Style?

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Mnewman123, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. Mnewman123

    Mnewman123 TDPRI Member

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    While visiting Nashville - I went to Corner Music - great little guitar shop. They had a "Bluesman Vintage" Tele style guitar - sort of like a Nash or K-Line, built by a small custom build shop in Tennessee that builds vintage-correct guitars. This was like a 51 or 52 Butterscotch relicked guitar that was just simply amazing. Everybody in the store was digging the guitar. I never heard of these but I was quite blown way at how amazing it sounded and played. Anybody play one? Would LOVE to own one.
     
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    I have played a few of them!
     
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    Yes - I 'm sure you have! So Mr Scott do you sell thru any stores up here in the New York area? I would have bought your guitar at that store in Nashville - but I had recently purchased a Telecaster built by a local shop here in NYC - same general concept - relicd but with a thoroughly modern fret radius (maybe 10-15??) and very large frets - 6100s. At first I was put off by the large frets, but now I'm hooked. Anyway - your work is outstanding - best of luck!
     
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    Corner is one of the GREAT electric shops. and Forks Drums next door is 2nd only to the Memphis Drum Shop (confession time - my best friend is a drummer. insert drum jokes here).

    and *please* don't miss visiting Cotten Music and checking out to-die-for acoustics. That place is amazing and Kim and Darci are so great. My Taylor came from there (engleman spruce and mahogany 512 - a fingerpicker with the huevos to flatpick - thx Kim and D.Dugas!) and I've probably played mo betta guitars from there enuff to far surpass the cost of all my cars to date ;).

    sorry to pimp yer thread but I love Corner. The just always have great guits there. Last time I was there I played a used John Jorgensen and the guitar player from Hayseed Dixie was there. He's purty good, too . . .

    best,

    capt p
     
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    For those of you that have not seen it, there is a great review of one of John's guitars (using one of our bodies) in the May issue of Vintage Guitar (page 142)



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    best Tele i've ever had - going to sell the Nocaster and the 62 AVRI
     
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    1) Corner is awesome. I grew up down the street from them and spent many an hour after school there between high school and college.

    2) I didn't know Cotten was still in business. My first guitar came from there. It's been 20 years or more since I set foot, but I had sworn it was in Hillsboro Village on 21st, so when I didn't see any signs last visit home, I assumed it had closed.

    Geez, y'all make me miss home way more than I'm prepared for! Sorry for the hijack, but a nice trip down memory lane for me.
     
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    Cotten moved to Houston Street a couple years ago.

    I have played many Bluesman Vintage Guitars at various shows and they all have played fantastic.
     
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    I've got a blonde with white guard and B-bender Bluesman Tele thats for sale. Unbelievable instrument. It's bad to the bone! Only reason I'm selling it is to get a second dobro for tuning options as that's my main instrument these days..
     
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