August 10, 1909

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  1. black_doug

    black_doug Friend of Leo's

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    The day Leo Fender was born. The Fender Electric Musical Instrument Manufacturing Company, Music Man, G&L Musical Instruments. What a legacy!

    What's your favourite of his many inventions?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Fender

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  2. greenhornet

    greenhornet Tele-Meister

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    My Stratocaster.
     
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  3. 2 Headed Goat

    2 Headed Goat Friend of Leo's

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    Happy Birthday Leo!

    Cheers for all the Fab gear esp your later offerings!

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  4. Collin D Plonker

    Collin D Plonker Tele-Holic

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    String trees? Maybe not. Oh, I know. Strat jack cups. Awesome.
     
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    Big_Bend Poster Extraordinaire

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    64 to 66 Super Reverbs and Deluxe Reverbs.... the best amps ever IMO.

    Plus the Precision Bass.. which changed -everything-!

    Happy Birthday Leo!
     
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  6. LGOberean

    LGOberean Doctor of Teleocity

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    Cool tribute thread. :cool: And for me, the Tele is my favorite of his contributions to the world of guitar.
     
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    52 Telecaster and 57 tweed Deluxe is all I need;)....and bunch of pedals:twisted:
     
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    Steerforth Friend of Leo's

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    The Telecaster, the ASAT, the Stratocaster, and several of the amps. Leo Fender Day should be an international holiday.
     
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    black_doug Friend of Leo's

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    Hard to pick just one isn't it?

    I have a Tele, a Strat, and a P-Bass. I love them all.
     
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    Andy B Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Happy Birthday Leo!
    Thanks for the Telecaster.
     
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    For me the Princeton Reverb, tele, & P Bass. Some of the other amps would fit into the mix but the PR is my favorite
     
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    bsman Friend of Leo's

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    Without Leo Fender, sex and drugs would be standing around looking lost...
     
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    Fiesta Red Poster Extraordinaire

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    The 1963 Fender Vibroverb amplifier.

    Perfection in 35 watts and brown Tolex.
     
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    Ha! This is great!

    Sometimes I wish I could like a post more than once
     
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    Fretting out Poster Extraordinaire

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    As awesome as the tele is I think I like the strat and jazzmaster more
     
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  16. black_doug

    black_doug Friend of Leo's

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    It also just happens to be my son's birthday today. Twenty five years old.

    I wonder what his legacy will be?
     
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    You learn something every day. Including on my birthday, which is the same as Leo's, August 10. A very happy surprise for me to know this.

    His genius is amazing as we know. Giving us gifts still long after his departure.

    I have a 65 PRRI LE and these two favorites. Thank you Leo.

    Strat 60th Anniversary

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    black_doug Friend of Leo's

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    The game-changer.

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    So Leo was a Leo. Me as well, my birthday is tomorrow.
     
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