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Fender American Ultra Telecaster Finishes

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Night Prowler, Apr 6, 2021.

  1. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler Tele-Meister

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    Which finish stands out as the coolest? I can't make up my mind.

    Anyone seen a variety of these finishes in person?
     
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  2. northernguitar

    northernguitar Friend of Leo's

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    If I had the scratch, cobra blue, all the way.

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  3. northernguitar

    northernguitar Friend of Leo's

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    FWIW, nothing makes me as frisky as the finish on the American Pro II Dark Night.....

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  4. Night Prowler

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    Thanks for the suggestions, that Cobra Blue is stunning.

    I have my heart set on the Ultra and I also should have mentioned I prefer a maple board.
     
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    I like the Texas Tea personally.
     
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    Mocha absolutely does it for me. It’s all the right colours in all the right places.
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    Texas Tea. Here's mine.
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  8. Night Prowler

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    That Mocha burst looks amazing. Would you call it very metallic and sparkly, or is it more subtle?

    I just got my second Covid shot today so in a couple weeks I may feel brave enough to visit my local GC and see what they have. In the mean time just kinda like to hear what some of you guys like.
     
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  9. JRtele

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    Ah sorry. That is not mine. Played one in store then decided to spend double on a partscaster with the same neck custom made instead because I’m brilliant like that.
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    I would say it was subtly metallic? Not too “in your face”.
     
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  10. Mike M

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    I'm a traditionalist, and like the Ultraburst

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    I gravitate towards the CB finish because I’ve held one. The belly cut is freakin sexy.
     
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    That really is a cool color! Congrats.
     
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    If they made this without the damned rib cut, I’d buy it YESTERDAY
     
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    That works for me too, absolutely beautiful.
     
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    Cobra Blue for me, these Ultras are great guitars and the S1 switch adds some humbucker tones to the toolbox. IMG_0838.jpeg
     
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    I have one in Texas Tea on the way. Should have it in my hands next Monday 4/12.
     
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    I've seen a couple of these in person and they are all stunning. The finishes are superb. Bit pricey but I suppose you can see where the money went.
     
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    I have to agree with the folks that said Texas Tea! BTW, the color is really close to West Texas crude oil, the real “Texas Tea”. It is going to be my next tele.
     
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    Texas Tea for sure.
     
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    I saw one of these in person a couple months ago. Pictures don't do it justice; it's really a beautiful color.
     
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