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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition Artisan Thinline Tele Aged Blue Ice Metallic

Discussion in 'Fender Custom Shop Tele Forum' started by Paulie13, Mar 19, 2020.

  1. Paulie13

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    If anyone wants to see her in action here's a video. Took the new guitar to a performance in my buddy's yard last night. With all bars/restaurants closed its put a hurting on folks in town (and everywhere) who rely on gigs for a living. So we setup a livestream on Facebook and a digital tip jar. FYI - the being on my phone and getting up and walking over was to adjust volume levels from the live stream from peoples chats.

     
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    Niiice - well done to the Blue Skies
     
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    What a beauty! Congrats.
     
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    Bocce Balls!, that thing is so cool. Want, want, want.
     
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    Gorgeous, and that neck!!!!
     
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    Piotr Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Oh. My. Goodness.

    It is definitely one of the most strikingly beautiful teles I've seen.
     
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    That's very nice indeed. A Thinline would make my bucket list guitar wants, along with a Gretsch and an ES335 if I could find one with a neck I liked (haven't found one yet).
    My specific Thinline would have to be a custom shop order. Rosewood fretboard, humbucker neck pickup and one of three colors: LPB or figured sunburst. Fender had a Limited edition Thinline in '17 with a natural top, Birdseye neck that I would have purchased if I had seen it.
     
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    Totally outstanding guitar.
     
  9. DeckerPhan92

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    You should consider selling most of your other guitars to keep that one as your number one...that thing deserves a lot of playing time.
     
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  10. surfsup1955

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    That's quite a beauty! That blue is amazing, Fender CS did a great job laying that down. As I was gawking at all the piece parts and build details in your photos, my eyes kept going back to the blue shades in that body.
     
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    This should bring you many hours of enjoyment. I hope it plays as nice and sounds as beautiful as it looks. You'll look great on stage playing this!!!
     
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    Man, that is gorgeous. Enjoy!
     
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    Hello man, I also cant stop thinking about this guitar, and just today I realized there are two colors of this guitar, one is the Aged blue ice metallic u have and the other one is the Olympic white, wondering if you could tell me being very honest which one looks better? unfortunately this guitar is not here in my country and I have found two places overseas where they have the guitar with the colors I'm telling you, id like a honest opinion coz the pictures on the internet don't really make justice.

    Cheers.
     
  14. Paulie13

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    I haven't gotten a chance to see the Olympic White version in person, just pictures. I was originally considering it until I saw this blue. To me, the blue looks better but it is subjective. It has the hint of metallic flakes in person that is really striking, and I love the contrast between it and all the roasted woods.
     
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    Congrats....I can definitely understand why you couldn't take your mind off it....that is a gorgeous treasure!!!
     
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    That is absolutely beautiful! I love the neck. And while I usually don't like binding on a Tele, in this case, it works really well. Just a little extra touch that shows it off.
     
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    That guitar looks very nice! Congratulations, enjoy playing it.
    Buck
     
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  18. EdgarHF

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    Do you know what ticks me off about this thread? I just bought a Custom Shop guitar a few days ago and after seeing this thinline I keep watching YouTube vids on it and GASing. Thanks a lot!.
     
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    Wow wow wow. That's stunning. You'll have to get dressed up to play it.
     
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  20. Paulie13

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    Haha, sorry about that GAS inspiration! Not to fan the flames more, but a thinline would be a perfect partner to that one you just got with the neck humbucker :)
     
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