Flea market find- early 50s tele?

Discussion in 'Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)' started by Charlodius, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. RatBug

    RatBug Tele-Meister

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    My very first electric guitar in the mid 70's was a Teisco Del Ray along with a Gigantic Sun Amp, both of which my father picked up at a garage sale. I used them for awhile but they were not cool like all my friends guitars so I sold them for enough money to buy a Strat neck and an Explorer body to make some ugly yellow thing that I eventually got rid of.

    Kids do stupid things.
     
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  2. KevinL818

    KevinL818 TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    You can always refinish it, but you can never UNDO stripping the current finish off.
     
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  3. Charlodius

    Charlodius Tele-Meister

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    Like the time I covered my white 1979 Guild S60-D in Disney stickers and allowed the guitar finish to fade around them!
     
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    agogetr Tele-Meister

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    i bet a dollar the old guy who owned the tele passed away and he played it through that yamaha amp, those older yamahas sounded killer for cleans. wild speculation on my part of course.
     
  5. Bri-Sonic

    Bri-Sonic Tele-Meister

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    Three months later - any news on this? Still intrigued.....
     
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  6. theprofessor

    theprofessor Friend of Leo's

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    Yes, since this is likely the greatest thread in TDPRI history, let's get it fired back up! More news?
     
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  7. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

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    Allparts now offer a Tele pickguard based on the photos in Post #1.
     
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