Going to sell a Tele - but which one?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by nvilletele, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Old Tele Hack

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    Keep the 52, trade the others in on a PRS.... ( yeah, sacrilege, I know, but, they're nice instruments and fill a spot the tele doesn't)
     
  2. bluzkat

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    Not sacrilege... Blasphemy! :D
     
  3. D_W_PGH

    D_W_PGH Friend of Leo's

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    I'd sell one of the ones with three pickups. They sort of look like a kitten with six toes.
     
  4. Sinner1980

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    I like minimalism... Keep the CS and the AV52, sell the rest ;)
     
  5. Treeface

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  6. Old Tele Hack

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    But the polydactyl cats are cool.... :)
     
  7. D_W_PGH

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    Yep. Keep the cats when they have six toes, but not the guitars!
     
  8. radiocaster

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    You want my opinion? Sell all of them except for the yellowed white one with a humbucker at the bottom, and maybe the two at the right on the couch.

    You'll probably be sorry, but that's what you get if you want others to decide for you.
     
  9. TeleFunk Man

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    Holy crap that's a lot of Teles. I'm thinking sell one of the sunbursts since you have 2.
     
  10. NewKid

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    Well, it’s a year later OP. Do you still have your 3 Teles or have you added a few more?

    At the beginning of the thread I was rooting for you to keep them all. Then when you cut to three last September I appreciated that you could spend more time with each guitar.

    But I think shedding guitars is like losing weight and that the body wants to get back to its comfortable weight.

    So I’m going to hope and guess that you’re at least back to six Teles today.

    Please give us an update.
     
  11. Howard VA

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    Oh, man, I feel your pain. I’ve had to face that problem more than once...if I get another guitar, I have to get rid of one because of space problems. Right now, I have 8 Teles and logically, if I get another guitar, especially a Tele, I should get rid of one.......problem is that I really like them all. I know if I asked someone which one I should get rid of, it would not go well...I have 2 Tele Pluses...doI need both?....no....but neither is ever going to go anywhere. Oh, yeah, just noticed this was an old post. Hope your decision worked out for you.
     
  12. nvilletele

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    Haha, yes, I guess it did. I am now down to three Teles and one Strat. I’ve kept the CS NAMM 52 Tele, the CS Tele Jr. and the 8502. All the rest are gone.

    And I’m thinking about maybe letting go of the Tele Jr. and the 8502. The 52 Tele is really all I need. But we’ll see . . . .

    (I still have 5 acoustics)
     
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  13. nvilletele

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    Sorry, but I’ve kept the weight off. But still have the three teles. For now, at least.

    I have added some weight in the form of saxophones. I currently have 2 altos, a tenor and a bari.
     
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  14. Telefan65

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    Don’t sell any of them. As a kid all I did was dream about guitars and owning them and playing them. Just be thankful you are not into drum kits!
     
  15. Telefan65

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    Go to you tube and watch Rick Nielsen of Cheap tricks guitar addiction. He’s been collecting since he was a kid. And now with his finances whoa! Way outta control. He’s a very funny guy with a very large guitar collection. You can always make more room for guitars!
     
  16. Tim S

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    I don't know why I'm responding to a thread that was started 10 years ago, but....

    If you every feel you need to sell a guitar, sell the one you play the least. You'll miss it the least and if you're not playing it, it's not fulfilling its purpose.
     
  17. Skydog1010

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    Nashville and the Jr.
     
  18. Skydog1010

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    Oops
     
  19. Kebmel

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    Two Teles To Paradise
     
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    Guys, guys, guys, this post was started 10 years ago, updated last year and some of you are not reading what happened in that time....the OP is down to 3 guitars....
     
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