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Gruhn Guitars Stuart Buck Tele

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by mefgames, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. mefgames

    mefgames Friend of Leo's Double Platinum Supporter

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    Saw this beauty at Gruhn Guitars yesterday, made by Stuart Buck. Best looking flake Tele I've ever seen.





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    That's a nice one.
     
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    I'm not much for the sparkle on the headstock. But, then again, I saw Buck and Don play their original sparkle guitars back in the 60's.
     
  4. mefgames

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    Back home from the trip, thought I'd post some of the other Gruhn pics. The Rickenbacker 345 was a nice surprise. I hadn't seen one before. There was a guy there trying to sell his 56 Tele with a 58 neck including OHSC. They offered him $ 7500, but I didn't stick around to see if he took it. IMG_3786.jpg IMG_3783.jpg IMG_3784.jpg IMG_3789.jpg IMG_3785.jpg
     
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    Love that place.
     
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    I was in there right around the time when you were. I can't remember if it was before or after the date you posted here. I didn't see the gold sparkle Tele. I actually didn't see hardly any Tele's. I joked without checkout guy and asked him where they were hiding all of them. Apparently they are quick sellers. They did have a Waylon Jennings Tele but I wasn't too interested In It. We also stopped by Carter Vintage and they did have some pretty sweet vintage Tele's in the vintage room. [​IMG] I think this was a early 50's Nocaster with double binding.
     
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    Gruhn Guitar's is a dangerous place. That one wall with the Martins at the back and then the Martins go around the corner to the right from there. I'm Gassing for an OM-18 or 28.
     
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    Someone should start a "sparkle-head club" thread...
     
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    Uh.....huh? Maybe I'm wrong (it happens) but I don't think there were any Nocasters with double binding, sunburst finish, rosewood fretboards, top hat switch, flat top knobs, phillips screws, tri-ply white/mint pickguard, etc.

    Other than the saddles, that looks like a typical early 60s Esquire Custom to me.
     
  10. aclawrence

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    Lol. Well I'm going from memory and my telecaster knowledge limited. I'm probably wrong or maybe it's the rarest of all telecasters. Let me see if I took a pic of the tag. I was mainly just taking a pic of the burst because I liked the way it looked.
     
  11. aclawrence

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    Here you go. I think this was the tag for that guitar. [​IMG]
    Due to the price tag I wasn't comfortable picking this one up and playing it but I sure would have liked to.
     
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