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Hi from Knoxville TN!

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by Teleslinger2B, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. Teleslinger2B

    Teleslinger2B TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    Good afternoon everyone. Rich here from Knoxville. I am a 60 year old guy who has recently reignited his love for all things guitar. I played in junior high, high school, and then on and off through the past wow 30+ years primarily a chord strummer. I have decided to focus on REALLY learning guitar the next few year years. My 20 year old Seagull acoustic needed a neck reset in December so I bought an Epiphone Les Paul modern and have started playing it. Great except now I have really become obsessed with Telecasters and their history etc. I like the Epi a lot but I think my future will be shifting to a Tele. Sorry long intro. Espresso does that. Thanks for letting me join!
     
  2. unixfish

    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Nice! The Tele is a great guitar - if not a bit frustrating at first. Enjoy your journey.
     
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  3. Middleman

    Middleman Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome. Love Knoxville. We went through there last summer in the RV. Pretty place. My second time in the city.
     
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  4. Cali Dude

    Cali Dude Tele-Afflicted

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    Happy that you found us. It's a great group of people. I have learned a lot here. Glad you have gotten back into guitar. Enjoy!
     
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  5. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Howdy and welcome!
     
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  6. tery

    tery Doctor of Teleocity

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    Welcome to TDPRI :)
     
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  7. tah1962

    tah1962 Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome to TDPRI Rich.
     
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  8. Old Plank

    Old Plank Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    Welcome Rich! Pics of any of your guitars including the pending Tele are always encouraged.
     
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  9. Teleslinger2B

    Teleslinger2B TDPRI Member Silver Supporter

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    Oh should I be worried? Frustrating as in how the 7.25 neck etc? I have some wrist arthritis on my left hand if that matters but I am a trooper.
     
  10. Mr Ridesglide

    Mr Ridesglide Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Welcome Rich - Not all Telecaster guitars have 7.25" necks, you'll be fine!
     
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  11. stormsedge

    stormsedge Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome!
     
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  12. Stringbanger

    Stringbanger Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Welcome to the fold! Pics please!

    Sb
     
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  13. Fenderdad1950

    Fenderdad1950 Tele-Afflicted

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    Welcome from Albuquerque, good luck with your Tele quest:D
     
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  14. Coloradotwanger

    Coloradotwanger Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    Welcome from Colorado!
     
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  15. Bob Womack

    Bob Womack Tele-Afflicted

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    Welcome! I grew up right outside Knoxville, near Bearden, before I took a job on the coast. I miss it. You know what they say about people from East Tennessee: There are two kinds of people from East Tennessee: those who live there and those who wish they still did!

    Bob
     
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  16. 68Telebass

    68Telebass Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome aboard from Sunny Arizona!!
     
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  17. Renegade

    Renegade Tele-Meister

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    Multiple choices in tele necks...9.5 is very comfortable and the Ultras have a compound radius. Neck profiles make a difference as well. Enjoy the hunt.
     
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  18. FrankJames

    FrankJames Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
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  19. Blister

    Blister Tele-Meister

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    Welcome aboard enjoy the show
     
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  20. OmegaWoods

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    Welcome from a newish Chattanooga member!
     
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