Highway One Texas Relic

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  1. kidmo

    kidmo Friend of Leo's

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    And yet you did anyway. Why not just be a normal mature adult and hit the back button if you see something you don't like instead of trying to ruin a guys appreciation thread of a guitar that makes him happy. You did mean to do it and your not sorry. Grow up.
    I think it looks great and relic is not just a look but makes a guitar feel more played in.
    Congrats on yours aero84!
     
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  2. Lynxtrap

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    Teles don't hold cigarettes like Strats do IME, too much space between the strings and headstock :)
     
  3. TheRoman

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    I am on a mission to acquire every Texas Tele I find. I have two. A B'd them with my 52 AVRI and an American deluxe telecaster. Look feel and sound as good and "better" in many ways...and cost way less (People sell them as garden variety Hwy One's)
    They naturally age and self relic so nicely. I try to make the guitars I find used look better...not more beat up. Whatever...
     
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    loos great!
     
  5. roundhouse

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    That came out really great. I'm all for keeping nice guitars nice if you can but I've come to like relics too. t did it to my highway 1 strat (not as nice or thorough of a job though).

    I'd also like to know how you did the neck and hardware.
     
  6. Bitternutcry

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    its beautiful. nice job on the relic. Mind sharing the relic process. I might have a hard time on my neck since its a rosewood.
     
  7. Crobbins

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    It looks old.
     
  8. ScribbleSomething

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    How do you tell the difference between a Texas highway one and a regular highway one if the seller doesn’t mention it?

    OP, that’s a beautiful guitar.
     
  9. sonny wolf

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    I am not usually a fan of relic'd guitars when they look too contrived but your relic job looks quite convincing!!
     
  10. Wrighty

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    Sorry, I’ve every right to declare my reticence to do that to one of my guitars. Nowhere did I criticise the guy for doing it to his.
     
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