Hiya from UK

Discussion in 'Welcome Wagon' started by somebodyelseuk, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. somebodyelseuk

    somebodyelseuk Tele-Meister

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    Hiya, hope you're all well.
    Middle aged Mancunian in Birmingham. Been playing since early 82. Acquired... well, too many guitars over the years, including three Teles, all owned from new.
    86 E series Japanese Squier Tele heavily modded on purchase with Kahler trem, EMG 85 bridge pup and EMG SA neck pickup. Signed by Peter Green in 96.
    97 Fender US Std B Bender Tele. White w/black pearl guard. Ordered just as Fender dropped from production. I was told they threw it together in the Custom Shop from parts that were left over. In fairness, they probably made them all to order. I've never seen another one in the flesh.
    11 Fender Baja Tele. Was actaully shopping for a Nocaster, tried this and couldn't justify the extra two grand. Thete nothing I don't like about it.
    I do all my own setups and mods....
    Er... I'm kind to animals, but not to snowflakes... Don't say you weren't warned
    Oh, I'm going blind, by the way.
    Cheers
     
  2. Wulf

    Wulf Tele-Afflicted

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    Welcome to the House Of Fun
    this place is much much more than somewhere for advice on dead pickups bent necks or best string guages
    proper little Virtual City...great people
    Great Advice ..problem?....always plenty of offers of solutions
    always with amusement and good humour...also...my dad is originally from Oldham my mum from Roskilde area (Denmark)..i was born there they moved to England when i was a baby
    Enjoy
    Skol
    Wulf
     
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  3. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Howdy!
     
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    This Thread is WORTHLESS without pictures, worthless I tell thee :D

    (welcome)
     
  5. ricardo1912

    ricardo1912 Friend of Leo's

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    Welcome from Kent.
     
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    hemingway Poster Extraordinaire

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    I also have a 2011 Baja. Couldn't do without it. Welcome.
     
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  7. unixfish

    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    2013 Baja. Same vintage, right?

    Welcome.
     
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  8. somebodyelseuk

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    Thanks for the warm welcome chaps.
    @Wulf. Ask your Dad "what's the best way to Oldham".
     
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  9. Wulf

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    i would guess by the leg bone as you put it into a pot of boiling water...then add peas
    (will ask him when he rings me next...he might just think im potty...then say M62)
    i didnt get my sense of humour from my dad...he hasnt got one...great bloke tho
     
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  10. somebodyelseuk

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    Okay, if you insist.

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  11. somebodyelseuk

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    Oh no, it's a visual gag.
    You ask in a Northern accent, and the response is to hold out your hands as if holding a pair of grapefruits... if you catch my drift.
     
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  12. Wulf

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    eebygum ord lad...
    North Yorks here...grew up in Woollybackland...tiny village Stanghow..men were men and sheep were nervous
     
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    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Welcome to the TDPRI, good to have you here.
     
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    Hello and welcome to TDPRI great to have you join us. Nice batch of Tele's.
     
  15. somebodyelseuk

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    Of course. I thought Saltburn rang a bell. Used to spend a lot of time in the forests up there during the 80s and 90s getting showered in mud and gravel, especially around this time of the year.
     
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    Hi from just down the road!!
     
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  17. Wulf

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    those forests were my playground growing up
    good times but there wasnt much else to do
    poaching trout and pheasants and the like
    moved here in 86...great town love it...ive been all over england and europe...but Love Saltburn...never a dull one...i mean watch these vids...tip of the iceberg...didnt know The Stig was moonlighting as a bus driver!


    2nd vid...someone snook in and nicked his radio while door was open by all account
    Saltburn in snow

    one of mine to chill the brain after that hilarity
    called it Mew Gull...i thought thats a crummy Albatross
    one guitar and one bass thats all...waves and helicopter sounds as garnish
     
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  18. StrangerNY

    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Welcome to the TDPRI! Nice Teles!

    - D
     
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    Welcome to the forum !!
     
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    Welcome aboard from the Canadian prairies.
    Jim
     
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