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I generally don't care for bound Teles...

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by Lonn, Sep 23, 2020.

  1. Controller

    Controller Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Cut it out you guys, you're killing me!

    GAS..........
     
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  3. rjtwangs

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    My two...
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    I have a few, still want one of the 60s Squiers.

    This one is basically a Tele-shaped Les Paul, Squier Master Series Chambered Tele
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    Eleca Thinline
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    Grote Thinline
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    Jay Turser double-bound "Rosewood" body
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    And a Firefly FFTH
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  7. jamesepowell

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    Never really thought much about binding or blue guitars, but after I saw a bound LPB tele, I wanted one.
     
  8. G.Rotten

    G.Rotten Tele-Afflicted

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    Obviously I've not owned all the examples of them but my CV 60's Custom was a very well built guitar. I did buy it used only to harvest the body for a parts and I followed through with that plan. However, before I did I played it for a while. Not much to complain about for the price.

    I still have the body which I put with a MIM Fender 60's neck I already had. I treat that body with as much respect as any American Fender body as I think it's as good as any.

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    I love bound Tele bodies. They make non-bound bodies look so plain.
     
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  9. G.Rotten

    G.Rotten Tele-Afflicted

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    I think I need one of these.

    If I ever see one for sale, I'm bound to buy it.
     
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  10. Cantbreak100guy

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    I love them all, but, a bound body with a binding thickness that is perfectly maintained all the way around is a thing of beauty.
     
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  11. bcorig

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    I had no idea mine, my first Tele, was bound. Nor did I know it had a compound radius neck, 4th. Gen Noiseless pickups, locking tuners.
    All I knew was it was different, and better, than anything I’d ever played before. 81CE7494-279B-4DD0-BBB6-E907098F28DB.jpeg
     
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  12. Allen Peterson

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    1985 mij 62ri
     
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    Here's my Squier with binding. Sorry that you can't tell from the photo, but it's double-bound. The colour is Gold Bronze which I think was a L&M exclusive in Canada. It originally came with a tortoise shell pickguard but I swapped it out for the one in the photo.

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    Edit: I just noticed the one @rze99 posted earlier in the thread with much better pics. His is modded but mine is stock except for the changed pickguard. I agree with him that it's a gorgeous finish and colour does appear to change depending on the lighting. I also have a Strat in the same colour.
     
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    Hmm, I guess I should pile on the anti-bound tele thread:lol:

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  16. janglemore

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    I can get along with either bound or unbound. But, here’s a thumbs up to @Allen Peterson for his Carter pedal guitar.

     
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  17. Martian

    Martian Tele-Meister Gold Supporter

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    Ok, I’m in. C88A2C39-1433-485D-8DA3-33D4584E0B96.jpeg
     
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    This thread has made wanna run out and buy a Squier Classic Vibe 60s Tele! When my bank account recovers from this damned virus induced recession that's gonna go on my my to-buy list for sure.
     
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    I tend to prefer unbound, but to me a lot depends on the body color, and also the binding color. Just don't bind the neck!
     
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